SHARED BILLS Depending on how it's built and your preferences, bills may be shared between the family home and the granny flat, potentially saving money (assuming granny or grand-dad doesn't have the heating on all the time).
A decision to build a granny flat needs to be made sooner rather than later ie.
An example of a granny flat
liable for the new rate could be one capable of being sold separately, worth more than one third of the property value, worth more than PS40,000 and with its own utility supplies and bills.
It's not known whether the granny flats would compromise the neighborhood's listing on the register.
Granny flats aren't the only means the city is using to increase density.
IT'S official, the granny flat
is making a comeback.
Rules that see tax inspectors treat "granny flats
" as distinct properties will also be reviewed - with families who currently house a relative in an annex facing two council tax bills.
Many inter-war properties could be transformed into two flats whilst others could add granny flats
suitable for special needs cases.
In the current housing market, it may well be there is a lack of demand for houses with granny flats
Many inter-war properties could be transformed into two flats while others could add 'granny flats
', suitable for special needs cases.
A "Granny Flat
Academy" program about adding a second unit on homes for parents, children or others will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m.