Finding out what your renovation or new home will cost you is not a one-step exercise. In fact, in Amelia’s experience, the best results come from approaching this question from various angles.
When you work out what your project will cost you in a more holistic way, using several inputs and types of information, you ultimately come up with a much more reliable answer. And can be more confident your project will stay on budget, PLUS create a great outcome for you as a finished home.
So, what does Amelia mean by this?
Over the course of this season, Amelia will be taking you through various strategies you can use to determine what your renovation or new home will cost. And what to do when it’s looking like it will cost more than you want to spend. What information to trust, and what not to. And how to stay informed and involved throughout. Because staying on top of your budget is one key factor to staying in control of your project overall.
So let’s start at the beginning. Where do you start when determining your budget? What are the first steps you can take when trying to work out what it WILL cost you to renovate or build your home. Or more to the point – what it COULD cost you and what it SHOULD cost you.
Amelia thinks that’s the key … we’re really looking at three costs here when it comes to setting your budget.
- What it COULD cost you.
- What it SHOULD cost you.
- And what it WILL cost you.
And each of those three figures might be entirely different from each other, and also impacted by many other factors.
In this episode, Amelia gives you tips to get started on determining each of these ‘costs’. And she also talks about cost vs value, and how you can use it to gain great clarity for your project.
Listen to the episode now, and learn where to start when determining your budget for your renovation or new build. It’s an important first step in any project starting well.
This season, Undercover Architect has a podcast partner: Kiiko LED.
Kiiko LED is customisable, DIY, LED strip lighting, that you can order online to your specifications, for your needs and project.
Kiiko LED is founded by Craig Thomas, who Amelia personally had the pleasure of working with for over 12 years now, in her own projects, and in client projects.
And so Amelia has been able to organise with Kiiko a fantastic UA Community only offer. If you head to their website at www.kiiko.com.au/undercoverarchitect you’ll be able to access a $25 discount to use on your first order.
Check it out, and start building your Kiiko LED strip lighting now!