How do you know if a home is going to be easy to renovate? What secrets could your house be hiding from you and how do you find out? Architect and Host, Laura Davis will walk you through how to research a property to reveal potential deal breakers and problems that will make remodeling or adding onto a home difficult or even impossible.
See show notes at www.hpdarch.com/ahh78.
in this episode
In Episode 78 of The Architecture Happy Hour Podcast, Laura shares tips on how to research a property to uncover the secrets it’s hiding. Start by investigating your property on three levels:
- County Appraisal District
- City Zoning
- Property Survey
Watch out for these potential deal breakers:
- Max lot coverage
- Noncompliant or unpermitted structures
Other information sources to check are:
- HOA Architectural Review Board
- Property deed restrictions
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about your hosts
hpd architecture + interiors principals Laura Davis and Holly Hall are both registered architects and interior designers in Dallas, Texas specializing in residential design. Laura and Holly co-host the popular podcast, The Architecture Happy Hour, where they share their thoughts and tips on architecture and interior design, from helping owners select the right architect to never being too late to begin a career in architecture.
Each month, Laura and Holly organize the successful, monthly, networking happy hour also called The Architecture Happy Hour. A social networking community in the Dallas, Texas area, the events are hosted by a different business each month. The group is for professionals in architecture, interior design, real estate, and construction and is focused on creating relationships and offering business referrals to people they know and trust.
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