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Can You Build a Granny Flat on a Duplex?

If you have a duplex, you may wonder – can you build a granny flat on a duplex?   Unfortunately no. Both duplexes and granny flats are considered by the Council to be dual occupancy....
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Wollongong Granny Flat Requirements – See Councils Regulations Here

If you’re thinking of building a granny flat in Wollongong, to help, here are the Wollongong Council granny flat regulations:   There is no obligation for off-street parking. You will be required to pay...
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Can You Sell a Granny Flat? // [Here is the Only Way to Do It]

Times tend to change, and as they do, this may end up with you no longer wanting or needing your granny flat. So, can you sell your granny flat?     This question is complicated...
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No Council Approval Granny Flats – How to Get One Legally

If you are looking to completely bypass Council when building your granny flat, here is a list of  “No Council Approval Granny Flat Providers”.    Designer Eco Tiny Homes – 1300 334 153. Aussie...
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Granny Flat Legal Issues – We Break them down with a Lawyer

You may be surprised to uncover common legal problems when building a granny flat. So in today’s article we go over Granny Flat legal issues with Carolyn Deigan, the principal of CLS Legal in...
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Illegal Granny Flat? Here is What to do About it

If you have something on your property that you know is illegal – What can you do about an illegal granny flat?   You can ‘register’ the granny flat with council to make it...

Can You Build a Granny Flat Above a Garage?

When thinking of ways to bring more space into your granny flat, you may be wondering – can you build a granny flat above a garage?   Yes – you can build a granny...

2 Granny Flats on One Property – Can it Be Done?

Another question I regularly get asked is – Can you build 2 granny flats on one property?   Simply put – no unfortunately, One of the 4 key regulations for building a granny flat...

Granny Flat Floor Space Ratio & The Laws to Follow

When planning to build a granny flat, you must take into consideration the floor-space-ratio requirement to ensure you have enough room on your land. So, what are the Granny Flat Floor Space Ratio requirements?...

Can I Build a Granny Flat First? – Find Out Now

There are many regulations that surround building a granny flat. However, if you have just purchased a new block of land, there are several rules that may be unclear. Such as, can you build...