Our love of reality TV reno shows means renovations are on the rise

first_imgPlenty of homeowners have decided to try their hand at renovating.OUR love of reality TV reno shows means renovations are on the rise, with one in three homeowners having undertaken some work.A survey by finder.com.au found more homeowners were renovating for a variety of reasons.More from newsNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by Parks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus21 hours agoSome thought it was too expensive to move, while others were making much needed repairs.With the survey finding 34 per cent of homeowners had renovated, that equated to more than 3 million homes having a makeover.Half of those who had renovated said it was something they had always wanted to do, while about 12 per cent said they did the work because their home was dilapidated.About a quarter of these getting out the hammer and nails said they were wanting to try and boost their home’s long term value.Only about 9 per cent of Queensland homeowners renovated to improve value, which was fewer than Finder insights manager, Graham Cooke, expected.He warned those wanting to do a renovations to set themselves a strict budget before they started and always seek plenty of quotes.last_img read more

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