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Top Reasons Why In-Law Suites Will Benefit Your Family

Alexis VanTilburg

Alexis VanTilburg is delighted to share her knowledge of marketing and social media at ALANTE Real Estate!  Alexis was introduced to marketing after ...

Alexis VanTilburg is delighted to share her knowledge of marketing and social media at ALANTE Real Estate!  Alexis was introduced to marketing after ...

Nov 6 3 minutes read

🏡 There are many benefits of adding an in-law suite to your current home or even purchasing a home with an in-law suite.  Whether your family is still growing, you have elderly family members that need care or you could just use the space, here are a few reasons an in-law suite could benefit your family 👇🏼




Added Comfort

An in-law suite can provide a sense of comfort.  If you've got a family member that may need assistance from time to time, this is a great option to allow them to maintain a level of independence while having family close by.  You might also had an adult child that may need assistance so instead of moving back in with you, an in-law suite can be a well suited option.

In-law suites also offer a sense of security to all parties.  It brings everyone close together but with enough separation to live comfortably on their own. 

Plus, if you're building an in-law suite to your home, you can add all the comforts and features your family needs. A universal design and open layout is the best option for anyone who may dwell in this space.

 

Less Costly Care

An in-law suite is a more cost-effective alternative to a nursing home if you have an aging family member that is in need of assistance.  You’ll always be able to visit with your family and know exactly how they are doing.

 

Convenience

When your family members have their own space connected to your home, holidays and even daily life can be a breeze!  This allows older family members to retreat from family gatherings without having to drive which in turn can allow them more time spent with everyone.  

Having more people in your house with life experience can be a great help for those with young children.  A grandparent in your in-law suite can be useful in more ways than one.  You have an extra set of eyes for your young ones, and also additional help if you have a busy life and need childcare assistance!


More Room For Guests

If you don’t have an immediate need for an in-law suite but you've been contemplating the idea, remember that this space is perfect for temporary guests as well.  This is a great space to allow a college student who is home for the summer allowing them to have their own space and sense of independence.   If you have visiting family members from out of state this is also a great option!  It affords them a place to stay without having to pay for a costly hotel room.

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