What Are the First Steps in ADU Construction?

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Embarking on an infill development project can transform a blank canvas into a vibrant living space. This blog post walks you through the initial stages of constructing a house and an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) on a property, sharing insights from over two decades of experience in the field. Follow along as we break ground, […]

The Hidden Truths of ADU Development

Delve into the intricate world of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), a pivotal topic in the affordable housing dialogue. Guided by insights from a seasoned ADU expert, this in-depth discussion sheds light on prevalent misconceptions, contrasts the biggest myths with realities, and provides essential knowledge for homeowners considering the addition of an ADU to their property. […]

California’s $50 Million ADU Grant is Back

Exciting news for homeowners and future ADU builders in California! The state’s ADU grant, previously funded with $100 million, has made a comeback with a substantial $50 million budget. This grant is a golden opportunity for homeowners to receive financial incentives for constructing Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs). However, securing this grant is not just about […]

How to Finance an ADU Without Relying on Home Equity?

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Many homeowners dream of building an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) but often hit a financial roadblock, especially if they lack substantial home equity or are new to homeownership. Traditional financing methods like cash-out refinancing or home equity loans might not be viable for everyone. However, the financial landscape offers intriguing alternatives that cater to these […]

How to Master ADU Investments: A Complete Guide for Savvy Homeowners

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) are gaining momentum in real estate circles, not just as a trend, but as a strategic approach to property investment and housing solutions. However, the path to successful ADU implementation is paved with meticulous planning and a deep understanding of local regulations. Here’s a guide to help you navigate the complexities […]

What are California’s New ADU Rules for 2024?

In January 2024, California homeowners and housing enthusiasts are navigating a sea of changes in the ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit) landscape. These modifications, though complex, are stirring excitement for the potential growth and transformation they promise for housing in the Golden State. Let’s delve into the core changes, understand their impact, and explore how these […]

What Are the Financial Benefits of Adding an ADU to Your Home?

Have you ever considered turning your single-family home into a multi-unit property? Building an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) in your backyard or converting your garage might just be the most efficient and cost-effective way to make that leap. In today’s blog, we delve into the entire process of creating your first ADU – from the […]

How Can I Finance an ADU?

Building an ADU, or Accessory Dwelling Unit, is an exciting journey but often comes with the question: “How can I afford this?” While ADUs offer incredible benefits like generating rental income, providing a quiet workspace, or creating multi-generational living spaces, the financial aspect can be daunting. This blog post will simplify the complex world of […]