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10 Space-Saving Interiors For Multifunctional Living

Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming more and more rare. In many cases around the world, living spaces have continued to become smaller, requiring their inhabitants to seek out space-saving [...]

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Burlingame Supporting ADUs

Burlingame officials agreed to loosen accessory dwelling unit building regulations as a means of combating the local affordability crisis, despite the parking and property management concerns raised by some. The Burlingame City Council voted 3-2, with Mayor Michael Brownrigg and [...]

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ADU rental income can be used to qualify borrowers to purchase on HomeReady Loans.

A HomeReady Mortgage is a Fannie Mae, first-time home buyer loan program, with minimum down payment requirements, and some very particular underwriting characteristics.   When a borrower is purchasing a single-unit primary residence with a 3% minimum down payment and [...]

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Want to learn about Accessory Dwelling Units in Sunnyvale?

Housing lessons Interested in accessory dwelling units? The Housing Trust of Silicon Valley is collecting names for homeowners interested in learning more about ADUs. They will convene a focus group this month to help develop loan program parameters and will [...]

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