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.

218 – Host Partners: The Expert’s Guide to Short-Term Rentals

Discover The Expert’s Guide to Short Term Rentals with Fiona Deagan on the She Renovates podcast! Join host Bernadette Janson and special guest Fiona as they reveal the secrets of successful short-term rentals in the stunning southern islands.

From the power of competitive pricing to the importance of cameras for security, Fiona shares her expert tips to maximize your property’s potential. 

Learn how to create cozy and captivating spaces that leave a lasting impression on guests, and hear real-life success stories that will inspire you to transform your short-term rental game! 

Tune in now for a journey through the world of Short-term hosting. 

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EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: 

  • 00:00  Introduction
  • 02:54 Fiona’s Background and Early Life
  • 04:10 Starting a Cleaning Business in the Southern Highlands
  • 06:38 Fiona’s OCD for Cleaning and Managing
  • 08:44 Fiona’s Approach to Managing 32 Properties
  • 10:23 Pricing Strategy and Market Competition
  • 11:36 The Popularity of Smaller and Cheaper Properties
  • 14:01 Finding the Sweet Spot for Pricing
  • 14:23 Safety and Security for Property Owners
  • 16:13 Electronic Keypads and the Need for Backup Solutions
  • 18:59 Managing Linen Options for Guests
  • 25:05 Staying Competitive in the Airbnb Market
  • 26:38 Tips for Successful Short-Term Property Management
  • 29:12 Tips for someone starting business

"I believe these lovely little homes that are cozy and photographed well. I think they'll always do well. The industry's maybe changing a little bit, but not a great deal."

Resources

 

The School Of Renovating
https://www.theschoolofrenovating.com

She Renovates Podcast
https://www.theschoolofrenovating.com/podcasts-page/

AirBNB
https://www.airbnb.com/

Host Partners

https://hostpartners.com.au/

 

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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!”
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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!”
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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.”
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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!”
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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”
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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) 😉”
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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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