Accessory Dwelling Units
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What Does ADU Mean?
Turn your home into the estate you deserve with small external dwellings that stand alone from the main building. An ADU, or accessory dwelling unit, is a fully functional mini-home complete with a bathroom and kitchen. They can serve as guest houses, homes for extended family, vacation rentals, or places for live-in help. An accessory dwelling unit is a great all-around investment, because it can save you money on elderly care, bring in rent money, be there to boost your property value, and more. You’ll never regret the asset that an ADU tiny home can be. Let Executive Design and Construction build yours in L.A. today!
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Basement or Attic Conversion
The size of your home should match the size of your life. At Executive Design and Construction, we’ll be happy to add on a whole new section to your home and make it into a new living space, or we can build a new space and foundation on your property altogether.
- Have guests over at any time while enjoying more privacy than a single living unit could ever offer
- Take care of young adults and the elderly in your family who could use the reduced cost of living
- Rent out your unit on AirbnbAirBnB and other services, or become a landlord in your own right
- Have a completely separate space for entertaining, saving the main home for less rowdy fun
What are you waiting for? Get the luxury of an accessory dwelling unit today from Executive Design and Construction in Los Angeles County.
Common Questions About Accessory Dwelling Units
Accessory dwelling units are in many ways a new concept. While there have long been savvy entrepreneurs and landlords who have renovated and rented out their extra space, there are now more avenues than ever to do so easily, especially with the advent of apps like AirBnB and Hipcamp. What our accessory dwelling units provide are a space to live, complete with a kitchen and bathroom. Here are the answers to a few other common questions you might have.
What is an Accessory Dwelling Unit?
To truly be called an accessory dwelling unit, the space should be capable of providing for all the basic residential needs of a home, including spaces to live, cook, clean, and go to the bathroom. That means having at least one kitchen and one bathroom. It is an additional residential area that stands apart and should be able to stand alone from the primary residence, while occupying the same lot.
Is an ADU a good investment?
Of course it is! If you’re going to be around for the long term, or even planning to sell soon, an accessory dwelling unit is a no brainer as an investment. The type of accessory dwelling unit that you’re building will have to be taken into account, but it’s hard to go wrong — you could convert some basements for as little as 20,000, or go grand and build an entirely new residence on your property for hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The fact is, the average rent in L.A. is near to 2,250 per month. That means nearly 27,000 dollars a year, and if you turn it into a busy Airbnb, the profits could be significantly larger. So if you use it correctly, it should pay for itself in a relatively short time. Beyond that, it will be there to provide a place for guests and family to stay in times of hardship and celebration, and increase your property values when the day finally comes to sell.
Do I need a permit to build an ADU?
Yes, you will likely require a permit for the accessory dwelling unit you’re building on your property. It’s almost guaranteed if you’re expanding the overall size of your house or building a new unit altogether. However, there may be some instances where your home is set up to easily convert to an ADU without the need for much construction and red tape.
Contact Executive Design and Construction in Los Angeles and Reseda
If you’ve been thinking about getting an accessory dwelling unit, then what are you waiting for? The quicker you have your unit, the quicker you can start reaping the rewards. If you’re having trouble getting started, we can help! Get the luxury of an accessory dwelling unit today from Executive Design and Construction in Los Angeles County.