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“Statute of limitations” on unpermitted construction and other bad advice

We keep hearing from our clients of the bad advice that they were told when buying property.  The top piece of bad advice, by far, is that if unpermitted construction occurred a long time ago, it no longer needs to … Continue reading

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Residential Contractors for Commercial Projects: Proceed with care.

In the current Bay Area construction boom, some commercial clients have been hiring residential contractors to fill the need.  Sometimes this works out fine for both the General Contractor and the Client, but sometimes the project can go haywire if … Continue reading

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Accessory Dwelling Units:  The changes to California state law that you need to know

By Lorianna Kastrop, Vice President, The Kastrop Group, Inc. Architects   The Bay Area is experiencing a housing availability crisis and demand for residential units near work centers has skyrocketed.  Everyone knows this, and finally there is an option available … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends: Things to keep in mind as we approach the end of the year

By Lorianna Kastrop, Vice President, The Kastrop Group, Inc., Architects It’s been a long while since I’ve had time to post to my blog. I apologize for the delay, but it is a good thing. Business is booming in the … Continue reading

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