With lifestyle needs varying from one homebuyer to another, dual-key and dual-occupancy residences have risen in prominence in recent times.
Dual key refers to a single dwelling with two separate entries operated by different keys.
Appearing from the front as a regular home, a dual-key home could be used as a contemporary granny flat where, rather than having a separate dwelling, it is one split into two.
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Granny flats, or secondary dwellings, can allow home owners to keep parents or adult children close by while giving them their own space. They can also be a great way to generate rental income.But before you book in your builder, there are a few questions you’ll need to ask and some research to undertake to make your project a successful one. Can I build a granny flat in my backyard? Don’t assume that because your neighbour has one, you can have one too. Each state and territory has different laws governing secondary dwellings, with rules on block size and dwelling size and the distance you’ll need to leave between boundaries, trees and your existing house. Allan Stroud, owner of Lifestyle Granny Flats, says in Queensland the rules differ from shire to shire. “Each shire has its own particular requirements and limits as to how big you can build, and these can change,” he says. “For ex…
INVESTORS are among those showing an interest in two display properties listed for sale within the HomeWorld Centre at Kellyville — both offering higher than average rental yields.Katrina Creer Hills Shire Times
INVESTORS are among those showing an interest in two display properties listed for sale within the HomeWorld Centre at Kellyville.The residences, built by Mojo Homes, are not able to be lived in — just yet. Instead they will be leased back by the building company until the end of the year with potential for the arrangement to be extended until the exhibition village closes. While the stunning interiors and professionally landscaped gardens add to their appeal, the biggest drawcard is the higher than average rental yields both homes are set to generate.