How LA County Landlords Can Comply with California's Sex Offender Disclosure Law
By Bell Properties, Inc. Friday, November 12, 2021
Sexual assault is, unfortunately, one of the most common crimes in the United States. Studies suggest that approximately 70% of the reported sexual assaults happen with children below the age of 17. The abusers are usually found to be neighbors, friends, or family members.To cont...
Why You Should Invest in Los Angeles Commercial Properties
By Bell Properties, Inc. Friday, October 8, 2021
As California relaxes the mask mandate in a post-pandemic world and the situation goes back to normal, businesses and restaurants in LA County can finally allow customers in their stores. Since businesses are opening up again, business owners are in search of commercial propertie...
What are the Differences between LA County Residential and Commercial Property Management?
By Bell Properties, Inc. Friday, September 10, 2021
Owning a property as a source of income is a challenge in itself but managing that property for years is even more challenging. As a landlord in LA County, you must have considered hiring a property manager for your property to help you deal with everything related to your rental...
Rental Inspection Checklist - What Should You Look for in Orange County Rentals?
By Bell Properties, Inc. Thursday, May 9, 2019
Inspecting your rental home serves two important purposes. First, it allows you to look for deferred maintenance that your tenant may not have reported. Second, it allows you to see if your tenant is following the terms of your lease. Every landlord should inspect the property ...
How to Evict a Tenant - A Step by Step Eviction Process in Orange County
By Bell Properties, Inc. Thursday, May 2, 2019
Eviction is not a pleasant process for anyone. Hopefully, you have done a thorough job of screening your tenants and there’s an unlikely chance that you’ll ever have to evict a renter. But, unexpected things happen all the time, and your otherwise good tenant might suddenly...
Hiring an LA County Property Manager vs. Self Managing - What is Best for You?
By Bell Properties, Inc. Thursday, April 25, 2019
Whether you have made an intentional choice to buy an investment property or you are preparing to rent out a home you inherited or once lived in, you’ll have to decide whether you’re going to manage it on your own or hire a professional management company to take care of it...
5 Common Questions to Ask a Los Angeles Property Manager
By Bell Properties, Inc. Thursday, April 18, 2019
When you’re looking for a Los Angeles property manager, it’s a good idea to do some research. You’ll want to visit the websites of local companies and investigate their online reputations. Read some reviews and take a look at their affiliations and associations.
Tips on Handling Security Deposit Returns - LA County Property Management
By Bell Properties, Inc. Thursday, April 4, 2019
If there is one area that inspires the most disputes between landlords and tenants, it’s the security deposit. Tenants always think they are leaving the home in pristine condition and deserve to get their entire deposit back. Landlords often think that even wear and tear is t...
Do You Need to Change Property Management Companies in Orange County?
By Bell Properties, Inc. Thursday, March 28, 2019
Change can be scary, especially when the change involves one of your greatest investments: your rental property or your rental portfolio. However, if your current Orange County property management company isn’t delivering, it’s absolutely critical that you find new manageme...
Should you Rent or Sell Your Investment Property? - Los Angeles Out of State Landlord Advice
By Bell Properties, Inc. Thursday, March 21, 2019
Deciding whether to sell or rent out your home can be a difficult decision. Ultimately, it will depend on your financial situation and your future plans. It also depends heavily on both the sales market and the rental market.
If you’re moving out of town for work, military o...