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Corcoran Property Management
When it comes to having rental property, this can be a huge investment that pays off in the long run or it can be a huge hassle that you regret ever making. How can you make sure that you are one of those that enjoy this investment? First, you have to understand that having rental property is not going to be completely stress free. There is going to be stress, there are going to be times that you wonder why you decided to do this, and the like.
Those who go into this thinking that they will simply list the rental, let someone move in and collect a check are going to be disappointed, and this often leads to throw stressful owning a rental can be, and who reach out to Corcoran Property Management, they are the ones that enjoy this investment, because they have professionals who are helping them through this rental process.
How We Help
When landlords come to us, they are often at their wits end. They are not enjoying being a landlord at all, they may have had trouble finding the right tenant, or they may find that they simply do not have the time that it takes to be a great landlord to their tenants. For many people, they immediately come to us when they have this rental property to get professionals on their side from the get go. Whether you come to us at the beginning or when you need help, Corcoran Property Management is here to make this situation better. So, how do we help our clients?
Basically, we are going to take care of everything related to the rental home. The idea is that you can sit back and just enjoy having this investment, while we do the hard work for you. What all do we do? There are way too many things to list that we handle, but here is a great overview of what we do with clients when they come to us:
– We make sure that the home is ready for the rental market. We may suggest changes to make to the home, as well as a price per month that you should charge.
– We advertise this home to the market for you. We also show this to those who are interested and want to see this in-person.
– We accept the applications to live in this home and we go through these with our tenant screening services to find the one tenant that is going to be the best fit for you.
– Once the person moves in, we then handle all the day to day things that can arise for a rental home. This may include collecting the rent each month, ensuring that repairs are made and the like.
The idea is that when people work with Corcoran Property Management that they are not going to have to worry about a thing when it comes to their rental property. They can relax and simply enjoy this investment!
We know how to market your property.
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
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.
- Online rent collection and direct deposit
- Extensive experience across a wide spectrum of multi-family properties
- High visibility marketing and promotion of your property
- Tenant retention strategies
- Responsive communication with calls and emails answered swiftly
- 24-7 emergency response
- Full monthly accounting and financial tracking via online portal
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
- Customized Asset Management Strategies
Homes & Condos
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 a competitive 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.
Thorough Tenant Screening
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.
- Exceptional property protection options for owners.
- Preparation, delivery, and execution of legal documentation for evictions.
- Optional “Utopia Eviction Protection Program” for additional peace of mind.
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
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Corcoran located?
Corcoran, a city situated in Kings County, California, finds its place in the southern part of the San Joaquin Valley. Approximately 46 miles southeast of Fresno and 66 miles north of Bakersfield, Corcoran enjoys a strategic location along State Route 43. Surrounded by picturesque agricultural fields and rural landscapes, the city is notable for its proximity to Corcoran State Prison, located to the east of downtown Corcoran. With its central position within Kings County, Corcoran serves as a thriving agricultural hub and offers convenient access to nearby cities and attractions within the region.
What is the population of Corcoran?
According to World Population Review, Corcoran has a population of 22,683 as of 2023, ranking it as the 282nd largest city in the state and the 1705th largest city in the United States. The city spans over 7 miles and has a population density of 3,077 people per square mile. The median age in Corcoran is 34.5 years, with males having a median age of 35.9 years and females of 29.2 years. The city is experiencing an annual growth rate of 0.33%, and its population has increased by 0.99% since the most recent census in 2020.
What are the housing options in Corcoran?
Corcoran provides a diverse range of housing options to accommodate its residents. The city offers a mix of single-family homes, townhouses, and apartments, catering to various housing needs and preferences. With its relatively affordable housing market compared to neighboring cities, Corcoran presents an appealing choice for individuals and families seeking more accessible prices. Residents can choose from different neighborhoods that showcase a variety of architectural styles, ensuring a range of options to suit their preferences. Corcoran's housing options contribute to creating a vibrant community where individuals can find a comfortable and suitable place to reside.
How is the economy in Corcoran?
Corcoran's growth and stability are supported by a diverse range of sectors that contribute to its economy. Located strategically in the San Joaquin Valley, Corcoran benefits from a conducive environment for economic growth. The city's strong agricultural industry, focused on crops such as fruits, vegetables, nuts, and dairy products, contributes significantly to its economic prosperity. Corcoran's retail sector is also on the rise, catering to the diverse needs of residents and visitors alike. The presence of Corcoran State Prison generates employment opportunities that further boost the local economy. With a diverse range of sectors supporting its economic stability, Corcoran maintains a balanced economic landscape. The city's prosperity thrives through a harmonious blend of agricultural, retail, and public sector activities.
Is Corcoran a good place to live?
Corcoran is highly regarded as a desirable place to live, thanks to its unique blend of small-town charm and convenient amenities. The city's affordable housing market presents an appealing option for those seeking more accessible prices. Residents relish the close-knit community atmosphere and the relaxed pace of life that Corcoran offers. Nestled in the picturesque San Joaquin Valley, the city provides effortless access to breathtaking natural attractions and a multitude of outdoor recreational activities. Despite its smaller size, Corcoran ensures that essential amenities, including shops, restaurants, and healthcare facilities, are readily available. Overall, Corcoran's affordability, comfort, and peaceful community atmosphere make it an ideal choice for individuals and families looking to embrace a fulfilling lifestyle.
City of Fresno Website: https://www.fresno.gov
Ultimate Guide to Fresno California: https://www.visitfresnocounty.org
Fresno County Official Website: https://www.co.fresno.ca.us
Fresno California is home to approximately 542,000 people, making it fifth in rank of California’s largest city populations and in the top 50 cities in the Unites States. City limits span 116 square miles.
The city of Fresno is in central California in the San Joaquin Valley. It sits at the crossroads of major Highways 99 and 41, as well as the Yosemite National Park southern access road, making it a pivotal tourist pit stop for anyone travelling in California. There are actually three large National Parks within an hour and a half travel from Fresno: Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon.
Woodward Park, in northeastern Fresno has a dog park, Japanese Garden, three playgrounds for families, and over seven miles of trails within its 300 acres.
The Fresno Water Tower, built in 1894, is one of the oldest buildings still standing.
The main state school located in Fresno is California State University, Fresno which has over 25,000 students enrolled during the Fall 2020 semester.
The Fresno Yosemite International Airport serves the Valley with 7 major and regional airlines and is home to the Fresno National Guard Base. Commercial flights serve over 1 million passengers a year.
Fresno averages 300 days of sunshine per year. Summers are quite hot, often 100 degree days, but not humid. Winters tend to be foggy.
The largest industry in Fresno is agriculture. Nearly half of the county’s acreage is farmland. Top 5 crops are almonds, grapes, pistachios, garlic, and onions. Residents boast of having access to fresh fruits and veggies at local markets year round.
The average 2-bedroom apartment to rent in Fresno is priced at $1190, with studio apartments running slightly cheaper at less than $900 a month.
The housing market is Fresno is extremely competitive and the average house price has risen over 15% from last year, with median sale values lying at $310,000, or $175 per square foot. It’s still known as one of the most affordable places to live in California.