Recommendations for property inspection in LA
Hi i am looking for good property you please recommend any good firm? Could you please advise how much approximately I need to pay for it?
Los Angeles opex rules of thumb?
Hi all,Angelino new to the LA market here. After focusing out-of-stage, I'm determined to make the LA market work for me!What percentages do you LA investors use when estimating opex while underwriting a property? I... View more
8100 sq ft lot in Reseda (91335) What do I offer the owner?
Hi,I got a call from an owner who has a lot in Reseda that 8100 sq feet and zoned R1. Wondering if anyone is doing ground up construction in that area and what number you'd be at so I know what to offer this... View more
New to Los Angeles Real Estate - Need Advice!
I'm brand new to the world of real estate investing and am looking to get started with investing in the Los Angeles market. While I'm most interested in starting off with renting single family homes, I've heard its... View more
NELA Real Estate Meetups?
I am looking to see if there are any BP or other kind of RE meetings taking place in or in close proximity to NELA that are legit for meeting people and not sales pitch.
Thank you all for your time in... View more
Property with REAP - Undisclosed
A partner and I recently closed a purchase of a property in Los Angeles. In speaking with the tenants we found out that there was a REAP (Rent Escrow Account Program) on the property. Doing some research, I found out... View more
Potential development information in deal search
As an architect, I built a database of Los Angeles that allows me to find deals by the potential development. Lets say search all properties where Incentives are applicable and it in opportunity zone. I scanned it and... View more
Investing in Beverly Hills / Santa Monica / Cheviot Hills area
Dear all,I am interested in meeting people interested in investing in Beverly Hills / Santa Monica / Cheviot Hills areas and in hearing about their thoughts on the current market conditions and projected trends. BestsAmit
Commercial Investing in Los Angeles
What is the average Cap Rate in North Hollywood and Echo Park?OR Where can I find the Average Cap Rate of each Neighborhood in LA County/ San Fernando?
Should I sell or keep my 2nd home in San Pedro, CA
I bought a house in Point Fermin, San Pedro, CA two years ago as my 2nd home. It's a SFR and around 2500 sf. Now I don't need it anymore. Should I sell or Keep it? If I keep it, should I do long-term rental or airbnb? TIA
Looking For a Property Manager
Hello All, I have recently become very busy with my job and don't have the time to manage my properties. I was wondering if there are any referrals on great property managers. I have 2 condos, one is Glendale, and the... View more
Need HVAC recommendation for La Cresenta flip house project.
My partner and I have just acquired a flip house in La Cresenta. We need a good, inexpensive HVAC system for this 1300 square foot house. Looking for a great deal! Can anyone recommend a reliable, budget conscious... View more
How long does probate take in California
Hello I have a lead on a house I'm looking to buy long story short the house has gone into Pre-foreclose and now has an assigned trustee.. I now suspect the house will go through probate even tho no aires are... View more
Need wall removal contractor in Woodland Hills
Looking for recommendations for a good, reliable, not-terribly expensive contractor to remove the wall between the kitchen and living room. This is a house in Woodland Hills, built in 1957. The house right next door... View more
Licensed Contractor with ADU Experience (Garage Conversion)
Hey BP Members,
I'm looking for any referrals for a contractor near Claremont, CA.
The project is for a SFH with an attached garage that needs to be converted into an ADU.
Any recommendations would be greatly... View more
Buying house with possible modifications without permit
Hi. I am looking to buy a house in Santa Monica. I strongly suspect that the house has modifications for which there are no permits. I asked the seller to show me the permits he has obtained but he is not the first... View more
Maximum Number of Lease Agreements
Hi Everyone!I have a question regarding the laws in Los Angeles for Rooming/Boarding houses. I have a four bedroom home located in El Sereno (zip code 90032) and want to rent out the bedrooms in the home to unrelated... View more
Flip House Insurance needed!
My partner and I have just acquired a flip house in La Cresenta. We need good, budget-conscious insurance for this short-term project(1-2 months). Any referrals?
Renting to Unrelated Tenants
I just purchased my first investment home in Los Angeles! It is a four bedroom house near Cal State LA and Keck School of medicine. My plan is to rent the house out to students and working professionals in... View more
Adding Parking - Hollywood
I have a rental property in Hollywood. I'm interested in adding parking by converting part of a backyard and potentially remodeling an existing parking structure. Does anyone have a referral to someone who could... View more
ADU- LA County incorporated
Hello friends, anyone run into this scenario. Just purchased a SFR in La Verne, CA. I have a legally built and permitted detached garage in LA County which meets all specs for ADU per zoning, fire, setbacks etc.
The... View more
SFR conversion to Mixed-Use or Commercial
Does anyone know the process of trying to convert a SFR to Mixed-Use or Commercial in LA? And, given the lack of affordable housing right now in the city, is there any likelihood of actually succeeding? With so... View more
How do I vet an agent for house hacking in greater Los Angeles?
Just like the title says. I am looking to house hack in the greater LA area but there are so many agents out here I don't know where to start.
What questions are appropriate for me to ask to gauge their trustworthiness... View more
How can I buy my sister out of our triplex?
My sister and I own a triplex in Inglewood. She wants out and my credit is finally good enough to own the property by myself. She has been the brains behind the operation. I'm assuming I need to refinance and then I... View more
Red flag words! Rip off warning!
If you've been investing in LA for a while, you probably know that real estate agents will say ANYTHING to get you to buy and they will rob you blind if you let them. Never leave your wallet on the table around these... View more