The Changing Landscape of Los Angeles Commercial Office Spaces in a Post-pandemic Economy
By Bell Properties, Inc. Friday, April 7, 2023
The detrimental effects of the COVID-19 pandemic permanently changed the world in many aspects. From the massive movement to remote work to the skyrocketing inflation rates, the pandemic affected all sectors of the economy. One area that experienced a significant shift was the co...
Reimagining the Workplace: How Los Angeles Office Spaces will Evolve in the Post-Pandemic Era
By Bell Properties, Inc. Friday, March 3, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic severely impacted every sector, and its consequences still reflect in the market even after three years. During the pandemic, everything but essential services came to an abrupt halt. This turn of events impacted commercial real estate, companies and of...
Los Angeles rental property owners have a distinct advantage when it comes to taxes. Yes, you need to declare the income you earn from the rent you collect, but there are many ways to protect yourself from paying a high tax bill at the end of every year. The tax benefits far outw...
The Tenant Protection Act, AB1482, is a California law that went into effect on January 1, 2020, just months before the COVID-19 pandemic triggered eviction moratoriums throughout the state and the country. Now that the moratorium has been lifted (outside of LA County) and r...
Los Angeles County Extends Eviction Moratorium into 2023
By Bell Properties, Inc. Friday, December 9, 2022
You might have thought that the eviction moratorium associated with the COVID-19 pandemic ended across California in the spring of 2022. It did, and it didn’t. In Los Angeles County, some renters still have protections against eviction, and the moratorium has been...
Is it Normal Tenant Wear and Tear? LA Property Management Expert Answers
By Bell Properties, Inc. Friday, December 2, 2022
Landlords often find it difficult to differentiate between normal wear and tear and tenant-caused damages. If you are wondering why a clear-cut distinction is so important, well, primarily for security-deposit claim issues, and secondarily to ensure that your rental stays in good...
3 Common Maintenance Mistakes and How To Avoid Them
By Bell Properties, Inc. Friday, November 4, 2022
Proper maintenance helps you retain the quality of your property and keep it in a habitable condition for a long time. It also saves you from high renovation costs. Smart landlords prioritize regular upkeep of their units as it attracts a great pool of tenants. However, committin...
By Bell Properties, Inc. Wednesday, November 2, 2022
For animal lovers living in smaller spaces, it can be hard to find the right pet. There’s a lot to consider, from your building’s restrictions and noise levels to your budget and time commitment. However, of the more than 70 million pet-owning households, a large perc...
How You Can Diversify Your Real Estate Investment Portfolio with Multi-Family Properties
By Bell Properties, Inc. Friday, October 7, 2022
As a real estate investor in one of the most dynamic rental markets, Los Angeles, you are naturally thinking of ways to grow your returns. One great way to increase your rental income is by diversifying your real estate investment portfolio. If you choose your properties thoughtf...
The Hidden Fees of Property Management And What To Look For
By Bell Properties, Inc. Friday, September 2, 2022
Hiring a professional property manager for your Los Angeles can be one of the smartest decisions you make for your investment. However, while doing so, you also need to take a detailed look at the fee structure of the company you are considering working with, or you may end up fa...