The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation

Illustrated guidelines for preserving, rehabilitating, restoring & reconstructing historic buildings. CLICK HERE 


Maintaining the Exterior of Small and Medium Size Historic Buildings



John Leeke’s Historic  HomeWorks™

Helping owners, tradespeople, contractors and professionals understand and maintain their historic and older buildings. CLICK HERE 


Old House Authority

Great resource for proper historic restoration techniques. CLICK HERE


Preservation Virginia

The Commonwealth’s caretaker and advocate for historic properties. Includes information on buying and selling of historic homes.



Historic Properties

This site was started by a Richmonder who now operates out of Charleston. Great information about buying and selling historic properties throughout the U.S. and a resource for contractors specializing in historic property renovations. CLICK HERE


To find an architect qualified for your project, CONTACT your local American Instistue of Architects (AIA) chapter


Virginia Department of Historic Resources Consultants Directory 


Prime Lending

“Financing your Rehabilitation”


An advocacy group that provides free information on asbestos and the diseases it causes.

CLICK HERE for a  comprehensive guide about asbestos removal and home safety:


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