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ADU Myths Explained

In recent years, ADUs have been gaining a lot of attention in California. This, of course, comes with a degree of skepticism and pushback. Below I’ve linked a helpful article from ADU Educator Maxable which debunks some of the most frequently referenced ADU “problems”. It’ll help you navigate rumors vs. reality when it comes to … Read more ADU Myths Explained

ADUs as Home Offices

Many companies are opting for remote work indefinitely. As more people are facing the reality that working from home is their new normal, they’re looking for solutions to their makeshift home offices. The news article below from The Mercury News discusses the increasingly appealing option of adding an ADU in your backyard for use as … Read more ADUs as Home Offices

New California ADU Laws: What You Need to Know

Navigating new state legislation can be a bit overwhelming. If you’re looking to build an ADU in California, check out this post from Holland & Knight’s website. It is comprehensive and summarizes and the changes while highlighting those that will have the biggest effect on CA homeowners building ADUs.

The Advantages of Factory Built Prefab ADUs

Prefabricated ADUs, which are built off-site and in advance, are gaining popularity in California. For many, opting for a prefab unit has significant advantages over building from the ground up. While stick-built ADUs are often more customizable, prefabricated options are less pricey, quicker, and more convenient for the same quality of work. Here’s an interesting … Read more The Advantages of Factory Built Prefab ADUs

ADUs are More Affordable Than Ever Before

As I’ve summarized on this page, California rolled out statewide legislation changes that loosened restrictions on building ADUs, expanded the type and number of ADUs homeowners can add to their properties, and lowered the fees associated with building as of January 1st, 2020. This means it’s never been easier or more affordable to build an … Read more ADUs are More Affordable Than Ever Before

Prefab vs. Stick Build ADUs

Prefabricated homes are gaining popularity in the United States for a multitude of reasons. The process of building a home off-site and having it installed on your property provides a much more controlled, timely, and often less expensive alternative to a stick build project. Furthermore, new prefab ADU options are appearing which are more customizable, … Read more Prefab vs. Stick Build ADUs


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