Home Design and Property Secrets You Need to Know

property secrets
hpd architect + interiors

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.

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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:

  • Floodplain
  • Max lot coverage
  • Noncompliant or unpermitted structures

Other information sources to check are:

  • HOA Architectural Review Board
  • Property deed restrictions


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