Serving All of San Gabriel
Named after the Mission San Gabriel Archangel, the city of San Gabriel’s motto is “A city with a Mission.” True to its double entendre name, this city is rich in its California mission culture, as well as its “mission” to creating a safe welcoming community for it residents.
If you are seeking support for your investment property in San Gabriel, look to California’s leading firm – Utopia Property Management. Proudly serving our clients and tenants for over 20 years, Utopia is committing to growing your investments in both the sort and long term.
Offering complete spectrum of services – below are some of the benefits to partnering with Utopia Property Management:
Marketing and advertising: The strategic promotion of your rental makes every bit of difference in the overall success of your listing. Utopia’s team of local experts will develop a comprehensive marketing plan that makes the most of local promotion and online listings, all to ensure that your property will capture a wide range of potential tenants. Our industry professionals have a deep knowledge of the rental market in San Gabriel and are able to provide maximum visibility for your property. Our goal is to achieve a signed contract within 30 days of listing your property.
Tenant screening services: Successfully property management starts with finding to right tenants! Much of the frustration and risk of rental properties is fully eliminated by diligently screening all prospective renters and eliminating those with a negative financial history. Utopia conducts comprehensive background checks for all applicants and look for red flags, like any past payment delinquency or damage to property. By connecting you with our tenant verification services, we take the hassle out of finding the best tenant for your property.
Management and consulting services: With the expertise of Southern California’s top property management company, Utopia can connect you with consulting expertise to help you take property management to the next level. Our experts provide consulting on optimal pricing for the area, staging of your rental property, how to transition from owner-occupied to a rental property, and much more. Let our consultants guide you to decisions that will grow your investment and save you time.
Repairs and maintenance: Our team of highly trained property maintenance professionals will care for your property and tenant requests for service. Through our online portal we are able to process all request and quickly dispatch our maintenance professionals to respond to your tenants’ needs. Our general contractor’s license (Lic. #792427) allows us to complete most maintenance and repairs at a lower cost than our local competition. For larger jobs, we employ trusted and talented third-party experts on your behalf.
Accounting: Utopia Property Management offers tools and information make keeping track of your properties’ financial health simple and easy. Our accounting experts generate monthly reports that offer a complete, line-by-line financial overview of your properties, their expenses, and their profits. All available on your Utopia web portal – you are never more than click away from your financial snapshot.
Your rental property in San Gabriel is important to you – it is important to us, too. Let our team of marketing, leasing, maintenance, and financial experts help you protect and grow your investment. Contact Utopia today to work with a trusted leader in Southern California property management.
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 Gabriel located?
In Los Angeles County, California's San Gabriel Valley is home to the city of San Gabriel. San Marino borders the city on the north; Temple City and Rosemead border it on the east; Rosemead borders it on the south; and Alhambra borders it on the west. Almost all of the city's 4.1 square mile total area is made up of land, according to the US Census Bureau.
What is the average climate in San Gabriel?
In terms of climate, San Gabriel is classified as having a hot-summer Mediterranean climate (Csa), which is characterized by dry summers and moderate winters. June to September is considered the summer season, with average daily highs of over 87°F. At 91°F on average, August is the hottest month. With daily highs below 71°F, the chilly season spans from November to March. In terms of average low temperature, December is the coldest month, with 45°F. With record highs of 112°F and record lows of 22°F, the city occasionally experiences extremely high temperatures. With an average of 15.67 inches over 33.2 days each year, precipitation is comparatively light.
What are the educational options in San Gabriel?
For academic purposes, most of San Gabriel is served by the well regarded San Gabriel Unified School District. Jefferson Middle School, all five public elementary schools, and Gabrielino High School are California Distinguished Schools. Gabrielino High School is ranked among the state's best public high schools on an ongoing basis. acknowledged by the United States. In contrast, Del Mar High School opened its doors in 2010 and is regarded by News & World Report as one of "America's Best Public High Schools." Gabrielino High School is located in Los Angeles. Rosemead Elementary School District and El Monte Union High School District cover another part of San Gabriel; while part of the city is in the Garvey and Alhambra Unified School District, San Gabriel High School is under Alhambra USD. An all-girls Catholic school called San Gabriel Mission High School enhances the academic landscape.
How is the transportation in San Gabriel?
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority serves San Gabriel, and in 2008, voters supported Proposition 1A, which aimed to build a California high-speed rail project. With a $43 billion budget, the first phase—which connects San Francisco to Los Angeles/Anaheim—is scheduled for completion in 2029. Discussions over the suggested routes for the second phase, which would connect Los Angeles to San Diego, have given rise to concerns among the locals about the possible impact on their houses and neighborhoods. Residents were reassured by Mayor David Gutierrez that the city would not permit negative outcomes without giving them serious thought and review; final decisions are anticipated in 2014 following the completion of environmental impact assessments.
Located at the junction of the San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys, the city of Glendale is a suburb of Los Angeles. Glendale is the 4th-largest city in Los Angeles, and 22nd-largest in California, with an estimated 202,000 residents in 42 neighborhoods.
Glendale Residents Guide: https://www.glendaleca.gov/residents
10 Reasons You Want Your Business in Glendale: https://www.glendaleca.gov/government/departments/glendale-economic-development-corporation-/top-10-reasons-you-want-your-business-in-glendale
15 Best Things to do in Glendale: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g32431-Activities-Glendale_California.html