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Prefabricated Homes Are Seriously Cool

Prefabricated Homes Are Seriously Cool

Prefabricated Homes Are Seriously Cool and Can Actually Save You A Lot of Money   Although the concept of prefabricated houses is not a new one, it has certainly evolved and expanded in the past few decades to become a viable path to homeownership for people of all...

Building an ADU-Options for Senior Living

Building an ADU-Options for Senior Living

What is Aging in Place? Aging in place is a term that has been coined for individuals who reside in a dwelling of their choice, for as long as they can, while they grow old.  This entails maintaining the right resources and services, depending on each senior’s needs....

Affordable Housing in California?

Affordable Housing in California?

Experts say California needs to build a lot more housing. But the public disagrees Academic researchers, state analysts and California’s gubernatorial candidates agree that the fundamental issue underlying the state’s housing crisis is that there are not enough homes...

Financing Accessory Dwelling Units in California

Financing Accessory Dwelling Units in California

An Accessory Dwelling Unit can be built in 30 days with financing starting at 2.9%!!!  Accessory Dwelling Units are quickly becoming a must have in the backyard of California homeowners looking for an affordable rental property or a residence for a family member. With...

California Granny Flat Law

California Granny Flat Law

In January of 2017, Sen. Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) and Assemblyman Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) signed a bill to help ease the housing crisis in California, making it easier to build a granny flat in California. This California granny flat law, “removes the most...