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Crest Real Estate’s Take on Permit Searching in Los Angeles

When you want to complete a construction project of any kind, there’s a good chance that you’ll need to obtain at least one building permit. Building permits act as two separate things, which include a record of the construction history and a process to ensure consistent quality control for a building. While a standard building […]

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Crest Utilizes Multi-family Expertise to Permit an 18-unit Small Lot Subdivision

The new development in Glassell Park consists of 18 single-family dwellings arranged along with a series of private walkways and driveways. The owner and developer of the project is a Toluca Lake-based entity affiliated with the MacArtur Family Trust. Each home will consist of three stories in height and be between 2,500-3,200 sq ft.

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Finding the Best Local General Contractor

When you’re looking to remodel a kitchen or start a construction project of any kind, it’s essential that you hire the right team. The main component of this team is the general contractor you hire. General contractors are individuals who can coordinate and directly supervise every facet of a remodeling or construction project. No matter […]

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Crest Real Estate Manages Development for a Van Nuys Multifamily Project Proposal

Project Manager at Crest Real Estate, Nick Leathers, is the project representative of the four-story and 17-unit, multifamily project located at 7621 Tobias Ave. The property owner behind the project is Gabriel Abakasis. The property development details discuss “Nine studios, five two-bedrooms, and three three-bedrooms, along with 19 automobile parking spaces and four bicycle spaces, according […]

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Crest Design and Code Leadership Results in Hollywood Hills Masterpiece

The West Hollywood home is located above the Sunset strip and overlooks Los Angeles. This high-tech home incorporates various custom-designed and automated elements such as retractable window walls that wrap around the exterior. The stunning indoor/outdoor connection erases the lines between the inside and outside of the retreat. Read more about this beautiful home directly […]

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Jason Somers Answers: What Does an Architect Do?

When constructing a building of any kind, it’s oftentimes necessary to hire an architect who can assist with the development project. An architect is someone who has the training and licensing necessary to plan and design buildings. Keep in mind that architects must understand how to design a wide range of buildings, all of which […]

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Crest Manages Permits for Rhianna’s $13.8M Home in Beverly Hills

Famous female musician Rhianna recently purchased the $13.8 million home after it was completely rebuilt with an additional 2,000 sq feet since 2016. The house entered the market last July at $16.5 million and features a 21st-century presence with modern farmhouse design elements. The home is atmospherically lit with an off-white and black trim with […]

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Jason Somers on Permit Expeditors in Los Angeles

Before you start a construction project of any kind, it’s important that you prepare for the project to ensure that mistakes and issues during development are kept to a minimum. Whether you are performing a sizable home renovation or are getting ready to start development on a commercial building, you will be tasked with applying […]

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