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Dr. Sharon Barnes is Helping California Homeowners Easily Create ADUs
By: Shift Magazine
Dr. Barnes has access to numerous contractors, architects, and construction professionals and acts as the liason between homeowners and the required housing professional. She emphasizes the importance of project mapping with the correct professional and having a very specific design plan that utilizes spacing, features, style and intended purpose of the ADU.
- The number of ADU permits issued across California increased from almost 9,000 in 2018 to 12,392 in 2020 (ADUCalifornia.org website, 2022)
- Data compiled by Freddie MAC identified 1.4 million properties with Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) in the United States. (Multiple Listing Service Transaction Data found at www.eyesonhousing.org website, 2022)
- Average cost for an ADU is $100,000 to $300,000 according to backyardconstruction.com (website, 2022)
"With so many people in California needing affordable housing, I'm excited to help homeowners create new opportunities with the creation of new ADUs." – Dr. Sharon Barnes
Dr. Barnes' ADU Advantage Youtube channel features a series of videos educating homeowners how to create a new ADU or to convert from a current structure.
To find out more, visit ADU advantage at https://www.aduadvantage.net/