What are the specs for legal suites?
Is the suite legal? ~ What makes a legal suite? ~ Are there certain specs and rules that must be adhered to when building or renovating? ~ How can I find out if the home that I want to buy has a legal suite?
Homes in Victoria have a high percentage of suites and secondary accommodation; some are for the in-laws, some are ‘mortgage helpers’. Whatever the case may be, it’s wise to know more about what makes a suite legal or approved. In some areas, suites may not be allowed and any additional income from rents might not be possible.
Home buyers and seller have their own unique concerns when it comes to a suite or secondary accommodation and the best way to find out more details is to contact the local municipality that your home is located in.
Click on the area of interest and you can find out more about legal and approved suites.
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