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.

170 – How To Use Renovating To Build A High Equity, High Cashflow Portfolio Fast

How To Build a High Equity and High Cashflow Renovation Portfolio

Renovating is addictive! It is easy to get sucked into the vortex of your current project with tunnel vision that can make it difficult to look towards the future. As a result, I have seen many people spend a large portion of their prime years trying to build up a portfolio so they can give up their day jobs, with very little success. 

They lacked a future-proofing strategy. I don’t want you to find yourself in the same boat. So, I will tell you the best strategies to build a high equity, high cash flow renovation portfolio – fast. Don’t forget to get the appropriate advice from professionals such as your financial planner or accountant familiar with your circumstances. You want to be able to minimise your risk and maximise your profit

Passive income is the goal of developing a long-term view of how renovating can help you achieve this. I spent many years being addicted to my projects without being strategic about my renovation business. I eventually realised I wasn’t getting to where I wanted to go. Over time I have learned lots of strategies to help me build wealth.

Listen to the podcast to find out which strategy doesn’t work and those that do. The best renovations business strategy will ensure good cash flow and maximise your profit. I have learned the hard way, so you don’t have to.

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Episode Highlights

  • [00:44] How to use renovating to build a portfolio.
  • [02:35] Strategies to build wealth.
  • [04:22] How to secure your next investment property.
  • [04:59] Micro development strategy.
  • [08:15] Principle rule of property investing
  • [09:06] Bernadette’s avocado smash joint venture 
  • [13:10] Work with a good accountant to navigate the tax
  • [13:39] The quality of your team will determine the success of your outcome
  • [14:43] Elizabeth Gordon’s renovation project.
  • [17:44] What are the benefits of renovating?
  • [19:11] Risks of renovating.

If you don’t take a longer-term view and start building passive income along the way, you won’t make sufficient income on your personal wealth.

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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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