Serving All of Newman
For those who live in the Newman area of Stockton Branch, they may have seen many people moving into the area. Along with seeing some new faces, you may also notice that many of those who are moving here are renting a home rather than buying. Why is this? In today’s economy, many people are finding that renting is the better financial decision until they decide on a permanent area, or until they decide if they like the area that they are living in. For those who own property here, it brings about a new opportunity. You can easily rent this property to those who want to live here. However, we suggest that you do not do this on your own.
We Can Help
We are a full service property management firm that is very informed about the Newman area. Our entire goal is to be here for you throughout the process. In fact, we act as the landlord for you, so that you simply collect your rent each month, while we handle any of the major issues that come up.
When we first start with a Newman rental home we start advertising it to the rental market. Our goal is to reach as many people as possible so that you have a ton of applicants and can choose the best tenant for your home. When applications do roll in, we utilize our tenant screening services to find the one person that is going to be the best fit for your home. We want someone who is going to treat this as their own so that you never have to worry about anything destructive happening! However, our work is not done there. We manage the daily affairs that the property may need. For example, we may arrange for repairs to the property if needed. And we also collect the rent for you!
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 Newman located?
In the broader Central Valley's San Joaquin Valley region, Newman is a city in Stanislaus County, California. In between the communities of Gustine and Crows Landing on California State Route 33 sits Newman. Several miles west of the city is where you'll find Interstate 5. The city's total area, all of which is on land, is 2.1 square miles, according to the United States Census Bureau.
What is the weather like in Newman?
With mean annual temperatures ranging from 39°F to 94°F, Newman has a climate that is typified by long, chilly, partly overcast summers and brief, cold, arid winters. The summer season, which lasts 3.7 months from June 6 to September 27, delivers hot days with average highs above 87°F, with July standing out as the hottest month with an average high of 94°F and a low of 61°F. In contrast, the cooler season lasts 2.8 months, from November 23 to February 17, and is marked by average daily highs below 63°F. December is the coldest month, with an average low of 39°F and a high of 57°F.
What is the population of Newman?
10,224 people were living in Newman as of the 2010 Census, the majority of whom were White (66.6%) and Hispanic or Latino (61.6%). 99.4% of inhabitants (or almost everyone) lived in homes, with a 3.38 average household size. 60.5% of households included married couples and 52.6% had children under the age of 18. The gender ratio was almost equal, and the median age was 30.7. 5.9% of dwelling units were vacant overall, with owner occupancy making up about 66.6% of them.
How much is the cost of living in Newman?
The yearly total cost of living for a single adult in Newman, California is $37,157, which is less than both the California average and the average for the entire US. With a typical home value of $213,800 and 35.80% of homes being rented, housing plays a big part in this. With a commute time of 37.4 minutes on average and a drive-to-work percentage of 97.20%, transportation costs are higher than the national average. With an average annual cost of $3,685 per person, health care prices are lower than the national average. The annual cost of child care for two children is $12,249, while the cost of food for a single adult is $3,227 and for a family of four is $9,320. With an average yearly payment of $6,038 in taxes, they are quite cheap.
With over 311,000 residents across 75 neighborhoods, Stockton is the 13th largest city in California and the 63rd largest in the US. Stockton was named an All-American City in 1999, 2004, 2015, and 2017.
Stockton Visitor’s Information: https://www.visitstockton.org/
Trip Advisor’s Discover the Best of Stockton: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g33130-Stockton_California-Vacations.html
Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce: https://stocktonchamber.org/