The following budget shows the cost of a custom architect and all of the services he has to provide to design, engineer and permit a garage conversion. This is a one car garage being converted to an accessory dwelling. A small addition or remodel would be a similar cost.
All projects vary in time and cost. Custom homes, additions and remodels have design fees that range from as low as $6,500 to more than $200,000. This is a guide for one particular project. You can study the line items that are part of the design process.
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