Welcome! Here is a list of Frequently Asked Questions and tips about furnished apartments in Los Angeles and your upcoming stay to make your transition to your Bedford Corporate Housing residence go smoothly.
Corporate Housing is a generic term use to refer to a fully furnished apartment with a short-term or flexible customized lease which includes all utilities furniture, beddings, linens, towels, TVs, kitchen wares and household supplies included in one price with no set-up required. These apartments are move-in ready. You avoid the hassle, coordination and expense incurred with break lease mentalities, furniture rental costs, utility set costs and coordination and premiums required on traditional 12, 6 & 3-month leases.
The added benefit is that for a 30+ day stay, residing in a furnished apartment you have the benefit of it being much more economical compared to a hotel, space, having your own Washer/Dryer, having a full kitchen, more closet space, sharing a space with friends and family members, and more autonomy.
Our goal is to provide different options to meet one’s budget. We provide units to meet different budgets in different desirable locations. For example, we have studio furnished apartments, and all our units have sofa sleepers … for example a 1 bedroom can easily sleep three occupants and a 2 bedroom can easily sleep 5 occupants making units more affordable. In fact, for a 30 day stay, an apartment is a more affordable option than staying in a cramped 350 square foot hotel because you avoid the occupancy tax, save money on eating out all the time and have the convenience of avoiding dry cleaning charges.
All of our apartments are in gated communities which have a Washer & Drying inside the unit, a full-sized kitchen, assigned parking spaces, 100-200 MBUs private WIFI Internet speed, with expanded cable, and Netflix, hobs access etc., elevator, trash chutes located on each floor.
Yes, you can pay on a credit card by filling out a credit card authorization form. This form of payment is very convenient but we because we are charged approximately a 4% Transaction fee from the credit card merchant services company, we split the cost by charging 2% per transaction fee.
It is a boiler plate standard 3-page Apartment Owners Association Lease that you sign plus addendums for furnished housing. A copy of the lease and addendums can be viewed on the Privacy page.
Please check with your agent because it depends on the apartment community. Any breed restricted dog’s a is not allowed. Generally, there is an additional $500 Pet Deposit per pet and $100 pet rent per month. Additional cleaning costs are associated with pets.
You are responsible for all the rent during the dates of your signed lease agreement. However, please notify us as soon as possible if you need to leave early because we can refund you the balance of the dates when the unit is released.
We can extend your lease with a Lease Extension addendum to your lease with the specific rates and dates required. Please notify us as soon as possible so that we can try to keep you in the same unit. However, depending on our calendar, this sometimes might require a transfer to another unit if the unit is already booked.
Your agent is your first point of contact for any questions or maintenance issues. However, sometimes the Greeter who checks you in will give you their business card so we can address an any technical issues.
We have a large inventory of units and locations. We will always be responsive to address any issue you may have. If you do not like the unit, we will strive to provide alternative options and dates.
When it hot or cold, we recommend keeping the temperature set at 75/76 degrees and slightly adjusting it to your desired level when in the unit. If kept at a very low or high temperature constantly, it is not unexpected for there to be too much strain on the AC Unit causing which can cause breakdown which can sometimes be 2-3 days before repair.
We strongly recommend emailing or texting to your agent with the airline and flight number, so that the Greeter can coordinate to make sure they are located at the property the same time of your arrival.Also, please make sure you provide your agent a phone number so that he is easily able to contact you if coordination is required.
The Greeter will escort you to the apartment. Upon entering the apartment, they will make sure you are successfully able to log in the WIFI and provide codes. Demonstrate how the TV operates.Then show you around the community, where the assigned unit parking spaces, pool and fitness center are locations.
The Greeter will provide you his business card so that you can contact them directly if you have any questions or need any trouble shooting over the phone. Sometimes this is required if there is any help needed using the TV or thermostat etc.You can also contact your agent but if you have a technical question, the Greeter will be able to assist you.
Each unit is inspected prior to move in to make sure all items are in place and functioning. However, if there is anything in the apartment that needs attention, then please contact our representative or Greeter so that it can be inspected, replaced or added.