If you are planning on setting up a granny flat for an elderly relative, extended family or even as a second income rental option, it is important to consider the cost of building a granny flat.
By working out your costs in advance you will be able to budget to buy, install and furnish your granny flat. Costs can vary depending on a number of factors, so consider putting together a detailed budget plan to ensure your total cost is realistic.
Areas you need to consider when planning for the cost of building a granny flat
The building itself: With Unit2Go, the cost of building a granny flat will depend mainly on the size of the transportable unit. Our units are all manufactured and built off-site and indoors so there are no extra costs created by building delays. Delivery cost will need to be added.
Any potential site works: If the area where you plan to site your granny flat is not already suitable you may need to pay from some site preparation work. This could include levelling the ground, clearing trees or creating an appropriate access way.
Council consent: Depending on where you live in Auckland and the size of your minor dwelling, you may need consent. Applying to the council for consent will incur a charge.
Optional extras: Our units come with a range of standard features. However, you may decide to opt for some optional extras such as double glazing or carpet underlay.
Furnishings: Once you have your granny flat on site you will need to furnish it. Depending on what you already have to hand and where you buy from, your budget could be affected.
Unit2Go offers a range of options to help you with the cost of your transportable building
If you cannot afford the cost of building a granny flat outright, then talk to us about our other options. Many of our units are available to rent for a minimum term of 12 months. We also offer a rent to buy cabin option. This enables you to work towards full ownership over a number of years.
Contact us today to discuss your options and to get a quote for your granny flat.
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