Significant Brakes on the Development of ADUs

One of these brakes could be fairly easily remedied:

1) Unreliable appraisals: if someone is going to spend about $200,000-$225,000 for a 500 square foot ADU, how much value will it add to the property?  This of course will affect the taxes as well.  Some say the…

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House or Building Kits

Well, it is interesting to see what can be found in the way of kits with their potential to save money.  We bought an Amish shed kit for an extra unit in our back yard which is technically not a tiny house because there is…

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Acronyms evolving in the ADUs marketplace

Since ADU stands for Accessory Dwelling Unit, now we also have JADU which stands for Junior ADU, which is a living space less than 500 square feet within a single family home.

Additionally, we have a DADU, which stands for Detached ADU.

You have perhaps heard the…

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