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Sunday, December 30 2018 / Published in Accessory Dwelling, Costs
Jon and Avril, homeowners in Berkeley, considered adding a backyard accessory dwelling to their property years ago, but they were disappointed by the restrictions—650 square feet would not be enough for two people. Now that the rules have been relaxed, they are again considering an addition, and they came to New Avenue for design services.
Sunday, December 30 2018 / Published in Addition, Costs, Remodel
Interested in remodeling and expanding their Redwood City home, Jason and Natalia contacted New Avenue for design services. They want to remodel the existing three bedrooms and add a fourth. They also want to remodel their two bathrooms and add an additional full bath. As part of the remodel, they plan to add a car
Sunday, December 30 2018 / Published in Accessory Dwelling, Costs
With her son going off to college and her parents getting older, Stephanie decided it was time to add a one-bedroom accessory dwelling unit to her property in San Jose. This would be a place for her parents to occasionally stay with her now and could become a permanent residence for them in the future.
Monday, December 24 2018 / Published in Accessory Dwelling, Costs
When Hanh decided to add an accessory dwelling unit to her backyard, she came to New Avenue for design services. She wanted a place for her parents to live in the short term and that could be rented out in the future. A New Avenue partner architect designed an accessory dwelling unit to meet Hanh’s
Sunday, December 23 2018 / Published in Accessory Dwelling, Costs
Planning to build an accessory dwelling in his backyard, Alex came to New Avenue to connect with a design professional and contractor and to manage his project. He wanted to build a stand-alone unit that he could rent out to family or to short-term renters. An existing garage would have to be demolished to make
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