Serving All of Bell Gardens
Bell Gardens is well-known for being one of only five cities in Los Angeles County to permit casino gambling. The Bicycle Casino, located just off of Eastern Avenue, is one of the largest poker casinos in the world. Situated only about 10 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles and covering the 90201 zip code, Bell Gardens is close to the heart of the big city as well. If you are taking advantage of the exciting atmosphere in Bell Gardens by gambling on a rental property, let Utopia Property Management turn your gamble into a sure bet.
We have been servicing rental properties in Southern California for over two decades and have teams of management professionals who are knowledgeable about legal matters, general upkeep, and all other aspects of maintaining a rental investment. We offer our clients a wide range of management services, including the following:
Marketing and Advertising: Not only is our own www.utopiamanagement.com the most trafficked property management site in Southern California, but we will make sure that your property is listed on other popular sites as well. We also utilize property signage and a wide referral base to advertise your property on every possible front.
Tenant Screening: If you have rented out property before, you know how many problems can come from choosing a tenant hastily. That is why at Utopia Property Management, we run every candidate through a thorough course of background, credit, employment, income, and identity checks. We do all we can to provide you with dependable tenants.
Managing and Consulting: In addition to getting the word out about your Bell Gardens property and helping you find the right tenant, Utopia Property Management can offer you the security of having a team of industry experts on your side. We will take care of the daily tasks like collecting rent and security deposits, while also keeping you updated on legal matters and advising you on improvements that can be made to enhance your property.
Maintenance and Repairs: Utopia Property Management operates under a general contractor’s license (Lic. #792427), which means that we can save you the bother of those pesky repairs by doing them in-house. We also have longstanding relationships with many third-party vendors that allow us to contract maintenance work out to reliable professionals when we are not able to complete it ourselves.
Accounting: When you leave your Bell Gardens rental property in the very capable hands of the skilled professionals at Utopia Property Management, you know that your financial investment is being wisely managed. You can see exactly what revenues and expenses were for the previous month at any time by logging in through your Utopia web portal and checking your monthly account.
Bell Gardens is an exciting place to invest in and, with the property specialists at Utopia Property Management ready to help you get the most out of your property investment, you cannot lose. Contact us if you have any questions or are ready to find out how easy owning a rental property can be when you leave the management to the professionals.
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
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.