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We handle all the details for your backyard home - from start to finish.

Talk to us. Sit back and relax.

Add a backyard home and enjoy more space –  from idea to permit, from permit to a move-in ready house.  
We save you 25% in time and 10% in costs. *

*Average savings based on previous projects

About Us

Why HomeWiP?

With HomeWiP, anyone can build a backyard home without getting overwhelmed.

We provide a smooth, transparent, full-service home-building experience with no conflict of interest.

We are the only company that speaks many languages: the language of homeowners, the language of city building officials and energy consultants, the language of traditional contractors and prefab builders.

Build Your Cottage With Us

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want to build
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We provide you with
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We personalize
your design
We build it
for you
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We get your
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We are not trying to sell a one size fits all model.

How We Work

We know 150 American and 50 European prefab home manufacturers, local Architects and Builders. We will fit you with the best solution, saving you weeks of time. Prefab or custom site built. We do it all.  Small space, an odd-shaped lot? We already know all of your options.  We have experience permitting ADUs in many Bay Area jurisdictions and will get your permits faster. 

Faster

We cut out inefficiencies, delays, and permitting problems out of the process. 

 

Better

We assess all materials and finishes for quality and toxicity, giving you a more energy-efficient, higher quality, healthier home.

Smarter

We look at all options, handle the assessment and decision analysis, and give you the best solution for the best price.

What Our Clients Say About Us

Project: Casita Construction

When I started on this journey, I was a total beginner. With this team I was much more confident in my decisions.

 

Jane Z., Redwood City
Project: 2 Baths Construction

HomeWiP has been very helpful to keep me on a path of sanity during my two bathrooms remodel planning and construction.

Sam D., Cupertino
Project: Aging in
place ADU

I really appreciate Olesia and her team for review and advice. The project moved much faster than if I was doing it all by myself.

Anne L., Mountain View

All in one solution

$300,000 or $1750/mo

Sq Feet

750 sq ft

Bed / Bath

2Bed, 1Bath

*30 year, 4.7% APR, 680+ credit score for primary residence cash-out refinance. Your Loan Estimate terms may differ.

We know backyard cottages have different names: Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU), Accessory apartment, Granny flat, Granny pod, Second suite, Live-in garage, Mother-in-law, Suite/apartment, In-law suite/apartment, In-law unit, Secondary unit, Family unit, Guest unit/apartment, Guest house, Carriage house, Basement unit, Attic unit, Home office, Zen space, Guest room, Pool house, Casita. We can help - whatever you call it.

Which Cottage Shall We Build?

ADU Specialist

Our Founder .

Olesia is passionate about compact homes and helping our customers to build the right one for them. 

Her knowledge of green building technologies, ADU industry and home modifications for aging in place make her a persistent advocate for all homeowners to make more sustainable decisions in their everyday home projects.

 ADU could mean potential income or more space to share with your family, and all of these are just so important in making our lives happier.  Thats why we have  the stellar team to build the right ADU for you within your timeframe and budget. We are here to help you enjoy more of home.