Serving All of Topanga
Located in the 90290 zip code is Topanga, a California community beloved for its famous canyon and artsy, eco-friendly vibe. Bordered on three sides by preserved lands, Topanga is the perfect place for those who want to be close to the best of Los Angeles, while still enjoying the beauty of nature. Residents here enjoy amazing shops and restaurants, along with an array of festivals and events throughout the year. This community is both affluent and bohemian, which makes it appealing to property investors.
We want to be your property management professionals. Whether you are renting a single-family home, multi-family home, apartment building, condo, townhome, or office, we can help. Our comprehensive range of services encompass everything from filling vacancies to financial management. There are so many day-to-day tasks that need to be done when managing properties and we can handle them all for our satisfied clients. We offer the following services, and more:
Getting your property seen by the right eyes is our specialty. We’ll not only take crisp HD photos of your property but also feature it on relevant, high-quality websites. In addition, your property will be advertised through offline marketing methods as well. Through our rigorous marketing efforts, we’ll make sure as many people as possible get to see your Topanga property.
Finding tenants is just one part of our property management services. We’ll work hard to fill your Topanga property with a qualified tenant within 30 days; we’ll also make sure that tenants have no credit problems or criminal history through our highly detailed screening process. These measures are for your protection – to make sure that your properties aren’t occupied by criminals or con artists.
When you choose Utopia Management as your Topanga property management professionals, you enjoy the benefits of our licensed, experienced maintenance staff. Whether you’re dealing with a leaking pipe, cracked window, or other maintenance issue, our repair professionals can handle it — for less than you’d expect to pay an outside contractor. We also take care of the routine maintenance tasks associated with rental properties to save you time and minimize hassle.
Rent collection is another important part of our property management services. We’ll handle collecting rent from your tenants and if payments are late, we’ll email reminders every day. In addition, we also provide you with regular reporting that details how your properties are performing financially. You can look at the financial performance of your properties at any time by accessing our online portal. We can also advise you when it comes to things like investing dividends, buying more properties, and preparing taxes.
Consulting and Advice
We can advise you on every step of rental property investing. One example is property staging, which refers to preparing your property for showing. We have extensive industry experience and uniquely understand how your property should be staged for maximum success. Also, we’re here to answer any questions you may have about property investing and/or management. Don’t wait any longer for professional property management. Contact the expert team at Utopia Management and prepare to experience the difference we can make in your real estate portfolio.
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