Lucky are the people who get everything right on the first try—be it in purchasing a property or renovating one.
But again, wisdom comes with experience and learning from your mistakes is definitely one of the best ways to gain it!
Today, we're going to talk about Veronica's journey on her first property renovation: what she did right, where she went wrong, and how you can learn from her experience. We also discuss which factors you need to consider before purchasing a house, funding mistakes to avoid, and more valuable property lessons!
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We'll see you on the inside!
Episode Highlights:
1. Meighan's last renovation project (and featured property) [02:03]
2. Why did Veronica decide to buy a house to renovate? [03:13]
3. Mistakes you should avoid when purchasing a property [04:48]
4. What Veronica didn't do during her due diligence [10:06]
5. Checking if the property is outside a danger zone [11:27]
6. Knowing where your boundary is through the fence line [14:57]
7. The architect designed plans vs what the builder needs [18:24]
8. You must visit and measure the property before renovating! [23:09]
9. Learning from Veronica's mistakes in funding [25:53]
10. Listing her property [32:52]
11. What makes an expert? [37:04]
12. A little knowledge is more dangerous than having none at all [38:18]
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Veronica Morgan & Meighan Wells 

Veronica & Meighan are both licensed real estate agents who exclusively help buyers. Together they have nearly 40 years experience as property professionals.

Veronica is principal of Sydney based Good Deeds Property Buyers and is also co-host of The Elephant in the Room property podcast as well as Location Location Location Australia on Foxtel and author of Auction Ready: how to buy property at auction even though you're scared s#!tless!

Meighan is the multi award winning principal of Brisbane based Property Pursuit, chairperson of the REIQ Buyers Agent Chapter & a regular media commentator.

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