Serving All of Deschutes
Deschutes is a quickly growing area in Oregon and a fantastic location for a rental investment. With over 25 years of experience in West Coast rental property management, we use local market expertise to find unique solutions for your rentals in Deschutes. At Utopia Management, we know that every rental property is different. Our clients have trusted us with investment portfolios of all shapes and sizes; we can manage single-family residentials, multifamily complexes, office buildings, and even industrial parks.
We’re a one-stop shop when it comes to property management. We handle all the day-to-day tasks like rent collection, maintenance and repairs, lease agreements, and prompt communication with tenants. We also offer effective property marketing and showing, thorough tenant screening, and consistent and detailed accounting reports. Our long-term establishment in the market gives us the ability to maximize the return on your rental and give you insider investment consultation. Our full-service team includes real estate experts, accountants, and licensed contractors. Beyond that, we have developed strong relationships with local companies to give you the best prices on contract work. With fully comprehensive, high-quality service at the most competitive rates, Utopia Management is the best option for your Deschutes rental.
We know how to market your property.
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
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
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
What is Deschutes known for?
Deschutes is renowned for its rich variety of landscapes, encompassing expansive high desert vistas, lush forests, and the majestic Cascade Range. It is situated in the heart of Oregon, surrounded by Jefferson County to the north, Crook County to the east, and Klamath and Lake Counties to the south.
What is the weather like in Deschutes?
Deschutes' climate is characterized by four distinct seasons. The summers bring warm and dry weather, inviting outdoor adventures and leisurely pursuits. Winters embrace a colder climate with intermittent snowfall, creating a picturesque winter wonderland. Spring and fall grace the region with mild and pleasant temperatures, making them ideal seasons for exploration and enjoying the natural beauty of Deschutes County.
What are some popular activities in Deschutes?
Deschutes offers a range of popular attractions. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore the towering cliffs and rock formations at Smith Rock State Park or visit the Newberry National Volcanic Monument, with its volcanic landscapes and beautiful lakes. The Deschutes River provides opportunities for fishing, rafting, and kayaking. The High Desert Museum showcases the region's natural and cultural history, while Mt. Bachelor offers skiing in winter and hiking in summer. Downtown Bend is a vibrant hub with boutique shops, art galleries, breweries, and restaurants.
What is the food scene like in Deschutes?
Deschutes County boasts a dynamic and varied food scene. From craft breweries and pub fare to farm-to-table and sustainable cuisine, international flavors, food trucks, and upscale dining options, there's something to cater to every taste. The presence of farmers markets and local producers further enhances the culinary offerings, ensuring fresh and artisanal delights. Whether you're seeking casual bites or upscale experiences, Deschutes County provides a diverse range of dining opportunities to indulge in.
What is the population of Deschutes?
According to the latest United States census data, Deschutes County in Oregon has an estimated population of 210,409 as of 2023. This represents a growth rate of 1.96% in the past year. As the 7th largest county in Oregon, Deschutes County has experienced significant growth, with a 33.4% increase since the 2010 population of 157,733.