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Burbank, California offers a media-rich atmosphere and tech-friendly work environment. For those employed within a variety of industries, the 94541 area offers career advancement opportunities galore. While most of the neighborhood extends across the flatlands, luxurious residential blocks wind through the foothills and greenspaces in the area, too. Incredible places to shop, dine and relax run through the center of the neighborhood for the residents’ pure enjoyment.

Our incredible team at Utopia would love the opportunity to utilize more than 20 years in the property management field to help you net great returns on your commercial and residential real estate investments. We will transform your properties into high-performance rentals and offer the management support needed to maximize revenues and minimize expenses. Our basic service plan includes:

Consulting: You can partner with our consulting program to learn all about the most effective tools and techniques you can use while managing your own roster of rental properties. We will teach you how to prepare, stage and show your properties to acquire excellent tenants, and then manage those rentals well into the future. Our consulting program will fully prepare you to handle every aspect of the management process on your own… if you so choose.

Management: To take a hands-off approach, without compromising on your revenues, you can entrust the full care of your properties to our skilled management team. We can handle every phase of the management process from finding excellent tenants to keeping your properties in optimal condition year-round. With our support, you can rest assured that your properties are always performing at their potential and retaining their value throughout the years.

Upkeep: When your properties require maintenance and repairs, we will promptly send out our highly-trained, licensed (Lic. #792427) repair pros to assess and handle the situation. We tap into our network of approved third-party vendors, as needed, to acquire specialty contractor services for extensive rehab and renovation projects.  Our upkeep services ensure your rentals always exceed your tenants’ expectations throughout each lease period.

Acquire personalized management plans for all your 94541 properties by contacting the team at Utopia Management today. We look forward to serving you and your tenants.

Property Management Office Serving Burbank, CA

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  • Rental Management
  • Property Investment Company
  • Property Maintenance
  • Real Estate Consultants
  • Apartment Rental Agency
  • Commercial Real Estate Agency
  • Industrial Real Estate Agency
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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 Burbank situated?

The city of Burbank is located in Los Angeles County, California, at the southeast corner of the San Fernando Valley. Northwest of downtown Los Angeles, it is situated 19 kilometers (12 miles) away. Glendale to the east, North Hollywood and Toluca Lake to the west, and Griffith Park to the south are its neighbors. The Verdugo Mountains serve as the region's northern boundary.

What is Burbank known for?

The "Media Capital of the World," Burbank, serves as a center for media and entertainment businesses. Major players like Warner Bros. call it home. The Walt Disney Company, Nickelodeon Animation Studio, Cartoon Network Studios, and others are all related to entertainment. The CW network is based in Burbank as well. With "Beautiful Downtown Burbank," which has been famously referenced on shows like Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In and The Tonight Show, the city receives a funny nod. Burbank also has the Hollywood Burbank Airport, which is well-known for being linked to Lockheed's Skunk Works, where ground-breaking aircraft like the U-2 espionage plane were created. Notably, the city is home to the biggest IKEA location in the country.

What are the educational opportunities in Burbank?

The Providencia School District was established in 1879 and is now known as the Burbank Unified School District. The first schoolhouse was built on land donated by Dr. Burbank, and a second school was finished in 1887. Burbank established its own high school in 1908, releasing pupils from Glendale. Three of Burbank's K–12 schools have won awards in the United States for their consistently above-average test scores. Rankings for News Best High Schools. The main institution in Burbank is Woodbury institution, which offers a variety of programs. Smaller beauty and cosmetics trade schools serve the entertainment business. The administrative headquarters for PUC Schools are located here, and Concordia Burbank, a K–6 private school, is located in the area. A bilingual French and American college preparatory school called Lycee International de Los Angeles was established in 2013.

How is the transportation in Burbank?

The Hollywood Burbank Airport, which welcomes more than 4 million travelers each year, serves Burbank. There have been debates about enforcing a flying curfew starting at 10 p.m. due to noise complaints about the airport. to 7 a.m. to deal with these problems. Furthermore, Burbank is easily accessible because to highways like the Ventura Freeway and the Golden State Freeway (I-5) that link it to the greater Los Angeles region. The city's rail terminals, such as Burbank Airport-North and Downtown Burbank, which are reachable through Metrolink and Amtrak, supplement the Burbank Bus as the primary mode of public transit. Additionally, the California High-Speed Rail, which would travel quickly between San Francisco and Los Angeles, is expected to stop close to Burbank.

What is the economy like in Burbank?

Warner Bros. and other large companies with an entertainment focus have offices in Burbank. Disney, Nickelodeon Animation Studio, and Entertainment opened its doors. The city's skyline is evidence of its significance in the entertainment sector, and high lease rates reflect this. While the economy had some hiccups, unemployment figures have fluctuated greatly. Downtown Burbank now has dining, retail, and entertainment options thanks to renovations. Well-known employers like Warner Bros., The Walt Disney Company, and Hollywood Burbank Airport drive the local labor market. Burbank's commercial centers, like the Empire Center and Burbank Town Center, are always changing and improving the city's economic health.

Elly Johnson stands at the forefront of content research and online branding at Utopia Management. As the Content Marketing Manager, she delves deep into understanding local real estate and rental markets, fueled by her passion for travel and keen research skills. Elly is dedicated to empowering individuals with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions about where to reside. A proud alumna of the University of South Florida, located in the vibrant heart of Tampa Bay, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Her academic background and extensive travel experiences uniquely position her to provide insights that resonate with diverse audiences.

The sprawling metro area and busy downtown of San Jose make up the largest city in Northern California, and the 3rd largest in the state, with just over 1 million residents.

 

San Jose Resources for Renters: https://www.sanjoseca.gov/your-government/departments/housing/renters-apartment-owners

 

Visiting San Jose: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g33020-San_Jose_California-Vacations.html

 

San Jose Downtown Association, Business Development – Resources, Incentives, Zoning, and Permitting https://sjdowntown.com/business-development/

 

San Jose’s Best Things to do: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g33020-San_Jose_California-Vacations.html

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