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SB9 Summary: 2022 Update

SB9 Summary: 2022 Update

As many of you may know, the new senate bill 9 (SB9) went into effect in January 2022. Since then, cities and counties in California have begun implementing the law in different ways. Some have welcomed it, while others have found ways to restrict it as much as...

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ADU Rent Control: 3 Main Factors In California

ADU Rent Control: 3 Main Factors In California

With the housing supply diminishing, many cities have encouraged ADU development to offset this crisis. As a result, many people have begun building and renting out ADUs to help provide houses to low-income families and make some extra income for themselves during the...

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7 Best Ways To Use ADUs: From Living Space To Art Studio

7 Best Ways To Use ADUs: From Living Space To Art Studio

Ever wonder what an ADU can do for you? If you have, you are a part of the growing number of people considering ADU Development in several states, including California. As such a versatile tool, how can an ADU be used to benefit your needs? Well, there are quite a few...

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ADU Size Limits in California: Minimum &  Maximum ADU Sizes

ADU Size Limits in California: Minimum & Maximum ADU Sizes

The development of ADUs in California has been on the rise. As a state battling homelessness with a housing production rate well below the rate of demand, ADUs offer a way to increase the housing supply in a way that is beyond traditional housing construction....

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ADU Zoning Explained: ADU Zoning Laws

ADU Zoning Explained: ADU Zoning Laws

Are you looking to build an Accessory Dwelling Unit but are uncertain what ADU zoning laws are? You are not alone. Many people wonder what ADU zoning is and how it applies to them. ADU zoning laws provide rules about the type of ADU that can be built on your property....

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Where To Start Your ADU In 4 Steps

Where To Start Your ADU In 4 Steps

If you are thinking about developing an ADU, also known as an additional dwelling unit, the first question that comes to your mind is; where do I start? Knowing where to start can be difficult with such a large list of things to complete. You will need to...

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ADU in Los Angeles: A Complete Guide for 2022

ADU in Los Angeles: A Complete Guide for 2022

Are you a California homeowner considering building an Accessory Dwelling Unit? You might be wondering what an ADU is, if it’s the right investment for you, and what the steps are to constructing an income producing unit on your property. You know the saying: “There’s...

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SB-9 Explained: From Single Family to 4 Plex

SB-9 Explained: From Single Family to 4 Plex

I am sure that you have heard one way or another about the new senate bill 9 which will take effect January 2022. With that, I am also sure you are not clear on what the bill really means and how it could affect your property, so let me try to make some sense into it....

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ADU Cost: Complete ADU Development Cost Breakdown

ADU Cost: Complete ADU Development Cost Breakdown

The most common question we get as ADU professionals is: how much does it cost to build an ADU? After a first consultation, the majority of those who are looking to develop an ADU are amazed at the actual costs. Often, actual ADU costs are not synced with what they...

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A-Z Guide to Building an ADU Yourself

A-Z Guide to Building an ADU Yourself

Are you looking to increase the value of your property or find a way to make some extra income? Do you need somewhere for your aging parents to live? Are you interested in creating an affordable housing option for individuals in your community? If yes, you should...

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ADU Appliances & Furniture – The Ultimate Guide

ADU Appliances & Furniture – The Ultimate Guide

Bet you never thought the saying “good things come in small packages” would apply to home appliances. Well, it does when it comes to ADUs. When you design and plan your ADU, you should always include with it your ADU appliances.

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