Historic Home Alert:
The Quaker Hill Historic Preservation Foundation invites the public to a FREE Conference on Buying and Selling Old Homes and Making Them Green from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 11, 2014, at the Wilmington Friends Meeting, 401 N. West Street, Wilmington, DE 19801. There will be four speakers.
Carolyn Roland is an architectural historian and Realtor who has been working in the Wilmington area doing research and helping clients buy and sell properties for 27 years. Through this work, she has become an expert on local architectural styles and quirks as well as becoming adept at spotting potential problems clients might encounter with an historic property.
John Kurth, who is a Planner II in the City of Wilmington's Department of Planning and Development, will discuss Wilmington's historic districts and the Wilmington Tax Abatement for historic properties.
Joan Larrivee, of the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, will speak on how it pays to restore your historic home. Learn about the benefits of Delaware's Historic Preservation Tax Credit program.
Rachel Royer is a real estate development professional with expertise in historic preservation, adaptive reuse and sustainability. Ms. Royer earned a BA in Urban Planning from the State University of New York at Albany and a MS in Historic Preservation from the University of Pennsylvania. She also has LEED AP, BD+C credential from USGBC.