Serving All of Rancho Palos Verdes
The coastal city of Rancho Palos Verdes features gorgeous bluffs and hillsides dotted with upscale housing options. Large open plots of land sit between many of the houses to maximize the ocean views enjoyed by the residents. While gazing out at the Pacific Ocean, it is common to see impressive pods of whales, flocks of seabirds, and other creatures native to this region. Residents in this affluent area boast average incomes in the $120,000 a year range. College students also travel to this region to attend the well-respected Marymount California University, which enrolls about 800 students a year. If you own rental properties in this neighborhood, allow Utopia Property Management to help maximize your yearly revenue.
As the largest property management company in Southern California, our team at Utopia offers a comprehensive line of services that help you meet your financial goals. We seek to net you solid returns on all of your investment properties by utilizing our entire service lineup. Some of the services you can obtain from our company include:
Marketing Your Rental
Our team utilizes an innovative mix of online and local marketing techniques to obtain high quality tenants for your open rental homes. We post your listings on successful websites and local venues to grab the attention of interested parties. We strive to have every available unit filled within 30 days of posting the listings.
Careful screening of each tenant protects you from future payment default or potential evictions. We have each applicant go through a thorough screen process that includes income verification and a background check. We also make sure to confirm the applicant’s legal identity and look over past rental history forms. Our team will only accept the best renters for each of your investment properties.
Our quality consultation options help you maximize the revenue for each of the properties in your investment portfolio. Lessons our team can teach you include information on following market trends, setting rent, cleaning units, and posting listings. Our consultation appointments ready you for the property management procedures that lead to success.
We employ teams of licensed contractors (Lic. #792427) to keep all of your investment properties in perfect condition. Our contractors perform basic maintenance and repair services on demand. We can also contract out the work to a third party vendor to provide even faster repairs or specialty services.
Our accounting team generates highly detailed reports showing your entire rental profits gained each month. You can use the monthly reports to create a yearly outlook that helps you make wise investment decisions. All of the reports remain accessible through your Utopia web portal.
Utopia Property Management utilizes over 20 years of industry experience to help you manage each of your rental properties in the 90275 zip code area. We provide you with a personalized array of services that inspire confidence in your investments’ financial performance. We can help you make adjustments on the fly or maintain a winning setup to obtain the best possible results every time. Contact us today to create a property management plan for your rentals.
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
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