Serving All of Redondo Beach
The Redondo Beach community is nestled to the west of of Los Angeles County, twenty miles south of downtown Los Angeles. This resort destination is also home to a growing community of residents and commercial businesses, offering a premier location for an investment property.
If you are looking for property management services in Redondo Beach, Utopia Property Management can help! We have more than twenty years of experience managing a range of properties in Southern California, which means we have our finger on the pulse of rental activity in your area. With Utopia Property Management you will have access to a wealth of these management services:
Advertising and marketing your rental: We maximize technology and communication tools to give your property strategic advertising in order to capture the right market for renting your Redondo Beach property. This advertising includes exposure on our top performing rental websites, and also includes local advertising, marketing events, and ads. Our commitment is to connect you with a qualified tenant and have a signed contract within thirty days.
Tenant screening and acquisition: The last thing you want is a tenant who may be delinquent with timely rental payment. This is why we have designed our tenant screening services to ensure tenants have the qualities and characteristics that are desirable to landlord. Finding the perfect tenant helps to protect the condition of your investment property. Our screening process involves background checks, credit checks, and employment, income, and identity verifications.
Management consulting and general services: With our team of consultants ready to help you through every step of the rental process, you are sure to optimize your return on investment, whether you are new to property management or a seasoned expert. Our consulting and general services include information on marketing your properties and preparing for showings, managing monthly expenses and incoming payments, and other management concerns for your properties.
Maintenance and repairs: Onsite maintenance and service calls can be time consuming and costly. With Utopia managing your rental units, you are able to avoid the headache of property upkeep. The online portal for customers connects our service professionals directly with your tenants to ensure prompt service and expert care of your property. Our general contractor’s license (Lic. #792427) allows us to provide most services at below the cost of our competitors. For more in-depth repair or remodeling, we work with a network of reliable third-party contractors.
Accounting services: Diligent study of your financial portfolio is crucial to the health of your investments, but this can be a tiresome and time-consuming task. Avoid the headache with our dedicated team of accounting professionals who deliver monthly financial reports through your Utopia web portal, which is available from any computer or mobile device.
Making the decision to partner with Utopia connects you with the premier property management company in Los Angeles County. Let us provide you with a one-stop-shop for property management in Redondo Beach – we will help to expand your reach, secure the best tenants, and facilitate growing returns on your investment.
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
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Redondo Beach located?
Located in the South Bay portion of the Greater Los Angeles area, Redondo Beach is a coastal community in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Situated in the southern part of Santa Monica Bay, it is one of three nearby beach cities. Beginning south of Torrance Beach and continuing north to the Redondo Pier, the beach extends beneath the Palos Verdes bluffs. Originally a part of the 1784 Rancho San Pedro Spanish property grant of the 43,000-acre Dominguez Rancho, which eventually became the ten-mile ocean frontage of Rancho Sausal Redondo, Redondo Beach began in Palos Verdes and is known as "RAT (Right After Torrance) Beach."
What is the average climate in Redondo Beach?
Redondo Beach has a Mediterranean climate with warm summers that is almost entirely rainless in the summer and pleasant in the winter. December through March is the coldest month, and July through September is the warmest. Redondo Beach has year-round mild weather because of its seaside position. The daily mean temperature fluctuates between 57.0°F and 69.7°F, with the average high temperature falling between 66.6°F and 76.5°F. The range of the average low temperature is 47.3°F to 62.9°F. Redondo Beach, California has a pleasant year-round climate with little extremes in temperature, according to climate data.
What are the educational opportunities in Redondo Beach?
The Patricia Dreizler Continuation High School and Redondo Union High School, which serve as the zoned high school and continuation school, respectively, are part of the Redondo Beach Unified School District, which shapes the city's educational landscape. In addition to Redondo Beach Learning Academy, a community day school, there is Dreizler, California Model Continuation High School. The city has eight equally spaced elementary schools and two middle schools: Adams Middle School in North Redondo Beach and Parras Middle School in South Redondo Beach. Founded in 1992 and resurrected in 2008, the Redondo Beach Educational Foundation makes a substantial contribution to the educational community. Another location in Redondo Beach is Valor Christian Academy, formerly known as Coast Christian School.
How is the cost of living in Redondo Beach?
Redondo Beach, California has an 82% higher cost of living than the US average due to housing expenditures that are 253% higher than average, energy rates that are 11% higher than normal, and transportation costs that are 28% higher than average, including gas and bus fares. The average cost of a home is $1,592,558, while the rent is $4,842 a month. In Redondo Beach, the cost of healthcare is 12% higher than the national average, while grocery prices are 11% higher.
Long Beach California is an urban utopia, running along the Pacific coast it covers about 50 square miles with a little over a square mile of waterfront. The beach stretches over seven miles down the west coast, which is where the name Long Beach came into fruition.