Create Your Dream Home / Build Wealth / Find Property

Home Hippos

Home hippos helps homeowners and home buyers analyze property potential in minutes!

Whether your goal is to transform your aged-home into your dream home or buy a primary residence or rental property, we provide the data and visualization you need to make decisions.

And, we connect you with the best Architects, Contractors, Lenders, Real Estate Agents and Property Managers.

Simple and fun- you'll come back again and again

Custom Home Analysis & 3D Project Visualizer

Learn whether a construction project makes sense at this location

Visualize projects in 3D

Calculate construction cost, return-on-investment and rental income

See where you are allowed to build on a parcel

Create Your Dream Home

  • Transform your aged-home into your dream-home

  • Build an addition to make room for a growing family or multi-generational living

  • Add a home office, bathroom or bedroom

  • Build an ADU or convert your garage

  • Create flexible space that adjusts to your changing needs and allows aging-in-place

Build Weath

  • Discover which home improvement projects add the most value- some up to 300%!

  • Calculate estimated construction cost, return-on-investment and rental income

  • Compare property investment returns with benchmark stock market returns

  • Rent the main residence, ADU or both- we do the math for you!

Find Property

  • Learn how a property has performed, as an investment, in the past and how it is expected to perform in the future

  • Find a primary residence or rental property with high growth potential in your ideal location

  • Find a rental property to buy at your price point

Before-After Photos And Customer Stories

Second-Story Addition And Exterior Make-Over:

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Home Addition:

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Getting ready to retire, additional rental income was KEY to Marilyn's retirement plan! She intends to rent her main house, convert her garage to rent as a studio and build a separate, wheelchair-accessible, ADU for herself in the backyard to enjoy her golden years. Sound like you? Click here for more.

Sarah & Amit

In a top school district, with a growing family, Sarah and Amit need to determine whether to move or transform their starter home into their forever home. They need an additional bedroom and bathroom, extra space for adult Zen time, a homework spot, a home office and more storage. Which is cheaper? How long will it take and how difficult is it build? They'd like an analysis of both options and to be able to visualize how much yard space will be left if they build an addition. Sound like you? Click here for more.


Investing in his first starter home, Lorenzo is seeking a place where he can live, that will grow in value while he rents extra rooms. Not too far from work or his favorite fishing spot and just the right distance from his family. Sound like you? Click here for more.

Li & Amy

Li and Amy would like to diversify their assets by getting a foothold in real estate. Their goal is to purchase their first remote property, with a full-time property manager, so they can focus on their tech careers. Sound like you? Click here for more.