A Southern California Property Management Company
A Better Property Management Co, Inc.

Property Management

Professional Property Management Services

A Better Property Management Co., Inc. is a full-service property management company specializing in apartments, houses, and condos.

What do we do when your unit is vacant?

  • Inspect the vacant unit with a complete write-up & photographs of work needed
  • Post a for rent sign, lockbox, and brochure box with fliers at select locations
  • Conduct market survey of similar vacant units in the area
  • Order out and prepare vacant unit for rent ready
  • Advertise vacant unit -  see advertising below
  • Screen and qualify prospective tenants, including running a credit report, U.D. screening (landlord’s report) and  all needed verifications on resident's application
  • Execute rental agreements and leases
  • Hire and supervise onsite resident managers
  • Effective handling of all tenant related problems

Financial Management

  • Property software program – Appfolio
  • Collection of rent and deposit into trust account
  • Tenants have the option of paying online for free, paying with cash at 7-11 with Pay Near Me or with personal check or money order
  • Payment of all operating bills, including utilities and maintenance
  • Payment of trust deeds & association dues
  • Payment of property taxes and insurance
  • Issue 3-Day to quit notices on all past due tenants
  • Coordinate any eviction procedures with Unlawful Detainer Attorney
  • Review all utility and repair bills prior to payment
  • Owner disbursements monthly by check or direct deposit
  • Monthly reports mailed or emailed to investors

Property Maintenance

  • Order out all minor repairs needed
  • Inspect and schedule all necessary vacancy rent ready work
  • Secure bids from independent contractors and negotiate contracts for major repairs
  • Bill back tenants when they are the cause of repair
  • Vendor discounts passed to the investor

Advertising

  • Rental list on ABPMCo, Inc website
  • Professional for rent signs – red, white & blue
  • Internet – ABPMCo, Inc website, Craig’s list, Zillow, Padmapper, Hotpads & over 20 additional sites through our integrated software
  • Publications & Periodicals - Gazette
  • Custom Fliers used in Brochure boxes and vacant units at select locations