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Fresno County Property Management
For those who live in Fresno County, you have no doubt seen more new faces throughout the areas within the county. Are these people all buying homes? No! Many of those who move here are looking to rent a home rather than buy. That is why owning rental property is a great idea for anyone to get in on. Let’s face it, people are always going to need rental properties. And if you work with Fresno County Property Management, you will find that this is an easy decision to make as we can handle all the hard work that comes with owning rental property.
Why Should You Own Rental Property?
There are several benefits to owning rental property. So, for those who are still on the fence as to whether this is a good investment or not, consider these benefits:
You can always use this property later for yourself. This is especially true of those who may be leaving their home and moving, but later want to move back into the area.
This is a source of passive income that you get without really having to put in 40 hours a week.
This gives you some financial security for the future since you know that there will always be a need for rentals in the area. While people are buying more, there are just as many who are looking to rent a home.
When it comes time to put your rental onto the market, are you sure as to what the area really wants? That is just one area in which Fresno County Property Management can help! Thanks to our years of experience, we can evaluate your rental property and determine not only what you should charge per month to rent this property, but also any changes that you need to make in order to make this more appealing to the rental market. Other services that we can assist with include:
- Advertising this rental property to the market in various ways to reach a wider audience of those who could be interested in living in this property.
- Showing this home to those who want to live here so they can see what they are getting.
- Accepting the applications to live in this home so that you don’t have to worry about all this paperwork.
- Using our tenant screening services to determine which applicant is going to make a great tenant. We consider several things including their past rental history to make this determination.
- We handle the day to day aspects of owning rental property as well which can include collecting the rent each month.
For those who work with Fresno County Property Management, they will find that making the decision to enter into the rental market is one that they can make with ease. They know that we are here to make this a beneficial endeavor that helps give you a passive form of income without the stress of being a landlord.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.