Serving All of Hollywood
Well known for its entertainment industry, Hollywood, California is perhaps one of the most unique places to call home. It features historic movie studios, incredible attractions, and a thriving retail business district. It is also home to a diverse group of residents – some highly-affluent property owners. Owning real estate here can be quite profitable when you consider that the area’s median price for 2015 was well over $1.6 million. However, to ensure that you receive the very best returns on your investment in this popular area, you’ll need an experienced and aggressive management company. Utopia Property Management is that company.
We offer over 20 years of experience in zip code 90028 and the surrounding area. If you own residential property, including single-family homes, condos, lofts, or other properties, or you own commercial property here, our experienced team can help you today. We have the hands-on experience in the local Hollywood community to ensure that your property receives the very best in management services. Utopia Property Management offers comprehensive property management in Hollywood, and our basic services include:
Marketing and advertising: A solid first step to delivering qualified prospective tenants is an effective marketing strategy. Our team uses only the top performing websites and most effective local marketing methods to attract well-qualified tenants. We’ll also work hard to present your property in the best possible way. Our goal is to provide you with a signed contract within 30 days.
Tenant screening: Finding the right tenant for your unique Hollywood property is a must. With the help of our local property managers, we will conduct background checks and a thorough identify verification. We will also complete credit checks, and verify income and employment. This will provide you with the peace of mind you need when preparing your property for rent.
Management and consulting: Often times, Hollywood property owners live in their locations and then move to the surrounding region. Many don’t want to deal with the hassles and difficulties associated with renting their properties – but we can help! Our consulting services focus on helping owners to transition owner-occupied buildings to rentals, pricing properties at the highest rents possible, and staging units for rent.
Repairs and maintenance: We have an in-house team to help manage your Hollywood real estate maintenance needs. Our team holds a general contractor’s license (Lic. #792427), which allows you to receive affordable yet exceptional workmanship on all repairs and maintenance the property may need.
Accounting: It is vital that you have a clear understanding of the financial data related to your rental unit, so we provide complete accounting services and web-based access to revenue and expense reports that are created just for you.
At Utopia Property Management, you’ll have 20 years of experience to count on. Let us help you to secure the highest rents possible on your Hollywood real estate. Talk to our team about your specific needs and goals so we can customize a plan to help you. Talk to our team today about the options available – you’ll appreciate our dedication and the incredible reputation that we’ve earned across all of Southern California. Contact us today for a no-cost consultation!
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
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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
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