About Bernadette Janson

Bernadette Janson loves renovating and shares generously the wealth of knowledge and “tricks of the trade” she has developed over 20 years. If you would like to stay “in the loop “ sign up for her free newsletter .
20 06, 2017

Yes Virginia, You Can Have Your Smashed Avocado & Buy A House Too (Part 3)

By | June 20th, 2017|Buying Property|0 Comments

 Good morning! Come in!
Hi everyone I am live! So the purpose of this live is to show you around our project. So Marina's videoing so that's why I'm able to walk around hands-free. And I'm gonna take you for a quick walkthrough through the project.
The furniture's going this afternoon so I'll have to get it [...]

13 06, 2017

Yes Virginia, You Can Have Your Smashed Avocado & Buy Your First Home Too (Part 2)

By | June 13th, 2017|Buying Property|4 Comments

Testing the Joint Venture Renovation StrategyThis is the second installment in our series of posts explaining how parents and their young adult children wanting to buy their first home can do a  joint venture renovation project together to produce a lump sum cash profit. Otherwise known as the Avocado Smash Strategy. If you haven't read [...]

5 06, 2017

Yes Virginia, You Can Have Your Smashed Avocado & Buy A House Too (Part 1)

By | June 5th, 2017|Buying Property|4 Comments

Interesting how the measure of our young people’s commitment to their financial future is now measured in units of smashed avocado...Recently, we had some gems from Property mogul TIM GURNER on how our young fritter away their future family homes on extravagances such as avocado, coffee and nights on the turps.Not sure whether his tales [...]

12 05, 2017

3 Things To Get In Place Before Giving Up Your Day Job

By | May 12th, 2017|Creating Wealth, Renovating|0 Comments

In this video, I'm gonna share with you the 3 things you need to get in place before you give up your day job to renovate. So, someone asked me this question the other day, "When should I give up my day job?" This is the answer I gave them and I think it's something [...]

26 04, 2017

Surry Hills Apartment Charity Reno Project

By | April 26th, 2017|Renovating|13 Comments

Our Surry Hills Apartment project went to market on Saturday, it is one that I am very proud of. It is an example of what is possible when you decide to make a difference and call on friends to help. My plan was to blog along the way but that didn't happen so this is [...]

13 02, 2017

Six Reasons Why Renovating Is The Best Job, EVER!

By | February 13th, 2017|Renovating|0 Comments

1. You Live Longer Renovating means lots of walking. I have found that on a normal day on the job I will do between 10 and 20,000 steps. In the last week, that goes up to around 30,000. Research has shown that walking is incredibly good for your health. A study of over 2500 [...]

9 01, 2017

4 Tips For Every Investor To Increase Success and Happiness

By | January 9th, 2017|Blog, Creating Wealth, Inspiration, Tips|0 Comments

There’s nothing like a new year for motivation, a fresh start to finally make some progress. Achievement is empty and meaningless if it doesn’t make you feel fulfilled and it is important to make sure that while you’re working on your goals, you are doing it in a way that makes you happy. In between [...]

23 12, 2016

Season’s Greetings From The School Of Renovating!

By | December 23rd, 2016|Renovating|1 Comment

aHR0cHM6Ly95b3V0dS5iZS9GQ3JjNHF5ajdvaw== We're at the time of the year where we reflect on how our year has gone... what we've achieved, all the ups and downs. Now all there is to do is to relax, go into the festive season with gratitude and joy and peace in our hearts. And that's what I'm about to do. I [...]

20 12, 2016

Buying Your Renovation Project At The Right Price

By | December 20th, 2016|Renovating|0 Comments

http://streamingvideos-trc.s3.amazonaws.com/Vlogs/How%20To%20Buy%20Property%20Undervalue%20Renovate.mp4 Today, I'm going to be talking about buying your renovation project at the right price. It's absolutely essential to buy your property at below market value. You've got a lot of costs to cover before you get into profit -  the stamp duty, renovation cost, holding cost, selling cost. So you absolutely need a head [...]

6 12, 2016

Why December Is The Best Month To Buy Property

By | December 6th, 2016|Renovating|0 Comments

Today I want to talk to you about Why December Is The Best Time To Buy Property. December is the best month for buying your next renovation or investment project. And there are a few reasons for that... Firstly, vendors seem to draw a line in the sand... They get this mind set around getting [...]