Twin Cities ADU Guidebook… Golden Valley approves Accessory Dwelling Units

ADUs, or Accessory Dwelling Units, have been around informally for a long time. Commonly called an in-law apartment or granny flat, it is simply a second small dwelling on the...
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Eco-friendly ADUs (Accessory Dwelling Units) have never made more sense

The pandemic taught us that home is more than just a place to sleep. Not only was more space wanted as we lived, worked, cooked and played at home… but...
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Turning a dingy garage into an ADU workspace for $26k

In this world of frenzied buyer competition my clients were thrilled this week when their offer was the one accepted on a very unique property in the St. Paul Highview...
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ADUs are growing at a rate of 9% per year… what’s an ADU?

Minneapolis first approved ADUs (Accessory Dwelling Units) in 2014, but they have been around informally for a long time. Commonly called an in-law apartment or granny flat, it is simply...
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DIY Scandi inspired guest house and office for $275k… an ADU?

Dwell recently released their 2020 Design Awards for the most inspiring projects of 2020 and they are amazing. But what really got me was The Lofthouse workspace and Airbnb that...
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Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)… good ideas, more living space in your home for parents or income

Housing for other people in or near your family home are called Accessory Dwelling Units. Minneapolis and St Paul have recently added new ordinances that allow home owners in their...
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Multi-generational living… how about an ADU?

What’s an ADU? An ADU is an Accessory Dwelling Unit… a self-contained dwelling on the same property as an existing single-family home containing at least a bedroom area, a kitchen...
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