A Day In Real Estate with Kevin McCarthy

A Day In Real Estate with Kevin McCarthy

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If you are looking to buy or sell a home, get all the information and the latest updates, tips, and tricks from Kevin McCarthy- your professional Austin Real Estate Agent.

Despite some difficulties relating to coding and permits, we’ve definitely made a lot of progress on this Port Aransas home. Today, I’m giving you a look inside to see what was done before Hurricane Harvey.

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Permitting can be a very complicated and taxing process. For about the last week and a half, I myself experienced some of these difficulties.

In order to continue the job on a house I’m currently working on in Port Aransas, I actually had to become a licensed bonded contractor. This situation has been any contractor’s worst nightmare.

Between redoing the plumbing and electrical systems in the house and hiring a windstorm engineer to approve my addition, it has certainly been a difficult and expensive process.

However, I thought all of this was behind me. Nature had a different plan. Hurricane Harvey hit last weekend. I still need to drop off my application to file the short-term rental and obtain my certificate of occupancy, which will be done in the next week or so. After that, we need to assess all that needs to be done after the hurricane.

It’s been a lot of work, but things were really starting to come together.

I had loaded up the RV and went back home to Austin. In the next couple of weeks, we had planned on a new driveway and swimming pool on the property. Other areas around the property that were finished were being cleaned and decluttered before the hurricane hit.

Nevertheless, a lot of progress had been made. We had built all of the furniture, the countertops were in, the backsplash was completed, and the floors were in as well.

Certain adjustments had been made, some of which were not yet completed, to make sure that the property was up to code. It has been a lot of work, but things had really started to come together.

We will re-visit this property in my emails at a later date. If you have any other questions or would like more information, feel free to give me a call or send me an email. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

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