Serving All of Inglewood
With a population of 109,673 and a comfortable Mediterranean climate, Inglewood is a diverse city located in Los Angeles’s South Bay region. Home to the Forum, a well-known concert venue, and the Southeast Symphony, a non-profit cultural group, Inglewood is also a hot spot for members of Los Angeles’s artist community. In fact, a number of former commercial and retail establishments have been transformed into artist studios.
With a median income of about $45,000, Inglewood is a welcoming locale that many commuters, artists/musicians, professionals, and working class residents call home. As of the 2010 census, more than half of Inglewood’s population (63%) lived in rentals. If you own a rental home, apartment building, condo, or commercial facility in bustling and beautiful Inglewood, Utopia Property Management can help you ensure that your rental venture is a success. With more than two decades of experience in all aspects of property management, we’re excited about helping you attain your goals with your Inglewood rental.
Our robust and varied group of services is specifically designed to help you maximize your profits while minimizing your losses and your time. As the largest property management organization in Southern California, we have developed an in-depth knowledge of the differences in local cities, regions, and neighborhoods. Our expertise in all things local and all things property management is perfectly positioned to cultivate your success. Our Inglewood services include the following:
Empty rentals are expensive for landlords! We help you reduce the amount of time that your rental sits open by providing a targeted and comprehensive marketing strategy that includes both digital and grassroots techniques. Our sophisticated, relevant, and comprehensive campaign includes listing your property on the top-ranked websites in the Southern California area. Get ready to get tenants – without all the legwork!
An unreliable tenant is frustrating, both in terms of finance and management, but when you partner with Utopia, we take the guesswork out of tenant screening. Our robust verification process ensures that only financially responsible tenants with good character rent your Inglewood property. Our in-depth screening tools include background and credit checks, as well as employment, income, and identity verification.
Management & Consulting
Renting in the 90301-90312 zip code isn’t easy! Inglewood’s changing demographics and economy can vastly impact the rental market. Fortunately, you don’t have to worry about handling property management’s most frustrating facets when you work with Utopia. We provide comprehensive consulting and management services targeted toward our Inglewood and Southern California property owners. We can help you set market rates, make decisions about your rentals, and even develop strategic business choices.
Maintenance: Acting under general contractor’s license #792427, we take the hassle out of property maintenance by providing the full spectrum of upkeep and repair services, including plumbing, electrical work, and structural work. Our detailed commitment to the physical integrity of your rental means, in some cases, bigger property value and, in all cases, more time for you.
To make good business decisions, you need to understand the health of your organization. At Utopia, we simplify the process for you by providing a holistic monthly report delivered via your Utopia web portal. You’ll be able to use this report to track expenses, revenue, and their sources.
At Utopia Property Management, we want to help you succeed with your Inglewood investment venture by positioning your rental for success! Call us today to reduce your stress, boost your income, and cut your expenses.
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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