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The Olympia area is one that is highly known. It is known for feeling like home for many people, while many people point out that this is the state capital grounds with many things to do. There are plenty of tours that you can take if are a history buff here, and this is one of the reasons that so many people make this area their home. However, there are many people who are looking to rent in this area, they are not looking to buy. In fact, this area is known for having plenty of rentals, since this is always in high demand. If you own property here, now may be the time for you to consider putting this onto the rental market.

 

Why do this? You will find that the need for rentals in the Olympia area is never really going to cease. There are always people moving into this area whether for work or their family, and they want something that is not permanent until they are ready to settle down here for good. It can be a great way to have some investment income that always delivers. However, the key to finding success with this is to make sure that you are working with the best property management firm out there…and that is us.

 

We are a full-service property management firm that deals with Olympia rentals and have developed a reputation as being the best out there. We know what renters are looking for and we do our best to ensure that we always pick someone that is going to treat your home just as you would treat it. We have tenant screening services and years of experience that help us in determining the best possible tenant for your home. With us on your side, you can sit back and relax with this investment as we take care of all the hard work.

Property Management Office Serving Olympia, WA

  • Property Management Company
  • 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 Olympia located?

Olympia, the capital city of Washington, is situated in Thurston County. With its scenic location at the southern end of Puget Sound, approximately 60 miles southwest of Seattle, Olympia enjoys breathtaking surroundings. The city is bordered by Budd Inlet and Capitol Lake, while the stunning Olympic Mountains grace the northwest and the Cascade Range lies to the east. Olympia is conveniently accessible via Interstate 5, a major highway along the West Coast. This ideal location combines urban conveniences with the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Pacific Northwest, making Olympia a highly desirable destination for both residents and visitors.

What is the population of Olympia?

According to World Population Review, Olympia, with a population of 56,510 in 2023, ranks as the 22nd largest city in Washington and the 708th largest city in the United States. Covering an area of over 20 square miles, Olympia has a population density of approximately 3,099 people per square mile. The city has a median age of 37.7 years, with males having a median age of 34.8 years and females having a median age of 41.5 years. Notably, Olympia's population has seen a growth rate of 0.53% annually, with a 1.59% increase since the last census conducted in 2020, as reported by World Population Review.

What are some recreational activities in Olympia?

Olympia offers a variety of recreational activities for residents and visitors to enjoy. The city is known for its numerous parks and green spaces, including Percival Landing Park and Capitol Lake, where visitors can take leisurely walks, have picnics, and enjoy beautiful waterfront views. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore the natural wonders of the nearby Olympic National Park, with opportunities for hiking scenic trails, camping amidst stunning landscapes, witnessing breathtaking waterfalls, and observing wildlife. Olympia also boasts a thriving arts and culture scene, with theaters, galleries, and museums that host performances, exhibits, and educational programs. The city's calendar is filled with annual events and festivals that showcase local music, cuisine, and heritage, providing entertainment and enjoyment for all. With its diverse range of recreational activities, Olympia offers something to suit every interest and preference.

Is Olympia a good place to live?

Olympia is a highly sought-after place to live, offering a multitude of desirable features. The city boasts a strong sense of community and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Residents enjoy easy access to outdoor recreational activities, with the nearby Olympic National Park providing opportunities for hiking, biking, and exploration. Olympia also offers excellent schools, healthcare facilities, and a thriving downtown area. The city's diverse employment opportunities contribute to its strong economy. With its welcoming atmosphere, numerous community events, and beautiful natural surroundings, Olympia is an ideal place for individuals and families seeking a balanced and fulfilling lifestyle.

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.

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