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Welcome to Villa, a place to call home

We believe that everyone deserves a place to call home and invite you to join us.

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‘ADUs Ruin Neighborhoods!’ and Other Myths

Opponents of backyard homes are loud. But are they right?

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ADU Aid Programs Across the U.S.

Need incentives to build your ADU? You need to read this

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A Priceless Escape for Parents

This backyard home gives a couple from India sunlight, space, and safety

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Come Visit Our Newest Model Home

This 3-bedroom home in sunny Santa Rosa shows how good ADU living can be

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Choosing the Best ADU Builder: 6 Important Considerations

Keep these factors in mind as you plan your building project

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7 California Cities With Super Fast ADU Permitting

Looking to build quickly? Look here first

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Villa’s Revolutionary Design Studio Is Here!

Watch your ADU change with your design choices in real time

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Habitat ADU Is Now Villa

Learn why we changed our name—and what matters to us most

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How Long Does It Take to Build an ADU?

Our ADU building timeline, from site prep to setting out the welcome mat

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Exceptional Opportunities for Multifamily Investors

Villa’s ADUs plus a favorable market point to profits ahead

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7 Reasons to Make Villa Your ADU Builder

Key benefits of choosing an all-in-one company to build your backyard home

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Refer a Friend—You Could Earn $2,500

Earn extra cash by barely lifting a finger

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Want to Increase Home Value? Consider These ADU Ideas

Popular and creative ways to boost property value with an accessory dwelling unit

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Mom Has a Heartfelt Homecoming

With an ADU, you can go home again

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Yes, You Can Customize Your Prefab ADU

Tailor your ADU design to your tastes with a range of options

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Retiring in Comfort and Style

Modern good looks and manageability make this Berkeley backyard home just right for retirement

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ADUs and Property Taxes: What You Need to Know

How much more will you pay with a backyard home? Spoiler alert: not much.

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ADUs Offer Energy-Efficient Home Design

With their compact footprint and eco-conscious features, backyard homes might be greener than you think

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New California ADU Laws Explained

Learn about the new ADU regulations that make building easier for California homeowners and investors

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Visionary ADU Investing: Q&A With Preston Rutherford

Boost privacy and personal space with a backyard guest house

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Top ADU Financing Options

How to pay for your in-law unit without breaking the bank

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How ADUs Help Solve COVID Housing Problems

Boost privacy and personal space with a backyard guest house

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3 Big Myths About HUD vs. HCD Building Standards

Learn the truths about the codes ensuring quality construction for manufactured homes

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An Oakland ADU Offers Diverse Options

See how one homeowner increased income and possibilities by building a backyard guesthouse

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Portrait of a Santa Rosa ADU: The Nortons

Three generations live on one property with plenty of togetherness and privacy

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Prefab vs. Stick-Built ADUs: A Side-by-Side Comparison

A side-by-side comparison of costs, housing codes, and quality

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It’s Never Been More Affordable to Build an ADU—Here’s Why

An overview of the reduced fees you can take advantage of now

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How to Measure ADU Rental Income Potential

We explain how to weigh costs against cash flow for a new backyard home

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How Much Does It Cost to Build an ADU?

Learn the prices for ADUs including the unit, delivery, and installation

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Smart Ways to Pay for Your ADU

Financing options for a range of budgets and circumstances

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Backyard Homes Help Transitioning Families

Villa’s ADUs are built with accessibility in mind

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3 Benefits of an ADU in Retirement

Earn more income and create a legacy with a second home

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Advantages of Prefab ADUs

Controlled factory conditions are ideal for creating high-quality housing

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Answers to 3 Common ADU Questions

We share info on cost, size, and time frame for building an in-law unit

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ADU Deregulation 2020: What Californians Should Know

Key changes in California’s laws benefit ADU builders

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