An exclusive access-all-areas, warts and all home renovation guide and story, from property search, to moving-in day.

In this series, we follow a Christchurch couple in their bid to turn their 1960’s fixer-upper, from a retro rental to a modern home.

If you’ve ever considered buying an older home but have lacked the confidence to tackle something totally outdated, this guide is for you.

It’s a whole lot of fun, and taking on a home renovation is actually not as hard (or anywhere near as risky) as you might imagine.