109 episodes

A podcast for women who want to create an income and a life they love through renovating and property.

She Renovates Bernadette Janson

    • Design
    • 5.0 • 74 Ratings

A podcast for women who want to create an income and a life they love through renovating and property.

    109- Michelle's Crack House Reno

    109- Michelle's Crack House Reno

    In this episode, I have one of my favourite guests, Michelle Lewis who is a pocket rocket renovator. She will share with us how she purchased her latest property, how she turned it from an ugly duckling to a beautiful swan and many more! We will also talk about the biggest value of having a Joint Venture and the importance of having a community when you are renovating for profit.

    • 25 min
    108- Comfort Kills Dreams And What To Do About It

    108- Comfort Kills Dreams And What To Do About It

    We all strive for a comfortable life but in reality it silently kills motivation, creativity and eventually your dreams. In this episode, I explore its impact and map out a plan for overcoming the effects of being locked in your comfort zone to live a life of great joy, prosperity and fulfillment.

    • 26 min
    107- Why Renovators Should Be Aware Of Mould

    107- Why Renovators Should Be Aware Of Mould

    In this episode, I invited Andrew Savage as my special guest to discuss and share his knowledge about mould. This topic is not quite pleasant to everyone but it's very important to renovators.

    Andrew is a Business Development Manager for Architecture and Design in New South Wales and he will share how mould grow in the houses and buildings, why it exist and how to address it.

    • 38 min
    106- The Big 2020 Pivot & What To Expect In 2021

    106- The Big 2020 Pivot & What To Expect In 2021

    The Big 2020 Pivot & What To Expect In 2021

    In this episode, I am going to talk about a little reflection on 2020 because this year put us all to an extreme roller coaster ride. Some were greatly devastated but I took it as advantage to ponder and think more.
    I will share how The School Of Renovating innovated amidst the pandemic, what steps I undertook to sustain my business and even make it better, and what we are putting together for our renovators this coming 2021.

    • 25 min
    105- Serial Renovator : Charmaine Smith

    105- Serial Renovator : Charmaine Smith

    In this episode, I have a very fascinating guest, Charmaine Smith. She's a fashion designer, a licensed real estate agent for high end properties, and a serial renovator.

    Charmaine and I are chalk and cheese when in comes to delivering our reno projects but, our renovating aspects are so aligned that I had to invite her to share her story of being a hands on renovator. Also, she will share her top tips to the women out there who want to venture on renovating for profit.

    • 32 min
    104- 10 Ways To Make Your Renovating Easier And More Profitable

    104- 10 Ways To Make Your Renovating Easier And More Profitable

    In this episode, I will share some tips on how to make your renovating easier while making more money out of it. For me, knowing the basic in renovating and some trades' skills are good but learning how you do your own projects with back ups and knowing what strings to pull when needed to are even better

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

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74 Ratings

74 Ratings

James’ Inspiration ,

Practical Magic For All Renovators

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

Grateful listener. ,

If only ...

Hi Bernadette. I just want to say how much I enjoy your pod cast and have now listened to every one, often binge listening while doing other less interesting things. A couple of years back we helped our daughter renovate a stuck in the 60s Bondi unit and omg we learnt the hard way. Everything from concrete cancer to the dreaded side draining toilet . If only I had listened to your pod cast before then. Anyway she is ready to sell and move into the next renovators delight so thanks to you we will be so much more prepared. Keep up the great work . You’re generous spirit is much appreciated.
Regards Lorraine Bradwell

Tanned Greek ,

My Guilty Pleasure..

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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