Maximizing Space in Your DADU: Design Tips & Tricks

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In the ever-evolving world of real estate and housing, the concept of DADUs (Detached Accessory Dwelling Units) has gained significant traction, especially in cities like Tacoma, Washington. DADUs, also known as backyard cottages or mother-in-law apartments, offer homeowners a unique opportunity to maximize their property’s potential by adding a versatile living space on their existing […]

Is A DADU Right For You?

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If you are considering an addition to your living space or property, a DADU is an option that might just be right for you. Some Homeowners may ask themselves: Should they build a Detached Accessory Dwelling Unit (DADU) or opt for a traditional home addition? Both options come with their own set of advantages and […]

Top Five Reasons to Build a DADU on your Property

Top Five Reasons to Build a DADU on your Property My name is Laura Anderson and I’m a local realtor, born and raised in Tacoma, Washington. I first learned about DADU’s (detached accessory dwelling unit) a few years ago and was immediately interested in what this could mean for us. My partner and I had […]

DADUs for Multigenerational Living: Independent Spaces for Families


DADUs for Multigenerational Living: Creating Independent Spaces for Families   As families evolve and lifestyles change, the demand for flexible living solutions has risen. One innovative answer to this need is the Detached Accessory Dwelling Unit (DADU). A DADU is a standalone structure built on the same property as the main residence, offering a unique […]

The Benefits of Adding a DADU: Increased Property Value and Rental Income

When considering home improvements or investments, adding a Detached Accessory Dwelling Unit (DADU) to your property can offer numerous benefits. Not only does it provide additional living space, but it can also significantly enhance your property’s value and generate rental income. In this blog post, we’ll explore the advantages of adding a DADU and how […]

Washington State House Bill 1337 for DADU’s and ADU’s

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 House Bill 1337 House Bill 1337 is about to go to the Governor’s desk in this statewide DADU house bill. This is going to change a lot of the DADU landscape around Washington state, in urban areas.  As long as you are within .5 miles of public transportation, you are going to be able to […]

What is a DADU? Why Build A DADU or ADU?

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What is a DADU, the preferred designation, versus ADU? Are they the same thing? An ADU is an Accessory Dwelling Unit, a DADU is a Detached Accessory Dwelling Unit.  The ADU is an actual “attached” unit, actually adding onto the existing home through the process of remodeling.  Many people use the term as the main […]