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How a Good Property Manager Saves You Money on Your Commercial Real Estate in Los Angeles

Any good property management company should be able to bring some savings to their clients. But the differentiator between a good management company and a great one is in the amount of savings they can bring you. Would you prefer to save A LOT...

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Tenant Eviction in Los Angeles – What to Do When My Tenant Stops Paying Rent

Every landlord at some point is going to face an eviction. It’s inevitable in real estate. The best way to avoid an eviction is to stay on top of your collections and be prompt in serving your Three Day Notices. You want to be...

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Best Tips for Reducing Vacancy in Your Los Angeles Rental Property

One of the best ways to keep your vacancy loss down is to proactively start marketing that unit as soon as you know you’re going to have an impending vacancy. At LBPM, we start advertising a unit even before the tenant moves out, so...

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Tenant Screening in Los Angeles – How to Find Great Tenants for Your Rental Property

One of the most important steps in managing an income property is properly screening your tenants. We see landlords make this mistake over and over. If someone “seems nice,” they won’t bother checking out their references or looking at their employment or validating their...

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How to Manage an HOA Like a Professional – Los Angeles Property Management Advice

One thing that LBPM brings to homeowners associations (that very few property management companies actually do) is to ensure that all our property managers and portfolio supervisors are certified. This means they have gone through the rigorous training that is required to get that...

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Professional Property Management vs. DIY – Advice for Los Angeles Homeowners

Sometimes, landlords, property owners, or homeowner associations (HOAs) decide they want to save a few bucks and do all the property management on their own. That can be fine in some situations, particularly for smaller buildings where the landlord or board has an abundance...

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Why Work with LBPM – Professional Property Management in Los Angeles

When you choose a property management company to manage any property, whether it’s a home or an Association (HOA) or an apartment building or a commercial property, there are many factors you want to think about. One of the most important is stability. At...

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Case Study: Apartment Management in Northridge

Adjacent to Cal-State Northridge, Windward Sun has become a model for managing apartment buildings near universities, finding the elusive balance between stable tenancies and the seasonality of college students. Within 20 months of management, LBPM boasted an average annual occupancy rate of 98%, increased gross revenues by 39%, and reduced annual expenses to their lowest levels in 10 years.

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