Serving All of Nipomo
If you own a home in the Nipomo area, you are going to find that many people are looking to move into this area. However, those who are looking to move here are looking to rent rather than buy a home. The problem is that there are not as many rentals on the market, meaning that competition is high for these rentals. For those who have ever thought about putting their home on the market, now is the time to do this. They are going to find that now is the time. You have a unique opportunity to answer to the demand that is being seen.
Don’t Do This Alone
For those who are considering putting their home on the market to rent in the Nipomo area, don’t try to do this on your own. Those who do attempt this find that they hate the idea of being a landlord and all the responsibilities that come with this. That is where we can help. As a full service property management firm in the area, we not only know the area well enough to get people interested in renting here, but we have the experience necessary to be the best managers of your property that is out there.
What We Offer
Since we are a full-service property management firm, we offer it all in one package. We start with advertising this home on the market, then we follow this up with our tenant screening services. Our goal is to reach the largest audience that we can while also finding the one person who is going to treat your home as you would treat your own home. From there, we handle the day to day issues that could raise with your rental from collecting rent or ensuring that items are repaired on time.
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 Nipomo situated?
San Luis Obispo County, California, United States is home to the unincorporated community of Nipomo. The census-designated place of Nipomo is 14.9 square miles in total, almost all of which is land, according to the United States Census Bureau.
What is the average weather in Nipomo?
Nipomo enjoys a dry, mild summer with average monthly highs that rarely rise over 71.6°F. This area experiences nice weather, and is designated as having a warm-summer Mediterranean climate (Csb) by the Köppen Climate Classification system.
What are the educational options in Nipomo?
Numerous educational institutions, such as Allan Hancock College, Cuesta College, and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, are accessible from Nipomo. Students attend elementary schools such Nipomo Elementary, Dana Elementary, and Dorothea Lange Elementary under the Lucia Mar Unified School District. Mesa Middle School, renowned for its character education and athletics programs, is a middle school. Since Nipomo High School's 2002 opening, grades 9 through 12 have been served instead of the former tradition of attending Arroyo Grande High School. In addition, the area is home to Central Coast New Tech High School, a public charter school that by the 2015–2016 academic year had added all high school grades.
What are some recreational opportunities in Nipomo?
Both locals and visitors can enjoy a variety of recreational possibilities in Nipomo. The vast Nipomo Community Park, which covers seventy-four acres, offers opportunities for horseback riding and hiking, as well as facilities like a dog park and a skate park that will soon be finished, with a completion date of 2023. There are opportunities to delve into the area's rich history at the National Register of Historic Places-listed Dana Adobe and the California Historical Landmark Rancho Nipomo.
San Luis Obispo stands approximately 230 ft above sea level in the heart of California. Far from the hustle and bustle of California cities, at about 225 miles south of San Francisco and 200 miles north of Los Angeles, residents of this city Known locally as SLOCAL, this town is relaxed, refined, and recommended for retirement.