Serving All of Agoura Hills
Agoura Hills is just to the north of the Santa Monica Mountains at the western-most reaches of LA County. Agoura Hills is a smaller, well-kept city that prides itself on being friendly, tidy, and responsive to the needs of its citizens. The city spans only two postal codes, 91301 and 91376. The population is just above 20,000 with 68% of residents employed in white collar professions, 32% in blue collar. The majority of homes in Agoura Hills are owned by the residents. Only 23% are rented. Homes go at a median sale price of $535,927.
At Utopia Property Management, we’re committed to our position as the market experts in Agoura Hills, and all the areas we serve. To maintain this expertise we regularly hire local firms to help us cultivate effective rental strategies and to find the best tenants for your property. We are proud to provide amazing experiences for both our property owners and our tenants.
That’s not all. Check out what else Utopia Property Management has to offer:
Utopia is the perfect advertising partner for property owners seeking great tenants in Agoura Hills. We have a network that runs deep. Give us a few days and we can easily produce a long list of qualified applicants. To expand our pool further we use the Internet’s very best listing services. Our objective is to get a tenant leased and ready to rent within a 30 day time period.
Our process is multi-faceted, involving a background and credit check, as well as specific queries that speak to the prospective tenant’s previous rental experience. Our process ensures that the tenants you get have a low risk of eviction and a high probability of always paying their rent on time. The tenants we’re after are those who end up making life easier for everyone.
Consulting and General Management Services
We’ll mange the day-to-day operations of your rental property, from rent collection, to showings, to making sure that the rental rates remain lucrative. Our business has revolved around managing properties in Agoura Hills and the surrounding area for twenty years. We look forward to putting our expert market knowledge to work on your behalf.
On-Site Repairs and Maintenance
With Utopia on your team, you won’t have to lift a finger when it comes to maintenance. On every property we manage, we run an incredibly tight ship. We respond to maintenance and repair needs directly and speedily using our in-house team of licensed contractors (Lic. # 792427).
Accounting Made Simple
When it comes to your investment property, you deserve to know exactly where you stand financially. That’s why Utopia equips its clients with a custom Web portal, available anytime on any computer or mobile device, where you can view your investment property’s performance.
If you’re not free of headaches, then we’re not doing our job. Utopia is the ideal partner to have in Agoura Hills. All you have to do is sit back and trust us to take expert care of your property. Ready to get started? Contact us today.
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