ADU Costs & Financing

What will it cost? How do I finance it?
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Marin County Supervisors Support ADUs

2018-12-20T09:53:02-07:00By |Tags: |

Marin County supervisors took steps this week to encourage Marin residents to create accessory dwelling and junior accessory dwelling units. The board voted Tuesday to extend a financial incentive to create junior accessory dwelling units for another year. The existing [...]

What Does An ADU Cost?

2018-09-19T16:54:13-07:00By |

The #1 question: What will it cost? Planning, Designing and Building an Accessory Dwelling Unit will be a significant investment of both your time and money. (ADU HQ can lessen the burden). However, after completion, ADUs built to current [...]

How Do I Finance Building an ADU?

2018-09-19T16:54:13-07:00By |Tags: |

For homeowners considering building an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU), one of the biggest hurdles is often financing the construction. It is common practice to begin by figuring out a budget and then design and build to that budget. The [...]

Can I rent my ADU?

2018-09-19T16:59:39-07:00By |

Owners can normally rent their ADU, but most local authorities require rentals to be long term (over 30 days).  They do not want owners to rent through Airbnb or a similar service, instead, they want ADUs to be considered [...]

Second Unit Calculator for San Mateo County

2018-09-19T16:59:41-07:00By |

The Second Unit Calculator (Beta Testing) is to help estimate the costs, returns, and benefits associated with building an ADU in San Mateo County. Try the calculator Assumptions and Notes Construction Costs New and garage conversion: Garage conversions [...]