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The Ultimate Guide for Construction Submittals

No matter the size of a construction project, it’s essential for construction submittals to be officially submitted by a general contractor to any architects and engineers who are working on the design of the project at hand. A construction submittal can include a wide variety of information that extends to everything from product samples to […]

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Crest Entitles Yard Expansion & Renovations for a Stunning Beverly Hills Mansion

Crest obtains discretionary entitlements for yard expansion in addition to first class renovations to this Beverly Hills Estate just coming to market.  This beautifully 1930’s custom built Beverly Hill’s mansion offers 6 bedrooms with 9 baths. The property is approximately 11,106 square feet lying on a 26,726 square foot lot. It features private manicured gardens […]

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What to Look For when Hiring a General Contractor

When a new home needs to be built or a remodeling project must be completed, you will almost assuredly need to hire a general contractor for the job. General contractors are directly responsible for managing construction projects and will be the main individual who speaks with the property owner throughout the construction process. Since general […]

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Crest entitles Robert Evans Estate to the Cultural Heritage Commission

Crest Real Estate presents the iconic Robert Evans Estate to the Beverly Hills Cultural Heritage Commission for local Landmark Designation. On June 18, the commission voted to add two iconic buildings to its local Registrar of Historic Properties. Both properties were listed on the City’s List of Master architects where they are known for their […]

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Crest Attain Permitting for Paul McClean’s Design featured in Upscale Living Magazine

Paul McClean discusses his early introduction to the world of design and where his inspirations come from in the Upscale Living Magazine. Entitled by Crest Real Estate. Beginning on page 12 of the May edition in the Upscale Living Magazine, Paul McClean discusses with author Heléne Ramackers his journey as an architect. McClean explains his […]

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Learn How The Inspection Process Works and How to Avoid Violations

When you’re in the process of building a home or commercial building, you’ll find that it’s necessary to obtain regular inspections to make sure that the work you’re doing matches the building plans that were provided when you applied for a building permit. Inspections are necessary to identify the current condition of construction while also […]

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Understanding Zoning Code in the City of Los Angeles

Zoning is a tool that the majority of cities throughout the country use to identify the specific land use that will exist in the zone, which can be industrial, residential, or commercial. Zoning code will also dictate how buildings directly relate to their surroundings while denoting the overall size of buildings as well. In LA, […]

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