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Colton is a prosperous town located in San Bernardino County about 57 miles to the east of Los Angeles. This city has two zip codes – 92313 and 92324. It is known as having one of the busiest at-grade railroad crossings in the country, stemming from an industry that has been present in the area since 1882. This city is the ideal family-centric location to call home, offerings moderate real estate prices when compared to surrounding areas. It is home to a strong commercial sector, but remains mostly residential. Fiesta Village, Big Air Trampoline Park, and Colton Golf Club are just a few of the exciting attractions here. The city, which is in the Inland Empire region of the state, is full of outdoor and family-focused things to do. It also offers a healthy real estate market with various single family and duplex homes ready for you to convert into high-performing rental units. If you’ve decided to invest in real estate in Colton, let Utopia Property Management help you to be as successful as possible.

We provide a wide range of services to handle every aspect of your Colton real estate investment. With over twenty years of locally-focused experience, we also are quite skilled at enabling our clients to convert properties into true income generators. With comprehensive services available throughout the Southern California area, we are excited to work side-by-side with you to achieve the kind of success you’ve only dreamed about. Our basic management services include the following:

Advertising: We use highly-effective marketing activities to properly attract tenants to your property. Our goal is to ensure that you have the ideal contract in hand within thirty days. To do this, we use high performing websites and marketing events to gain attention. This makes it easier for you to fill your property with quality tenants.
Screening process: Finding a tenant is a challenge today, and it is vitally important to screen potential renters to discover the perfect lessee for your unique property. Our Colton screening team will handle background, identification, and credit checks. We’ll also conduct a financial analysis based on employment and income verifications to ensure that the tenant you select has the ability to make on-time payments. This helps reduce eviction risks.
Management and consulting: Our local Colton marketing experts will provide you with the expert guidance you need to maximize home or office staging, transitioning services, setting market level rents. We have an incredible level of focused knowledge of the Colton area that facilitates this process.
Maintenance: As licensed general contractors (Lic. #792427) we’ll work hand-in-hand with you to manage all aspects of maintenance and upkeep. This minimizes your overall costs, ensures long-term protection of your property, and aids in providing a quality place for tenants to live.
Accounting: To ensure your property’s financial performance is always crystal clear, we provide an online portal to access personalized accounting statements and general financial information. You’ll always have access to these reports through your portal – from virtually anywhere!
Utopia Property Management is the ideal solution for Colton real estate management services. Discuss your property’s unique needs, let us help you to maximize profits, and work with you to ensure that your tenants enjoy living in your property. As the largest property management company in Southern California, we’re here to help you succeed!

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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

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.

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