Granny Flat aka Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Anyone?

June 4, 2019 John Arendsen

Granny Flat aka Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Anyone? Granny Flat aka Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Anyone?   ONE OF THE BIGGEST AND MOST IMPORTANT EVENTS IN SDCIA HISTORY! More and more homeowners are finding creative ways to earn extra money using the space they.....

Accessory Dwelling Unit Forum & Panel Discussion

May 30, 2019 John Arendsen

Accessory Dwelling Unit Forum & Panel Discussion. Reserve your seat now. This will be a standing room only event. If you are a property/homeowner, real estate professional, lender, appraiser, home inspector, escrow and title specialist, contractor, architect,.....

Oceanside Accessory Dwelling Units

May 11, 2019 John Arendsen Oceanside Accessory Dwelling Units: This ordinance is most proactive in their approach to the acceptance of BACKYARD HOMES and are definitely ahead of the curve.  This video offers an excellent and easy to understand.....

Accessory Dwelling Units aka Backyard Homes $53,230

April 4, 2019 John Arendsen

Accessory Dwelling Units aka Backyard Homes From $53,230! Accessory Dwelling Units aka Backyard Homes manufactured by Silvercrest Homes in Corona are now available from $53,230. Even when you add the engineering, site preparation, utilities, transportation,.....

Encinitas ADU Ordinance is Approved!

February 5, 2019 John Arendsen

BACKYARD HOME anyone?   "The Everything You Need To Know About ADU's Workshop" to explain the newly minted Encinitas ADU Ordinance was a success What is the Encinitas ADU Ordinance?  The purpose is to fast-track permits and waive fees and set architectural and.....

Crest Backyard Homes Presents

February 3, 2019 John Arendsen


The Legal Pathway to UnPermitted Accessory Dwelling Units aka ‘BACKYARD HOMES’

January 1, 2019 John Arendsen

Unpermitted Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) are fairly common in many areas of San Diego due to bureaucratic red tape.  Under the recently passed California Senate Bill 1226 it is now possible to obtain an "As Built" permit for a Non-Conforming or Unpermitted Accessory.....

Factory Built Makes ADU Construction Happen in Weeks Not Months

October 15, 2018 John Arendsen

Crest Homes, as your backyard home specialist, has just joined forces with Hallmark Southwest of Loma Linda, CA. to fast-track ADU construction.  This strategic partnership will provide a factory built alternative to the ADU construction (Accessory Dwelling Unit).....

Fathers Day Daddy Pad? The Gift of A Lifetime!

June 17, 2018 John Arendsen

OK, so they call them GRANNY FLATS & MOTHER-IN-LAW FlATS. So what's wrong with a DADDY PAD? Its time to start dealing Dad into the equation when it comes time for that little special space or place. Put it by the backyard pool or next to his private putting.....


June 14, 2018 John Arendsen

On June 9th CREST BACKYARD HOMES and SILVERCREST HOMES  co-hosted an ADU Factory Tour.  Crest Homes is a licensed Manufactured Home Dealer specializing in Accessory Dwelling Units and Silvercrest is a high line  Manufactured Home & ADU builder in Corona.....

Factory-Built Granny Flats Save Money!

May 30, 2018 John Arendsen

Factory-Built Granny Flats Offer Big Savings! Aside from the reduced cost of the "structure", Factory-Built Granny flats have another benefit: the cost of the installation and foundation. This cost is definitely something to consider when choosing the type.....

ADU’S (Accessory Dwelling Units) Made Easier in San Diego

May 7, 2018 John Arendsen

ADU'S (Accessory Dwelling Units) aka Backyard Homes, Granny Flats ADU'S (Accessory Dwelling Units) commonly known as backyard homes, casitas, granny flats or pool cabanas  are becoming more familiar to the San Diego County landscape thanks to easing regulations......


April 21, 2018 John Arendsen

CREST BACKYARD HOMES ARE ON A ROLL! Backyard homes (casitas, granny flats, accessory dwelling units) are literally rolling into many communities throughout California to save the day!  CREST HOMES/ON THE LEVEL is one of the early pioneers using manufactured.....

Granny Flats “To Go”! Come Take The Factory Tour!

April 15, 2018 John Arendsen

Join The Granny-Flats-To-Go Tour It's time to consider factory-built granny flats!  And now you have a chance to see construction right in the factory!   For decades manufactured homes have been viewed as the scarlet letter of the housing industry.  Even the.....

Accessory Dwelling Unit Contractors Wanted!

March 20, 2018 John Arendsen

If you are a licensed, bonded and insured California contractor who is interested in the Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) market, we invite you to become a member of our Crest Backyard Homes team.  In today’s highly competitive residential construction industry time.....

Granny Flat? Good News For Encinitas Residents!

February 19, 2018 John Arendsen

If you live in Encinitas and are considering a granny flat, you are in luck!   Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blackespear has made the city's accessory dwelling unit (ADU) policy her top priority.  And thanks to her efforts, it will pay off for residents.   In more ways.....

Encinitas ‘BACKYARD HOME’ ADU Laws

February 8, 2018 John Arendsen

ENCINITAS BACKYARD HOMES Are you considering a "Backyard Home" aka Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)? Before you put a shovel in the ground, you should know the local requirements. The good news for backyard homes is that the State of California enacted laws January of.....

Is An Accessory Dwelling Unit aka ADU For You?

January 4, 2018 John Arendsen

An Accessory Dwelling Unit---or ADU, backyard home, casita, granny-nanny flat--- offers an ideal opportunity for homeowners to maximize their own property.  Let's explore if you are a candidate for an ADU? Photo of ADU---A Crest Backyard Home.....



Crest Homes is happy to introduce the release of the long-awaited Backyard Home Guide: Everything You Need To Know About Building An Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU).

Now available on our website, this normally $19.95 publication is offered exclusively to all Crest Backyard Home subscribers and followers for only $14.95.

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