24 Rockland Street Unit 6A Hanover, MA 02339

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Building an Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) – Service Area Hanover Massachusetts

Hanover, Massachusetts - Cozy Nest Creators

Hanover is a beautiful community to live in. Space, however, is limited, and the cost of a home has risen 8.1% over the past year. There is a housing crisis, and people are turning to the most cost-effective solution – building an accessory dwelling unit, or ADU. Often called mother-in-law homes, granny flats, carriage houses, or tiny homes, these are a profitable solution to the housing crisis.

ADUs are also a great option as a starter home for young adults, as well as affordable senior living. At Cozy Nest Creators, we are mindful about affordable housing, and we can bring that solution to you. We offer a no-cost estimate and initial planning meeting.

–We service these neighborhoods/villages:
• Assinippi
• Drinkwater
• North Hanover
• South Hanover
• West Hanover

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Additionally, we are located right here in gorgeous Hanover. We’re proud to serve the community that we also live in. Our employees are locals. We are your neighborhood builders!

We offer a no-cost estimate and initial planning meeting. We’re also especially mindful of the construction timeline. We stay on track and stay on budget with our fixed price guarantee. This eliminates any worry that you may have that your project will go over budget or the timeline will be extended. Cozy Nest Creators is committed to providing you with a professional and pleasing experience.

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We closely monitor local regulations, as things are always changing. In Hanover, ADUs are now able to be built on your property. We not only design and build a classy, modern home, we make sure we fit the aesthetic of your home and neighborhood. Additionally, we can include a landscape design that perfectly compliments your home and gives your main home privacy while in gorgeous surroundings.

Cozy Nest Creators is firmly committed to be a part of the remedy when it comes to the housing crisis. You can do your part by building your own ADU. You’re not just a homeowner – you’re now part of the solution. Rental costs are on the rise everywhere, and Hanover is not immune to inflation. Tenants have been priced out of their own homes, and the average monthly rent can be so high that many working young adults and seniors on fixed incomes are struggling to find a place to call their own and remain in Hanover. One solution to that dilemma is to build ADUs.

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Perhaps you have an aging relative who still wants their independence, but needs assistance and to have family close. An ADU will allow you and them to have the autonomy and privacy desired, while still remaining nearby.

Are you retired and on a fixed income? Building an ADU creates ongoing passive income that will free you from your financial budgeting worries and give you financial freedom. If you have not experienced the magic of your golden years, ADU income can allow you to do things like cover your mortgage, travel, knock some items off the bucket list, pay for your child’s college, or simply save a nest egg for a rainy day.

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Imagine being able to be free from your own financial stress and really enjoy your life. This dream can be a reality with an ADU!

Contact Cozy Nest Creators today so we can schedule your no-cost estimate and initial planning meeting. Imagine being able to collect passive income while you feel proud, help people, and achieve your dreams.

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In April 2024, the median listing home price in Hanover, MA was $949.9K
SOURCE: Realtor.com
As of June 2024, the average cost of an empty lot in Hanover, MA ranges from $400k to several million. Supply is limited.
SOURCE: Multiple

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Town By-Laws: They just adjusted their ADU bylaws in May 2024. They haven’t been through the AG’s office yet but should be by September 2024. As of May 2024, however, you can now build a detached ADU up to 800 sq ft with a special permit. It is NOT restricted to owner occupied, it can be rented out. Attached ADUs (or “additions” as he called them) are permissible by right, only regular building permits are needed.


To contact the Hanover Building Department please call Bldg Dept 781-826-5000 x 1078

For more information please visit https://cozynestcreators.com/massachusetts-adu-cities/

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Disclaimer: This summary is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice. Please consult the official municipal building codes and regulations, and seek guidance from the local building department or a qualified professional for authoritative information on building code requirements and how they apply to your specific project. Building codes are subject to change, so always refer to the most current version. The author and website owner assume no liability for the use or misuse of the information contained herein.

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The Process

Initial Zoom Call

Before we dive into the formal evaluation process, we start with an initial Zoom call that lasts approximately 1 hour.


Following the initial Zoom call, we proceed to order a Feasibility Study, which comes at a cost of $599.

Budgetary Pricing

With a thorough understanding of your property, we proceed to develop a comprehensive budget.


Once you have reviewed the budgetary pricing and decide to proceed, it’s time to delve into the planning phase



At Cozy Nest Creators, we strive to have your ADU ready for occupancy in as little as 3-4 months from the start of construction.

Frequently Asked Questions

Most common asked questions about ADUs

What Are Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)?

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) are versatile living spaces that are constructed on the same property as a single-family home or, in some cases, on multi-family residential properties. ADUs are known by various names, including guest houses, mother-in-law units, granny flats, or backyard cottages.

There are two main types of ADUs:

– Detached Units: These are standalone structures typically situated in the backyard or on the side of the property.

– Attached Units: These are created by converting existing space within the primary home, such as an attic, garage, or basement.

How Does an ADU Impact My Home's Value?

The presence of an ADU on your property can have a positive impact on the overall value of your home. This is primarily due to the income potential that ADUs offer. By renting out the ADU, homeowners can generate an additional stream of revenue, which is attractive to potential buyers.

However, it is essential to note that the exact impact on your property’s value may vary and should be assessed by seeking a second, independent opinion. Factors such as the local real estate market and the quality of the ADU can influence the extent to which it affects your property’s value.

Why Are ADUs Becoming More Popular?

The rising popularity of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) in the United States can be attributed to several compelling factors. Firstly, ADUs serve as a practical response to the ongoing housing crisis, providing a viable solution to the shortage of housing options. Additionally, ADUs offer homeowners the opportunity to generate supplementary income, making them financially appealing.

Furthermore, ADUs are recognized for their cost-effectiveness and environmentally friendly nature. They maximize the efficient use of available land resources, making them a sustainable housing option. Moreover, ADUs align with evolving socioeconomic trends in the U.S., facilitating aging in place and the creation of multigenerational households. These benefits translate into easier and more cost-effective care for aging parents.

Moreover, homeowners are increasingly turning to ADUs as a means of diversifying their income sources. The trend toward downsizing and minimalist living is on the rise, and ADUs enable individuals to simplify their lives while still enjoying the comforts of a neighborhood setting.

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