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

Renters and Tenants

Rental FAQs

Questions Prospective Tenants Frequently Ask

Q. Where is the corporate office located?

A: The office is located in East Long Beach in the Marketplace Office Park at 6621 E. Pacific Coast Highway Ste 255, 90803. Park on the south side of the building in the yellow parking space, proceed thru the double doors on your right, the office suite is on the 2nd floor at the top of the stairs to the left.

If you are coming from Los Angeles, take the 405 Freeway south, exit on Studebaker Road. Take the left or south exit and proceed to Westminster Blvd/ 2nd Street. Turn right on Westminster Blvd/2nd Street. Turn left on Pacific Coast Highway. Turn left into the parking lot just past the El Torito Restaurant. Mimi’s Café is on the right.

If you are coming from Orange County, take the 405 Freeway North, exit on Seal Beach Blvd south. Turn right on Westminster Blvd. Turn left on Pacific Coast Hwy...see above directions.

Q: What utilities are included in the rent?

A: Residents pay all utilities on houses. Some buildings have master utility meters and others have separate gas and electric meters. All residents pay for gas, electric and refuse services. Water is paid at some buildings. Some buildings use the RUBS billing system where the water is billed to the residents based on the number of people in each unit. Learn more about available utility services. For more information on the RUBS billing system go to our RUBS page.

Q: Are pets allowed at the properties?

A: Pet policies vary depending on the property. Many apartments and homes accept a small dog or cat. For specific pet policies, please visit our rental list and check the property in question. To apply to have a pet, download a pet application.

Q: How do I view an apartment or house?

A: Key and visit policies vary. Some units require contacting the onsite manager, while others are open daily 10-6. Keys can be checked out for some units at the corporate office; please refer to the rental list for the property you would like to visit to determine the viewing instructions.

Q: What do I need to do to check out a key at the corporate office?

A: Keys are checked out 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.  Bring a photo ID, $25 cash key deposit, and a credit card. All keys must be returned to the office by 4:30 pm the same day to receive your key deposit back.