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The 1-Stop ADU Guide for Your Backyard Cottage

The 1-Stop ADU Unit Guide for Your Backyard Cottage
The 1-Stop ADU Unit Guide for Your Backyard Cottage
How to Choose the Right ADU Builder
How to Choose the Right ADU Builder
ADU Building Timeline
ADU Building Timeline
Splurge or Save? Cottage's Head of Design Talks ADU Design
Splurge or Save? Cottage's Head of Design Talks ADU Design
 Choosing ADU Floor Plans
Choosing ADU Floor Plans
ADU Financing
ADU Financing

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Transforming Your Garage into a Profitable Living Space

Garage Conversion ADUs offer a profitable way to maximize space, house loved ones, and generate rental income. Learn about eligibility, costs, requirements, and the benefits of converting your garage.
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How Much Value Does An ADU Add to Your Property?

Read more to learn why building an ADU is a home and property value no-brainer for any homeowner with a backyard space or garage to convert.
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Los Angeles’s Pre-Approved ADU Plans - A Guide for homeowners considering an ADU in LA

Explore Los Angeles' pre-approved ADU plans for homeowners. Learn about benefits, drawbacks, considerations, and the customizable standard plans from Cottage.
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Cottage's ADU Impact Report

California demand for ADUs outpaces what actually gets built
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San Diego's Pre-Approved ADU Plans - Should You Use Pre-Approved ADU Plans for Your Home?

Explore the benefits and drawbacks of using pre-approved ADU plans for your San Diego home and how Customizable ADUs can suit your needs in this guide.
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The 1-Stop ADU Unit Guide for Your Backyard Cottage

Save this ADU unit guide for instant access to everything you need to know for your backyard cottage. Providing expert ADU advice based on real ADU experience.
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Cooking Up Your Perfect ADU Kitchen

By law, all accessory dwelling units must include a kitchen space. Learn more about the different options you have and how you can maximize your ADU kitchen space.
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Cottage Breaks Ground in Los Angeles

Cottage has arrived in Los Angeles, bringing our best-in-class ADU platform to Southern California homeowners.
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Announcing Cottage’s $15M Series A Financing

We’re excited to announce that Cottage has closed $15M in Series A financing led by Fifth Wall.
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Assessing Site Conditions & Utilities for Your ADU

The pre-existing conditions of your backyard or garage are important for your ADU budget and planning. The location of your utilities can also be an important factor for your project. Read more to learn about how to assess your property for your future ADU.

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