Day after day, the courts are filled with frustrated owners who have received notice of violation for conditions that have been existing in their homes or businesses for years. Completely unaware of building and zoning laws, they find themselves spending precious time and money to resolve these legal matters and bring their property into compliance with modern building code. This situation can be avoided through property research.
Universal Design has an affordable, tried-and-true method of researching property records and verifying that municipal records match the current condition of the property. Unfortunately, discrepancies often lead to unexpected legal action which can be financially devastating. Universal Design’s property research allows owners and buyers to clear up potential violations before they occur.
What about commercial property owners or lessees who are looking to make alterations for their business needs? Property research can help determine whether the site is zoned and suitable for such a concept.