Creating Value with a Backyard Cottage

Adding a backyard cottage to your property can change the way you live. These small homes have big benefits, and now thanks to new legislation in Seattle, there is a greater opportunity for homeowners to permit, design and build DADUs. We understand that construction projects are never simple, especiallyif you’ve never done one before. That’s why MyKabin is changing the game when it comes to providing turnkey building solutions that are easier, quicker and more affordable than traditional design-build methods. Gone are the days of construction chaos, confusion and cost overruns – from day one we make the entire process transparent and stress-free, and handle every single step from start to finish.

If you’re considering adding a DADU to your property, here’s how it can add extraordinary value to your home.

RENTAL INCOME
  • Turn your DADU into a rental property and earn extra cash to help with mortgage payments, traveling and home improvements.
  • Downsize into your backyard cottage and rent your primary home.
  • Move out completely and utilize your home and DADU as two rental properties.
  • These options only work if the cash flow works. We design our DADUs so they are cash flow positive from day one.
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INCREASED PROPERTY VALUE
  • Investing in a DADU will raise the resale value of your property.
  • You may be eligible for extra tax benefits.
  • Thoughtfully design your backyard cottage to complement the style of your main home and the layout of your yard to ensure the highest valuation.
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HOUSING FAMILY AND FRIENDS
  • Host out-of-town guests and friends with a private space away from your main house.
  • Allow your family members to age in place.
  • A separate space for a live-in nanny or au pair.
  • A short-term solution for extended family or kids home from college to stay. Turn the space into a rental unit once they move out.
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MULTI-PURPOSE SPACE
  • Utilize your DADU as a home office.
  • Turn it into a home gym or yoga studio.
  • The flexibility of space that a backyard cottage provides means that you can transition it as needed: turn it into an Airbnb rental when you’re traveling or a guest house
  • for family during the holidays. There are endless opportunities for making the most of your DADU.
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EXTRA BENEFITS
  • DADUs help support the local economy.
  • They have a low environmental impact.
  • They increase the supply and variety of affordable housing.

It’s important to make sure you have an experienced team behind you to complete your project safely and efficiently. DADUs, backyard cabins, or cottages are what we do. It’s all we do.

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