Serving All of Hidden Hills
Hidden Hills, California is a gated, affluent community located in Los Angeles County. It is in the heart of the San Fernando Valley and is home to numerous celebrities and executives. The views, the spacious properties, and the incredibly impressive entertainment and commercial sector make it an ideal place to own real estate. With home values in the millions, owning real estate in this highly desirable location is a lucrative opportunity. To make the most of it, you’ll want to work closely with Utopia Property Management. Our experienced property managers can help you to keep well-qualified, long-term tenants in your property with ease.
With over 20 years of experience in the market, we fully understand the Los Angeles region. We know what tenants are looking for and the most common wants and needs of property owners just like you. Most importantly, our experienced team will work closely with you to create customized solutions that meet all of your specific goals. Talk to us about your property and learn how we can help you to earn the highest rents possible. Utopia Property Management offers a variety of comprehensive service packages, but our basic management services include:
Marketing: A key component to renting your Hidden Hills property is to market it properly. We do this in various ways, including using both local marketing activities and online tools. We only use the best performing websites available today to ensure that only the best-qualified tenants are received. Our goal is to have a signed contract in hand within 30 days.
Screening: Not everyone will qualify for Hidden Hills property rentals. That is why we provide you with a thorough screening process for your real estate listing. This verification investigates the overall background and identify of the applicant. It also provides a comprehensive credit check, and verifies income and employment. Only with all of these factors can you be confident in your prospective tenant.
Management and consulting: Our Hidden Hills marketing specialists will work closely with you to ensure that your property is positioned appropriately in the market. This includes possible transitioning from owner-occupied to a tenant-ready property, staging of your home or office, and helping you to set your rental price. Our team is the resource you need.
Maintenance: Our experienced crews work under our general contractor’s license (Lic. #792427) so you can be confident in their work – and you’ll save money. Our team can handle virtually any repair or maintenance needs on your property.
Accounting: Having a clear understanding of the financial health of your rental property is essential – and we take it seriously. We deliver access to information about your investments through our web portal, and you’ll see your property’s monthly income and expenses at a glance – from wherever, and whenever!
Utopia Property Management is a deeply respected property management company in the Hidden Hills market, as well as throughout all of California. Our dedicated professionals will work closely with you to maximize your real estate investment. We will market and manage your property to facilitate maximum revenues, while reducing many of the risks and hassles of owning rental property.
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