Building Permit Expeditors and Their Role in Luxury Real Estate Construction

When you’re getting ready to start construction on a new home or begin work on a large remodeling project, among the most significant hurdles that can delay your project is the need to obtain a building permit in order to start. Obtaining a building permit can be costly and is oftentimes a lengthy and time-consuming […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Building Permits in Los Angeles

A building permit is an approval that can be obtained from a local government agency that gives you or the contractor you’ve hired the ability to go forward with a remodeling or construction project on the property that you own. It’s necessary to obtain a building permit to make sure that the plans for your […]

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The Land Entitlement Process & What You Need to Know

Land entitlement is a legal process in real estate that involves gaining approval for a development plan. While the process is often lengthy and relatively complicated, it’s an essential aspect of development since it determines what is able to be done with the property in question. This article aims to provide a comprehensive and detailed […]

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Lot Line Adjustments: Explained

A lot line adjustment is an extensive process that involves altering the property lines of parcels of land that already exist. This particular process can be applied to a variety of different situations. For instance, it’s possible to combine four parcels that are adjacent to one another into a single parcel. In order to perform […]

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Crest successfully mediates View Restoration Ordinance case in Beverly Hills

In a case in Beverly Hills, Crest represented a View Owner requesting to have two Foliage Owners trim and remove multiple trees that grew past the Safe Harbor Plane as outlined in the View Restoration Ordinance. Prior to Crest’s involvement, there was a pending civil litigation between neighbors. Crest worked diligently with neighbors, lawyers and […]

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Crest Real Estate Obtains Permits for Sky-High Hollywood Home

Crest Real Estate was integral in the process of obtaining permits for a Los Angeles luxury property recently featured in the Architectural Digest in October, 2019! Kipp Nelson may not be settling down, exactly. But the high-octane Long Arc Capital partner—he’s raced cars, skied competitively, and also owns a chalet in Ketchum, Idaho, that The New […]

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Crest obtains entitlements & permits for The Stradella house in Bel Air

Crest Real Estate obtains entitlements and permits for the Stradella house in Bel Air, Los Angeles. This home was featured on dezeen.com for its spectacular panoramic views, renovation to a more contemporary look, and exquisite attention to detail. The Stradella house is situated on a promontory in Bel Air, an affluent LA neighbourhood in the foothills […]

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Crest Real Estate permits 40% of the Robb Report Houses of the Year for 2018

Crest Real Estate featured in Robb Report permitting 40% of the Robb Report 2018 Homes of the Year. 5 Homes That Stole Robb Report Readers’ Hearts in 2018 Not surprisingly, several California homes topped the list. …Sleek and stunning is the name of the name at the Stanley House, an 11,700-square-foot spec home perched high above […]

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The Stanley House featured in Dreams Magazine

From LADreams.com: Offered at $38 Million, This Modern Paradise Rises Above The City of Angels Imagine all the stars aligned and the view gods and rock gods came together to build their last homage to the legendary Sunset Strip. Lautner, Goldstein, Sinatra and Jimi Hendrix would all give their nod to The Stanley House. Developed […]

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