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Wednesday, January 09 2019 / Published in Accessory Dwelling, Costs
When Carl decided to build an accessory dwelling unit in their backyard, he contacted New Avenue. His immediate plan is to rent the building out as soon as it is built. Later, if one of his parents or in-laws needs it, he’ll be able to move his aging family member in and enjoy a multigenerational
Wednesday, January 09 2019 / Published in Costs, Custom Home
When Katrina and Brian looked at the space behind their Oakland home, they saw a great opportunity to fill a gap in the housing market, providing much-needed housing to students or a family while bringing in additional income. They also hoped to sell both their home and the new home as separate properties in the
Wednesday, January 09 2019 / Published in Accessory Dwelling, Costs
Valerie and Walt wanted to add an accessory dwelling to their property. For the immediate future, they wanted it to be a comfortable, accessible home for Valerie’s mother. Thinking about the long term, they also wanted a place that could be used for rental income in the future. A New Avenue partner architect designed a
Wednesday, January 09 2019 / Published in Accessory Dwelling, Costs
When he needed a place for his elder parents to live near his home, Timothy decided to build a one-bedroom home in the back yard of his Oakland home. He needed a dwelling that would be elder-friendly and match the style of his home. Timothy’s thinking is in line that of with many California residents.
Planning a new home, new ADU, or remodel? A word of advice: Don’t get ahead of yourself. We get it. Design is the best part of the project. (Or maybe it’s the second best; there’s nothing like walking into your dream home or new backyard cottage for the first time.) But you can’t just jump
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