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25+ years Experience
Located in the South Bay area of greater Los Angeles, Lawndale is a small city of nearly 32,800 and a median household income of almost $48,000. Its favorable location, affordable homes, and hospitable community have given Lawndale a positive reputation as a rental hotspot. In fact, nearly 70% of Lawndale residents are renters. If you own a Lawndale property, Utopia property management can’t wait to help you turn your Lawndale rental into a profitable investment!
With more than 20 years of experience as the top rental property management company in Southern California, Utopia knows how to help you maximize the potential of your Lawndale rental. We offer a complete and comprehensive array of services designed to increase your profits while greatly reducing your expenses and risk. The following are just a few or the services we offer to landowners in the 90260 and 90261 area codes:
With the majority of Lawndale residents living in rental homes, making your rental stand out from the crowd can be challenging. Fortunately, when you leave the marketing to Utopia, rising to that challenge is simple! We handle all of your Lawndale rental marketing for you, including listing your rental on the most popular and most often visited Lawndale rental websites. In addition to our digital marketing efforts, we use traditional marketing, such as lawn signs, to draw attention to your property.
To ensure your Lawndale property is protected, we offer a diverse and comprehensive array of tenant background checks and screenings, including identity, employment, and income verifications. In addition, we always run a complete credit check that identifies any problems keeping up with bills in the past. Armed with our background screening services, you’ll be sure to protect your Lawndale rental property for years to come.
Management & Consulting
With expertise in the Lawndale housing market, as well as the Southern California real estate situation as a whole, Utopia is prepared to help you make positive long-term decisions for your rental property. From complying with government regulations to setting rent prices, Utopia Property Management is a knowledgeable consultant ready to help you improve your rental’s success. We’re always just a phone call away.
Getting a call about a maintenance emergency in the middle of the night is every landlord’s worst fear. Fortunately, Utopia can help you avoid the frustration and costs that come with managing maintenance and upkeep. With a general contractor’s license (#792427), we can perform almost all maintenance tasks faster, more effectively, and at a lower cost than our competitors.
If you want to increase your earnings from your Lawndale rental, you need to know how profitable your rental is and how profitable it has been in the past. At Utopia, we make obtaining this type of information simple by providing you with a comprehensive monthly report regarding your expenses and income. We deliver this report directly to your online Utopia portal, so you can access it conveniently and quickly.
Lawndale has always been a rental owner’s paradise. To ensure your paradise is profitable, give us a call today. By assisting with and overseeing all aspects of your property, Utopia can help you exponentially grow your income without increasing your time commitment.
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 an all inclusive 8% 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.