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Yard homes (also frequently referred to as garage apartments) are two-story homes that provide additional living space above the garage. These types of floor plans offer the flexibility to transform your space in a variety of different ways, which is why many are so attracted to this model. With our collection of yard homes at Empire Mueller, we want to showcase the many benefits of owning such a unique home.

Extra Space

Whether you’re a master entertainer or simply enjoy having the extra room, yard homes allow you the square footage to fulfill whatever your needs are. Host guests with ease and never worry about not having enough space. Or, transform the room into a work-from-home office, away from the hustle and bustle of the living and dining room.

Bonus Income

Investing in real estate to create supplementary income can be quite the hassle if you’ve never done it before. But what if there was an easier way to dip your toes into the water? Yard homes allow you to turn the extra room into a rental suite, available for you to lease out and gain a steady monthly income from it. 

A Good Investment

With such a flexible floor plan, yard homes make the perfect investment. This style of home doesn’t take a one-size-fits-all approach, and can be molded to fit whatever your needs are. For example, many empty-nesters are faced with having to downsize to decrease their monthly expenses. However, with a yard home, the extra space can become your residence while the rest of the home is rented out. Not only have you saved yourself the hassle of moving, you’ve now created a steady source of monthly income.

Increased Home Value

In addition to the above benefits, the layout of a yard home can actually increase its overall value. Besides having great curb appeal, the unique format is a great pull for future buyers. When you’re essentially getting two homes for the price of one, that creates an enormous revenue potential which you’ll be able to leverage when listing your home. 

Empire Mueller provides you with a unique opportunity to enjoy the benefits of owning a yard home, with a prime location that can’t be beat. Visit our website to learn more about this community. 


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Liz, Nicole and Karla

New Home Specialists


Liz, Nicole and Karla

New Home Specialists


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