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Saturday, January 12 2019 / Published in Costs, Remodel
Occasionally, a client will come to New Avenue having been burned by an architect or contractor. We’re sorry this happens to so many people, and we’re happy to help save a project. A homeowner in San Pablo approached us for help in remodeling a one-bedroom home he had purchased a few months before. Unfortunately, the
Friday, January 11 2019 / Published in Accessory Dwelling, Addition, Costs
Navin and Monica wanted to expand their one-story home in Fremont, making it a two-story home to take full advantage of the spectacular views in their neighborhood. They wanted to maximize their living space while leaving the option to rent out the new space in the future. A New Avenue partner architect designed a second-floor
Friday, January 11 2019 / Published in Accessory Dwelling, Costs, Remodel
Sharmila and Tejal came to New Avenue for help in converting their detached garage to an accessory dwelling unit with a loft bedroom, kitchen, full bath, and living area. They wanted to keep the building at its current square footage and height. A New Avenue partner architect visited the site and discussed Sharmila and Tejal’s
Friday, January 11 2019 / Published in Accessory Dwelling, Costs
Larisa wanted to build an accessory dwelling on her property to help relieve the housing crisis in the area. Her long-term plans for the new building include moving family members in. Larisa brought a floorplan that she liked to New Avenue. A New Avenue partner architect worked with the plan to incorporate Larisa’s needs and
Friday, January 11 2019 / Published in Accessory Dwelling, Costs, Remodel
A homeowner in Alameda approached New Avenue for help in remodeling her existing accessory dwelling unit. The unit was a converted garage and included two bedrooms, a kitchen, and one bathroom. A New Avenue partner architect worked with the city to obtain the necessary permits. The architect created plans to remodel the accessory dwelling, adding
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