As a licensed garage contractor, we have experience building detached garages, attached garages and carriage houses. Christopher Homes can build a garage or carriage house from the ground up or finish an existing garage to your specifications. Today’s garages
Unlike a guest bedroom, an in-law suite is intended for a long-term stay. They can be as small as 300 sq. ft. and as large as a nice-sized apartment. It might be simply a bedroom and private bath, or more like an apartment. The addition may be attached to your existing home, or could be a separate building. It all depends on what type of space you have available on your property, and your HOA rules or local zoning laws.
apartment, cottage housing, multigenerational unit, or secondary suite. And you may not use it for an aging parent at all. Perhaps you want to have a live-in nanny or au pair. A secondary suite is a great solution.
We can help you navigate the local regulations as they apply to an in-law suite addition. We can draw up in-law suite plans and attend meetings with you, as well as get all the appropriate permits. It’s important that you work with an experienced and licensed home builder when you want to build any home addition. We know the codes and zoning laws for the area.
In the event you eventually decide to sell your home, having a first-floor in-law suite or separate cottage can add tremendous value. Multigenerational living is on the rise, and buyers are willing to pay a premium to get a home that fits their needs without making big changes themselves. Very few homes with in-law suites are ever on the market at the same time.