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HelloThis is Samuel and I will discuss this and provide you information in this regard.I suggest there is nothing illegal about you being an owner of property in the US. Be sure you are placed on the Deed and you get a copy once it has been recorded reflecting you as a joint owner.As to the establishment of a second story, you need to check with your county zoning office. I cannot get that information online. But the county zoning office in your area will provide you with information about limits on height, if any, and also what permits need to be pulled to complete the work. If you are going to hire a contractor, they will know what permits they will need.
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