The team at United Interiors were thrilled to be invited to host a stand at Cherie Barber’s Renovating For Profit Workshop in Sydney recently.
(Image courtesy of Cherie Barber)
Cherie Barber, creator of the Renovating For Profit course, is Australia’s leading renovation expert. With over 21 years of experience, and over 50 renovation projects under her belt, it’s no wonder she has been dubbed as ‘Australia’s Renovation Queen’.
Along with special guest speaker and United Interiors’ very own Rugspace brand collaborator James Treble, the United Interiors team attended the 3 day intensive workshop and had our pens and paper at the ready.
(Our very own Rugspace collaborator and Renovating For Profit guest speaker, James Treble)
“Cherie Barber teaches a disciplined and systematic process, unrivalled in Australia, that covers every facet of renovating … from when and where to buy, how much to pay, and how to renovate your property to sell or rent for the highest possible price.” – Renovating For Profit.
Over the 3 days we covered everything from strategy, suburb, price and property due diligence, buying, planning approvals, the renovation process and finally, the selling or renting process (which is where James and United Interiors comes in!)
It is not enough to just renovate for profit; you must also decorate for profit in order to gain maximum return for your investment. According to surveys in Australia, property styling your home will boost final sales price from 7.5% to 12.5% on average. It is no argument that styling can impact the sales price and the perceived value of the property. The right piece of artwork, a well chosen rug and complimentary accessories can produce an increase in the sale price, the time it stays on the market, and the amount of interested bidders and private offers.
Property Styling means to decorate and organise your home and garden to look their best on inspection days. Some vendors choose to hire a professional property stylist to coordinate this, however, for those of us who have a creative spark and an eye for detail – why not try your hand at DIY interior styling!
(Styling by James Treble)
James guided the audience through the fundamentals of decorating a property for sale and created a captivating presentation filled with industry insider tips and tricks. From placement of artwork, choosing the right colour scheme and even the right sized rug, James provided some essential tips for styling a property to highlight the features and hide the flaws.
The team at United Interiors were excited to host our very own stand at the workshop, and had a great time speaking to attendees and introducing everyone to our brand new website; www.united-interiors.com.au.
The new website plays host to our 4 in-house brands, United Artworks, Art-Luxe, The Canvas Workshop and Rug|Space. The site promises to be a one-stop shop for all your home decorating needs, from the floors to the walls – United Interiors has it covered. Choose from a beautifully curated range of contemporary and abstract hand paintings, stunning digital canvas and framed prints, and modern rugs, ottomans and cushions, and use them to add the finishing touches to any styling project.
A special thanks to Cherie Barber and James Treble for inviting the United Interiors team to be a part of your amazing, informative and intensive workshop. We can’t wait to see how everyone’s renovation and styling projects turn out!
To view our collection of home decorating products, visit our website.