Renovation Resources

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” CLICK HERE

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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