Pros and Cons of building an ADU in your backyard

Pros and Cons of building an ADU in your backyard The housing crisis is a complicated issue that has an impact on numerous communities all around the world. In many areas, there is a shortage of affordable housing and a housing shortage has resulted in increasing rents. Using accessory dwelling units (ADUs) is one option […]

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs): A Solution to the Housing Crisis?

Introduction The housing crisis is a complex problem that affects many communities across the world. In many cities, the demand for housing has outstripped supply, leading to skyrocketing rents and a lack of affordable housing. One potential solution to this problem is the use of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs). ADUs are secondary units that can […]

How Infill Developers Are Using New Zoning Laws to Find Good Deals

Infill development is becoming increasingly popular as urban areas become more crowded. Infill developers are individuals or companies that build on vacant or underutilized land, usually in established urban areas. They often face challenges such as high land costs, zoning restrictions, and local opposition. However, recent changes in zoning laws have opened up new opportunities […]

Upzoning regulations in Austin and it’s impact on affordable housing

Austin, the capital of Texas, has been experiencing rapid growth in recent years, leading to a surge in housing demand and prices. As a result, the city has been considering implementing upzoning regulations to increase the supply of housing and improve affordability. This blog post will explore what upzoning is, how it works, and its […]

How homeowners benefit from changing zoning laws

Zoning laws are regulations set by local governments that control the use of land in a particular area. These laws determine what type of buildings can be constructed, how they can be used, and where they can be located. Changing zoning laws can have a significant impact on homeowners, especially in cities like Austin, Texas. […]

How to sell your backyard to a builder?

Selling your backyard to a builder can be a great way to earn some extra cash while also making good use of your property. Here are some steps to follow if you’re interested in selling your backyard: 1. Check with your local zoning laws. Make sure that it’s legal to sell your backyard land in your […]

How to earn maximum rental income from your backyard?

Do you have a spacious backyard that you’re not using? Have you considered building a condominium in your backyard and earning rental income from it? Building a condominium in your backyard can be a great way to earn additional rental income. In this blog post, we’ll explore how you can earn rental income by building […]

An ADU vs condominium in your backyard: How do you choose one?

Are you considering adding additional housing to your backyard? If so, you have a few options to choose from. Two of the most popular options are accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and condominium regimes. But how do you choose between the two? First, let’s define what these two options are. An ADU is a secondary housing […]

Condominiums: A better choice for Homeowners in Austin

Benefits of Austin Condominium Regime for Homeowners.  The city of Austin is thriving and expanding, and it has a lot to offer homeowners. It is regarded as one of the top US cities to live in, making it one of the most sought-after locations to live, with a developing economy, fantastic possibilities, and a dynamic […]

Opendoor’s 2023 Eco-Forward Cities

Green is in. As homeowners continue to prioritize eco-conscious details and design in their homes, we are seeing that where you live matters just as much as how you live. In partnership with sustainability expert Jhánneu Roberts, we’ve rounded up a list of what we call Eco-Forward Cities that are making a concerted effort – from biking, EV charging and transit to recycling and secondhand stores – […]