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4 Reasons Why an ADU is a Good Long-term Property Investment

David Reyes
David Reyes

Adding an accessory dwelling unit to your property has many benefits. For one, ADUs can provide much-needed extra income, especially in expensive areas like California. ADUs can also help to address the growing housing crisis in many parts of the country. By providing additional living space on existing properties, ADUs can help to ease the burden on the housing market and make homes more affordable for everyone.

If you’re thinking about adding an ADU to your property, we can reassure you that there are plenty of good reasons to do so. That’s why our team here in ADU.Works is committed to helping you build your new ADU in the lowest cost and fastest timeline possible without any compromise.

Here are our top reasons why you should consider building an ADU on your property.

1. Property Value and Resale Value

ADUs’ increases the value and potential resale value of your property. Studies have shown that properties with ADUs tend to appreciate at a higher rate than properties without ADUs. In addition, if you ever decide to sell your property, having an ADU can make it more attractive to potential buyers since they will know they can generate rental income from the unit. 

If you’re unsure about the qualification of your property in accommodating an ADU, ADU.Works provides FREE jurisdiction research which can help you understand the legalities and requirements of building one in your property.

2. Short-Term and Long-Term Rentals

The second is it generates passive income by empowering homeowners in using their ADUs as an asset for rental income both for the short term and long term. By renting out your ADU, you can offset some of the costs of owning the property, such as your mortgage payment, insurance, and property taxes. In addition, you can also generate income from short-term rentals, such as through Airbnb.

3. Extra Private Space

The third is that ADUs are flexible – you can use them for many purposes. It can be used as a rental unit, a home office, a mother-in-law suite, or even just extra storage space. 

Bonus Info: ADU.Works build ADUs that are environmentally friendly since they are usually built using sustainable materials and practices. They also include Energy Star Rated appliances as well as equipping their models with high-quality solar panels that can acquire energy both in the shade and exposure to the sun.

4. Family, Friends, and Relatives Use.

Last but not least, ADUs can provide housing for loved ones or others in need. If you have an elderly parent or adult child who needs a place to live, an ADU can be the perfect solution. It can also be used to house friends or family members who are in-between homes or simply need a place to stay for a short period of time.

Conclusion

Overall, there are many reasons why ADUs are worth it. If you are considering adding one to your property, we highly recommend doing so. 

ADU.Works is offering a FREE consultation to homeowners interested in learning more about ADUs and how they can benefit from building one on their property. Click the button below to schedule your consultation today! Or you can give us a quick call through our number +1 (650) 227 4810.

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