Discounts On Larger Portfolios
25+ years Experience
Marina Del Rey is a quaint, seaside community in Los Angeles County. With just under 9,000 people, it is a vacation hot spot and a great place to raise a family. The Marina is one of the most important features - the world’s largest man-made small craft harbor, homeport to more than 6,500 boats. The community is encompassed on all sides by the sprawling city of Los Angeles, but somehow manages to maintain its small-town vibe. The median house price is Marina Del Rey is $422,000 and rents average more than $2,000 per month. If you own income properties in the 90292 or 90295 areas, we’d love to partner with you.
At Utopia Property Management, we’ve been helping property owners market, rent, and manage their homes and commercial buildings since 1994. As the largest management company in Southern California, we have tremendous insight into the local real estate trends and opportunities in Marina Del Rey, and we’d love to share our expertise with you. Here are just some of the services we provide to our clients:
Advertising and Marketing: It takes more than a “for rent” sign on the front lawn to find the right tenant. We make use of a wide assortment of top rental websites, to help drive awareness of your property, as well as more traditional strategies like print advertising and signage. We’re confident that we’ll find the right occupant for your space within 30 days.
Finding your tenant: We conduct extensive background and credit checks that effectively weed out applicants who do not meet our highest standards. Your unique property deserves tenants who will care for it like it’s their own. We will ensure that your prospective tenants are free of major derogatory credit issues, past eviction events, and other negative credit information. We’ll also verify their income, employment, and identity so you can breath easy knowing your prospective tenants are the most responsible and trustworthy of applicants.
Management consulting: Need advice about staging your home, what to charge, or when to upgrade? Our local experts are always here to answer your questions. With more than twenty years in the business, we certainly consider ourselves experts and would love to share our knowledge with you.
Maintenance and repairs: The last thing that should be on your mind when partnering with us is the impending maintenance issues that any building or home is bound to face. We hold a California general contractor’s license (Lic. #792427) and employ a professional and dedicated staff that can tackle big and small projects. We also maintain a list of third-party vendors that work with us on larger or more complicated projects.
Accounting: Through our innovative and convenient Utopia web portal, you will receive monthly financial documents and statements that detail all of the financial transactions related to your property. Our accounting team prides themselves on their meticulous skills and attention to detail, so all you have to worry about is the bottom line.
When you’re ready to begin marketing your rental unit in Marina Del Ray, contact Utopia Property Management. You’ll be amazed at how quickly and confidently we can rent your property. There’s a reason we’re the biggest property management firm in Southern California! Contact us today join in our success.
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.