6 Types of Rental Property Add-Ons

ANDREW SYRIOS | January 15, 2019

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Generally speaking, adding additional living space to a property is not advisable unless it’s in a particularly high-end neighborhood. But as with anything, there are exceptions to this rule. Certain homes naturally lend themselves to easy additions, such as bedrooms or bathrooms, or present opportunities to convert already existing space into living space.

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It’s all about the possibilities. Taking a space and using it to create something of purpose that's sustainable and superbly designed. The challenge of transforming vision into reality is what drives me, it’s what drives the company. We have an eye for detail and are committed to doing whatever it takes to create great developments. We enjoy our work and have fun completing it successfully.” Lang Walker, Executive Chairman

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