Maximizing ADU Potential

AB1033 Explained - Selling ADUs Independently

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We will delve into the groundbreaking implications of California's new bill AB1033 for homeowners and industry professionals alike. This legislation revolutionizes the real estate landscape by enabling homeowners to sell their Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) separately from their main residence, unlocking a myriad of opportunities for property owners and investors.

Our expert panelists will provide a comprehensive overview of AB1033, exploring its key provisions and the potential impact on the real estate market. From understanding the legal intricacies to practical implementation strategies, attendees will gain invaluable insights into harnessing the full potential of ADUs under this groundbreaking legislation.

Whether you're a homeowner looking to maximize your property's value or a real estate professional seeking to stay ahead in a rapidly evolving market, this webinar is essential viewing. Don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity to learn from industry leaders and position yourself for success in the era of ADU innovation. Register now to secure your spot!

Meet the Host and Speakers

Helen Chong

Host | Founder of HAYLEN Group

Helen Chong, founder and CEO of the Haylen Group, is consistently ranked as one of the Bay Area’s top producing real estate agents. Helen believes that real estate investment can lead to financial independence, whether as a primary residence or part of a broader portfolio. She advises her clients to make informed decisions that benefit their financial futures and strives to make the complex real estate process accessible to first-time home buyers and profitable for seasoned investors. 
 
Helen’s many certifications give her clients the edge no matter what kind of transaction they’re looking to make. She has the prestigious designation of being a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), held by only 13,000 other agents worldwide. She also is a Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) and holds certifications from the Graduate Realtor® Institute (GRI), Accredited Buyers Rep (ABR®), and Accredited Staging Professional (ASP®), amongst others.

Sergio Michel

Mortgage Loan Originator at PMG Home Loans

Sergio Michel is a seasoned Mortgage Loan Originator with a rich background that blends military discipline, culinary mastery, and entrepreneurial spirit. Serving in the US Army for 8 years instilled in him a commitment to excellence and attention to detail. Following his military service, Sergio honed his culinary skills over two decades, delighting palates and mastering the art of culinary creation.

With 15 years of entrepreneurial experience, Sergio has successfully navigated the challenges of business ownership. His journey led him to his current role as a Mortgage Loan Originator at PMG Home Loans, where he brings a unique blend of leadership, precision, and strategic thinking to the world of mortgage finance.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Sergio is an active member of various organizations, including SCCOAR, NHORA, BNI, and Rotary. His dedication to community involvement reflects his belief in giving back and making a positive impact beyond the business realm.

Luka Radovic

Director of Operations at AS Architecture, Inc.

AS Architecture,Inc. is a full service Architecture company and specializes in single-family residential projects and innovative Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) in California. 
 
With a passion for the architecture industry, Luka excels in coordinating projects from concept to completion, ensuring each building seamlessly integrates functionality, sustainability, and aesthetics. His in-depth knowledge of architectural technologies allows him to apply cutting-edge methodologies to projects and empowers the firm to push design limits and redefine construction processes. The firm's innovative processes help our clients save time and money during the design, permitting, and construction process. 
 
Our work primarily is located in the SF Bay Area, Sacramento, and Los Angeles. 
Luka holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the Academy of Art University.
Louis Mirante

Louis Mirante

Vice President of Public Policy at the Bay Area Council

Louis Mirante is Vice President of Public Policy at the Bay Area Council, focusing on the Council’s housing policy and legislation work. Prior to joining the Council, Louis was the legislative director of California YIMBY, a statewide housing advocacy and coalition-building organization that in just five years rose from the margins to become one of California’s leading housing policy groups. In this role Louis helped craft and win approval for key state legislation to boost housing production and hold local governments accountable for meeting their housing obligations.

Louis has also held positions with the California Department of Finance, the California Department of Transportation, and the California Air Resources Board, giving him important experience in the workings of the California’s administrative state, as well as insight into the implementation of transportation and climate policies. Mirante serves on the board of the Casita Coalition, a statewide advocacy and policy group the Council helped form to promote the construction of accessory dwelling units and other missing middle housing typologies.

Louis graduated with highest honors from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with a degree in political science, and his award-winning thesis focused on the effects of state supreme court design on judicial outcomes. He was in the University’s inaugural class of Bonderman Fellows, which funds its members to travel the world for a year after graduation. Originally from the East Bay, Louis is based in the Council’s Sacramento office.