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Question DetailsAsked on 2/20/2012

I plan on renovating my basement into an income property. What I need to know is who do I hire to make the design?

Who would design the floor plan for renovating a basement?
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Before you even begin, check with your local planning department to make sure that your property can be used as an income property by adding a basement apartment. Many areas do not allow apartments in certain zoning areas, and you could end up in a mess if you build one and rent it out and then have a problem with the "renter." The courts won't back you up unless it is a legal rental.

Once you've checked your zoning and permits needed, the planning department can also recommend architects to draw up the plans you need.

Answered 8 years ago by ccraider

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