Splurge Vs Save: Designing Your ADU with Your Budget in Mind

Let’s be real for a moment.  Most of us don’t have an unlimited bank account for our ADU project.  But, we still want our unit to look like the beautiful Instagram-worthy ADUs we see online.  So when does it make sense to pinch pennies and where shou [...]

Splurge Vs Save: Designing Your ADU with Your Budget in Mind2020-07-17T13:16:37-07:00

Cost to Build a Granny Flat: San Jose

With the recent tech boom that’s been taking over Silicon Valley and the surrounding areas, it’s no surprise that people are looking for solutions for the skyrocketing housing prices. A recent census reports that San Jose has surpassed San Francisco [...]

Cost to Build a Granny Flat: San Jose2020-06-23T11:43:52-07:00

Cost to Build a Granny Flat Los Angeles

Many people are astonished at what it costs to build a granny flat in Los Angeles. We come across articles all the time that misconstrue the actual cost of construction. So, let’s take some time to clear up the discrepancies. Cost Per Square Foot Can [...]

Cost to Build a Granny Flat Los Angeles2019-03-25T17:28:42-07:00

Rehab Loans Uncovered

Special thanks to Meredith Stowers of Loan Depot for this guest post. If you're looking for financing reach out to her. Building your own accessory dwelling unit is right in your grasp.  You have space, you have the right architect and live in the pr [...]

Rehab Loans Uncovered2019-03-24T13:47:13-07:00

Can I Use a Reverse Mortgage to Build a Granny Flat?

Interested in reverse mortgages to finance a granny flat? Renee Konstantine, a Reverse Mortgage Broker, weighs in on the topic. You can visit her website here or shoot her an email at realtor.reneek@gmail.com. We’ve shown you many great uses of a gra [...]

Can I Use a Reverse Mortgage to Build a Granny Flat?2019-03-24T14:39:10-07:00

Granny Flat Tax Implications in California

Are you worried about the tax implications of a granny flat build? In this article we’ll cover: How Prop 13 applies to granny flats Reassessed home values after new construction Tax implications for retrofitting an existing structure Bringing an exis [...]

Granny Flat Tax Implications in California2019-06-11T18:09:10-07:00

Cost to Build a Granny Flat San Diego

 Most people are surprised at what it costs to build a granny flat in San Diego. I come across articles all the time misstating the actual cost of construction. So let’s clear up the inconsistencies. Download our free tool kit, which includes a fre [...]

Cost to Build a Granny Flat San Diego2019-03-26T15:18:33-07:00

Is a Granny Flat a Good Investment?

If you’re a homeowner living in a hot rental market you might be wondering, is a granny flat a good investment? Building a 2nd rentable unit gives homeowners a lot of flexibility and financial freedom, but before you commit to anything you should con [...]

Is a Granny Flat a Good Investment?2019-03-25T14:18:26-07:00

How to Finance a Granny Flat | Granny Flat Loans

Most people underestimate the cost of building a granny flat and are disappointed when they discover they can't convert their garage for $20,000. Granny flats come with all the same expenses as building a brand new home, but without the 'cheap' squar [...]

How to Finance a Granny Flat | Granny Flat Loans2019-03-25T15:51:59-07:00

How Much Does an Accessory Dwelling Unit Cost? 

There's a lot of misinformation out there about how much an accessory dwelling unit costs. For example, if you search how much it cost to convert your garage you might see this pop up telling you can complete it for $20,000-50,000. That may be true f [...]

How Much Does an Accessory Dwelling Unit Cost? 2019-03-25T15:57:34-07:00
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