Serving All of Ontario
Located just 35 miles outside of downtown Los Angeles, Ontario is a booming San Bernardino County city with a population of 163,924. Featuring the 15th busiest airport in the United States and a thriving economy focused on transportation, fashion, and the performing arts, Ontario residents have a median household income of $54,249. About 44% of residents live in rental properties. If you own a condo, apartment building, single family home, or other rental in bustling Ontario, Utopia Property Management can help you increase its value by providing an extensive list of property management services.
Recognized as one of the top property management companies in Southern California, Utopia Property Management is the largest such company, with more than 20 years of experience. It’s safe to say that we known Ontario and its surrounding areas. We put that knowledge to use to maximize your management with the following services:
Marketing: Because Ontario is a large city, it’s important that you make your rental property stand out from the crowd. At Utopia Property Management, we combine our understanding of the local market, knowledge of digital property advertising, and arsenal of proven advertising techniques to establish your rental as a desirable property and reduce your vacancy time.
Tenant Screening: We reduce your risk of fraud and profit loss by conducting comprehensive screenings of your tenants, including background checks and employment, income, and identity verifications. We quickly uncover any financial or character concerns that could put your Ontario property in jeopardy.
Management & Consulting: Our knowledge of the 9175, 91761, 91762, and 91764 zip codes, as well as surrounding Southern California areas, enable us to make solid recommendations about all aspects of your rental business. Whether you have questions about office processes, setting rates, or expanding your business, we can help!
Maintenance: With a general contractor’s license (#792427) and a strong knowledge of property management and maintenance, we can help you save time and money by managing your repairs and maintenance in house. Able to provide you with lower costs than our competition and increase your peace of mind, you never have to worry about hiring contractors or handling emergency maintenance problems again when you work with Utopia.
Accounting: The financial performance of your Ontario rental is of the utmost importance. You need to know how you are performing before you can make rent rate changes or decisions about expanding/improving your property. Utopia makes accounting easy by providing a monthly statement regarding your expenses and costs directly to your online account portal.
As the largest and one of the oldest property managers in Southern California, Utopia Property Management is a customer-focused services organization committed to helping you maximize your profits and simply your operations. Our comprehensive suite of services prepares you to optimize all aspects of your property. We can’t wait to partner with you to help you achieve your property ownership and profit goals. If you’re looking to optimize your Ontario rental and boost your revenue, contact Utopia Property Management today. We can’t wait to hear from 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 Ontario situated?
Situated 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles and 23 miles west of downtown San Bernardino, the county seat, Ontario is a city in southern San Bernardino County in the state of California, United States. It is a component of the Greater Los Angeles Area and is situated in the western portion of the Inland Empire metropolitan area, directly east of Los Angeles County. Exactly 50 square miles make up the entire area of the city, according to the US Census Bureau. 0.1 square miles are made up of water and 49.9 square miles are made up of land. The region is composed of 0.13% water.
What is the climate like in Ontario?
Santa Ana Winds have an impact in the fall and winter, resulting in scorching summers and mild winters in Ontario's BSh semi-arid climate. From 118 °F (48 °C) to 25 °F (−4 °C), the temperature extremes are experienced. Ontario is categorized as having a hot-summer Mediterranean climate (Csa) by the Köppen Climate Classification system. A mean daily maximum temperature of 67.7 °F (19.8 °C) in January and 79.5 °F (26.4 °C) in December is revealed by the climatic data for Ontario International Airport. The city's lowest recorded temperature is 25 °F (−4 °C), while the highest recorded temperature is 118 °F (48 °C), recorded in July 2018. December is the wettest month with an average of 11.64 inches (296 mm) of precipitation per year.
What are some fun things to do in Ontario?
There are many things to do in Ontario, such as visit three museums, one of which is the historic Granada Theatre, which is well-known for its connection to the Fox West Coast Theater company. Showcasing WPA muralist Nellie Geraldine Best's work in the post office, the city is a center for cultural activities, home to the second-largest consumer Quilt Show in the United States, Road to California. In celebration of its cultural past, Ontario hosts the All-States Picnic and displays three-dimensional nativity scenes throughout the Christmas season. A vibrant venue for a variety of events, Toyota Arena is home to the Ontario Reign and is a popular destination for sports aficionados. One aspect of the city's automotive heritage is the historic Ontario Motor Speedway.
What are the educational options in Ontario?
Chino Unified, Mt View Elementary, Cucamonga Elementary, Ontario/Montclair Elementary, and Chaffey Joint Union in the city boundaries are the five school districts in Ontario. In addition, there are two private military schools and a number of private schools located across the city. Moreover, Ontario is home to nine vocational schools. The University of La Verne College of Law is situated in Ontario's city center. The Ontario Mills mall is next to a satellite campus of National University, Argosy University, San Joaquin Valley College, and Chapman University. That is where Ontario Christian is situated. An Ontario campus of Gateway Seminary exists.
How is the transportation in Ontario?
The well-connected city of Ontario is home to the Ontario International Airport, which serves as an essential hub for both domestic and international travel—especially for FedEx and UPS freight services. North-south and east-west travel are made easy by the city's vast highway network, which includes Interstate 15, Interstate 10, and Pomona highway (State Route 60). North-south communication is improved via Euclid Avenue, State Route 83. With its Amtrak and Metrolink stations, Ontario provides easy access to the San Fernando Valley, Greater Los Angeles, and Orange County via train. The local bus system, Omnitrans, provides extensive public transportation, and the neighboring Montclair station offers additional connections. One of the planned developments is the sbX Purple Line, a bus rapid transit system that will improve the available transportation alternatives even more.
The average rent for an apartment in Ontario is $1,725, with an average apartment size of approximately 900 square feet.
Only about 23% of Ontario households are occupied by renters, while 76% are owner-occupied.
The median income in Ontario, CA is %54,000, while the median home value is $268,500.
Ontario, California employs over 79,000 people. Retail trade, manufacturing, and health care & social assistance are the largest industries. The highest paying industries are utilities; mining, quarrying, and oil & gas extraction; and public administration.
Ontario has more than 100 million square feet of industrial manufacturing and distribution space. Three major interstates and two railroads for both passenger and freight travel all run through Ontario, providing access to ports in Southern California and across the US.
Citrus was once the dominant industry in Ontario. Old mansions, public buildings, and packing facilities left from the thriving orange-growing industry can be found among newer housing developments and commercial buildings.
According to Global Traveler, the Ontario International Airport (ONT) is the fastest growing airport in the US. It is also the city’s largest employer, with over 5,000 employees.
The cost of living in Ontario is 40% higher than the US average.
The California Transportation Commission in 2019 planned $5.764 million for the construction of missing sidewalks, nearly 200 handicap ramps, better pedestrian crossings and street lights, and plant more than 900 trees. This grant, along with previous programs in place, result in a total of almost $18 million in active transportation improvements in Ontario. These improvements will increase pedestrian access to local schools, parks, commercial center,s and public transit.
Ontario is home to California’s largest outlet mall, with over 200 stores, restaurants, and entertainment venues.