Serving All of La Puente
For city lovers who want to experience the bustle of downtown LA without any of its inconveniences, La Puente offers an exciting opportunity. The mid-size city has a population of just fewer than 40,000. It is also only 20 miles outside of downtown LA. The unique combination of big-city access and suburban life is attractive to many California residents. In addition to its prime location, La Puente is also well known for its historical sites and mild climate. With a median household income of nearly $54,000, La Puente is home to many middle class families, about 40% of whom rent.
Southern California’s most well-known and well-respected property management company, Utopia Property Management has been in the industry for more than two decades. Our knowledge of the La Puente housing market is exceptional, and by combining this knowledge with our expertise in landlord best practices, we have helped many La Puente rental owners to turn profits on their apartment buildings, condos, homes, or commercial locations. We offer a robust suite of service specifically designed to help La Puente renters to achieve their profitability goals. The following are just a few of those services:
By leveraging our knowledge of the La Puente rental market, as well as our digital marketing expertise, we help qualified prospective tenants learn about your rental. Our unique and customized solutions include an innovative marketing package focused on digital and traditional media. In addition to traditional methods, we list your rental on some of the region’s most popular websites, increasing your chances of finding a tenant fast.
To keep your La Puente rental safe and secure, we conduct thorough background checks on all of your applicants, identifying both credit and character concerns. Our comprehensive background checks include credit, employment, identity, and income reviews.
Management & Consulting
La Puente is a beautiful and attractive area with a rental-friendly market, but property owners don’t always know how to make that market work to their advantage. By providing consistent quality consulting and management services, we help you make important decisions regarding your rental, including financial and pricing design, regulatory compliance, and tenant relations concerns.
Instead of searching the yellow pages or online classified sites for La Puente contractors, you can save money and stress by working with Utopia. We have both a general contractor’s license (#792427) and an in-house team of contracting and maintenance professionals who focus on quality and customer service. In most cases, we can complete your repairs for less than what you would pay outside of the Utopia network.
To harness the potential of your La Puente rental, you need to understand the financial health of your organization. By providing in-depth accounting reports each month and sending them directly to your Utopia online account, we make staying on top of your finances and your business’s success simple!
La Puente is a beautiful region filled with untapped rental potential. If you’re a La Puente landlord, we can’t wait to partner with you and help you achieve your profitability and operations goals. We’re looking forward to hearing from you – call today!
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
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