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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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The 2018 Taste of Leucadia is April 5th  The popular annual Taste of Leucadia takes place on Thursday April 5th in Leucadia (a community in the northern area of Encinitas) from 5:30 until 8:30 pm. Taste of Leucadia 2018 is sponsored by the Leucadia 101 Mainstreet Association,  as always, and is s...

By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & Contractor
(CREST BACKYARD HOMES, ON THE LEVEL GENERAL & FACTORY BUILT HOME CONTRACTOR, TAG REAL ESTATE SALES & INVESTMENTS)
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 Think It's To Expensive To Live At The Beach? Check our progress. PART TWO  In Part One we previewed a circa 1978 singlewide mobilehome located in the quaint little beach community of Leucadia, Cali. Truth be known we purchased it with the intention of rebuilding it from the frame up right from ...

By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & Contractor
(CREST BACKYARD HOMES, ON THE LEVEL GENERAL & FACTORY BUILT HOME CONTRACTOR, TAG REAL ESTATE SALES & INVESTMENTS)
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So You Think It's To Expensive To Live At The Beach? Think Again. PART ONE  With a little imagination and a lot of elbow grease the average person can still  afford to enjoy all the splendor the beach & surf culture has to offer.......and afford it. It's true. Most single family homes West of Coa...

By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & Contractor
(CREST BACKYARD HOMES, ON THE LEVEL GENERAL & FACTORY BUILT HOME CONTRACTOR, TAG REAL ESTATE SALES & INVESTMENTS)
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Is There Money To Be Made In 'Mobile Homes' In Today's Market? I am frequently asked if the market is still ripe for investing in old "Mobile Homes". The following post may give you some ideas and suggestions about the viability of investing in older homes.  Cheap does not always translate to a g...

By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & Contractor
(CREST BACKYARD HOMES, ON THE LEVEL GENERAL & FACTORY BUILT HOME CONTRACTOR, TAG REAL ESTATE SALES & INVESTMENTS)
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Thanksgiving As Seen Through The Eyes of My 8 Year Old Granddaughter I think the following speaks for itself. What else can I say. So proud of my Rose. We just spent a delightful Thanksgiving Holiday with my youngest son, Scott, and his wonderful family on San Diego's  Campland On The Bay in Miss...

By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & Contractor
(CREST BACKYARD HOMES, ON THE LEVEL GENERAL & FACTORY BUILT HOME CONTRACTOR, TAG REAL ESTATE SALES & INVESTMENTS)
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Do We Have A Failure To Communicate? This is a hoot and was my Thursday morning wake up call as I awoke to a very irate so called REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONAL who blasted me with one of the most UN PROFESSIONAL yelling fests I have ever received from a colleague.   She started out the conversation by...

By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & Contractor
(CREST BACKYARD HOMES, ON THE LEVEL GENERAL & FACTORY BUILT HOME CONTRACTOR, TAG REAL ESTATE SALES & INVESTMENTS)
Comments 5
$Buying A Manufactured Home & Paying Rent vs Renting An Apartment-Home.$ There has no doubt been lots of controversy over the years about investing in a $Manufactured Home in a Rent/Lease Park Community$ vs. buying or renting an apartmentcondo, townhome or Single Family home (SFH).  There is also...

By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & Contractor
(CREST BACKYARD HOMES, ON THE LEVEL GENERAL & FACTORY BUILT HOME CONTRACTOR, TAG REAL ESTATE SALES & INVESTMENTS)
Comments 5
 Big PlacesOn  Tiny Spaces. The Cubic foot vs Square Foot Really Counts    In Part 1  we showed you how to search for and identify "TINY SPACES"  that have tremendouspotential for gentrification, value enhancement and much "BIGGER PLACES"     In Part 2 we offered up some very creative ways you co...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 8
Come Enjoy the 2016 Taste of Leucadia on April 7th  The popular annual Taste of Leucadia, “Food for Thought,” will be held on Thursday April 7th in Leucadia (Encinitas) from 5:30 until 8:30 pm. The 2016 Taste of Leucadia is sponsored by the Leucadia 101 Mainstreet Association. You will be treated...

By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & Contractor
(CREST BACKYARD HOMES, ON THE LEVEL GENERAL & FACTORY BUILT HOME CONTRACTOR, TAG REAL ESTATE SALES & INVESTMENTS)
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  Any meet up investment groups or clubs  in the North San Diego area?    Looking for investor networking groups (cash only) in the North San Diego area for residential, commercial and light industrial RE Investing.   Wiling to consider other San Diego, South OC and South Riverside areas includin...

By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & Contractor
(CREST BACKYARD HOMES, ON THE LEVEL GENERAL & FACTORY BUILT HOME CONTRACTOR, TAG REAL ESTATE SALES & INVESTMENTS)
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Investing in passive income RE out of your immediate farm? Out of State?I'm transitioning out of contracting and Manufactured Home development and into RE investing. I'm curious about building and out of State passive income portfolio with RE rental investing and would like some opinions on the s...

By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & Contractor
(CREST BACKYARD HOMES, ON THE LEVEL GENERAL & FACTORY BUILT HOME CONTRACTOR, TAG REAL ESTATE SALES & INVESTMENTS)
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Do you think politics will impact RE in your farm this year? How?  

By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & Contractor
(CREST BACKYARD HOMES, ON THE LEVEL GENERAL & FACTORY BUILT HOME CONTRACTOR, TAG REAL ESTATE SALES & INVESTMENTS)
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Striving For That 850 FICO Score? Thought You Had Perfect Credit?  NOT! This started out as a mere comment on a thread I previously read and found very relative and interesting to me personally.                  7 secrets of a perfect credit score.  So acting on a suggestion from, Margaret Rome, ...

By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & Contractor
(CREST BACKYARD HOMES, ON THE LEVEL GENERAL & FACTORY BUILT HOME CONTRACTOR, TAG REAL ESTATE SALES & INVESTMENTS)
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Drainage Issues During El Nino. Connecting The Dots & Peace of Mind. Part 4 In Part 4 we will discuss what you as a Real Estate Professional or Industry Stakeholder and/or Resident/homeowner, can and should do to protect your home and property and mitigate against heavy and in some cases total lo...

By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & Contractor
(CREST BACKYARD HOMES, ON THE LEVEL GENERAL & FACTORY BUILT HOME CONTRACTOR, TAG REAL ESTATE SALES & INVESTMENTS)
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California Residents!How Seriously Are You Taking  El Nino? Part 1  The Things That Hang Above Having been disaster response contractors for the past 3 decades we've seen it all. Be it FIRE, EARTHQUAKE, HURRICANE, TORNADO or FLOODS. We've been there and done it. Believe me it's not fun for us as ...

By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & Contractor
(CREST BACKYARD HOMES, ON THE LEVEL GENERAL & FACTORY BUILT HOME CONTRACTOR, TAG REAL ESTATE SALES & INVESTMENTS)
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 WIDOW MAKER! Thank God I Had AProactive and Concerned Doctor. Do You? For those AR members/contributors who are staunch, stick to the subject, nose to the grind stone, die hard Real Estate focused and driven this may be somewhat off topic and incongruous to you.  However, it's something that I r...

By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & Contractor
(CREST BACKYARD HOMES, ON THE LEVEL GENERAL & FACTORY BUILT HOME CONTRACTOR, TAG REAL ESTATE SALES & INVESTMENTS)
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I Know I KNOW No Joking around On AR. So Let's Get Serious This is the proposed Trump (White) House Resort Hotel & Country Club after he is elected President. He will be living in the Trump Tower in Las Vegas until improvements have been made. According to Trump it will be "The best redevelopment...

By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & Contractor
(CREST BACKYARD HOMES, ON THE LEVEL GENERAL & FACTORY BUILT HOME CONTRACTOR, TAG REAL ESTATE SALES & INVESTMENTS)
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In The Overall Scheme of Things Does Generation Title Really Matter? I've recently been reading a lot of fodder on various posts and news articles about "Generation Identification". But In The Overall Scheme of Things Does Generation Title Really Matter?  It seems as though many Real Estate Profe...

By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & Contractor
(CREST BACKYARD HOMES, ON THE LEVEL GENERAL & FACTORY BUILT HOME CONTRACTOR, TAG REAL ESTATE SALES & INVESTMENTS)
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Manufactured Home Park rent Communities vs Resident Owned Communities.   With San Diego's diminishing inventory I'm beginning to see a lot more RE Professionals delving into the Manufactured Housing Industry and have been asked by many what I thought of rent/lease vs resident owned communities.  ...

By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & Contractor
(CREST BACKYARD HOMES, ON THE LEVEL GENERAL & FACTORY BUILT HOME CONTRACTOR, TAG REAL ESTATE SALES & INVESTMENTS)
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            Where Is All The Shadow Inventory? In Fact Where's All The Inventory?   I've been hearing the drums beating in the distant from many RE Professionals and Stakeholders and from my own experience have even seen a lack of inventory  in our neck of the woods. I've also been hearing that a...

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