Serving All of La Mirada
Located in the heart of California, La Mirada is wedged between two of the state’s most famous counties – Los Angeles and Orange. However, La Mirada is famous in its own right. A performing arts hot spot and home to Biola University, La Mirada is the 34th best place to live, according to CNN Money. With a population of just under 50,000, a median household income over $80,000, and a nationally acclaimed aquatics center, the city has much to offer.
As a La Mirada property owner, you know that this Southern California gem’s reputation for affluence and culture should have a positive impact on your property value and rental income, but you might not know how to realize your rental’s potential. Whether you own a home, condo, apartment building, or commercial facility, Utopia property management can help you achieve and exceed your potential as a La Mirada property owner.
With more than 20 years of Southern California property management experience, Utopia quickly rose through the ranks to become the top property management company in the region. This means that we have the knowledge and ability to help you succeed as a property owner – even in a retail market as complex as La Mirada’s. The following are just a few or the services that we can leverage to help you maximize your potential within the 90637, 90638, and 90639 zip codes.
A successful rental starts with a successful tenant, and with our years of La Mirada property management experience, we know that not just any tenant will do. This is why we use a unique and proven combination of traditional and digital marketing techniques to deliver your listing to the people who are most likely to respond. Our unique marketing plan includes posting your rental on many of Southern California’s busiest and most reputable rental listing websites.
After launching a successful marketing campaign, we continue your tenant search by providing extensive tenant screening, including a wide variety of background checks and verifications. Using our comprehensive tools, we check credit, identity, income, and employment. Our thoroughness helps you reduce risk and loss when managing your La Mirada rental.
Management & Consulting
Because we are familiar with the La Mirada area, as well as general best practices in property management, we are able to provide on-point and comprehensive advice regarding any and all La Mirada property management issues, including taxes, office set up, rent rates, transitioning between tenants, and marketing properties.
Hiring a contractor to complete emergency or maintenance work is always stressful and time consuming. Unfortunately, you never know if you’re going to find a competent and honest professional when you start scanning the classifieds. However, when you partner with Utopia, you never have to worry about this issue. We have our own general contractor’s license (792427), and we can handle almost all maintenance and service issues in-house, changing less than our external competition.
At Utopia, we’re driven by our desire to help you succeed, and that means providing a regular and error-free report of your earnings and losses each month. We send that report to your web portal directly, ensuring easy access so that you can make sound management choices.
At Utopia Property Management, we know that owning a La Mirada rental can be a challenge, so we’re here to help. Contact us today if you would like a partner who can help you boost your profits and minimize your losses.
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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