243 episodes

Welcome to the She Renovates Podcast with Bernadette JansonOur home renovation podcast, She Renovates hosted by Bernadette Janson, helps women with a passion and flair for beautiful homes create an income and a life they love through renovating and property.

She Renovates Bernadette Janson

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Welcome to the She Renovates Podcast with Bernadette JansonOur home renovation podcast, She Renovates hosted by Bernadette Janson, helps women with a passion and flair for beautiful homes create an income and a life they love through renovating and property.

    248 - She Renovates Pathway to Property.

    248 - She Renovates Pathway to Property.

    Discover the next step in your journey with She Renovates VIP! Dive into our latest episode where we unveil a game-changing program designed to empower women over 40 in their financial journey through renovating.

    Join us as we bridge the gap between aspiration and action, helping you build the foundation for financial independence.

    From strategic planning to profit-driven skills, we're here to guide you every step of the way.

    Don't miss out on transforming your life—tune in now!




    “What I want to do is help those women build a strong foundation mentally and financially to be in a position to harness the power of Reno profit."


    -Bernadette Janson



    EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: 

    00:00 Introduction
    01:50 Financial Capacity Concerns
    04:34 Supporting Financially Disadvantaged Women
    03:33 She Renovates VIP Program
    06:04 Program Details and Benefits
    07:13 Mission to Reno Ready 
    08:33 Monthly Modules and Learning Opportunities
    10:05 Teaching Core Skills
    12:51 Community Support and Events
    13:44 Quarterly Case Study
    14:37 Class Project Participation
    16:12 Conclusion and Final Thoughts








    Resources



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


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




    Connect with The School of Renovating

    ASK BERNADETTE 
    https://www.theschoolofrenovating.com/podcasts-page

    Subscribe to She Renovates Apple Podcast
    https://apple.co/3faoWlT

    Subscribe to Youtube:
    https://www.youtube.com/c/TheSchoolOfRenovating

    Follow on Twitter
    https://twitter.com/renovatingsc

    Follow on Instagram
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    • 16 min
    247 - Maximizing Property Value: Smart Renovation Strategies with Jo Vadillo

    247 - Maximizing Property Value: Smart Renovation Strategies with Jo Vadillo

    Dive into the world of property transformation with Jo Vadillo as she unveils her latest project: a stunning renovation that's part of a larger development strategy.


    Join us as we strategize the perfect balance of charm and functionality, navigating through budget challenges and maximizing property value.


    From fresh paint to revamped interiors, discover how every detail adds up to create an irresistible home.


    Tune in for expert insights and practical tips that promise to inspire your own property ventures.


    Don't miss out on this episode of transformative ideas and real estate wisdom! 


    " What I'm seeing in the marketplace is probably more leaning towards being an owner occupier at this current point.

    So if that was the case I think that we should really work on, the prettiness, because we know that women buy properties and even if they're not the person signing the dotted line, they're the ones that make that emotional decision about a property.”



    - Jo Vadillo & Bernadette Janson



    EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: 


    00:00 Introduction
    00:48 Jo's Micro Development Project
    01:26 Renovation Strategy and Budgeting
    02:58 Challenges and Considerations
    04:57 Exterior Improvements and Aesthetic Choices
    08:03 Interior Renovation and Budget Allocation
    21:54 Tenant Considerations and Timeline
    29:04 Managing Dog Chaos and Work-Life Balance
    29:47 Budgeting for Home Renovations
    30:27 Planning the Driveway and Fence
    31:50 Kitchen Renovation Ideas
    32:53 Bathroom Makeover Tips
    38:01 Choosing the Right Kitchen Setup
    46:27 Flooring and Final Touches
    47:41 Evaluating Costs and Future Plans
    54:50 Conclusion and Final Thoughts






    Resources


    Property Women
    https://www.propertywomen.com.au/



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



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




    Connect with The School of Renovating

    ASK BERNADETTE 
    https://www.theschoolofrenovating.com/podcasts-page

    Subscribe to She Renovates Apple Podcast
    https://apple.co/3faoWlT

    Subscribe to Youtube:
    https://www.youtube.com/c/TheSchoolOfRenovating

    Follow on Twitter
    https://twitter.com/renovatingsc

    Follow on Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/the_school_of_renovating

    • 55 min
    246 - Breaking the Cycle: How to Stop Overspending and Start Saving with Max Phelps

    246 - Breaking the Cycle: How to Stop Overspending and Start Saving with Max Phelps

    This week's She Renovates podcast features Max Phelps delving into the psychology of money.

    Max recounts his experiences from growing up in an 11-person household to revealing the mysteries of our spending patterns in his book "Spending Fast and Slow."

    Learn why our minds encourage overspending and how to stop the loop.

    Take advantage of this enlightening episode!

    Now tune in.



    “ If you're just going to chase money to be rich and wealthy and powerful and all that kind of stuff, you'll never really be happy and you'll never really get where you're going because it's always going to be someone else with a little bit more and a little bit better. that doesn't make for a happy life."


    -Max Phelps



    EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: 


    00:00 Introduction
    01:35 Max's Journey: From Poverty to Financial Wisdom
    03:10 The Psychology of Money Management
    06:05 Gender Differences in Money Management
    08:06 The Digital Money Dilemma
    13:35 Effective Money Management Strategies
    16:00 Managing Money in Relationships
    24:12 Weekly vs. Monthly Budgeting
    30:10 Max's Practical Tips and Tools
    31:51 Conclusion and Contact Information








    Resources



    Golden Eggs
    https://goldeneggs.info/



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



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




    Connect with The School of Renovating

    ASK BERNADETTE 
    https://www.theschoolofrenovating.com/podcasts-page

    Subscribe to She Renovates Apple Podcast
    https://apple.co/3faoWlT

    Subscribe to Youtube:
    https://www.youtube.com/c/TheSchoolOfRenovating

    Follow on Twitter
    https://twitter.com/renovatingsc

    Follow on Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/the_school_of_renovating

    • 34 min
    245 - Building Dreams and Wealth: How Sabina and Andy Transformed Their Lives Through Renovation

    245 - Building Dreams and Wealth: How Sabina and Andy Transformed Their Lives Through Renovation

    Take a look at Sabina and Andy's latest She Renovates episode and embark on an inspirational adventure!

    These dynamic two, who recently joined our Diamond program, have come a long way from modest beginnings to success in renovations.

    Find out about their achievements, life lessons, and next big moves. Sabina and Andy's tale is full with inspirational moments and useful advice, from conquering imposter syndrome to balancing renovations with raising three small sons.

    Listen in for some inspiration and useful advice to help you fulfill your own renovation goals! 



    “Through renovations, you can create wealth and it's not overnight. But it is possible, you do have to be diligent and engaged. You can learn lots of things and we're happy to learn and we're happy to be quick about it."


    -Sabina & Andy Contreras



    EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: 


    00:00 Introduction
    02:04 Sabina's Journey in Renovation
    05:23 Andy's Perspective and Early Challenges
    07:34 Learning from Mistakes and Seeking Knowledge
    10:29 Financial Success and Strategic Planning
    17:27 Challenges and Lessons Learned
    22:25 Balancing Family and Renovation
    23:46 Balancing Family and Construction
    24:39 Children's Involvement and Humor
    25:48 Safety and Planning with Kids
    26:32 Personal Anecdotes and Family Stories
    28:38 Future Goals and Business Plans
    29:16 The Importance of Learning and Adaptability
    32:00 Entering the Buyer's Agent Sphere
    33:06 Renovation Strategies for Investors
    35:38 Comprehensive Property Services
    41:43 Geographical Focus and Market Insights
    42:45 Leveraging Skills and Career Changes
    44:16 Final Thoughts and Future Plans






    Resources



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

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




    Connect with The School of Renovating

    ASK BERNADETTE 
    https://www.theschoolofrenovating.com/podcasts-page

    Subscribe to She Renovates Apple Podcast
    https://apple.co/3faoWlT

    Subscribe to Youtube:
    https://www.youtube.com/c/TheSchoolOfRenovating

    Follow on Twitter
    https://twitter.com/renovatingsc

    Follow on Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/the_school_of_renovating

    • 48 min
    244 - What would be your top 5 tips to sprucing up a rental to make it look fresh and safe, within a week, without blowing your budget of around $10,000?

    244 - What would be your top 5 tips to sprucing up a rental to make it look fresh and safe, within a week, without blowing your budget of around $10,000?

    Are you prepared to renovate your rental on a limited budget?

    Come along as Bernadette offers her best five ideas for affordably remodeling a rental home in a week.

    This episode is jam-packed with useful tips for landlords and investors, ranging from low-cost cleaning and painting techniques to smart lighting and storage options.

    Learn how to improve curb appeal and safety while spending less money. 

    Listen in to learn how to get the most out of your $10,000 budget!



    “You do need to be aware of the minimum standards in your state for rental properties because they are very specific and things like in Victoria that bedrooms are required to have blockout curtains.
    So if you're looking at window dressings, then you need to make sure that they are blockout."



    -Bernadette Janson




    EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: 

    00:00 Introduction
    00:59 Constraints and Initial Considerations
    01:52 Cleaning and Flooring Tips
    03:56 Painting Tips and Techniques
    05:22 Lighting Upgrades
    07:25 Safety and Security Enhancements
    08:31 Bathroom and Kitchen Refresh
    10:56 Landscaping and Exterior Improvements
    12:29 Additional Tips and Conclusion





    Resources


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


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


    Ikea
    https://www.ikea.com/




    Connect with The School of Renovating

    ASK BERNADETTE 
    https://www.theschoolofrenovating.com/podcasts-page

    Subscribe to She Renovates Apple Podcast
    https://apple.co/3faoWlT

    Subscribe to Youtube:
    https://www.youtube.com/c/TheSchoolOfRenovating

    Follow on Twitter
    https://twitter.com/renovatingsc

    Follow on Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/the_school_of_renovating

    • 14 min
    243 Build Smart: How do I choose the right Builder with Bernadette & Stephen Janson

    243 Build Smart: How do I choose the right Builder with Bernadette & Stephen Janson

    Dive into the world of renovations, where every wall holds a story and every decision shapes your future. 

    Join us on the She Renovates podcast as Bernadette and Stephen take you on a journey through their car-bound conversation, unraveling the mysteries of builders, contracts, and roofs. 

    Learn how to navigate the tendering process, avoid pitfalls, and empower yourself in the renovation game. With over 40 years of experience, their insights are your secret weapon. 

    Tune in now and discover the keys to creating the home—and life—of your dreams.


    “It's really important to read the contract and if you don't understand something, ask, just don't be afraid to ask if something doesn't make sense or you don't understand what it is, get them to explain it to you.

    If they are asking you to sign their contract, you need to be clear what it is that you're signing up to."


    -Bernadette & Stephen Janson



    EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: 

    00:00 Introduction
    00:36 Navigating Builder Quotes and Renovation Tips
    02:31 Understanding Roofing Costs and Choices
    03:25 Understanding Roof Structures and Costs
    12:33 Getting the Right Quotes and Avoiding Overcharges
    17:12 Navigating Building Contracts and Variations
    28:19 Final Thoughts and Advice on Contracts




    Resources

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


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




    Connect with The School of Renovating

    ASK BERNADETTE 
    https://www.theschoolofrenovating.com/podcasts-page

    Subscribe to She Renovates Apple Podcast
    https://apple.co/3faoWlT

    Subscribe to Youtube:
    https://www.youtube.com/c/TheSchoolOfRenovating

    Follow on Twitter
    https://twitter.com/renovatingsc

    Follow  on Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/the_school_of_renovating

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
96 Ratings

96 Ratings

MeganRG ,

LOVE THIS!

I absolutely love this podcast. I send it to everyone who is interested in renovation. I constantly listen to this podcast and enjoy all of the episodes.

Cozzza72 ,

Just found gold!

Found this podcast yesterday, absolutely love it. Each step is explained and various situations discussed - so easy to listen to as well!

Burners1 ,

Learning…

Just entering this world and I am so grateful to hear from down to earth women who are happy to share their knowledge!

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