Serving All of Corona
Corona, California is nestled under the mountains in Riverside County and delivers both an exceptional view and a lucrative opportunity for real estate investment property owners. The city sits under the Santa Ana Mountains and Cleveland National Forest, and you’ll find access to Butterfield Stage Station, Painted Rock, and Corona Founders. This moderately-affluent community boasts a stable housing market, a strong family-centric lifestyle, and a rich sense of community. It is also home to The Crossings at South Corona, The Shops at Dos Lagos, and Main Street Metro – all commercial hotspots. In a mostly residential setup, Corona affords those who are looking for investment real estate numerous advantages. With the help of Utopia Property Management, you’ll be able to profitably manage your real estate in Corona – even from a distance.
To take full advantage of the desirable Corona housing market, you’ll want to work closely with our experienced team. For more than twenty years, our team has provided comprehensive property management services throughout Southern California. It is our goal to work closely with our clients to provide customized services in Corona and the surrounding areas. Our basic property management services include:
Marketing: We use sophisticated marketing methods to create effective advertising campaigns. We’ll drive prospective tenants to your property to ensure the fastest to-contract time possible, with a goal of having a contract in hand within thirty days. We use high performing websites and marketing events to advertise your real estate opportunity.
Tenant screening: Once a contract is available, we will conduct a comprehensive screening process that gives you the information you need related to the prospective tenant’s ability to make payments on time. This includes a full verification of identity, employment, and income, as well as a thorough background and credit check. Gain the confidence you need before offering a contract to any tenant.
Consulting services: We’ll help you with any type of service you need including home and office staging, transitioning property from occupied real estate to tenant rentals, and aiding you in setting market appropriate rents. Our in-depth experience and knowledge of Corona and the surrounding areas can minimize complications.
Maintenance services: We possess a general contractor’s license (Lic. #792427) that allows our experienced maintenance and repair professionals to ensure that your property is in the best possible condition at all times. We complete most repairs in-house, saving you time and money while also ensuring your property maintains its desirable look and feel.
Accounting management: The financial health and performance of your property should be one of your biggest concerns. Our team will provide a comprehensive report each month that outlines revenue and expenses. This is then sent to you through your customized, private web portal. This makes it extremely easy for you to always have necessary financial information on hand.
Work with Utopia Property Management for your unique property management needs, and you’ll partner with the largest property management company in Southern California. You can maximize profits, minimize hassles, and achieve greater success for your 92882 zip code real estate when you work with our dedicated professionals and local experts.
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 Corona located?
Corona is surrounded by Norco, Riverside, Chino Hills, Yorba Linda, Anaheim, the Cleveland National Forest, and the Santa Ana Mountains. Corona is located in northwest Riverside County, California. Grand Boulevard's round structure has earned Corona the moniker "Circle City," situated roughly 48 miles southeast of Downtown Los Angeles and 95 miles north-northwest of San Diego. The city lies on the western side of the Inland Empire region of Southern California, occupying 38.9 square miles, of which 38.8 are land and 0.1 are water.
What is the average climate in Corona?
The moderate Mediterranean climate of Corona, California, is characterized by scorching summers and mild winters. Wintertime highs are in the mid- to upper-60s, with sporadic morning frost. Although snowfall is uncommon, dustings may occasionally fall on the Santa Ana Mountains nearby. Spring brings early showers and comfortable temps in the mid- to upper-70s. Summers are hot, with occasional highs of 100 °F, with cloudy weather dubbed "May Gray" and "June Gloom." Thunderstorms might occur sporadically between July and September. Autumn brings pleasant days, mild nights, and sporadic Santa Ana winds. The city experiences between 200 and 370 hours of sunshine every month, while 13.95 inches of precipitation on average fall per year.
What are the educational opportunities in Corona?
Both the Alvord Unified School District and the Corona-Norco Unified School District serve the city of Corona. Alvord serves a smaller eastern area, while Corona-Norco services the majority of the city. Corona, Centennial, Lee V. Pollard, Orange Grove, and Santiago are the city's five high schools. El Cerrito, Auburndale, Citrus Hills, Corona Fundamental, and Raney are the other five middle schools. There are 28 primary schools in the system, including Woodrow Wilson, Cesar Chavez, John Adams, and Susan B. Anthony. Among the private schools in Corona are Crossroads Christian School and St. Edward Catholic School.
How is the transportation in Corona?
The distinctive circular Grand Boulevard, which spans about one mile in diameter in the downtown center, serves as the hub of Corona's transit system. Major freeways Corona (SR 71), Interstate 15 (I-15), and Riverside (SR 91) provide excellent access to the city. Although controversial, plans to build a new four-lane expressway at or near Cajalco Road with the goal of connecting Interstates 15 and 215 are now under development. A 7.5-mile tunnel beneath the Santiago Peak Mountains is the subject of another plan aimed at resolving the issue of growing commuter traffic on State Route 91. With a 3,200-foot runway, Corona Municipal Airport (FAA designator: AJO) offers aviation services in spite of multiple deadly plane crashes in the last ten years.
With above-average schools, lots of coffee shops, and beautiful parks, Riverside and Ontario have a suburban feel and are favorites among both families and young professionals.