Serving All of Eagle Rock
The rental market in Eagle Rock is absolutely booming due to its recent recognition as one of the hottest neighborhoods to live, work and play. The 90041 area’s iconic layout and historic sites make it an excellent place for filming movies produced by Hollywood’s leading production companies. Many streets, and the homes on them, have been immortalized in film, boosting their popularity and value across the board. Notable movies filmed here include Top Gun, Reservoir Dogs and Star Trek III.
Your residential and commercial rentals across the Eagle Rock region, and beyond, can perform beautifully on the local market with help from Utopia Management. Our effective management plans are always personalized to maximize revenues and minimize expenses. Partner with us and enjoy:
Consulting Program: With over 20 years of property management experience, our team of experts is eager to help you learn all you need to know about maximizing the performance of your rentals. We will explore the process of staging, marketing and showing properties to acquire exceptional renters in record time. Our team will also help you understand how to best manage and maintain your properties to collect positive revenues month after month.
Management Support: We are also happy to complete every management task for you to open up your time for alternate endeavors. Our team expertly handles each phase of the management process, from finding tenants within 30 days to performing move-out inspections and repairs. We offer your tenants ongoing service and support to encourage them to renew their leases at the end of every rental contract period.
Maintenance Services: To complete timely maintenance and repairs on your properties, we utilize our general contractor’s license (Lic. #792427) to maintain a full roster of skilled upkeep experts. Our in-house team of contractors immediately responds to all emergency repair requests and completes routine maintenance on a strict schedule. We can also dispatch specialty contractors and other experts on our list of approved third-party vendors to complete time-sensitive or complex projects by the deadline.
If you are ready to start netting great yearly returns from your investment properties, contact Utopia Management today. Our personalized management plans will help you reach your goals while navigating the Eagle Rock rental market.
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 Eagle Rock located?
Adjacent to the San Rafael Hills in Los Angeles County, California lies the neighborhood of Eagle Rock, which is located in Northeast Los Angeles. Eagle Rock is a big boulder whose shadow resembles an eagle, and the town is named after it. Eagle Rock is bounded by Glassell Park on the southwest, Pasadena on the east, Glendale on the north and west, and Highland Park on the southeast. Principal arteries are Eagle Rock Boulevard and Colorado Boulevard, while Figueroa Street forms the eastern edge. The district is bordered to the west and north by the Glendale and Ventura freeways, respectively.
What are some notable landmarks in Eagle Rock?
Streamline Moderne, Art Deco, Georgian, Craftsman, and Mission Revival are just a few of the architecturally and historically notable homes found in Eagle Rock. Nine Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments can be found in the area, including the famous Eagle Rock (Monument #10) at the end of Figueroa Street and the original Eagle Rock City Hall (Monument #59) at 2035 Colorado Boulevard. The Eagle Rock Branch Library (Monument #292) and famous homes like the one at 1203–1207 Kipling Avenue (Monument #383) are among these landmarks. Argus Court (Monument #471), Eagle Rock Playground Clubhouse (Monument #536), and Eagle Rock Women's Twentieth Century Clubhouse (Monument #537) are three more historic sites. These sites highlight Eagle Rock's rich cultural legacy and architectural legacy.
What are the recreational opportunities in Eagle Rock?
Eagle Rock provides both locals and visitors with a wide range of leisure options. There are several outdoor activity facilities available at the Eagle Rock Recreation Center, which is situated at 1100 Eagle Vista Dr. At the same address, dog owners may enjoy the specialized Eagle Rock Dog Park, which offers an area for furry friends to play and interact. For those who like the great outdoors, Eagle Rock Hillside Park is located south of Valle Vista and north of the Ventura Freeway. Another leisure spot with greenery and recreational amenities is Richard Alatorre Park, which is situated near Figueroa and 134 Freeway. Yosemite Recreation Center, located at 1840 Yosemite Dr., provides more amenities for locals to use in addition to the area's recreational options.
What are the educational options in Eagle Rock?
Occidental College, which was founded in 1887 and relocated from many locations in Los Angeles to Eagle Rock permanently in 1914, is located in the area. The college campus, created by architect Myron Hunt, has long been regarded as a major center of learning in the neighborhood. Eagle Rock, which is a part of District 4 of the Los Angeles Unified School District, offers students in the area a variety of educational alternatives. Constructed in 1927 and eventually replaced owing to seismic safety concerns, Eagle Rock High School continues to be an important monument. Along with the previously closed Celerity Rolas Charter School, there are several other schools in the area: Renaissance Arts Academy, Dahlia Heights Elementary School, Santa Rosa Charter Academy, Eagle Rock Elementary School, Rockdale Elementary School, Delevan Drive Elementary School, Toland Way Elementary School, Annandale Elementary School.
Located at the junction of the San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys, the city of Glendale is a suburb of Los Angeles. Glendale is the 4th-largest city in Los Angeles, and 22nd-largest in California, with an estimated 202,000 residents in 42 neighborhoods.
Glendale Residents Guide: https://www.glendaleca.gov/residents
10 Reasons You Want Your Business in Glendale: https://www.glendaleca.gov/government/departments/glendale-economic-development-corporation-/top-10-reasons-you-want-your-business-in-glendale
15 Best Things to do in Glendale: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g32431-Activities-Glendale_California.html