We bought our place in early 2012 (around 15-year old), a few months after we returned to SG. We bought it with tenancy and when the tenant moved out in Dec, our intention was to start renovation then. That was when i started asking around for renovation contractor contacts.
However, we had a friend who needed to a place for short-term stay, so we delayed our plans.... but finally, we are starting on this exciting journey (although with much trepidation! since we have heard alot about renovation woes).
Pray that it will be as smooth as it can be! with minimal hiccups!!
to help us in this journey, i have set up the following :
1) renovation budget worksheet
2) renovation worklist
3) photo record -
4) pinterest board - for ideas
hope things will proceed as planned and that i will not overlook anything!!
Will probably blog a few posts about some of the stuff i have learnt in this journey! e.g. toilet bowls!!! hahahaha. anyway, this is my FIRST time renovating a place -- so alot to learn!!