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With a population of 109,673 and a comfortable Mediterranean climate, Inglewood is a diverse city located in Los Angeles’s South Bay region. Home to the Forum, a well-known concert venue, and the Southeast Symphony, a non-profit cultural group, Inglewood is also a hot spot for members of Los Angeles’s artist community. In fact, a number of former commercial and retail establishments have been transformed into artist studios.

With a median income of about $45,000, Inglewood is a welcoming locale that many commuters, artists/musicians, professionals, and working class residents call home. As of the 2010 census, more than half of Inglewood’s population (63%) lived in rentals. If you own a rental home, apartment building, condo, or commercial facility in bustling and beautiful Inglewood, Utopia Property Management can help you ensure that your rental venture is a success. With more than two decades of experience in all aspects of property management, we’re excited about helping you attain your goals with your Inglewood rental.

Our robust and varied group of services is specifically designed to help you maximize your profits while minimizing your losses and your time. As the largest property management organization in Southern California, we have developed an in-depth knowledge of the differences in local cities, regions, and neighborhoods. Our expertise in all things local and all things property management is perfectly positioned to cultivate your success. Our Inglewood services include the following:

Marketing

Empty rentals are expensive for landlords! We help you reduce the amount of time that your rental sits open by providing a targeted and comprehensive marketing strategy that includes both digital and grassroots techniques. Our sophisticated, relevant, and comprehensive campaign includes listing your property on the top-ranked websites in the Southern California area. Get ready to get tenants – without all the legwork!

Tenant Screening

An unreliable tenant is frustrating, both in terms of finance and management, but when you partner with Utopia, we take the guesswork out of tenant screening. Our robust verification process ensures that only financially responsible tenants with good character rent your Inglewood property. Our in-depth screening tools include background and credit checks, as well as employment, income, and identity verification.

Management & Consulting

Renting in the 90301-90312 zip code isn’t easy! Inglewood’s changing demographics and economy can vastly impact the rental market. Fortunately, you don’t have to worry about handling property management’s most frustrating facets when you work with Utopia. We provide comprehensive consulting and management services targeted toward our Inglewood and Southern California property owners. We can help you set market rates, make decisions about your rentals, and even develop strategic business choices.

Maintenance: Acting under general contractor’s license #792427, we take the hassle out of property maintenance by providing the full spectrum of upkeep and repair services, including plumbing, electrical work, and structural work.  Our detailed commitment to the physical integrity of your rental means, in some cases, bigger property value and, in all cases, more time for you.

Accounting

To make good business decisions, you need to understand the health of your organization. At Utopia, we simplify the process for you by providing a holistic monthly report delivered via your Utopia web portal. You’ll be able to use this report to track expenses, revenue, and their sources.

At Utopia Property Management, we want to help you succeed with your Inglewood investment venture by positioning your rental for success! Call us today to reduce your stress, boost your income, and cut your expenses.

Property Management Office Serving Inglewood, CA

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  • Rental Management
  • Property Investment Company
  • Property Maintenance
  • Real Estate Consultants
  • Apartment Rental Agency
  • Commercial Real Estate Agency
  • Industrial Real Estate Agency
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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

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Inglewood located?

Within the Los Angeles metropolitan region, the city of Inglewood is located in southwest Los Angeles County, California, in the United States. The city is located close to Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles County's South Bay area. 9.1 square miles make up the whole area of the city, according to the US Census Bureau. Los Angeles International Airport is 4.15 miles from downtown Inglewood (LAX). The Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Anaheim metropolitan statistical region includes it.

What are the neighborhoods in Inglewood?

There are ten different communities in Inglewood, and street signs with symbols designate each one. Morningside Park, Fairview Heights, Arbor Village, Hollypark Knolls, Centinela Heights, Century Heights, Inglewood Knolls, and Lockhaven are a few of the notable neighborhoods. An important commercial mall and its own public library can be found in the later-annexed Crenshaw-Imperial district. Located in the eastern section of the city, Morningside Park is a commercial center close to Los Angeles International Airport and SoFi Stadium. North of the old Santa Fe railroad tracks sits North Inglewood, a community with a growing arts sector. The shopping center in Inglewood Knolls, a neighborhood of tract homes built in 1953–1954, was erected in the middle of the 1950s. These neighborhoods add to Inglewood's multicultural community.

What is the average climate in Inglewood?

Inglewood has a temperate climate with year-round average high temperatures that range from 65.1°F to 76.3°F. With an average high temperature of 76.0°F, September is the warmest month, and January is the coldest, with an average low temperature of 47.5°F. Record lows have dropped to 23°F, and record highs have reached 110°F. 12.82 inches of precipitation fall on the city annually, the most of which occurs in the winter.

What are some noteworthy locations in Inglewood?

The modern SoFi Stadium, home of the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers, and the old Forum, which was subsequently renamed Kia Forum, are two iconic locations in Inglewood, California, that define the city's sports and cultural scene. Since 1948, the Southeast Symphony Association has fostered musical talent, and an annual Open Studios event features a variety of artistic mediums. Among the many sports teams that have called Inglewood home are the Los Angeles Lakers, Kings, and Sparks. The SoFi Stadium will host important events during the city's notable participation in the 2028 Summer Olympics. With a new arena and a sizable investment in housing and activities, the Los Angeles Clippers entrance is expected to substantially enhance Inglewood's cultural and community life.

What are the educational opportunities in Inglewood?

The Inglewood Unified School District, which includes prestigious high schools like Inglewood High School and Morningside High School, is principally in charge of overseeing education in Inglewood. The Los Angeles Unified School District, which runs Century Park Elementary, also provides services to the city. The Centinela Valley Union High School District, formerly the Inglewood Union High School District, included the Inglewood School District at the beginning of the 20th century. The city's varied educational landscape is enhanced by private institutions like St. John Chrysostom Elementary and St. Mary's Academy as well as notable public charter schools like Ánimo Inglewood Charter High School.

How is the transportation in Inglewood?

Thanks to Interstates 105 and 405, key thoroughfares such as La Cienega Boulevard, Crenshaw Boulevard, and Hawthorne Boulevard are easily accessible from Inglewood. The K Line of the Los Angeles Metro Rail system serves the city's public transit, including stops at Fairview Heights, Downtown Inglewood, and Westchester/Veterans. There are plans in place for the Inglewood Transit Connector, an automated people mover that will connect entertainment venues to the train station in downtown. Inglewood's development was impacted by the rail infrastructure that connected it to Ballona Harbor and Redondo Beach in the late 19th century because of its historical ties to railroads.

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.

Los Angeles County is the most populous county in the US, with more than 10 million residents (as of 2018). The City of Los Angeles, which began in 1781 with 44 original settlers, is currently the second most populous city and metropolitan area in the US.

 

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