1. What Houston Plans and Permits Can Do For You

    We want our blog to be a fountain of knowledge for anyone who wishes to learn more about these things, because it’s a fairly deep subject to dive into, especially for someone who has little to no architectural education. At Houston Plans and Permits, we specialize in creating incredible floor plan…Read More

  2. Is It Better to Build or Buy a House?

    At some point in your life, you will consider buying a home. Maybe you currently live in an apartment or in a home that no longer fits your needs. You have two choices when it comes to your next home: building a house vs. buying and existing home. Like most buyers, there are several things to take i…Read More

  3. Your Guide to Buying Land to Build a House in Houston

    If you want to live in an original house in Houston, then you will need to learn how to buy land and build a home. Buying land to build a new home requires several steps. If you follow the advice below, you should find that buying land to build on is a pretty straightforward process. Determine Your …Read More

  4. How to Design a Garage Plan – Garage Floor Plans

    If you already have a garage, imagine one with ample floor space, high ceilings, and room for your workshop. If you don’t have a garage, could you imagine getting your car off the road and into a protected space? How to Design a Garage Plan When planning the garage of your dreams in Houston, here'…Read More

  5. How to Draw Building Plans for Permit Applications

    Acquiring a construction permit for a new structure in Houston can be a daunting task. You need to provide the permitting center highly detailed building plans that thoroughly showcase the scope of your project. Who draws house plans if you’re considering your own custom house plan or an addition …Read More

  6. How to Increase Rental Property Value: Improvements and Upgrades

    As a landlord, you can increase the value and the income-generating capacity of your property by investing in strategic remodeling improvements to your rental units. Many of these improvements are low cost, easy to make and will pay for themselves over time. That said, it’s important to avoid spen…Read More

  7. Houston Floodplain Building Restrictions

    When you’re building a new home on a Houston-area floodplain, special restrictions apply – and with good reason. Failure to construct flood-resistant homes has caused billions of dollars in damages throughout Texas and the nation. Not only does flood-proofing a residence prevent costly damage …Read More