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Serving All of San Bernardino

San Bernardino is the county seat of San Bernardino County.The City’s vibrant culture comes from a diverse history of old Mexican settlements, missionary campaigns, religious pilgrimages, and deep-seated Native American traditions. Geographically, San Bernardino is situated just south of the San Bernardino mountains and west of the lower desert, giving the city’s 200,000 plus residents a diverse array of breathtaking sights to behold.

The median sale price for a home is $132,985. If you’re currently (or soon to be) the owner of a residential or commercial investment property in San Bernardino, then Utopia Property Management can provide you with a comprehensive package of services to help you get the best possible results in the rental market. After twenty years of managing property in San Bernardino and its surrounding cities, we are the foremost experts when it comes to local market trends. After working with Utopia, you’ll be shocked at how easy it is to earn money from your investment property.

Advertising and Promotions:

Our goal is to find a great tenant for your property within a time period no longer than 30 days. Our approach involves a whole lot more than just run-of-the-mill publicity efforts. We use a comprehensive arsenal of both online and traditional marketing resources to spread the word about your San Bernardino property. We are also well plugged into the network of industry professionals in the area, and we don’t shy away from good old fashioned word-of-mouth and signage-based advertising.

Acquiring and Screening Tenants:

Our tenant screening process includes a background check, a verification of employment income, a search for any records of eviction, and a credit analysis. We know first-hand how important it to have viable tenants, hence our rigorous qualification process.

Consulting and Management Services

We’ve been operating, without interruption, in Southern California for 20 years, – long enough to have our hand on the pulse of the local rental market. We’re in the perfect position to advise you on setting optimal rent levels appropriate to the San Bernardino area. We are also experts at helping property owners manage key transitions, such as that from an owner-occupied property to a rental/investment property. Meanwhile, we’ll ensure that your property is always show-ready, and we’ll take care of all rent collections on your behalf.

Maintenance Support:

Why deal with third party contractors, when you can manage maintenance and repair issues directly? We are licensed to operate as general contractors (Lic. #792427) and, whenever possible, we take care of all maintenance in-house utilizing our team of highly regarded maintenance professionals.

Accounting Support:

We make it easy to keep up with your bottom line. Our accounting team’s financial reports plot your investment property’s expenses and revenues. These reports are regularly updated and available 24/7 though your Utopia web portal.

Utopia is truly the ideal partner to have in San Bernardino when it comes to profitably managing real estate. Contact us today and you’ll be on your way to maximizing your potential income with minimal headaches and hassles.

Property Management Office Serving San Bernardino, CA

  • 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 San Bernardino situated?

Located in Southern California's Inland Empire, San Bernardino is the county headquarters and a city in San Bernardino County. The city is located in the eastern portion of the San Bernardino Valley and the foothills of San Bernardino County, about 60 miles east of Los Angeles. The San Bernardino Mountains, the San Bernardino National Forest, and the Cajon Pass are notable geographical features. The Santa Ana River comprises a large portion of the city's southern boundary and is fed by a number of creeks, including City Creek and Lytle Creek. There are several notable hills and mountains in San Bernardino, including Little Mountain in Shandin Hills, Perris Hill, and Kendall Hill near California State University. With a total area of 59.6 square miles, the city has 0.74% water.

What is the weather like in San Bernardino?

With mild winters and scorching, dry summers, San Bernardino enjoys a unique hot-summer Mediterranean environment. This area experiences cooler winters, distinguished by icy mornings, than other parts of Southern California. With temperatures that are similar to those of hot deserts and a high of 118 °F (47.8 °C) on July 6, 2018, the dry summer weather prevents tropospheric cloud formation. A 16-inch average of precipitation falls each year, with sporadic snowfall occurring in the winter. Because it's higher up, Arrowhead Springs, a neighborhood in the city's northern section, gets a lot of snow. In mountain communities and foothills, the autumnal Santa Ana winds increase the risk of wildfires. The cycle of dry summers and chilly winters that defines San Bernardino's climate results in unusual seasonal fluctuations and weather patterns.

What are some recreational activities in San Bernardino?

The Route 66 Rendezvous in September, the Berdoo Bikes & Blues Rendezvous in the spring, the National Orange Show Festival, and the Western Regional Little League Championships in August are just a few of the yearly events held in San Bernardino. The historic Arrowhead Springs Hotel and Spa, with its mineral baths, steam caverns, and hot springs, is one of the area's notable sights. Ancient Chinese funerary art, Italian ceramics, and Egyptian artifacts are on display at California State University's Robert V. Fullerton Museum of Art. The California Theatre, San Manuel Amphitheater, and Sturges Center for the Fine Arts are a few examples of performance spaces. Sports fans can see games at the Glen Helen Raceway for off-road motorsports or San Manuel Stadium, home of the Inland Empire 66ers. The city is also home to a number of parks that provide outdoor sports and recreational possibilities, such as Blair Park, Glen Helen Regional Park, and Perris Hill Park.

What are the educational opportunities in San Bernardino?

The San Bernardino City Unified School District, the seventh largest in California, is principally in charge of managing education in San Bernardino. Furthermore, Rim of the World, Redlands (southeast), and Rialto (west) Unified School Districts serve the city. Aquinas High School, Arroyo Valley High School, Cajon High School, San Bernardino High School, Pacific, San Gorgonio High School, and Indian Springs High School are among the nearby public high schools. California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB), located in the University District and established in 1965, is one of the region's higher education institutions. Additionally, San Bernardino is home to Summit Career College, American Sports University, California University of Science and Medicine, San Bernardino Valley College, The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire, and UEI College.

How is the transportation in San Bernardino?

San Bernardino provides extensive public transportation, including the sbX Green Line bus rapid transit route and a variety of bus services. The city is a member of the Omnitrans and MARTA joint jurisdiction. Foothill Freeway, Waterman Avenue, Barstow Freeway, and San Bernardino Freeway are some of the main local thoroughfares. Connecting the city to neighboring cities are regional rail services offered by Metrolink and Amtrak's Southwest Chief. Redlands is connected to San Bernardino by the newly opened Arrow passenger rail. Hillwood is currently developing San Bernardino International Airport, a former Air Force Base that is used for both domestic and international travel.

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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