Serving All of Baldwin Park
With its excellent array of residential and commercial blocks, the Baldwin Park region has come a long way from its roots as grazing land for cattle. Targeted redevelopment projects have continually improved economic growth across the 91706 region. The local community and commercial centers, including the Kaiser Permanente medical center and over 20 public schools, offer ample career advancement opportunities to local residents. Quick commutes are possible by way of Interstate 10, which runs through the southern section of the community space.
Your commercial and residential rentals across Baldwin Park can exceed your performance expectations at every turn with help from our team at Utopia Management. We’ll create effective management plans personalized to meet the needs of each of your rental properties. Our basic services include:
Advertising Campaigns: With the use of traditional and high-tech marketing techniques, we can fill your vacant properties with excellent tenants in just 30 days. We’ll utilize proven screening methods to find the absolute best tenants for every property under our care. We look at each applicant’s background information, income and rental history to secure tenants who meet our strict standards. With this approach, we can keep your risk levels low to ensure you net great returns on your investments every year.
Management and Consulting: Our team offers your valued tenants our total support throughout every phase of the rental process. Our dedication to your tenants’ satisfaction ensures all residents remain comfortable in their rentals. With this approach, we can keep your rental vacancy and tenant turnover rates minimized to maximize your monthly revenues. If you prefer, our consulting team can teach you how to handle all important management tasks on your own.
Maintenance Services: When your properties need routine maintenance or emergency repair services, we’ll use our general contractor’s license (Lic. #792427) to send out our skilled and experienced pros to handle any problems. In addition, with our huge network of approved third-party vendors, we can send out exceptional specialty contractors and other repair experts to handle large or time-sensitive renovation projects.
We welcome you to contact Utopia Management today to acquire the support you need to achieve great success on the 91706 rental market. We will always provide you and your tenants with the best quality of service every step of the way.
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
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: 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 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 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.
- 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 Baldwin Park situated?
The city of Baldwin Park is situated in Los Angeles County, California, in the center of the San Gabriel Valley. The city has a total area of 6.8 square miles, according to the US Census Bureau. It is made up of 0.2 square miles of water and 6.6 square miles of land.
What is the average weather in Baldwin Park?
With moderate winters and warm to hot summers, Baldwin Park experiences a temperate climate. 118 °F (48 °C) was the highest temperature ever recorded in the area, and 21 °F (−6 °C) was the lowest. There is a range of 70 °F (21 °C) to 90 °F (32 °C) for average high temperatures in January and December and 42 °F (6 °C) to 63 °F (17 °C) for average low temperatures in July.
Who are the top employers in Baldwin Park?
The top employers in Baldwin Park are a wide variety of businesses, according to the city's 2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. After Baldwin Park City Hall, which employs 454 people, the Baldwin Park Unified School District employs 1,975 people. Wal-Mart (350 employees), Durham School Services (301 employees), and the Esther Snyder Community Center (300 employees) are a few other notable employers. Adding variable numbers of workers to the city's employment landscape are the Los Angeles Department of Public Health, Los Angeles County Department of Parks, Morgan Park, Waste Management Inc., and Target.
How is the cost of living in Baldwin Park?
With a cost of living index of 161.7, Baldwin Park, California has costs overall for housing, food, child care, transportation, health care, taxes, and other necessities that are 7.9 percent lower than in California and 61.7 percent higher than the national average. At $620,800, the median home price is 83.6 percent more than the $338,100 national average and 15.4 percent lower than the $733,500 average for California. A two-bedroom apartment rents for $2,020 a month, which is 41.3 percent more than the $1,430 national average but 6.4 percent less than the $2,150 average for California. It is suggested that a family in Baldwin Park make at least $118,800 a year, while an individual would need to make at least $63,600 in order to live comfortably.
Located at the junction of the San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys, the city of Glendale is a suburb of Los Angeles. Glendale is the 4th-largest city in Los Angeles, and 22nd-largest in California, with an estimated 202,000 residents in 42 neighborhoods.
Glendale Residents Guide: https://www.glendaleca.gov/residents
10 Reasons You Want Your Business in Glendale: https://www.glendaleca.gov/government/departments/glendale-economic-development-corporation-/top-10-reasons-you-want-your-business-in-glendale
15 Best Things to do in Glendale: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g32431-Activities-Glendale_California.html