Discounts On Larger Portfolios
25+ years Experience
The all-American city of Sierra Madre is located in the foothills of the San Gabriel Valley. Just minutes from Pasadena, this community is known for it’s beautiful foliage and idyllic residential setting, all within close proximity to Southern California’s major business hubs and coastal havens.
If you have a property in Sierra Madre, let Utopia Property Management offer you more than twenty years of experience in managing Southern California residential properties. With a keen awareness of the local housing and rental market in Sierra Madre, Utopia’s local experts can help you develop rental strategies that are applicable to the market. Some of our basic management services include:
Advertising and marketing your rental: With a wealth of tools and resources at our disposal, our marketing experts can offer the knowledge and expertise to provide a combined local and regional rental strategy for your Sierra Madre property. We list your rental on many high performing rental websites, as well as conducting local advertising and marketing events. These practices, along with traditional signage and ads ensure that we are casting a wide net to seek out your best tenant. Our goal is to find you a qualified tenant and have a contract signed within thirty days.
Tenant screening and acquisition: You don’t just need a tenant for your Sierra Madre property—you need the perfect tenant. That’s why our screening process involves background checks, credit checks, and employment, income, and identity verifications. Our goal is to identify tenants that embody the proper qualities and characteristics of individuals who make on-time payments and have a low chance of eviction.
Management consulting and general services: We will support you throughout each step of the rental cycle, whether you are a novice investor or a seasoned pro. From marketing the property, advising you on proper staging techniques, providing insight on the management of rent collection and monthly reporting, our expert consultants can help you elevate all aspects of your property management system.
Maintenance and repairs: It is often time-consuming and costly to coordinate repair work with third-party vendors. We eliminate this frustrating part of property management by completing all maintenance and repairs for you! Our team of licensed contractors (Lic. #792427) can complete most repairs and general maintenance, often at a much lower cost than local contractors. All tenant requests are processed through your Utopia portal and serviced by our team. The avoided stress and overall time saved are priceless benefit of our advanced system.
Accounting services: Each month our expert accounting team will provide you with a comprehensive financial report via your Utopia web portal. This monthly accounting will show all revenue and expense items, giving you a clear picture of your investments overall financial performance. No more bookkeeping nightmare and frustrated attempts to use Excel - we will take of all the organization and reporting.
Partnering with Utopia Property Management is the savviest decision you can make for your Sierra Madre investment property. Leverage our expertise in Los Angeles County to help you find the perfect tenants, provide the most efficient and cost effective maintenance, and to support your strategic marketing and management efforts of your investment—call Utopia Property Management today!
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.