Advanced Search

$0 to $15,000+

we found 0 results

Carriage Hills South

Schedule a Free Consultation

Free
Leasing

Affordable
Rates

Discounts On
Larger Portfolios

25+ years
Experience

Home » East Bay » Contra Costa County » Carriage Hills South

EXPERT MANAGEMENT OF ALL RENTAL PROPERTY RELATED SERVICES INCLUDING:

  • Advertising on the most popular rental websites, including UtopiaManagement.com
  • Market research on rent values of local competitive properties
  • Quality grade photography and attractive listings
  • Thorough tenant screening
  • Showings 7 days a week
  • Online Rent Collection and direct deposits to owners
  • Professional lease management and enforcement
  • Full service maintenance utilizing our preferred vendors or in-house technicians
  • Move-In and Move-Out inspections
  • Up to date on federal, state and local real estate laws
  • Full accounting and monthly statements
  • Real estate portfolio strategies

Featured Properties

Utopia Management
The Quality Company

Serving All of Carriage Hills South

The serene Carriage Hills South neighborhood lies just to the east of the gorgeous Kennedy Grove Regional Recreational area. Open fields and forestland surround three sides of the 94801 region, creating a truly quiet retreat from the nearby busy cityscape. With residences in Carriage Hills North and Castro Heights nearby, residents in this region enjoy the ability to maintain close ties with their surrounding community.

If you own any residential or commercial properties in this area, consider transforming them into high-performance rentals with help from Utopia Management. Our team will help you identify the needs of your properties and create custom management plans that promote their true success on the local rental market. With our support, you will receive assistance with:

Marketing: With over 20 years of experience in the property management field, we have mastered the marketing process for the available rentals under our care. We create effective listings that are promoted through local and online channels. Our team prepares, stages and shows the properties to interested applicants, and then processes all applications using our thorough screening process. Our efforts help us meet the goal of acquiring exceptional tenants within 30 days.

Management: In order to keep occupancy rates high for all your rentals, our team offers complete management support for your residents. We handle all repair requests on a routine and emergency basis to keep your residents satisfied with their rentals. Our efforts also ensure your commercial and residential rentals retain their value over the years. With our support, you can rest assured that your rentals are receiving the absolute best quality of care every step of the way.

Accounting: Our dedicated accounting team takes the performance data from your 94801 rental properties and generates informative financial reports for your review. We place these reports in your secure online portal where you can retrieve them using your phone, tablet or computer. You can review these reports at any time that is convenient for you.

We welcome you to contact our team at Utopia Management today to inquire about our custom service plans. We will help you reach your goals while navigating the rental market in Carriage Hills South and beyond.

Homes & Condos: Residential Rental Management

Utopia represents a large network of single family homes of all sizes and values. Our residential professional management services both attract and keep tenants happy while keeping owners expenses and vacancy rates down.  Our goal is to free you from the day-to-day management tasks, from showing properties to collecting rent in our online portal, while maximizing your ROI.

With 25 years experience, you can rest assured your property is in good hands. Our years in the industry mean we’ve seen it all, and developed smart systems to screen tenants, manage expenses, communicate with tenants, and maintain properties efficiently. We understand local law and legal aspects of rental management so we shield our owners from unnecessary liabilities.

For residential properties, we offer an all inclusive 8% management fee, which is one of the lowest in the industry.  Unlike some competitors, we do not add on hidden charges or leasing or set-up fees.

Apartment Management Services

Owning an apartment complex brings a unique set of challenges. Utopia has spent years developing skills and systems to  make your investment as profitable as possible. We manage apartment communities of all sizes, providing quality management services to suit the diverse needs of each apartment community. We provide comprehensive rental management, including scheduled property maintenance and rent-ready repairs, online rent collection, marketing and attracting quality tenants, lease execution, rent setting, and tenant retention programs. Our responsive managers help tenants feel welcomed and appreciated. Our experience leads to decreased vacancy rates and increased ROI.  And our expertise and professionalism translates to profitable and headache-free investments for our clients. For an affordable quote and to discuss your needs, contact Utopia today.

Commercial Property Management

When it comes to commercial property investments, Utopia’s property managers are professional and think like entrepreneurs. Investors have trusted Utopia for years for all types of commercial property: medical buildings, industrial and office complexes, mixed use, and retail storefronts.  We offer extremely competitive management fees, customized to the size and complexity of your property and portfolio.

  • Comprehensive Management Services: building maintenance, marketing to target audience, lease administration, inspections, evictions and collections
  • Monthly Financial Accounting Statements
  • Tenant Retention Programs
  • Vendor Management
  • Contract Administration
  • REO Management and Disposition
  • CAM & Operating Expense Reconciliation

ATTRACT TENANTS WITH PROPERTY MARKETING

Finding excellent tenants starts with making sure your property is visible and attractive. We install professional signage, create quality listings, describing your property thoroughly, and take beautiful photographs that showcase your properties highlights. We then list your property on all of the highly trafficked rental websites, including utopiamanagement.com.  Our dominant position in the marketing place and years managing rental properties has allowed us to develop a sizable referral database. This positive reputation for being fair and responsive means many potential renters check with us first to find their rental home. We are able to consistently rent properties priced at current rates to qualified tenants. Our responsive property managers complete the marketing optimization by being available and knowledgeable, with phones and emails always answered swiftly.

  • Advertising on most popular rental websites
  • Quality listings including photos and video
  • Showings 7 days a week by appointment
  • Utopia referral base increases visibility beyond competition

THOROUGH TENANT SCREENING AND LESS THAN 1% EVICTION RATE

Placing the right tenant is the single most important step in rental management. Our applicant screening includes income, rental history, employment, and eviction search to evaluate for potential delinquency issues. We verify identification, social security cards and pay stubs, along with contacting prior landlords for recommendations, keeping the delinquency rate to a minimum. Our thorough screening process for potential tenants has consistently kept our eviction rate at less than one percent.

Utopia also provides our owners with the optional “Utopia® Eviction Protection Program” for further peace of mind.  As a management company, we have many procedures in place to assist in the elimination of potential liabilities.

Quality Maintenance & Repairs

Maintaining your rental property, as well as being available to deal with emergency repairs, can be a source of frustration for landlords. At Utopia, we have a staff of in-house technicians available for most work, under general contractors license (#792427), meaning we can complete work as quickly as possible and pass the savings on to our clients.  When necessary, we also have a network of trusted vendors for specialized work, some of which we have been using for over fifteen years. This relationship translates to purchasing power to help Utopia’s clients get a better than market price.

  • Maintenance & Rent Ready Repairs
  • Technicians on Staff or Preferred Vendors
  • 24 Hour Emergency Maintenance
  • Move-in and Move-out Inspections
  • Licensed and Insured Vendors

All Financials Tracked & Reported

Managing both expenses and income is all handled by our accounting department with use of your owner web portal. Tenants appreciate the ability to pay rent online, which also decreases delinquency.  All expenses and receipts are tracked online and available to you at any time. A monthly statement includes all financial activity and copies of the bills we paid on your behalf. Your December statement has all of your annual figures for tax purposes. If you ever have questions regarding your statement, you can contact one of our helpful accounting staff members.

  • Custom Web Portal
  • Accounting staff make financial management easy
  • Rent and security deposit collection online
  • Bills and year end figures available any time

Latest Blog Posts

Boost Retention with Tenant Events

Feb 20, 2020
Your tenants consider many factors when deciding whether to renew; keeping your tenants happy and showing them they [more]
Continue Reading

A Landlords Guide to Headache- and Hassle-Fr...

Feb 13, 2020
A landlord is required to keep their rental property habitable, meaning that as a landlord, you are responsible for [more]
Continue Reading

6 Affordable, Easy & Impactful Multifam...

Feb 04, 2020
Making upgrades and updates to your multifamily rental property can help you maintain a happy relationship with you [more]
Continue Reading

The Real Costs of Evicting a Tenant

Jan 31, 2020
The costs and fees associated with evicting a tenant can add up quickly, and in many cases are accompanied by the l [more]
Continue Reading

Compare Listings