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Real Estate Broker/Owner - CREST "BACKYARD' HOMES, ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractor, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments - 521400, 1501015, 01795582
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Have A Very Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy & Prosperous New Year!Albeit a long time since I've posted on AR not a day goes by that I don't reflect on some of the wonderful experiences and friends I've made over the years in AR Land. It always puts a smile on my face. I have learned so much ...
Manufactured Homes As "ADUs"   "Manufactured Homes have been around for decades, and have evolved with the times. They are banned in some jurisdictions from being an ADU due to legacy zoning codes. But, where they are allowed to be built and installed as ADUs, they offer an affordable and stream...
Quantity of Leads Way Down. Quality of Clients Way Up! Placing my Broker’s hat upon my head please allow me to share my humble insights. About mid 2022 I was beginning to feel a bit anxious. It was in the air. As interest rates, inflation and the threat of recession began to increase along with t...
 Your Thoughts About Shared Equity Investments?I'm curious to know what lenders, investors and RE industry stakeholders think about Shared Equity investing?We've been in the Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) aka BACKYARD HOME business in san Diego for almost 40 years. Until recently most of our trans...
 ADU $40,000 CAL HFA Grant AvailableIf You live in California and thinking about adding a Backyard Home (ADU) to your property you won't want to miss monthly ZOOM meeting on Wednesday, June 8th from 12-1pm PDST. Danny Fitzpatrick, National Renovation Sales Manager for Guild Mortgage will be the f...
  Manufactured Housing Is On The Rise. Look For The Lipstick On A Pig!   CREST BACKYARD HOMES&ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractors Inc&TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments Invites You To ZOOM Us On May 24th From 11-12 For A Brown Bag Chat   There’s no doubt about it. In today’s ver...
ADU Q/A:Questions About Accessory Dwelling Units? We Have Answers. Not a day goes by whence we are not receiving myriad inquiries about BACKYARD HOMES. So we've decided to roll out with the very first ever ADU Q/A  Whether it's trying to decide on a site built vs a factory built option, the prope...
ADU News You Can UseDo It Yourself? Or Hire An Experienced Team?We all know our limitations and when it's time to call in the experts. Even as a general contractor I'm the first to realize that, while I'm responsible for all the experts, sub contractors, architects, engineers and tradesmen on any...
Using Your Reverse Mortgage To Add An ADU To Your PropertyPlease join us on Monday September 26th for the first of our 11 part ADU webinar series on Using Your Reverse Mortgage to add an ADU to your property. This pre recorded series is broken down into eleven fast paced 20 minute segments and is...
San Diego Now Allows Tiny Homes and Park Models as ADUsThe ADU landscape has changed in a big way.  This is great news for property/homeowners and investors with small lots with limited space in some ways. The City of San Diego has recently passed an ordinance that allows Tiny Homes and Park Mode...

John DL Arendsen

Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer
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