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Whether residential or commercial, one rental or one hundred, Utopia Management has the knowledge and resources to facilitate the success of your rental and investment goals. Over 25 years of history and experience in the market has allowed us to develop and fine-tune numerous strategies for success, which we tailor to meet the investment goals of our clients. Our services offered are all-inclusive, and never contain additional leasing or set-up fees.

With Utopia Management, both tenants and landlords gain access to secure online portals. Through tenant portals, renters are able to submit maintenance requests and make convenient online rent payments. Landlord and owner portals provide 24-hour access to full financial records, including receipts for invoices and bills cared for on your behalf.

Using our proven strategies, the latest tech, and first-hand knowledge of the ever-changing market conditions, Utopia Management is able to consistently and promptly fill vacancies with quality tenant’s at the most advantageous rental rates.

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  • Rental Management
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  • Property Maintenance
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  • Apartment Rental Agency
  • Commercial Real Estate Agency
  • Industrial Real Estate Agency
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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  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


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.


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 Sacramento County located?

California's Sacramento County is a county in the United States. The Greater Sacramento metropolitan area's primary county is this one. Sacramento County stretches eastward into the Sierra Nevada Mountains' foothills from the low delta regions between the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers, including Suisun Bay, to about ten miles (16 km) beyond the state capitol. Direct access to San Francisco Bay is available in Sacramento County's southernmost area. California's ongoing droughts since 2010 have made Sacramento County's water security even more precarious.

What does Sacramento County include?

Cities in Sacramento County include Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, Folsom, Galt, Isleton, Rancho Cordova, and Sacramento, which serves as the county's capital. As part of its broad nature, it also includes a number of census-designated places (CDPs), including Antelope, Arden-Arcade, Carmichael, Clay, and many more. Sacramento is the county's largest city by population according to the 2020 census, followed by Elk Grove, Arden-Arcade, Citrus Heights, and Folsom, among other cities.

What are the educational opportunities in Sacramento County?

Sacramento County is home to a wide range of educational institutions, including community colleges in the Los Rios Community College District and state universities like California State University Sacramento and UC Davis. The University of the Pacific, National University, and the University of San Francisco are just a few examples of private, not-for-profit institutions. Private for-profit colleges like Alliant International University, DeVry University, and the Art Institute of California - Sacramento are also located in the county. Numerous school districts, from the Center Joint Unified School District to the San Juan Unified School District, provide K–12 education across the county, guaranteeing people a variety of educational possibilities.

How is the transportation in Sacramento County?

The transportation network in Sacramento County has a wide range of connections. While Yolobus provides connections to Yolo County and Sacramento International Airport, the Sacramento Regional Transit District (Sacramento RT) manages a full public transit system that includes buses and light rail services. Amtrak and Amtrak California's passenger rail services stop at the Sacramento Valley station, connecting the county with places all around California and the country. The county is home to numerous airports, including Sacramento International Airport, Sacramento Mather Airport, and Sacramento Executive Airport, and it is accessible by major highways including I-5, I-80, US 50, and a number of state routes. The 2,200 miles or so of roads that the Sacramento County Department of Transportation maintains in the unincorporated areas cover a wide range of different road types.

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.


The population of Sacramento, CA is just over 508,000, making it the 35th largest city in the country.


The Old Sacramento Historic Park, a business district from the 1850’s, was made a National Historic Landmark in 1965.


The Eagle Theater was the first permanent theater ever built in California, and still stands today. It is rumored that the theater is haunted.


Sacramento is home to the American River Bike Trail. The 32 mile trail is fully-paved with two lanes and amenities such as restrooms and water fountains.


According to, the average apartment size in Sacramento, CA is 823 square feet; the average rent is $1,404.


Sacramento is the fastest-growing market in the country for apartment rentals, according to the Yardi Matrix Analysis Q2 2019. Current occupancy is 96.8%. The downtown and midtown areas are most in demand, and have shown a rise in rental rates.


A Zillow study recently found that from 2018 to 2019, Sacramento ranked second in the country for cities searched by outsiders looking to relocate.


Sacramento overall vacancy rate: 14.2%


Average asking rent: $23.65 per square foot


National average asking rent: $36.44


Though Sacramento has shown the most growth in the suburban sector, the city also shows steady gains in the office market. Education, health, leisure, and hospitality sectors have reported the highest growth over the previous year, up 5.4%.


Demand for high-quality properties has risen over the last five years, and has led to an increase in construction in the area. Approximately 68,700 square feet were added in the first half of 2019, and additional 149,100 is expected by year end.


19.8% of Sacramento’s jobs are using office spaces, the lowest number seen in a decade, and just below the current national average of 21.5%.


In June of 2019, Sacramento unanimously approved appropriating $10 million to the Innovation & Growth Fund, aiming to attract startups and provide them with the knowledge and resources to grow.


The program provides grants and investments for startups in the accelerator/incubation period, as well as to companies who can assist them, and educational programs to benefit entrepreneurs. THe city plans to partner with a non-profit organization focused on economic development to invest $1 million in funding for local companies. An additional $2 million in investments will be planned to attract startups from outside the region

Sacramento, the capitol city of California, is full of history. From the start of the Gold Rush and some of the country’s first railroad developments, to recent grants provided to foster and develop startup companies, Sacramento has been a desired location for decades.


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