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We’ve designed our Kabins with installation in mind. By using local resources and suppliers, and our unique low environmental impact foundations, most homes have a ready to move in Kabin in as little as 6 weeks. With MyKabin, we take care of it all with minimal disruption to your life.
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CLINT JONES, CO-FOUNDER + CEO
A long-time construction professional with over 25 years of experience in residential and commercial construction in the Seattle area. In the past 15 years, Clint has specialized in residential remodeling, adding space such as ADUs to families homes around the Seattle region.
TOM TODARO, CO-FOUNDER
A long time Seattle resident and entrepreneur, Tom has had involvement in local real estate and construction that gave him an interest in the growing need for affordable housing. Prior business included large scale commercial real estate primarily focused on Datacenters.
ROB HILL, SALES & MARKETING
Originally a Texas native, Rob has lived in Seattle for over 20 years. Rob has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and came to us from premier client support at Microsoft.
Hear From Our Clients
“Clint and his team have been great. Process was so easy and the ADU is beautiful”
– Ronnie and Wendy, Madison Valley
MyKabin in the News
Backyard Cottages: Eco-Friendly Investments that Provide Affordable Housing
Updated regulations in Seattle have more and more homeowners seriously considering the possibility of building a DADU (Detached Accessory Dwelling Unit) on their property.
Homeowners, renters, and the City of Seattle in general all stand to benefit from an increase in DADUs, but all too frequently, the cost of building a DADU can be prohibitively expensive.
Then MyKabin came along.
In Pursuit of the Affordable Backyard Cottage
Last summer when the Seattle City Council passed legislation that encouraged development of backyard cottages across the city, the move was generally met with enthusiasm from housing advocates promoting increased housing choices in the city’s single family zones.
Seattle’s New ADU Rules May Ease Affordable Housing Crisis
This summer the Seattle City Council took a step toward easing the affordable housing crunch in the city, which is filled with single-family neighborhoods. New legislation eases the rules around building accessory dwelling units in single-family zones, a designation that makes up 60% to 65% of the city.
MyKabin streamlining process for constructing backyard cottages
Dr. Ronnie and Wendy Cunningham had tried to get a backyard cottage built next to their Madison Valley home for the last five years, but kept getting hung up in the permitting process.
How a game of cards launched a Seattle-area backyard cottage company
Following years of political and legal battles, Seattle this summer loosened restrictions on the development of backyard cottages, yet they remain relatively expensive to build. A new Bellevue company, MyKabin, has engineered a workaround to streamline development.
Getting a backyard cottage is easier than you think
Ronnie Cunningham is a longtime resident of Madison Valley. He’s lived in this house since 1975. Now a few steps away sits his new baby – a cozy MyKabin cottage. “We have a relatively good-sized lot, it’s a 5,900 square foot lot ” he said. “We weren’t using the space, it was just a garage that was storing a bunch of stuff.”
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