Why You Should Hire an LA County Property Manager that Offers Guarantees
By Bell Properties, Inc. Friday, July 30, 2021
At Bell Properties, we offer a number of guarantees to our rental property owners. That’s because we believe that our team provides the best possible property management in LA County. We don’t just promise things – we deliver. And if we don’t, you get some...
Landlord’s Guide to Pets, Service and Companion Animals in LA County
By Bell Properties, Inc. Friday, July 16, 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, Inc. Friday, July 2, 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 ...
How to Protect Your LA County Rental from Potential Damages
By Bell Properties, Inc. Friday, June 18, 2021
Damage to your LA county rental property is likely to occur because of a tenant’s abuse or neglect, a vacancy that led to vandalism or criminal activity, or a natural disaster or catastrophe that was unanticipated.We recommend a solid insurance policy for both you and your ...
Cosmetic Upgrades That Add Value to Your LA County Investment
By Bell Properties, Inc. Friday, May 21, 2021
If you’re like most real estate investors, you’re always looking for ways to increase the value of your LA County rental property. With the market still in recovery mode from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to focus on what you can control. You don’t...
2021 Property Management Market Trends to Look For
By Bell Properties, Inc. Friday, May 7, 2021
At Bell Properties, we like to stay a few steps ahead of the latest market trends. It allows us to prepare for what’s to come and help our rental property owners work through the unique challenges and opportunities that come with every new year and every new quarter.No one ...
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.