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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...
Why "ADU Magazine" Loves CREST BACKYARD HOMESWe were honored to have been selected as a feature article for ADU Magazine. There is definitely an ever increasing interest and demand forBACKYARD HOMES and it doesn't appear to be slowing down anytime soon. In fact statistics show that even in light ...
San Diego Realtors Learn What Is and Isn't A Factory Built ADU Since the rollout of the State of California's new ADU laws in 2017 there have been myriad approaches as to what really constitutes a Factory Built Accessory Dwelling Unit. CREST BACKYARD HOMES would like to help set the record straig...
Free ADU ZOOM Webinar presented by The North San Diego County Realtors.  I reailze this meeting conflicts with the weekly AR ZOOM meetint but I didn't have anything to do with the scheduling so I'm hoping I'm not stepping on anyone's toes. I really enjoy your weekly meetings and getting to know a...
This is not what I signed up for nor what I believe in. Yes, I've been in the affordable housing arena for over 3 decades and have worked with thousands of seniors and entry level homeowners that are looking for lower cost living solutions. One of those is to assist people who have the appropriat...
FORBES Magazine &  CREST “BACKYARD” Homes  On ADA Accessible ADU’S We recently had the opportunity to speak with Forbes Magazine about ADA compliant Accessory Dwelling Units. At 75 years old and getting younger by the day this is naturally a very interesting and important topic that won't be goin...
CREST 'BACKYARD' HOMES Welcomes Lenska Bracknell To Our Growing Team!As the ole saying goes "All Good Things Take Time". I've known Lenska, also an Active Rain member,  since the '08 real estate meltdown and recession. During that time I had the privilege of getting to know her not only as a real...

John DL Arendsen

Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer
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