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Lemoore Property Management
When a person owns rental property, whether this is residential or commercial, the idea of getting this rented, having to deal with tenant issues, and still being able to say that this is a wise investment can be overwhelming. Several people enter into this on their own, without a realistic idea of what they should be doing. And when they do this, they often wonder if having rental property is the best option. First off, having rental property can be a wise investment that pays you well into the future. But, the key is to get the proper help behind you that have knowledge of what the rental market is like, and experience in dealing with tenant and all the issues that can arise. That professional is Lemoore Property Management.
How We Help You
Many people have the assumption that owning rental property is a simple process. They have the property, they rent this to a tenant and they earn a paycheck each month. But, there is so much more to this. It is this “more” that many people have issues with. They do not realize that the likelihood of attracting the wrong kind of tenant is there. And when the wrong tenant is living in your rental property you may find that they do not pay the rent, or they do not pay on time.
They may be destructive to the property which is going to cost you in the long run getting it put back to rights. They may cause disruptions for the neighbors and so forth. The stress that this can cause is going to make anyone regret the decision to own and rent property. That is why people are turning to Lemoore Property Management. We handle it all for you so you can avoid the stress that comes with owning rental property.
What Do We Do?
When we say we handle it all…that is truly what we do. We are here to make sure that the tenant is paying on time and that they are not damaging the home in any way. However, our services go even deeper than this. For those who come to us, we advertise this home for them so that we attract a high number of potential tenants. Our idea is that the more tenants who apply, the better the chances are of finding someone that is going to treat the home properly, pay on time and the like.
We use screening tenant services to ensure that the person chosen has a good rental history, clean background check and they are in good credit standings as well. These are things that you are not going to do on your own. Then once the person has moved into the home, we are the point of contact for everything. You sit back and enjoy collecting on your investment.
For those who come to Lemoore Property Management, they can rest assure that they are in good hands, and they never regret owning rental property.
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
Where is Lemoore located?
Lemoore, a charming city in Kings County, California, is situated in the picturesque San Joaquin Valley. It enjoys a prime location, approximately 40 miles south of Fresno and just 7 miles southwest of Hanford. With easy access to major highways like State Route 41 and State Route 198, Lemoore offers convenient transportation links to the surrounding areas. One of the city's notable features is its proximity to Naval Air Station Lemoore, a renowned naval air station that adds to the city's unique character. Residents and visitors can take advantage of Lemoore's central position within the state to explore the stunning coastlines of Central California and experience the awe-inspiring beauty of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Lemoore's combination of a strategic location, small-town charm, and access to natural attractions make it an inviting destination for both living and visiting.
What is the economy like in Lemoore?
The economy of Lemoore thrives on a diverse array of sectors that contribute to its growth and stability. Positioned strategically in the fertile San Joaquin Valley, the city benefits from a flourishing agricultural sector, with crops like fruits, vegetables, nuts, and dairy products playing a pivotal role. The presence of Naval Air Station Lemoore acts as a significant economic catalyst, nurturing industries such as defense contracting, aviation, and aerospace, which not only generate employment opportunities but also fuel economic activity. Furthermore, Lemoore's economy is bolstered by sectors including retail, healthcare, and education, offering a wide range of job prospects and essential services to the local community. The enduring economic vitality of Lemoore is attributed to the synergy between a robust agricultural sector, the strategic influence of Naval Air Station Lemoore, and the diversity of sectors.
What are the transportation options in Lemoore?
Lemoore provides a range of transportation options to meet the needs of its residents and visitors. The city benefits from easy access to major highways such as State Route 41 and State Route 198, connecting it to neighboring towns and cities. Lemoore offers public transportation services, including buses that operate local and regional routes, ensuring convenient commuting. Travelers seeking air transportation can utilize Fresno Yosemite International Airport, located approximately 40 miles north of Lemoore, offering domestic and international flights. The city also maintains a well-developed road network and ample parking facilities, making private vehicle travel convenient. Lemoore's diverse transportation infrastructure ensures accessibility and ease of mobility for its community.
How are the education opportunities in Lemoore?
Lemoore offers a wealth of education opportunities, ensuring access to quality learning for its residents. The city is served by Lemoore Union Elementary School District and the Reef-Sunset Unified School District, providing comprehensive educational programs from kindergarten through high school. In addition, West Hills College Lemoore, a community college, offers a range of higher education and vocational training options. Lemoore's educational institutions are committed to academic excellence, with dedicated teachers and staff who prioritize the success of their students. With a focus on fostering a supportive and enriching learning environment, Lemoore provides a strong foundation for individuals of all ages to pursue their educational goals.
City of Fresno Website: https://www.fresno.gov
Ultimate Guide to Fresno California: https://www.visitfresnocounty.org
Fresno County Official Website: https://www.co.fresno.ca.us
Fresno California is home to approximately 542,000 people, making it fifth in rank of California’s largest city populations and in the top 50 cities in the Unites States. City limits span 116 square miles.
The city of Fresno is in central California in the San Joaquin Valley. It sits at the crossroads of major Highways 99 and 41, as well as the Yosemite National Park southern access road, making it a pivotal tourist pit stop for anyone travelling in California. There are actually three large National Parks within an hour and a half travel from Fresno: Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon.
Woodward Park, in northeastern Fresno has a dog park, Japanese Garden, three playgrounds for families, and over seven miles of trails within its 300 acres.
The Fresno Water Tower, built in 1894, is one of the oldest buildings still standing.
The main state school located in Fresno is California State University, Fresno which has over 25,000 students enrolled during the Fall 2020 semester.
The Fresno Yosemite International Airport serves the Valley with 7 major and regional airlines and is home to the Fresno National Guard Base. Commercial flights serve over 1 million passengers a year.
Fresno averages 300 days of sunshine per year. Summers are quite hot, often 100 degree days, but not humid. Winters tend to be foggy.
The largest industry in Fresno is agriculture. Nearly half of the county’s acreage is farmland. Top 5 crops are almonds, grapes, pistachios, garlic, and onions. Residents boast of having access to fresh fruits and veggies at local markets year round.
The average 2-bedroom apartment to rent in Fresno is priced at $1190, with studio apartments running slightly cheaper at less than $900 a month.
The housing market is Fresno is extremely competitive and the average house price has risen over 15% from last year, with median sale values lying at $310,000, or $175 per square foot. It’s still known as one of the most affordable places to live in California.