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Finding a house with an in law that is not the basement

Trying to figure out how to handle the inevitable of a parent coming to live with us.
  • August 24 2013 - Medford
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There are tons of great options when looking for homes with an in law suite not located in the basement. It would be prudent of you to speak with a Realtor and perhaps even talk to a Seniors Real Estate Specialist.(SRES) These individuals can help assist you in finding a home that meets your needs and the needs of your family members.
  • October 21
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You should really consider working with a buyers agent who is from the city/town you're looking in. They will know the areas where these properties exist as well as off-market properties that will match your desires. There are some areas of Medford that feature these over others. Also we frequently know the neighborhoods and have contacts in these areas to find in-law type properties.
  • October 18
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Several homes in our area here in Tehachapi, CA have small guest homes. This may be a great answer for you.

Good luck!

  • August 26 2013
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Try searching for Au pair suite too
  • August 25 2013
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Those are hard to find and will be harder depending on locations, timeframe & budget.  You may also consider duplex, a side to side type of option.  Get your buyers' agent to help you find one as he/she will be more familiar with properties If you have any questions you may also contact us directly through our profile here on Zillow

  • August 25 2013
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It is hard to find such home with an in-law that is not in the basement, especially in a low inventory market as it is today. You may want to look into homes that have a bedroom and bath on the 1st floor and the rest of bedrooms on the 2nd. Some of those homes may have extra space, like family room, game room, etc. on the 1st level also which you might be able to use for an additional kitchen(ette). There are not many of such homes either, still it gives you 1 more option.
  • August 24 2013
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