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...
How COVID-19 is Affecting the LA County Rental Property Market
By Bell Properties Thursday, October 15, 2020
Rental and real estate markets all across the country are adjusting to the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, which shows no signs of easing up or moving on. As investors and LA County property managers work through the challenges and embrace some of the opportunities, Bell Prop...
Why Governor Newsom and Bell Properties Oppose Prop21
By Bell Properties Thursday, September 24, 2020
Prop 21 Will Change Rental Housing in CaliforniaAs you may know, there's a new ballot proposition that mirrors 2018's Proposition 10 and is even worse for California's rental housing industry. Proposition 21, known as the "Rental Affordability Act", will dra...
Best Ways to Market your LA County Rental Property
By Bell Properties Thursday, June 25, 2020
Adopting a proactive marketing strategy for your LA County rental property will help you in a number of beneficial ways. You’ll reach a larger pool of tenants, which means you’re likely to end up with a more qualified renter. You’ll rent your home quickly, which...
Landlord Fears and Horror Stories and How to Avoid Them in LA County
By Bell Properties Thursday, June 18, 2020
Every landlord in LA County has likely heard some terrible tales and horror stories about tenants who made their lives hell. You might have heard about evictions that lasted for months, excessive property damage, and pit bulls that tore about floors and walls. Maybe you’ve ...