Cedros Design District (Solana Beach, CA)
By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer
(CREST "BACKYARD' HOMES, ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractor, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments)
What's Your Idea of ThePerfect Executive Office? What's your idea of the perfect EXECUTIVE OFFICE? Well, as a Father of 5 and a Grandfather of 14 I must admit that Chad's a chip off the ole block.   Yesterday Janis and I were taking our daily walk on one of North San Diego County's most beautiful sandy beaches, SEASIDE, located at the entrance of Solana Beach whence we happened across a very interesting sight. Chad, Founder and CEO of  CHAD of ALL TRADES INC., specializes in high end remodels throughout the San Diego area and does everything from basic remodels and room additions to complete design and build construction.  I've often wondered what inspired some of this 38 year old surfer and dedicated Father of four beautiful children's very innovative and creative ideas and I guess I n...
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By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer
(CREST "BACKYARD' HOMES, ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractor, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments)
New App For Folks Seeking Qualified Construction Help. Be you a homeowner, real estate investor, real estate professional, insurance company, interior designer, contractor, builder and/or developer you need to watch this link.  Chad Arendsen principal of Chad of All Trades Inc and creator of   has developed this App out of his own necessity as a growing https://www.facebook.com/amber.arendsen/posts/10154575010063079?comment_id=10154575743498079¬if_t=likebuilding and remodeling contractor in San Diego who is constantly in the hunt for qualified, experienced tradesmen, sub contractors, architects, engineers, interior designers and myriad industry stakeholders.  will eliminate the need to go searching for help at the nearest Home Depot or street corner.  will also help you vet these fol...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Artistic Crosswalks in Solana Beach CA You can find artistry in all sorts of places if you just watch for it. Some of it can be surprising and a bit out of the ordinary.  I noticed these artsy crosswalks in the Cedros Avenue Design District in Solana Beach when we were in the area to take in art show, Lindu and Friends, at the David Alan Collection. They certainly catch your attention and perhaps are more obviously to motorists, in addition to being raised about road level. Given the location in this artistic part of town, it's not surprising.  
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By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer
(CREST "BACKYARD' HOMES, ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractor, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments)
A Loving Dad Is A Bragging Dad. Thus I Blog. For the past 15 years I have had the thrill and the pleasure of watching a SUPER STAR in the making. Now I can say with all the confidence and pride of a loving Father that my wonderful Daughter, KARI ARENDSEN, founder and Principal designer of INTIMATE LIVING INTERIORS LLC,  has made her mark on the international scene as one of the top 100 Interior Designers in the World. No one handed Kari her success on a silver platter; Especially her Mother and Father. With 5 children, a fledgling construction, Manufactured Home and Real Estate Development business coupled with a hefty mortgage we only offered each of our children one chance at college with the proviso that they start immediately after they graduated from high school and graduate from c...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
The Cedros Design District in Solana Beach has a New Look   At least the signage does. Located just one block east of Coastal Highway 101, the Cedros Design District in Solana Beach offers a wide array of shopping options for home, garden and patio, art galleries, a smattering of clothing boutiques and eateries, and a wonderful Farmers Market on Sundays. And it has 3 new signs! The Cedros Design District is well known throughout North County San Diego for its shopping and design options it offers, and is a great place to spend the day, exploring the many shops catering to every room in your home, and to your garden and patio, and finding a quaint café to satisfy your hunger for breakfast, lunch or a Sunday brunch (faves include the Zinc Café, also in Laguna Beach and Corona del Mar, and...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Japan Exhibit at The David Alan Collection in the Cedros Design District, Solana Beach CA   The David Alan Collection is an amazing store featuring art, collectibles, furniture, decorative screens, fabric and textiles, accessories, landscape items, and so much more from Asia and the Far East.   Located in the heart of the Cedros Design District in Solana Beach California, The David Alan Collection is a magical journey (slide show) through Asian history and art.     In addition to their usual (well, not really usual) collection, The David Alan Collection recently featured a Japan Exhibit of screens, textiles, decorative items, folk art and furniture, some of it centuries old. We had an opportunity to stroll through the exhibit while also visiting the Solana Beach farmers’ market. Enjoy Y...
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By Cody Haworth, Carlsbad Homes for Sale
(Four Seasons Properties)
Hello and Welcome to Solana Beach California Courthouse Foreclosure Auction, Bank Owned REO, Homes for Sale, Real Estate for June, 2012   Understanding the foreclosure property auction (also known as Trustee Sale) process takes time, due diligence, and understanding.  Saavy Real Estate investors can find some of the best deals around buying at these auctions, but it is not right for everyone.   We would like to help explain further about these auctions and the benefits and downsides of buying Real Estate at them. Here is how the process works as an overview, but feel free to call or email me if you would like more detail:  Pre-Foreclosure (Also known as Notice of Default Stage).  Pre-Foreclosure is usually when the current homeowner is 90 days past due on their Mortgage.  The current l...
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