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The Ultimate Step-By-Step Course 
That Teaches Homeowners & Investors
How To Renovate To Build Wealth

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Get Started With Australia's #1 Course In Property Investment & Renovation.

Cosmetic Renovations For Profit is an online course for anyone serious about building their wealth and property portfolio’s using renovation as the main strategy. This course is not a pretty pictures interior design course nor is it a construction course. It’s an immersive, deep dive training program that will teach you the art & science of renovating for profit.

Module 1 - Strategy & Structure
Module 2 - Suburb Due Diligence
Module 3 - Pricing Due Diligence
Module 4 - Property Due Diligence
Module 5 - Buy
Module 6 - Planning Approval
Module 7 - Renovate
Module 8R - Rent
Module 8S - Sell

Here’s What You’ll Learn When You Get Access To 9 Modules, 75 Topics & 30 Hours of Video Content.

See Cherie's Amazing Renovations That Have Made Her Millions In Profits.

Course Inclusions

75 Video Tutorials

30 hours of deep dive, immersive video training on every step of the renovation process.

Downloadable Course Notes

Prefer learning by reading? We've got comprehensive course notes for you.

Over 80+ checklists, templates & calculators to keep you seriously organised.

Checklists & Templates

Legal Contracts

Save yourself thousands in legal costs with state-specific building contracts & legal agreements.

Step-by-Step Guide – 'Rent'

Want to renovate & rent a property? Follow this step-by-step guide to maximise your rental returns.

Want to renovate & flip a property? Follow this step-by-step guide to maximise your profits.

Step-by-Step Guide – 'Sell'

Over 17,500 Students Have Trusted Cherie’s Structured Approach To Property Investment.

Property Investors

Leverage the power of a focussed investment strategy & smart renovations to grow your property portfolio faster.

Homeowners

Renovate your own home to uplift its value then leverage the equity to start your investment journey.

Renovators

Become a pro renovator where your focus is to get in & out of your projects quickly for maximum return . You’ll sell or hold depending on your profit strategy.

First Home Buyers

Gain expert knowledge so you buy the right type of property straight up using your head, not your heart. Simply repeat the process for every subsequent purchase.

This System Will Help You, No Matter Where You Are In Your Property Journey.

Cosmetic Renovations For Profit has a wide & diverse group of students who join us at different points in their property journey & use what they learn in different ways. Some students start with a renovation to their own home to create instant equity, spring boarding them faster into an investment property portfolio. Other students buy investment properties & flip them for a quick profit. Many others buy, renovate & rent investment properties, holding onto them for long term wealth creation. What unites all students, is the long-term goal of building a property portfolio to becoming financially secure.

Side Hustlers

You have no intention of throwing in the security of your full-time job but you’re keen to do renovations as a side gig to supplement your current income streams.

No fluff & jargon. This course is designed to help you take action.

AS FEATURED IN:

$495 for 12 style guides

Got no idea about interior design? No worries! You’ll love our interior & exterior digital style guides which have already been done for you. There’s no need to waste countless hours selecting all your paint colours, fittings & fixtures, finding suppliers & hunting down the very best prices, we’ve already done that for you. You’ll never need to hire an interior designer ever again. Style guides suit a wide range of Australian property types.

Interior & Exterior Style Guides

$995 per student

Spend 2 intensive days with Australia’s top renovator live. Cherie teaches the entire step-by-step process covered in the course, in an interactive environment. Bootcamp attendance cements your knowledge from the online course & gives you a high degree of confidence to go out & take action. Bootcamp is held once a year in Sydney & capped at 500 students per event. Partners can come along for a small additional fee.

"Cherie Barber Live" 
2-Day Bootcamp

Optional Extras

$995 for 12 months OR $595 for 6 months

If you’re someone who loves help being just a phone call away, you’ll love our professional property coach team. Whether it's drilling down on your strategy, guiding you through your property purchase or tackling a problem on site, our experienced property coaches will mentor you through whatever you need help with. Coaching is unlimited during your mentoring period which means you can utilise the coaches as little or as much as you like.

Property Coach Mentoring

$495 for life-time access

Save thousands off a wide range of renovation fixtures & fittings you’ll need in your projects. Enjoy major national account status at all Bunnings stores nationally & phenomenal discounts off a stack of other suppliers who drop ship nationally. Access to this group includes trusted tradies around the country. The savings that you get from this trade group will pay for your course, many times over.

National Trade Group Discounts

Want more? These optional extra’s can be added to your course at any time after you enrol.

30

Years Experience

125+

Reno's Completed

$50M+

Property Acquisitions

Cherie took on her first renovation in 1991 whilst holding down her full-time job. One of her early cosmetic projects, netted her a massive profit of $268,000, earning her 4 years’ salary in the space of just 8 short weeks. She’s now renovated 125+ homes, personally purchased over $50 million in property and has trained over 17,500 students who now replicate her proven process.

Cherie has been featured on every major Australian TV Network and has regularly starred in popular shows such as Channel Ten’s ‘The Living Room’, Channel Nine’s 'Today Extra Show' & her American series ‘5-Day Flip’. She’s been widely known as ‘Australia’s Renovation Queen’ since 2002 and is Australia’s undisputed authority on how to Renovate For Profit.

17K+

Students Trained

Public

Speaker

175K+

Social Followers

$455,000

$685,000

$230,000

PURCHASE PRICE:

SALE PRICE:

UPLIFT IN VALUE:

Sarah T.
Springfield, Victoria

NET PROFIT:   $180,000

Susan M. & Narelle J.
Newcastle, NSW

PURCHASE PRICE:

SALE PRICE:

UPLIFT IN VALUE:

$325,000

$520,000

$195,000

NET PROFIT:   $116,000

PRE RENO VALUE

POST RENO VALUE

UPLIFT IN VALUE

RENO TIMEFRAME

$550,000

$690,000

$140,000

15 DAYS

NET PROFIT:   $44,408

Cosmetic Renovation

From cheap & cheerful properties to high-end homes, Cherie has done them all, often smashing suburb records in the process.

PRE RENO VALUE

POST RENO VALUE

UPLIFT IN VALUE

RENO TIMEFRAME

$420,000

$585,000

$165,000

30 DAYS

NET PROFIT:   $50,000+

Cosmetic Renovation

Daniel & Melinda
Gold Coast, QLD

PURCHASE PRICE:

SALE PRICE:

UPLIFT IN VALUE:

$335,000

$565,000

$230,000

NET PROFIT:   $186,000

Martin & Leanne
Adelaide, SA

PURCHASE PRICE:

SALE PRICE:

UPLIFT IN VALUE:

$350,000

$660,000

$310,000

NET PROFIT:   $122,000

PRE RENO VALUE

POST RENO VALUE

UPLIFT IN VALUE

RENO TIMEFRAME

$360,000

$585,000

$225,000

30 DAYS

NET PROFIT:   $128,000

Cosmetic Renovation

PRE RENO VALUE

SALE PRICE

UPLIFT IN VALUE

RENO TIMEFRAME

$720,000

$1,430,000

$710,000

4 MONTHS

NET PROFIT:   $300,000+

Structural Renovation

PRE RENO VALUE

SALE PRICE

UPLIFT IN VALUE

RENO TIMEFRAME

$955,000

$3,060,000

$2,105,000

18 MONTHS

NET PROFIT:   $1,000,000+

Structural Renovation

Here’s What You’ll Learn In Cosmetic Renovations For Profit.

MODULE 1: STRUCTURE & STRATEGY

Develop a clear understanding on how to calculate your starting & useable equity, your borrowing capacity, passive income & how many properties you’ll need to acquire & have paid off, before you retire. Gain insights into asset protection, tax minimisation, finance flexibility & estate planning. Master how to set your property strategy so you reach your financial goals with strategic & calculated thought behind your actions.

Crowned Australia's "Reno Queen" 
By The Australian Media.

Love The Course Or Get Your Money Back.
10-Day Refund Guarantee.

We understand it’s a decent sum of funds for you to invest in. It’s natural for you to wonder if it's all cracked up to be? Will it really help change your life? We’ll give you 10 days to decide if it is.

In the first 10 days, jump head-first into the course to see how extensive & thorough it is. Watch the video tutorials to see if cosmetic renovations are for you. If you decide it’s not, simply email us within your first 10 days & we’ll refund your money.

But be aware, there is one caveat to stop people abusing this guarantee – if you download any of the course notes, checklists, templates, financial calculators, construction project plan or style guides during this period, you’ll waive your right to a refund. We know you’ll think that’s fair.

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Upfront Payment: $ 2,995 (Save 16.7%) or
Payment Plan: 6 Monthly Instalments x $599

MODULE 2: SUBURB DUE DILIGENCE

Learn how the property market cycle works & how economic indicators control supply & demand. Get a solid understanding of capital growth triggers so you can identify suburbs that haven’t yet boomed in value. Understand the ways to strategically select growth suburbs & how to do thorough suburb due diligence before you buy. You’ll master how to analyse suburbs in microscopic detail to mitigate risk, leaving no stone unturned for all future property purchases.

MODULE 3: PRICING DUE DILIGENCE

Learn how to determine the true value of a property before you buy. Follow Cherie’s pricing due diligence system that enables you to gain microscopic knowledge of property values and pricing disparity levels within a suburb. In this module, you’ll learn the 6 key ways to determine what a property is truly worth.

MODULE 4: PROPERTY DUE DILIGENCE

Learn how to thoroughly & methodically research a property in absolute detail, using Cherie’s 75-point property due diligence checklist (developed over the course of 120+ property renovations). Crunch the numbers & master key financial formulas to avoid overcapitalising. Learn what changes add massive value & which ones don’t. This will ensure your renovation budget is directed into the right areas to uplift your property value.

Learn How To Supplement Your Income, 
Get Financial Security & Stop Living With Money Worries Through Quick Cosmetic Renovations.

Do you watch renovation shows, see others make a tidy profit & wish you could do the same? Do you like the idea of renovating ugly fixer-uppers to supplement your income? Or are you just looking for ways to build your wealth faster so you can retire comfortably with financial security & peace of mind? If so, welcome to Cosmetic Renovations For Profit.

Cosmetic Renovations For Profit is Australia’s leading & most trusted renovation course for homeowners & property investors alike. The first of its kind in Australia, it’s led by Cherie Barber, Australia’s leading authority on Renovating For Profit. Personally developed by Cherie over the course of her renovating over 120 projects, it guides you, step by step, through the whole entire process of renovating for profit in a systematic, disciplined way where return on investment is your underlying goal.

 

The Complete Online Course That Teaches You How To Invest In Property The Smart Way.

Don’t think you have what it takes to renovate a property? Don’t be so sure! Our Cosmetic Renovations For Profit course will show you the exact steps of how you transform your property, even if you’re a complete newbie.

In this extremely detailed & comprehensive course, you’ll learn how to lock down your property strategy before you start anything. You’ll discover how to find “investment grade” properties in “high capital growth” locations, and how to research those properties like a seasoned professional. You’ll uncover where to find “fixer-uppers” with sky high profit potential and how to renovate strategically for maximum return. You’ll also learn how smart investors leverage equity to keep building their portfolios, time & time again.

Discover How To Find Affordable Fixer-Uppers & Transform Them Into Life-Changing Profits.

Not sure what type of properties you should buy, in which suburbs & at what price? Cosmetic Renovations For Profit will arm you with expert knowledge on which locations and price points work better for cosmetics versus structural renovations. You’ll be able to spot the “diamonds” from the duds and know how to assess the feasibility of a project, all before you sign a Contract of Sale.

Not sure how to project manage your reno? Not a problem. Uncover effective ways to “cookie cut” or “production line” your renovations for time, cost & process efficiencies. Master project management techniques that remove chaos, stress and a general fear of renovating. Knowing how to project manage your renovations effectively will save you time & money.

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MODULE 5: BUY

In this module, understand the key conditions professional renovators can negotiate (when buying a property) to sweeten the deal & increase project profits. Learn how to tactfully deal with real estate sales agents & how to submit offers in different ways to achieve your intended result. Learn the steps involved in the legal contract exchange & property settlement process.

Certain renovation works may require you to obtain formal planning approval. Within the course, refer to our highly detailed State by State Building & Renovating Fact Sheets, prepared on Renovating For Profit’s behalf by a top Australian planning lawyer. With this knowledge, you’ll never need to worry about your renovations not being above board & legally compliant.

MODULE 6: PLANNING APPROVAL

MODULE 7:  RENOVATE

Learn the systematic way to project manage and transform your property to time, cost & quality targets. Learn how to advance organise your reno, stay seriously organised throughout the process & effective ways to brief, communicate & work effectively with tradies during your project. Understand how to keep your renovation under control in every respect, minimising chaos & stress for all involved.

MODULE 8S: SELL

Want to flip your property for quick profits? This module will teach you how to interview & engage the best performing sales agent. Learn the do’s & don’ts of property styling. Gain clarity on the essential marketing activities you should always undertake to create an effective sales & marketing campaign that gets your property sold for the highest price possible.

Looking to build wealth long-term? Learn about renovation rental deductions to minimise your tax, how to appoint the very best property management agent, how you vet & select quality rental tenants through to keeping your property performing well for years to come. You’ll also discover how to get your property revalued & leverage equity to fund your very next property purchase.

MODULE 8R: RENT

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Upfront Payment: $ 2,995 (Save 16.7%) or
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Upfront Payment: $ 2,995 (Save 16.7%) or
Payment Plan: 6 Monthly Instalments x $599

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Upfront Payment: $ 2,995 (Save 16.7%) or
Payment Plan: 6 Monthly Instalments x $599

ENROL NOW

Upfront Payment: $ 2,995 (Save 16.7%) or
Payment Plan: 6 Monthly Instalments x $599

ENROL NOW

Upfront Payment: $ 2,995 (Save 16.7%) or
Payment Plan: 6 Monthly Instalments x $599

ENROL NOW

Upfront Payment: $ 2,995 (Save 16.7%) or
Payment Plan: 6 Monthly Instalments x $599

How long will I have access to course materials?
You’ll have 2 years continuous access to the online learning portal. During this period, you can download all the course notes, checklists, templates, financial calculators and construction project plan to your computer which you’ll have for life. A small fee is payable if you want to extend your online portal access past the 2-year period.

What happens once I enrol?
Once you enrol online, you’ll receive an email within 10 minutes with your course login details. You’ll have instant access to everything within your course.

Can I share my login details with my family & friends?
No. Renovating For Profit have invested heavily in online security. You’re able to access your course via 2 registered devices only – either a desktop computer, laptop, IPAD or mobile. Renovating For Profit can detect fraudulent logins on your account. We are strict with this policy to prevent viral sharing of the significant assets that Cherie Barber has created in this course.

How long will it take me to get through the course?
Our video tutorials are approximately 30 hours in total duration. You can study the whole course in 1 week if you do nothing else! Most students complete the course, part time, in around 3 months, balancing work commitments, home life & children. There is an off-line 6 to 9-week research period within the course that ensures you gain solid knowledge on Suburb, Pricing & Property Due Diligence. This course will give you lifelong skills in the field of property investment & renovation.

Do I need to have trade skills or do any of the renovation work myself?
Short answer, no. The smartest way to renovate for profit is to outsource the bulk of work to licensed tradespeople to ensure a high standard of quality. You can do some of the work yourself (if you want) however limit this to get your project completed on time.

I'm only interested in renovating my home right now. Is this course relevant for me?
Absolutely, many of our students start with their own homes to create instant equity. The course will teach you how to strategically uplift the value of your home by investing your funds in the key areas & changes that add the most value. The course will also ensure you budget correctly in each room, project manage your reno well and help remove a lot of emotion associated with renovating your own home to ensure you make a profit.

I’ve already done several renovations. Would this course still be beneficial for me?
Cosmetic Renovations For Profit is suitable for complete newbie’s who’ve never done anything in property but have the desire to build a strong property portfolio, using renovation as their main wealth strategy. However, the course also attracts seasoned renovators & industry professionals. By way of example, one of our students had done approx. 40 renovations when he joined our program. We weren’t sure at the time if he’d learn a lot but he later citied he’d got enormous benefit from the program in his ability to look at things differently, refine his skills and polish up his processes for maximum renovation efficiency. The course is therefore suitable to a wide variety of people at different skill & experience levels.

Not sure if a property can be a profitable renovation? Our construction project plan will help you work this out. With the sequence of construction already mapped out, you’ll be able to cost up your renovation & know what profit you’ll make, before you sign any Contract of Sale. This tool also maps out your entire project plan, automatically does all your Tradie Scope of Works documents, saving you countless hours of work. An essential tool for any renovator who wants to keep their projects on time & to budget.

Construction Project Plan

Got a question you’d like to ask Cherie? Want a second opinion on something? Got an out-of-the-box problem you’re not quite sure how to handle? Not a problem. As a student of Cosmetic Renovations For Profit, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with Cherie direct on her monthly Live Q&A webinars. Your course expert is only a keyboard click away.

Live Q&A Webinars

As a student of Cosmetic Renovations For Profit, you’ll gain exclusive access to our Student Only–Private Facebook Community. Join thousands of like-minded renovators who share local tradie & supplier contact details, project progress and before & after photo’s. Post a question, share your experiences, arrange meet-ups, the list goes on. Due to the large numbers of students in this group, replies tend to be instantaneous!

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Australia's Leading Expert On Renovating For Profit.

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I consider myself an experienced renovator and property investor but this course is next level. If I had done this years ago, my property portfolio would be much larger. Highly recommended for anyone wanting to secure their financial future through property and willing to roll up their sleeves. Geoff P., Camperdown, NSW
Incredibly informative down to minute detail for anyone wanting to learn how to renovate a property. Cherie is authentic, caring and highly supportive of all her students. Her team are second to none and are very accessible. I have had reason to call on Cherie's team on numerous occasions for help and have consistently gotten quality timely advice. I could not rate this training anymore highly. Christian M., Perth, WA
Cherie teaches you how to fish for life. I have been following Cherie for few years before I attended the Boot Camp in 2017. I have attended boot camp twice now. The material depth passion sincerity access to material and advice from team is indispensable and incomparable. I rate the boot camp and online courses more than a university degree as its sharp real life and you can apply right away. I thank and praise Cherie for her authencity and clean work ethic. Highly recommended. Best time and money invested. Meenu R., Bankstown, NSW
The Renovating for Profit Course provides all the tools, information and support needed to build a strong foundation to move forward into the renovating business. I did not realise how little I knew until I started the course, but now am confident in building our property portfolio. Cherie’s knowledge she shares with her students is invaluable; and her positive enthusiastic attitude and genuine smile lights up everyone around her. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!! Thank you Cherie and your team 😁🥂 Michelle S., Brisbane, QLD
I joined the Cosmetic Renovations For Profit program in 2017. The course paid for itself with my first bathroom renovation! I have been renovating for profit ever since & making a great living out of it. I've already renovated three properties & am flipping one right now. Having studied many other courses on renovation, I can say with absolute conviction that Cherie's course provides the best value & is the most comprehensive renovation course on the Australian market. Thank you Cherie! Sioban L., Melbourne, VIC
Cherie is a Dynamo, great course and all the information you need to become a professional renovator. If i’d only joined years ago when I first heard Cherie speak, I could have stream lined my renovating, and my portfolio would be much larger along with my equity and rental income. Highly recommended. Matt S., Wyoming, NSW