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EXPERT MANAGEMENT OF ALL RENTAL PROPERTY RELATED SERVICES INCLUDING:

  • Advertising on the most popular rental websites, including UtopiaManagement.com
  • Market research on rent values of local competitive properties
  • Quality grade photography and attractive listings
  • Thorough tenant screening
  • Showings 7 days a week
  • Online Rent Collection and direct deposits to owners
  • Professional lease management and enforcement
  • Full service maintenance utilizing our preferred vendors or in-house technicians
  • Move-In and Move-Out inspections
  • Up to date on federal, state and local real estate laws
  • Full accounting and monthly statements
  • Real estate portfolio strategies

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Utopia Management
The Quality Company

Serving All of Lomita

An internationally flavored city with just over 20,200 residents, Lomita has a sister city, Takaishi, Osaka, as well as Japanese elementary and junior high schools. Lomita is a suburb of Los Angeles - the arid climate that draws visitors and residents seeking a change of scene. With a median household income of nearly $60,400, Lomita is an upper-middle class city with a handful of famous residents and a nationally known railroad museum. If you are a Lomita rental property owner who wants to see a large return on investment, Utopia Property Management is ready to help.

For the past two decades, Utopia property management has maintained a reputation as the top property management company in Lomita and all of Southern California. With a strong and expansive understanding of the housing and rental markets in Lomita and its surrounding areas, Utopia is the perfect choice for a property development partner. We offer a large selection of services that have consistently helped our extensive list of California clients. Just a few of our services include the following:

Marketing

As a rental property owner in the 90717 zip code, you face steep competition when it comes to listing your rental. When you work with Utopia, however, you can take the stress out of marketing your rental property by accepting our strategic and comprehensive marketing plan. To develop targeted plans for our clients, we combine digital and traditional marketing methods. Our efforts include marketing your rental to some of Lomita’s most heavily trafficked websites.

Tenant Screening

If you want to ensure a strong return on investment for your Lomita rental, you need to first ensure that your tenants won’t cause problems. To safeguard against this, we conduct extensive background checks on each of your potential candidates, screening for employment, income, and identity verification. We also conduct a complete credit check.

Management & Consulting

Because we are well versed in the economic and housing conditions of the Lomita area, we can provide you with on-point and proactive advice regarding the future of your rental. From helping you set your rental rates to working with you to meet regulatory compliance, we provide the full range of consulting services. Give us a call; we are always here to help.

Maintenance

If you own a Lomita property, you know that you will eventually have to deal with maintenance and upkeep issues to keep your rental in good condition. Instead of working with external partners who can be unreliable and expensive, count on us! At Utopia, we have a general contractor’s license (#792427), as well as a full staff of professionals. We’re able to work with you to handle all of your maintenance issues quickly, often at prices that are much lower than our external competition.

Accounting

To achieve a high ROI on your Lomita rental, you’ll need to leverage your understanding of your property’s income and expenses. Utopia makes this easy by providing an in-depth accounting report each month. We deliver this report directly to you, using your online portfolio, ensuring you never miss any key information.

At Utopia, we want to help you increase your income while easing your management responsibilities for your Lomita rental. As your partner and business associate, we’re prepared to help you achieve consistent and long-term success. Contact us today!

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 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.

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.

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

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

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.

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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