Serving All of Whittier
Whittier is a Southern California city bursting with quiet charm, even though it is in close proximity to Los Angeles. Here, you’ll find a plethora of shopping and dining options, as well as entertainment and culture of all kinds. With unemployment and crime rates lower than the state average, Whittier offers convenient access to L.A., yet has all the characteristics of small-town suburbia. If you own rental property in Whittier, call Utopia Property Management today! We have served Whittier and the surrounding areas for more than 20 years, which means we have the experience and knowledge necessary to provide the finest in property management services.
Our friendly real estate management professionals are here to make your job as a property owner easier and more profitable. Whether you have many properties or just one, we can manage every aspect of property ownership. Our services are as follows:
Marketing and Promotion
Here at Utopia Property Management, we understand the importance of staying up-to-date on the latest technologies and trends. That’s why we not only promote your properties at local events and with locally-focused advertising, but also on the World Wide Web. Your listings will appear on numerous high-profile sites, netting you a greater number of possible tenants. Our goal is to have your rental occupied within 30 days.
Screening and Background Checks
Evicting a disruptive or non-paying tenant is a hassle. Save yourself time and money with our services, which include credit checks and employment verification. In addition, we perform criminal background checks on every prospective tenant. Our services weed out undesirable tenants, allowing you to focus on tenants who are the most likely to pay their rent on time and keep the unit free from damage.
Managing properties is hard work. Let us help you to create a management strategy designed to increase returns and optimize efficiency. We can help you to price your units appropriately and to keep you informed on how to profit from the latest trends in the real estate market. Our consulting services can help you maximize results in every area of property management – from staging and showing properties to collecting rent.
Property Maintenance and Repair
Every property eventually requires repair. Rather than spending your valuable time taking care of repairs yourself, let us handle it. We provide both maintenance and repair professionals for recurring and emergency jobs. Your tenants will have the peace of mind that comes with knowing that there is someone to call if an appliance breaks or a pipe bursts in the middle of the night.
Through the Utopia web portal, you’ll have access to detailed monthly reports that present a clear picture of your income and expenses. Our accounting professionals will analyze your finances to help you create a winning property management strategy for maximum ROI.
Ready to take the management of your Southern California properties to the next level? Contact Utopia Property Management today. We’re the largest property management company in the area and have been for two decades — let our experience work in your favor. Our friendly staff of property management professionals are standing by to assist you!
Property Management Office Serving Whittier, CA
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
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