What is an ADU, and what are the benefits?

An Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is a small living space that’s separate from the main house but connected to it through an indoor or outdoor walkway. These units are also sometimes called granny flats or in-law apartments because they’re perfect for aging relatives who want some independence but still want to be close by. They’re great for people who want some privacy, need more space, or want to increase their homes’ value. 

ADU’S are also great for homeowners who are looking for additional sources of income through renting out their extra space; having an ADU means you can earn money without having to worry about finding tenants or dealing with upkeep.

What are the benefits of building an ADU? 

Cost-Effective—they require less construction than a standalone home would, and they’re generally cheaper than other options like adding onto your house or renting an apartment elsewhere.

Personalized Living Space—with their own entrances, kitchens, and bathrooms, ADUs offer more privacy than shared spaces like hallways or communal living rooms would.

Lower Energy Bills—because they’re small and well insulated, they use less electricity than larger homes would; plus, sharing walls with the main house means you can use its HVAC system tool.

Extra Income! – if rented you could generate an extra income easily and fast.

In conclusion, ADUs are one of the best and most affordable options for building an extra space in your home. An ADU can become anything you need, a game room, a rental space, a house to have a relative. It will create a separate space in your home, and increase the value of your home. So this are some of the advantages for building an ADU.  

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