Serving All of Huntington Park
Huntington Park, California is a moderately sized community located in the southeastern portion of Los Angeles County. With home values about $500,000 (median value as of 2015) it is a generally affluent area that is family focused and offers diverse culture, beautiful parks, numerous schools, and an established retail sector. For those who own real estate in Huntington Park, it can be lucrative to rent this real estate out to those who are looking for a family oriented place to call home. However, the process of managing the rental property does not have to be complex, especially when you rely on the 20 years of experience Utopia Property Management has in the area.
As a well-recognized leader in property management in Huntington Park and all of Southern California, it is clear that our team can help you to manage all of your rental needs. We work with residential property owners who own single family homes, duplexes, condos, and apartments, as well as industrial and commercial real estate owners. Our dedication to meeting your needs starts with providing a complete list of services for our clients. Some of our basic services include:
Marketing and advertising: To ensure that you have the right tenants in place, we will work hard to market your property appropriately. In Huntington Park, this often means focusing on using high-performance websites and local marketing methods. The goal is simple: We aggressively market your residence to the right people to deliver a signed contract within 30 days.
Tenant screening: Once we have sourced prospective tenants for your property, we’ll handle the background checks and identification process. You will know exactly who you are renting to before any contract is signed. We also offer complete credit screening, as well as income and employment verifications. This ensures that you place the very best long-term tenant in your home – and eliminate the potential for late payments or even evictions.
Management and consulting: Many of our property owners do not know where to start when it comes to managing a Huntington Park rental unit. Our consulting services can help you to make key decisions about making your property more appealing to prospective clients, and we will help with home and office staging, price setting, and transitioning from an owner-occupied to rental.
Maintenance and repair: Every property needs maintenance and upkeep from time to time. We offer full maintenance and repair services in-house. Our team maintains a general contractor’s license (Lic. #792427), which means that you will have a well-qualified team at your disposal to handle your property’s needs – and we’ll do it inexpensively!
Accounting: We know how important it is for you to have access to information about the financial health of your property. Through out accounting team, you’ll receive a comprehensive monthly expense and revenue report that is sent to you via a convenient web portal.
Utopia Property Management provides outstanding service for all Huntington Park real estate owners. We are committed to helping you to maximize your rental income while effectively maintaining your long term real estate holdings. Contact us today to learn more.
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 Huntington Park situated?
In the southern part of Los Angeles County, California, in the United States, sits the city of Huntington Park. Huntington Park was in San Antonio Township prior to the state of California abolishing judicial townships, which occurred sometime about 1960. Bell, Cudahy, Los Angeles, Maywood, South Gate, and Vernon are some of the cities that surround Huntington Park. The city has 3.0 square miles in total, all land, according to the US Census Bureau.
What is the weather like in Huntington Park?
Huntington Park experiences long, chilly, rainy winters with sporadic cloud cover and pleasant, dry summers. The average annual temperature is between 48°F and 83°F; it rarely falls below 42°F or rises above 91°F. From July 4 to October 3, when the average daily high temperature is above 80°F, is considered the warm season. The summer's high, in August, is typically 82°F, while the low is 66°F. The chilly season, which has average daily high temperatures below 70°F, runs from November 28 to March 29. The coldest month, December, with an average high temperature of 67°F and low temperature of 49°F.
What are the educational opportunities in Huntington Park?
Huntington Park is served by a number of public educational institutions and is governed by the Los Angeles Unified School District. Hope Street Elementary School, Huntington Park New Elementary, and Pacific Boulevard School are three of the area's notable public elementary schools. Public high schools such Huntington Park High School and Maywood Academy High School, as well as middle schools like Gage Middle School and Nimitz Middle School, serve the city. In addition to these public schools, there are private educational options such as St. Matthias Catholic Elementary School and Church of the Nazarene School. The citizens of Huntington Park have more educational options and diversity because to the wide range of schools.
How is the cultural scene in Huntington Park?
Pacific Boulevard, which was a major shopping destination from the 1930s to the 1950s, is a cultural landmark in Huntington Park. Streamline Moderne and Art Deco buildings can be seen along the street, including the Warner Theater, which was created by B. Marcus Priteca. Every year, the "Carnaval Primavera" on Pacific Boulevard is a lively cultural celebration that spans nine blocks and includes live music, carnival rides, and food from Central America and Mexico. This adds to the vibrant arts and cultural scene of Huntington Park, along with the city's architectural legacy. The Huntington Park Library, which offers the community invaluable literary resources, is run by the County of Los Angeles Public Library.
Long Beach California is an urban utopia, running along the Pacific coast it covers about 50 square miles with a little over a square mile of waterfront. The beach stretches over seven miles down the west coast, which is where the name Long Beach came into fruition.