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By John DL Arendsen, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments Coastal Living
(TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments, ON THE LEVEL General Contractor, Crest Homes Factory Built Housing Developer)
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Millennials Getting A Bad Rap? Or Are They Much Wiser Than We Think?   From being complacent and not wanting to work, to being dependent on their parents and living in their basements to not wanting to commit to marriage,  not wanting to buy homes and in many cases not even wanting to buy autos, ...
By John DL Arendsen, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments Coastal Living
(TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments, ON THE LEVEL General Contractor, Crest Homes Factory Built Housing Developer)
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Could "Tiny Houses" Finally Have A Clear Path of Acceptance? It's an odd coincidence that this new piece of legislation just came across my desk today as Melissa Zavala and I were just discussing the subject of "TINY HOMES" at our recent Fall Active Rain Meet Up.  But here it is fresh off the pre...
By John DL Arendsen, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments Coastal Living
(TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments, ON THE LEVEL General Contractor, Crest Homes Factory Built Housing Developer)
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 How The Coming El Nino Could Impact Your Home.  Part 3 As I sit at my desk this morning looking out of my window at the rain finally coming down for the first time in a very long time in our drought ridden State and watching the water accumulating and ponding thoughout our property I'm drawn to ...
By John DL Arendsen, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments Coastal Living
(TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments, ON THE LEVEL General Contractor, Crest Homes Factory Built Housing Developer)
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EARTHQUAKE! You've Just Been "RED TAGGED" and  "DISPLACED". Now What?   In my first post: Shame On You! Shame On You! Shame On You! you were introduced to some pretty stark and sobering facts about what could possibly happen to you and your family should you become victims of an Earthquake or any...
By John DL Arendsen, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments Coastal Living
(TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments, ON THE LEVEL General Contractor, Crest Homes Factory Built Housing Developer)
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California receives U.S. funding for earthquake early-warning system   California has finally received congressional funding of up to 5 million dollars to initiate an EARTHQUAKE WARNING SYSTEM in 2015.    From its inception California's effort was hampered by funding problems, which slowed the in...
By John DL Arendsen, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments Coastal Living
(TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments, ON THE LEVEL General Contractor, Crest Homes Factory Built Housing Developer)
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FOUNDATION REPAIR INFORMATION for Homeowners and Engineers                                      PART 1          The following information is compliments of the   Ram Jack              This is the first of a multi-part series of the foundation repair and retrofit procedure. As you will see there a...
By John DL Arendsen, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments Coastal Living
(TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments, ON THE LEVEL General Contractor, Crest Homes Factory Built Housing Developer)
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 Causes of Foundation Failure   In a previous post we discussed Warning Signs of A Foundation Problem. In this post we will discuss the Causes of Foundation Failure. Not all sellers even realize they have foundation issues and not all home inspectors discover them. But even worse the unwary buyer...
By John DL Arendsen, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments Coastal Living
(TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments, ON THE LEVEL General Contractor, Crest Homes Factory Built Housing Developer)
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American Building Innovations Knows The Value of Giving Back   Another reasons TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments, On the Level General Contractors INC and Chad of All Trades INC are partnering up with American Building Innovations (ABI)  is because of their respect and concern for our environme...
By John DL Arendsen, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments Coastal Living
(TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments, ON THE LEVEL General Contractor, Crest Homes Factory Built Housing Developer)
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 Designing, Purchasing & Building Your Home The Easy Way     As we stated in a previous post the beauty of "Factory Built Kit Homes" is there overall versatility of size, style and detail. In this post we will feature an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) aka "Granny Flat" on an existing property. Thi...
By John DL Arendsen, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments Coastal Living
(TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments, ON THE LEVEL General Contractor, Crest Homes Factory Built Housing Developer)
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Another Idea For A Tiny House. Accessory Dwelling Unit "ADU"     In my previous post I shared a floor plat of a 20x40  800sf 2 bedroom 2 bath fully contained interior spaced . "Granny Flat". In this I'm going to show you a Factory Built HUD Manufactured Doublewide 20x40 800sf Granny Flat but with...
By John DL Arendsen, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments Coastal Living
(TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments, ON THE LEVEL General Contractor, Crest Homes Factory Built Housing Developer)
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The Beauty and Versatility of Computerized Pre Fab Panelized Housing   The World of Computer Aided Design (CAD) continues to grow and expand into every corner of the construction industry at an accelerating rate.   Wait until you see what you can do in a Factory setting with the aid of CAD and th...
By Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI NMLS#1483386, Presence,Persistence & Perseverance
(Allison James Estates & Homes & Pacific Sotheby's International Realty)
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    Olivenhain is located east of Encinitas, south of La Costa, and northwest of Rancho Santa Fe. Most residents rely on Olivenhain as a great location to raise a family within a convenient drive to all the activities and services necessary for daily needs.  There is a Trader Joes grocery store c...
By Jason E. Gordon, Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer, CMPS, CDPE, CMHS
(AmeriFirst Financial Inc, San Diego, CA)
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Mortgage pricing has slightly improved in early trading this morning.  On average, the points/credits associated with each particular interest rate are 0.125 - 0.250 better thus far. This daily mortgage interest rate report is designed to provide Borrowers & Real Estate Profesionals with factual ...
By Jason E. Gordon, Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer, CMPS, CDPE, CMHS
(AmeriFirst Financial Inc, San Diego, CA)
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Today's early economic data has caused some additional volatility in the Mortgage Backed Security markets, which have moved lower ahead of tomorrow's employment report.  Prices are on average 0.500 worse in points/credits than where we closed yesterday. This daily mortgage interest rate report is...
By Jason E. Gordon, Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer, CMPS, CDPE, CMHS
(AmeriFirst Financial Inc, San Diego, CA)
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Stronger than expected manufacturing data in Europe has hurt global bonds, including Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS) this morning.  Favorable New Home Sales data pushed MBS even lower.  As a result, pricing opened +/- 0.375 worse today. There will be a 5 Year Treasury Auction later this morning....
By Jason E. Gordon, Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer, CMPS, CDPE, CMHS
(AmeriFirst Financial Inc, San Diego, CA)
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Jobless claims came in below forecasts at a 5 year low.  Mortgage Backed Securities prices opened a little lower after up and down day yesterday.  Pricing is on average roughly 0.125 worse than where the market closed yesterday. This daily mortgage interest rate report is designed to provide Borr...
By Jason E. Gordon, Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer, CMPS, CDPE, CMHS
(AmeriFirst Financial Inc, San Diego, CA)
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CPI Inflation was a little lower than expected, while Housing Starts came in higher than the consensus.  Mortgage Backed Security prices are down this morning but in a fairly tight range.  Prices are roughly 0.125 worse in fee today as a result. This daily mortgage interest rate report is designe...
By Jason E. Gordon, Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer, CMPS, CDPE, CMHS
(AmeriFirst Financial Inc, San Diego, CA)
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Although the market is closed today in observance of Good Friday, a market summary is listed below. This daily mortgage interest rate report is designed to provide Borrowers & Real Estate Profesionals with factual data regarding where rates are at any given time and what trends are propelling cur...
By Jason E. Gordon, Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer, CMPS, CDPE, CMHS
(AmeriFirst Financial Inc, San Diego, CA)
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The Producer Price Index (PPI) matched expectations, while stronger than expected Jobless Claims data has hurt Mortgage Backed Security prices this morning. There will be a 30 year Bond Treasury Auction later this morning. Prices opened roughly 0.125 worse in fee this morning as a result. This da...
By Jason E. Gordon, Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer, CMPS, CDPE, CMHS
(AmeriFirst Financial Inc, San Diego, CA)
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An early rally yesterday morning gave promise to what might end up being a banner day for mortgage rates. Sadly, the jubilation was short-lived, with the day ending exactly where it began. This daily mortgage interest rate report is designed to provide Borrowers & Real Estate Profesionals with fa...

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