Utah Homes for Sale with a
Mother-in-Law Apartment

The price of a new home can be daunting, especially for first-time homebuyers. Considering a Utah home with a mother-in-law suite is a viable option to save money and decrease the stress of your brand-new investment. And don’t panic - the suite isn’t necessarily intended for your mother-in-law.

A Utah home with a mother-in-law apartment

What Is a Mother-in-Law Suite?

A mother-in-law apartment is a small and private living space within an existing home or its property. Sometimes a mother-in-law apartment is also referred to as a guest house or an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU).

A Utah home with a mother-in-law apartment offers room for guests, a possible tenant, or other family members. The space may be located in the basement, garage, or an extended addition to the home. Usually, these suites include their own bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, living area, and a separate entrance from the rest of the home. It can be used as a rental space or a place for an older family member to stay.

Is a Mother-in-Law Apartment a Good Investment?

Utah homes with mother-in-law suites have often increased home values. If you ever decide to sell your home in the future, you can sell it at a higher price than other homes because of the additional living space. Homes with mother-in-law suites are likewise a great opportunity for property owners to rent out the extra space for an additional source of income.

Things to Know Before Buying a Home with a Mother-in-Law Apartment

Before you buy a home with a mother-in-law apartment, here are some things to consider:

  1. Make sure the structure is up to code. Ensuring a mother-in-law apartment is up to code can prevent a lot of headaches if you discover it needs to be torn down.
  2. Have it appraised. Like the first point, having a mother-in-law apartment appraised can help you determine what repairs, if any, need to be made if you decide to buy.
  3. Consider its costs. Before you buy a home with a mother-in-law apartment, do some research to determine what its possible long-term costs will be. For example, think about the cost of utilities, such as electricity, water, gas, etc., especially if you'll be the one covering those expenses. You should also consider potential maintenance costs, which include repairs or renovations.
  4. Work with a real estate agent. Working with a real estate agent, such as Harvest Park Group, will ease the pain of searching through all the homes with mother-in-law suites and selecting the perfect one to buy. Plus, a real estate agent will help you through the buying process.

Should I Buy a Utah Home with a Mother-in-law Suite?

If any of the above situations sound similar to yours or you want that extra rental income, or as a long-term investment, purchasing a Utah home with a mother-in-law suite might be the right choice for you and your family.

Check out and browse the listings below. For more information on this type of Utah home, contact our experts at Harvest Park Group today. Our team is more than happy to help you find a home that suits your needs and your life.

Salt Lake County Home for Sale with Mother-in-law Apartment Suite

Salt Lake City area

Sandy / Draper area

West Valley area

South Jordan / Herriman area

Utah County Homes for Sale with Mother-in-law Apartment Suite

Provo / Orem area

Spanish Fork / Springville area

Pleasant Grove / American Fork area

Lehi / Alpine area

Saratoga Springs / Eagle Mountain area

Wasatch County Homes for Sale with Mother-in-law Apartment Suite

Heber City / Midway area

New Listings For Sale With A Mother-In-Law Apartment

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