Got to city hall and ask them if it is permited.
Did you get the project underway? If you still need an architect, I can point you to a local one. Please feel free to email me.
THe question is matching the original home how much more they replaced?
Thanks for your question.
Realistic rebuild costs are between $250 - $300 a square foot
as most of the builders are busy. A project of 1200 sf right now is quite smal ... more
That will be correct, you are getting into a Remodel vs. a Rebuild.
But check with the building department whether one wall is enough.
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Best is to figure out how to make it permitted or revert back to the garage status.
Some cities in South Bay is not difficult to bring it into compliance. In fact the additional sf sometimes
is added in the living ... more
I would speak to a few local contractors that can check it out up front to see what it would take to be permitted.
Burbank and Fruitdale is Santa Clara County.
As for resell value, possibly more. But you need to check with HOA CC&R see if you can alter the structure or interior as you stated.
The HOA is fine with giving permission as long as the City Hall issues the permit. The structural engineer at the city hall took a look at my renderi ... more