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Kit Homes

Granny Flat Kits – The Ultimate guide

If you are considering purchasing a granny flat kit home, of course you are going to have a few questions and concerns. What I hope to do in this article is cover them all....


Backyard Home Offices – 10 Designs You Will Love

With more and more people working from home in the current market, and this trend expecting to stay, backyard home offices are becoming a popular design. So, what are the choices for backyard offices?...

Granny Flats - General

Converting a Shed Into a Granny Flat Legally

Looking at a shed, it seems logical to think about converting it into a habitable space.   So, can you convert a shed into a granny flat?   Short answer – yes. But, simply...


Backyard Cabin Rules – What You Need to Know

A question often asked is can I build a backyard cabin without approval?   The answer – yes, but only if you intend to use the cabin as a non-habitable room, and it is...



Council Fees to Build a Granny Flat – The Ultimate Breakdown

If you are thinking about building a granny flat, you really want to consider every dollar that you might have to spend, including Council fees. So, what are the types of Council fees for...

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Local Council

Tweed Shire Granny Flats – The Rules Explained

If you reside in a suburb that is in the Tweed Shire Council, and are wondering whether you can build a granny flat – Here we have summed up the Tweed Shire Council granny...

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Caravans as Granny Flats – Here are the rules

Many companies are now selling caravans that are expandable, with a set up similar to a tiny home or granny flat. Why? Well, if you live in NSW, there is state wide legislation that...

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Local Council

Penrith Granny Flat Rules – All You Need to Know

If you reside in the Penrith City Council, NSW, and want to build a secondary dwelling – here is a summary of Penrith City Council granny flat requirements:   An extra car parking spot,...

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Local Council

Southern Highlands Granny Flat Rules

If your property is located in what is known as the Southern Highlands, NSW, and you are thinking about building a secondary dwelling – here is a summary from the Southern highlands Council:  ...

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Finance for Granny Flats – What You Need to Know

If you are thinking about adding a granny flat to your main home, you may also be thinking about how to find the cash to cover the costs for this build. Is it hard...