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A Comprehensive Guide to Baseline Hillside Ordinances in Los Angeles

When constructing a new home in a residential neighborhood, there are numerous ordinances that you will need to take into account. Among the most important of these ordinances is the baseline hillside ordinance, which regulates the overall scale of new construction within residential neighborhoods throughout the Hillside Area of Los Angeles. Keep in mind that […]

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Crest Obtains Permits and Manages Entitlements for Beverly Hills home designed by William Hefner

Crest manages entitlements and complex permitting process for Masterful Contemporary in Beverly Hills Designed by William Hefner.  Architect William Hefner’s designing style is defined as luxury mixed with simplicity. In the article Hefner explains: “I’m more concerned with things being classic and timeless than trendy, if possible.” His upcoming book, “California Homes II”, showcases his […]

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Crest permits modern elegance in the prime flats of Beverly Hills

Crest manages permits for a modern 90210 home with an asking price of $17.995 million. The elegant home is designed for an easy living lifestyle with retractable glass walls in the living room and kitchen. With the push of a button you can access the infinity-edge swimming pool. Additionally, there are other luxurious amenities such […]

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Crest manages Permits and Development Strategy for Simon Cowell’s New Home

Crest manages all permits and development strategy for creation of remarkably clean and detailed modern in Beverly Hills Flats.  Cowell’s custom built home in Beverly Hills sold for over $25 million. The mansions living areas measure over 9,300 square feet, with six bedrooms and six baths. The home offers a luxury spa, a gym, a […]

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What is an RFI? Understanding a Construction Request for Information

When completing a construction project, there are going to be numerous administrative processes that you’ll be required to perform if you want the project to be finished successfully. One such process is an RFI, which is a request for information that can regularly occur in construction projects. In the majority of construction projects, the drawings, […]

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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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