Looking for a home for two families? Consider an in-law suite
By Susan Mangigian, Chester & Delaware County Homes, Delaware and Ches
(RE/MAX Preferred, West Chester, PA, RS152252A)
As our parent's age, it's harder and harder with both husband and wife working to check in physically to see how our parents are doing. To create the best of both worlds and have peace of mind, some families are opting to either build an addition, or convert a garage into an in-law suite. An in-law suite will have a bath, a kitchen, a separate entrance and a bedroom so that the privacy and independence of both parties is retained. In other words, separate and self sufficient but within the same dwelling. I know nothing would make me happier than if I could have my mom just a few steps away for a cup of tea every day, a hug, and great conversation. In-law suites are not just for aging parents but would work for grown kids that move back home due to divorce or lack of employment, co...