The Biggest Obstacle for Women Renovators

The podcast for women who want to create income and a life they love through renovating

Join serial renovator Bernadette Janson as she explores the ins and outs of renovating for profit!

Bernadette has over 30 years of experience in the renovating for profit business. She’s a registered nurse, a renovator, a mum, and a teacher.

169 – How to Quit Your Day Job And Renovate For Profit

How To Quit Your Day Job And Renovate For Profit

Have you always dreamed of being a professional renovator? Are you wondering how to go from being a hobby renovator to renovating for profit? If you are not in love with your job, or you are looking for a way to increase, or replace your income and quit your day job, renovating can allow you to take control of your income-earning capacity. 

At The School Of Renovating we mentor women who often fall in love with renovating later in life. They have a flair for creating beautiful spaces to live in but they stumble when it comes to bringing it all together and making it profitable. Bernadette Janson believes women must look after themselves financially to avoid coming off second best if their partner gets eaten by a lion(!) or their relationship breaks down, or they simply want more financial freedom at any stage of life. We should all have the capacity to stand on our own two feet financially.

Renovating is fun! It allows you to make money doing something you enjoy and still have the flexibility to have time for other things and people you love. It takes time to build up your renovating business to the point when you can walk away from your job. It is possible to do it if you are already unemployed, but it is much harder. 

In this episode of She Renovates I run you through our three step plan for renovating for profit so that you can quit your day job. It involves developing your business framework, building your renovation muscle and scaling your business to maximise your profits. Our students who follow this plan to begin their renovating for profit journey have enjoyed great success and are well on their way to creating the life of their dreams. Click play to learn how you can do it too.

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Episode Highlights

  • [02:28] Renovating for cash flow
  • [05:08] Set up your renovating framework.
  • [05:16] Build your renovation muscle.
  • [10:14] How to set up your financial framework.
  • [11:34] Joint Venture
  • [12:22] Airbnb Arbitrage
  • [15:31] 100k renovation system
  • [16:08] Following a system is important. 
  • [16:44]  The biggest thing that’s missing for women in renovating is confidence
  • [17:21] A good trade team is essential.
  • [21:31] Micro development strategy.
  • [22:25] Airbnb properties can make your creative energy run wild.

I would strongly recommend anyone considering replacing their income, do the work in order to get yourself in a good position where you can earn incredible income from renovating.

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    Amazing Free Content!LeaLea707 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 05/22/22
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    “I have been listening to this Podcast for a few years now. I love how Bernadette freely shares her experiences and knowledge of renovating and how to create wealth through property. There are many people out there doing a similar things but Bernadette is the real deal. Her down to earth approach reasonates with me and I’ve learned lots from her. I’d highly recommend She Renovates!”
    Just brilliant!fbegeng via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 03/16/22
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    “I've been binge-listening to this podcast for the past week and it's absolutely brilliant. Bernadette has amassed so much knowledge and wisdom about renovating and she shares it generously and in a really easy to understand way that's inspired me to give it a go. Her advice is practical and I love that she approaches renovating in a really ethical and open-hearted way. Every episode honestly is gold. I also love that each episode is quite short and addresses a specific topic without any waffle. Thank you so much for this podcast!”
    Practical and honest adviceLuke Marland via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 05/12/21
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    “Hands down best renovation podcast there is. There’s no scams or tricks here and Bernadette provides honest and practical advice that you can actually apply to your life. There’s also great insights into the property industry (not just renovating) and Bernadette’s simple approach gives you tools to mitigate risk and fuels confidence to start your own projects.”
    Amazing insights and adviceJennaBrad via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 03/22/21
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    “Bernadette is an inspiration. Warm, open and a fountain of wisdom and advice. I’ve learned so much about everything from renovating to selling to creating an independent future from this podcast. Look forward to every episode!”
    Practical Magic For All RenovatorsJames’ Inspiration via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 12/15/20
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    “If you need to break through any of your limitations to find the joy and success in renovation, Bernadette is your inspiration and advisor with decades of experience. Her down to earth, practical style of sharing what works and how to keep control of any renovating project is worth tuning in for - week after week. I have done a few renovations in the (distant) past and now feel motivated to go again, this time for a change of pace and new horizons. This podcast shows the way. Thanks Bernadette, James Burgin”
    My Guilty Pleasure..Tanned Greek via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 10/26/20
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    “Just dropping by to show my support for your podcast Bernadette. I look forward to each episode and I am never disappointed with the content. It’s such a generous offering and compared to many of the other property podcasts I subscribe to, yours is the clear winner. Perfectly suited to people embarking on a new renovator journey but equally suited to more experienced folk like myself - there’s something for everyone. Keep up the great work. Your honesty is so refreshing! I look forward to future learning and hearing more student success stories. Best, David Michos (And yes... a bloke) 😉”
    You would have to be crazy to miss this !!Lifestylepp via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 10/15/20
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    “If you have any interest at all in renovating, you would be crazy not to listen to every episode! As someone who has done many courses and a project manager by trade, i learn something every time. Bernadette is so genuine and generous and totally relatable. Do yourself a favour and subscribe now !”
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