Accessory Dwelling Units become more and more popular these days. How much place the construction will occupy? in California. After Mayor Breed’s instructions to the relevant departments the demand of ADU constructions has risen up.
If you have ever thought about ADU construction , than you should know the most important 5 tips before the starting to build it.
1. Which is the Purpose?
Find out the purpose of the construction. How are you going to use this place. Are you building it for your parents ? Are you investing in a unit to list on AirBnb?
Whatever the purpose, WHY you are building an Accessory Dwelling Unit will dictate many of the design and budget decisions you make. So first determine your final goal.
2. How much place the construction will occupy?
You should consider which part of your property the ADU needs to be constructed. That means, you have to make smart decisions and set real priorities. Are you willing to give up a full size refrigerator and stove to gain a dedicated work space? There are lots of tiny options out there. We need to figure out what’s really most important to fit into your granny house.
3. Budget and Expenses
Before the construction always figure out your budget. For our clients we offer online calculator to see estimated prices and calculate the renting price of the property, before working with us.
If your budget is limited you can always get consultation by calling us.
4. Learn More About ADU’s
As you decide which is the purpose of building a Secondary Dwelling Unit and start to understand your estimated budget, start exploring. What are other people doing in your neighborhood? Do a little research. Learn more from our blogs. Understand what you like and don’t like; what you need and don’t need. Be proactive, talk to an Architect, understand the process.
This can be a lot of fun, but it’s a journey that can be full of surprises if you’re not prepared.
5. Get Advice from Experts
Even after reading hundreds of news and E-books about Granny flats, you will always need to get advice from several experts( Designer, Architect and Consultants).
As our company is in this business 15 years, our team of experts can help you to get the best possible version of an ADU construction. You may have a free phone call consultation.