In this podcast episode, Bernadette Janson interviews Lauren Maetzig, a full-time renovator, Airbnb superhost and mother of two young children.
Lauren is a force to be reckoned with, with 5 Airbnb listings and having recently started renovating a dilapidated 80-year-old house on her street. In this episode, Lauren talks about her passion for sustainable design and repurposing old buildings, and shares her inspiring story of how she turned a small profit from renovating a Melbourne apartment into a property portfolio that has taken her along the road to financial freedom.
Bernadette and Lauren also discuss how Lauren manages her time as a busy working mother and share tips on how to succeed in the renovation business.
Watch the Episode on Video:
- 00:00 Intro
- 00: 06 About Lauren Maetzig
- 02:04 Lauren’s first apartment
- 06:56 Lauren’s goals with renovating
- 10:47 How to manage your Airbnb guests
- 22:14 How Lauren juggles the role as a mom and a wife with renovating
- 29:03 What Lauren’s friends think about what she’s doing
- 32:11 Lauren’s experience working with trades
- 36:50 The reason Lauren joined the100K program
The School Of Renovating