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Senate Bill 326: Balcony Inspections Are A Requirement

On August 30, 2019, the Governor approved Senate Bill No. 326 (“SB 326”), which amends Civil Code Section 5551 and requires associations to conduct an inspection of their exterior elevated elements (i.e., balconies, decks, patios, stairways, walkways, and their railings) and the associated waterproofing...

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Springtime is Pest Time in Southern California

SPRINGTIME IS PEST TIME IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Springtime in Southern California signals new beginnings. Seeds sprout, flowers bloom, new creatures are born, and life begins anew. Along with all of this new life comes some more unwelcome activity as critters find their way into...

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New Year, New HOA Laws

As we embark on 2022, LBPM would like to invite you to a complimentary webinar to review the legal updates that affect homeowners associations.  LBPM in conjunction with attorney Jeff Beaumont will focus on recent changes and highlight the essential need to know updates...

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30-Second HOA Insurance Checkup!

1)  Our owners are aware of what the master insurance policy covers, and what they’re responsible for individually. Board Members are often surprised how many unit owners fail to purchase individual insurance coverage to supplement the HOA’s protection. In studies conducted on condominium associations,...

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What is a Reserve Study & Why is it Important?

A reserve study is a detailed report that assists common interest developments (CID) in planning for long-term common area repair and replacement expenses. A CID exists when there is individual ownership of a house or condominium along with the shared ownership or right of...

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Living In A Homeowners Association

Of the 74 million people who live in HOAs across the United States,  over 14 million are in California?   What it is to be a Volunteer Board Member Many people love living in associations because they get the full benefits of using amenities such...

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The Key Advantages Of HOA Property Management

Are you a Homeowner’s Association (HOA) in the Greater Los Angeles that’s expanding or experiencing rapid growth? For new and established HOA communities, property management services can boost day-to-day operations as well as overall value for these particular property investments.

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Complete guide for Commercial Property Management

The Go-To Guide For Savvy Commercial Property Management

Owning a commercial property can be effective by diversifying your income and investment portfolio, as well as securing your future. However, you will need a proper commercial property management plan to truly reap these benefits. Otherwise, your real estate investments might not reach full...

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10 Simple Hacks For Conserving Energy At Your HOA

With spring just around the corner, it will be summer before we know it. For your HOA or condominium facilities, rising temperatures mean rising energy costs for the months of June, July, and August. We recommend starting to prepare now, so your property remains...

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HOA Maintenance Responsibilities

Many people choose to invest in property in an HOA for a number of reasons including having access to amenities that they normally could not afford on their own, such as a swimming pool, tennis courts or golf courses. In addition, people like the...

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Apartment Property Management

Key Responsibilities of Apartment Management Companies | Part 2 Rent Responsibilities

When you have understood the tenant responsibilities, then you need to deal with the rent issues which are one of the most common responsibilities of the apartment management companies. For that you must understand those rent control laws and regulations, recent court rulings, and...

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How Much Does it Cost for Property Management Sherman Oaks?

Sherman Oaks is an inviting place for property owners as well as tenants for its appealing variety of incredible properties. Managing Sherman Oaks property’s record and maintenance could be difficult and time-consuming, whether it residential or commercial. Hiring a property manager would definitely be...

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Benefits of Hiring a Property Management Company for HOAs

The HOA property management company fulfill all the aspirations of the Homeowner Associations. The individual owners elect or nominate the Homeowners Association (HOA) Board of Directors to serve the community through specific defined rules and regulations. Small associations can manage the affairs of their...

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Questions to ask when interviewing an HOA Management Company

Hiring the most professional, and skilled HOA Management Company is not less than a challenge. You must be busy with your fellow committee to check the best option that can fulfill your needs. Right? The process of hiring an HOA Management company consists of...

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The Essential Steps to Prepare Your Rental for New Tenants

We understand how much it is difficult to perform apartment management duty, especially if you are going to rent your property to the new tenants. There could be many clashes and differences among renters and property owners. However, to avoid all these problems, clashes,...

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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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How to Get Your Los Angeles Property Rent Ready – Professional Property Management Education

Prior planning is always key to minimizing your vacancy loss. Getting your vendors lined up when you know your tenants are moving out is the best way to save time getting your property rent ready.

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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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LBPM Client Concierge Upgrade

We’re excited to announce a major upgrade to the LBPM Client Concierge! In an effort to provide better service to our clients, we are enhancing client access to the Client Concierge Web Portal, effectively giving clients “keys to our back office.” That means LBPM...

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Case Study: Apartment Property Management in Northridge, CA

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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