Landlord’s Guide to Pets, Service and Companion Animals in LA County
By Bell Properties Thursday, July 15, 2021
There’s been a lot of discussion recently about pets, service animals, and companion animals, especially in property management and real estate circles. This is a hot topic when it comes to renting out your property in LA County, and you’ll need to be prepared to addr...
The Life Expectancy of Rental Property Items - LA County Property Management Advice
By Bell Properties Thursday, July 1, 2021
When you’re renting out a home in Los Angeles or the surrounding area, it helps to understand the life expectancy for several of the systems and functions within your investment home. Knowing how long a roof will last, for example, will help you budget for future roof repai...
Washington, D.C. – The country has turned the corner on COVID-19, given widespread vaccine availability and $4 trillion dollars of economic relief, which has helped millions of families by buoying rent payments and stabilizing the economy. The continuation of a nationw...
State Rental Assistance Program Set to Accept Applications
By Bell Properties Thursday, March 11, 2021
State Rental Assistance Program Set to Accept Applications as of March 15, 2021 In December of 2020, Congress passed a stimulus bill which included $25 billion in Emergency Rental Assistance (with $1.5 billion sent directly to the State of California.) On January 28, 2021, Califo...
Full Service LA County Property Management - Here is What to Expect
By Bell Properties Thursday, January 14, 2021
Full-service property management in Los Angeles County should mean proactive leasing, management, and maintenance services for your residential and commercial investments. The term full-service means different things to different companies. To Bell Properties, it means taking car...
What Needs to be Included in Your LA County Lease Agreement
By Bell Properties Thursday, December 31, 2020
A lease agreement is a contract that you sign with your tenants, stipulating the terms and conditions of the tenancy. It protects you. It protects your property. It protects your residents. You need a lease that’s detailed and specific. Make sure it’s legally co...
How a LA County Property Manager Will Maximize Your Return on Investment
By Bell Properties Thursday, December 17, 2020
One of the best reasons to work with a Southern California property manager is that you have a better opportunity to increase earnings and decrease expenses. Here are just a few of the ways your management company can maximize your return on investment, providing a better a...
When you’re renting out an LA County property, you want to find a well-qualified tenant quickly. Your cash flow and ROI depends on this. Long vacancies are expensive and stressful. If it’s been a while since you listed your property and there’s still little inte...
LA County Landlord Mistakes that Cost More than Management Fees
By Bell Properties Thursday, November 26, 2020
At Bell Properties LA we know that many self-managing landlords in LA County don’t want to hire a professional property manager because they think it costs too much. That’s a misconception because in fact, professional Southern California property management can lead ...
LA County Property Management Accounting Tips For Maximizing ROI
By Bell Properties Thursday, November 12, 2020
Careful record keeping and precise documentation is an important but often forgotten part of renting out a home. Your ROI actually depends on solid accounting techniques. If you’re still managing your money on a legal pad, it’s probably time to upgrade your bookkeepin...