Monthly Archives: September 2020

Depreciation Tax Benefits to Rental Properties

As property values go up in a city or on the national level, depreciation tax benefits to rental properties increases. When the market for real estate increases in value, landlords are eager to sell their units as quickly as possible because they have the benefit of selling their investment at a lower price to someone […]

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Accessoire Dwelling Units

An accessory living unit, also referred to as an ADU, is usually a secondary or permanent residence built on the same property lot as a primary home, such as in a duplex or condominium. In a case like this, the ADU will act as a temporary or transitional home between two locations. For example, a […]

Accessorizing Your Home With Accessory Dwelling Units

When it comes to accessorizing your home, accessory dwelling units are a popular choice. They can be used for adding value and functionality to any home while still remaining within your budget. You can find accessory dwelling units in all sorts of shapes and sizes, and with a wide variety of materials that include wood, […]

Granny Flats: A Brief Introduction

Granny flats, cottages and secondary suites, ADUs, townhouses, duplexes, mobile homes, and other single-family residences, are either self-contained apartments or cottages, mobile homes, apartments or duplexes, which are generally self-sustaining, with the exception of utilities such as plumbing, electrical, gas and water services, and security services such as gate locks, outside door and window locks, […]

Accessoire Dwelling Units – Are They the Same As Apartments?

An accessory dwelling unit, also known as an ADU, is an apartment or residential unit that shares the same building lot as another apartment, condominium unit, single family home, duplex or townhome. ADUs may share the same zoning regulations, land use regulations and other property related issues as their adjacent building’s owners. ADU’s provide additional […]