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Preventative Maintenance Tips Every LA & Orange County Landlord Should Know About

Maintenance is something that your rental property will always need, but sometimes they can destroy your budget and stunt your ROI. Routine and emergency maintenance issues can be simple or complex, and the best way to keep costs down is with a consistent and thorough preventative maintenance routine. When you’re proactive, you can greatly reduce the maintenance expenses that show up year after year.

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Rental Inspection Checklist – What Should You Look for in Orange County Rentals?

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 before a tenant moves in and after a tenant moves out. However, you should also inspect at least once during the tenancy.

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Hiring an LA County Property Manager vs. Self Managing – What is Best for You?

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. Deciding what’s best for you depends on the amount of time you have as well as your experience with the rental market. You’ll also need the right temperament because a landlord/tenant relationship can sometimes be tricky.

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What Does a Los Angeles Homeowners Association Board do for You?

One of the things we specialize in at Bell Properties is association management. Whether you have a homeowner’s association or a condo association, we can support your board, your residents, and your community. We have the tools and resources to help you run your HOA board with more efficiency, transparency, and success.

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How to Find the Best Tenants in LA County

When you’re renting out a property in Los Angeles County, one of the most important things you will do is choose a tenant. The tenant you place will have a major impact on your rental experience. When you place an outstanding tenant who pays rent on time, takes good care of the home, follows the lease requirements, and remains in place for several years – you can count on a successful tenancy. However, when you place the wrong tenant, you can count on the exact opposite. You’ll have to worry about lease infractions, late or unpaid rent, the potential for property damage, and even a potential eviction.

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