Renovation Cost Sydney 2023 – What You Need To Know
Calculate your renovation cost Sydney 2023 with our comprehensive yet simple guide. It contains all the costs of your home renovation in Sydney you wish to factor in when determining your budget.
You’ll be walking away with a good understanding of how much you realistically need to budget for the following:
- renovation costs and
- planning and design fees
But before you start, type in your name and email address below. You will receive this guide as a PDF to download as well as any updates on renovation costs as they occur.
What rooms do you wish to makeover?
Look at the table below and sum up the cost of all the rooms you wish to redo.
Renovation Cost Sydney by Room
|Kitchen||25 to 45K||45 to 70K||70 to 120K|
|Butlers Pantry||10 to 18K||18 to 30K||30 to 45K|
|Bathroom||20 to 28K||28 to 40K||40 to 80K|
|Powder Room||10 to 15K||15 to 25K||25 to 50K|
|Laundry||10 to 20K||20 to 35K||35 to 60K|
|Flooring per m2||80 to 120||120 to 200||200 to 350|
This assumes that qualified, licensed builders and tradespeople carry out the renovation.
Besides that, depending on the sort of room you wish to refurbish, your renovation cost varies drastically. For example, a square meter of a bathroom is much more expensive than a square meter of a bedroom to redo. If you need help with the interior design of your space, we are here to help, whether in person or via our online interior designer services.
Do you consider relocating any walls?
Have you always dreamt of open-plan living? Because now, it’s time to consider removing or relocating some interior walls to give you this continuous flow throughout the house.
Furthermore, learn how much this may add to the cost in the table below.
If you carry out structural work and/or some window locations, you need to obtain a building permit for your project. In this case, you can either get a Development Application (DA) through Council or a Complying Development Certificate (CDC) with a private certifier. Don’t worry if this sounds gibberish to you because our team of building designers will take care of obtaining a building permit for you if required.
Besides that, the building permit triggers additional planning and design fees shown below.
|COST / FEE|
|Construction cost||Builder||10 to 100K|
|Land survey||Surveyor||2 to 4K|
|5 to 25K|
|Engineer’s plan||Structural Engineer||3 to 9K|
|DA or CDC||Council or|
|2 to 6K|
|Interior Design||Interior Designer||10 to 24K|
Add these amounts to the renovation costs per room from above.
Changing the layout of your space can chew up a fair bit of your budget. Having said that, it can also completely transform your home and boost the return on investment when it comes to selling your place. Subsequently, it’s worthwhile exploring this option.
Read further to learn about what the expenses included.
House renovation cost Sydney 2023
Most importantly, we assume qualified, licensed builders and tradespeople do all the work in this renovation cost table. Therefore, GST is included in those prices.
Subsequently, with advanced DIY skills and some elbow grease, you can save serious money when you bring this into the equation.
Having said that, if you prefer to get professionals on board, you can find a master builder here.
Kitchen renovation cost Sydney 2023
The kitchen renovation cost includes custom-made cabinets, benchtops, splashback, sink and tapware. In addition, you’ll need to add prices for new appliances such as fridge, cooktop, oven, steam oven, dishwasher, microwave etc., to get the total cost.
Furthermore, the same is valid for the butler’s pantry. This means the outlined costs include the cabinets, benchtop, sink, tapware and splashback, but you need to add the prices for appliances on top of that. While you’re here make sure to grab some kitchen inspiration for your home renovation.
Bathroom renovation cost Sydney
The bathroom renovation cost includes the supply of tiles, bathroom items and accessories. Having said that, the most significant part of a bathroom makeover is owed to labour expenses:
- manufacturing of custom vanity
Subsequently, if you are working towards a budget, opting for more economical bathroom ware can only get you that far, unfortunately. Have a look at some of our completed bathroom renovations.
How much does a renovation cost in 2023?
Please be aware that the amounts outlined represent a guideline only. Therefore, you wish to allow for some budget contingency of 10 to 20% for any unforeseen expenses.
Furthermore, to receive an individual quote from a builder, we are happy to develop some conceptual plans for you to get the planning of your dream house underway. Subsequently, you will learn exactly how much to factor in and what you will get for your hard-earned Dollars.
Another tip is to check whether you are eligible for any financial support from the NSW government or other institutions. Have a look at our overview of renovation grants we collated for you.
All information is collated conscientiously and with the utmost care. However, the team of Martina Hayes can’t be held responsible for any errors and misinterpretations.