Property Consultation

an architect's expertise for a limited time, at a reasonable price

Can we add a second story?
Can we convert the garage to an office?
Where can we add a bathroom?
Can we expand the master bedroom?

Identify what can be done with a property before purchasing or embarking on a project. Our Property Consultation service does the following:

• Examines a property's features in depth
• Pinpoints strengths and opportunities
• Clearly describes the property's potential to any owner or buyer.

Includes: a report containing detailed information of critical importance when buying or remodeling a property.
An architect's expertise for a limited time, at a reasonable price.

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Consultation Details

Part 1: A House Call.
We carefully research the applicable zoning rules and building codes. Then we visit the house and meet with the owner or agent to discuss and sketch possibilities. We answer basic questions about permits, costs and design alternatives for the home.
Part 2: Written Report.
A summary of the on-site meeting; research on the property (zoning and building codes); a step-by-step outline for a potential project, and a detailed appendix containing referrals and
Sample report: click [here].

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Consultation + Report:
Consultation only:
Some projects may be more complex and take longer. Additional consulting time is offered at our normal hourly rates.
Time Required
Preliminary research:
3-5 days.*
Property consultation at the house: 2 hours.
*2-day service (consultation + report) available at additional charge.
Schedule a Consultation
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Contact our office: 310.451.5907
Property consultations are scheduled during the second half of the week, in order to provide enough research time in advance of the meeting.

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Contact our office: 310.451.5907
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About Us

The office of
Daniel Jansenson Architect is located on Fourth Street in downtown Santa Monica, California. The firm designs houses and home remodels throughout the western Los Angeles area, from Brentwood to Westchester.

Daniel Jansenson has designed projects all over California. His projects range in budget and style from modest traditional bungalows to glass-and-steel estates.

Central to the firm's work is a careful balance of expansive, light-filled rooms and small intimate spaces, and close connections between home interiors and outside gardens.

Daniel Jansenson Architect
1424 4th St. 221
Santa Monica, CA 90401

For more info about the firm, please
visit our web site. And for information about a broad array of practical design topics, please see our blog.