What Is a Mother Daughter Home?


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A mother daughter home, officially known as an accessory apartment or an in-law apartment, is a single family home sometimes having extra kitchens and bathrooms that must be rented to blood relations. These homes require special permits with costs that may go up to $250, as of 2015.

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What Is a Mother Daughter Home?
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A mother daughter home is a free flow home without any separation between the two units. This kind of home doesn't really add anything to the monetary value of a home. Further, the permits are not transferable once the house is sold. However, experts agree that accessory apartments are an important part of the real estate scenario.

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