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Utopia Management’s teams of licensed professionals throughout the county of San Francisco are experts in managing all facets of successful, profitable rental property management. Our services are comprehensive and offered at extremely competitive rates. All aspects of your rental, from making rent-ready repairs and renovations through move-out inspections with video, can be managed on your behalf. Detailed financial records as well as maintenance and repair requests, status updates, and receipts for payments made on your behalf, are all at your fingertips 24-hours a day through a secure online portal.

Since 1994, Utopia Management has worked with a wide range of client portfolios, from individuals with a single rental home, to larger investment firms with multiple apartment buildings or commercial rental spaces. Our history and reach through the area has given us in-depth knowledge of area market trends, business relationships with area vendors, and the ability to establish a large referral base. With Utopia Management, you can rest assured that your investment is in the hands of the local industry leader, with the knowledge and experience needed to keep things running smoothly, without unnecessary expense and liability.

Property Management Office Serving San Francisco County, 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 Francisco County situated?

Situated at the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula, San Francisco—officially known as the City and County of San Francisco—is the commercial, financial, and cultural hub of Northern California. In addition to parts of Alameda Island, Red Rock Island, and Angel Island, the city includes scenic islands such as Treasure Island, Yerba Buena Island, and Alcatraz. The city also includes the uninhabited Farallon Islands, which are located in the Pacific Ocean 27 miles offshore. San Francisco, which is named for its "seven-by-seven-mile square" layout, is around 232 square miles in total, encompassing land and water, with 46.9 square miles of land at the tip of the peninsula.

What is the average weather in San Francisco County?

The Pacific Ocean's currents contribute to San Francisco's chilly summers and mild Mediterranean climate. It has very little temperature variance and chilly winds, especially in the summer months when it is typically foggy. The temperature in the city rarely rises beyond 80 °F, with cooler weather from November to April and a dry period from May to October. The average annual precipitation varies significantly from 23.65 inches. Due to its coastal location, San Francisco is likely to experience rising sea levels due to climate change. The city is located in USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 10b, with certain parts of the downtown approaching Zone 11a.

What are some noteworthy parks in San Francisco County?

San Francisco's array of parks, including those within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, attracts over 13 million annual visitors. Ocean Beach and Baker Beach are popular for their Pacific Ocean views and vibrant surfing scene. The historic Presidio, now a sprawling park, features museums and Crissy Field's restored marsh. Other notable sites, like Fort Funston and Alcatraz, are administered by the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The city manages 220 parks, with Golden Gate Park as a prominent cultural and natural hub. San Francisco's commitment to accessible parks is reflected in its ranking as the fifth-best city in the U.S. for park access and quality, ensuring a park within a 10-minute walk for every resident.

What are the educational options in San Francisco County?

Numerous universities, including the University of California, San Francisco, which specializes in health and biomedical sciences, are located in San Francisco County. The University of San Francisco, the oldest university in the city, was established in 1855. About 30,000 students can be accommodated at San Francisco State University, which is a component of the California State University system. Renowned art colleges like California College of the Arts, San Francisco Art Institute, and Academy of Art University are also located in the city. The San Francisco Unified School District, which runs 114 schools, including renowned establishments like Lowell High School, is in charge of primary and secondary education. Approximately thirty percent of those who are of school age attend private or parochial schools, while the Archdiocese of San Francisco oversees approximately forty Catholic institutions. Nearly 300 preschool programs are available in the city, and the Preschool for All initiative provides universal preschool access for four-year-old children.

What are the transportation options in San Francisco County?

Over 32% of people in San Francisco County use public transportation, mostly the San Francisco Municipal Railway (Muni) and the famous cable cars, which make up the county's extensive transportation network. While boats like the San Francisco Bay Ferry and Golden Gate boats provide waterway transit, the city is connected to other areas by the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system. Through programs like Bay Wheels, the city promotes bicycling, and the Vision Zero strategy outlines its commitment to safety precautions. The second-most walkable city in the US is San Francisco, which is home to the main hub San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and places a high priority on pedestrian-friendly infrastructure.

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.

San Francisco is known as the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California. The 15th most populated city in the US, and the 4th in California, it is home to roughly 880,000 residents.

 

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Areas Served in San Francisco County

Alamo Square 94115, 94117
Anza Vista 94115
Ashbury Heights 94104
Baker Beach 94129
Balboa Park 94104
Balboa Terrace 94127
Bayview District 94124
Bayview Heights 94124, 94134
Belden Place 94118
Bernal Heights 94110, 94112
Buena Vista Park 94117
Cathedral Hill 94109
Central Sunset 94122
Central Waterfront 94104
Charleston Terrace 94043
Chinatown 94133
Clarendon Heights 94114
Cole Valley 94117
College Terrace 94112
Corona Heights 94114
Cow Hollow 94123
Crocker-Amazon 94112
Design District 94104
Diamond Heights 94131
Dog Patch 94104
Dolores Heights 94104
Duboce Triangle 94114
Embarcadero 95476
Eureka Valley 94110, 94114
Excelsior 94112, 94134
Fairmeadow 94306
Financial District 94104
Forest Knolls 94933
Francisco Terrace 94080
French Quarter 94118
Glen Park 94131
Glendale Village 94403
Green Acres 94403
Haight-Ashbury 94117
Hayes Valley 94102
Hunter's Point 94124
India Basin 94104
Ingleside Terrace 94104
Inner Parkside 94104
Inner Richmond 94104
Inner Sunset 94104
Islais Creek 94104
Jackson Square 94133
Jordan Park 94104
Laguna Honda 94116
Lake Shore 94132
Lake Street 94104
Laurel Heights 94104
Laurel Village 94118
Little Hollywood 94134
Little Saigon 94105
Lower Haight 94104
Marshalls Beach 94104
Mayfair Village 94080
Merced Heights 94104
Merced Manor 94132
Midtown Terrace 94104
Millbrae Meadows 94030
Mint Hill 94102
Miraloma Park 94127
Mission Bay 94103
Mission District 94104
Mission Terrace 94111
Monterey Heights 94127
Mt Davidson Manor 94104
Nob Hill 94108
Noe Valley 94103
North Beach 94111
North Panhandle 94115
North Whisman 94043
Northeast Bayshore 94014
Northeast Ridge 94005
Oceanview 94104
Outer Mission 94104
Outer Parkside 94116
Outer Richmond 94104
Pacific Heights 94109
Panhandle 94104
Paradise Valley 94080
Park West 94122
Parkmerced 94132
Parnassua 94143
Parrot Park 94402
Polk Gulch 94109
Portola Place 94104
Potrero Hill 94107
Presidio Heights 94104
Richmond District 94104
Rincon Hill 94105
Russian Hill 94109
Saint Francis Wood 94104
San Lorenzo 94580
Sea Cliff 94121
Shearwater 94011
Sherwood Forest 94127
Sierra Highlands 94080
Silver Terrace 94104
Soma 94104
South Basin 94132
South Beach 94104
South of Market 94103
St. Francis Wood 94102
St. Mary's Square 94108
Sunnydale 94104
Sunset District 94116
Telegraph Hill 94133
The Castro 94104
The East Cut 94104
Top of the Hill 94109
Treasure Island 94130
University Mound 94104
Visage 95628
Visitacion Valley 94104
Vista Del Mar 94104
West Portal 94116
Westwood Highlands 94127
Westwood Park 94080

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