Serving All of Bend
At Utopia Management, experience is our greatest strength. Being in the business for over 25 years, we know the ins and outs of west coast property management. With a team of expert staff, trusted relationships with local companies, extended knowledge on the local market, and the latest technology, we handle rental portfolios of all sizes. Our clients have every variety of property types, from single homes and condos, to apartment complexes, to industrial parks and offices. We offer a wide range of services to make your rental property investment profitable and worry-free. You’ll never have to worry about the time-consuming details of owning a property, like rent collection, tenant screening, lease execution, repairs and maintenance, or evictions. We also help you maximize your ROI with local expertise and effective marketing to keep units filled.
Effective Property Marketing
Finding the right tenants and keeping your property filled starts with marketing. At Utopia Management, we create high quality listings, take eye-catching photographs, and install professional signage. Our vast referral base and popularity among local renters helps your property get seen first; we also post your listings on all high trafficked rental sites, including utopiamanagement.com. A strong market position and cutting-edge marketing strategies boost your property’s visibility, and we drive it home. The key to filling vacancies quickly is responsiveness; we offer 24/7 phone and email availability and online appointment scheduling to respond to prospects as soon as possible. With showings 7 days a week and excellent customer service, we consistently fill vacancies with minimal downtime at a market rate that is most advantageous for your property.
- 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
We’ve handled apartment management and facilitated profitable investments since 1994. Our experience with a wide range of apartment sizes and styles allows us to tailor our services to suit the unique needs of each complex. With professional tenant retention strategies and responsive communication, we minimize vacancies and increase lease re-signings. Using techniques that safeguard owners, we protect you from unwanted liabilities while providing outstanding customer service to tenants. Our full-range services allow you to go totally hands-free.
- Direct deposit and online rent collection
- High visibility property marketing and promotion
- Fast email and call response
Professionals in Commercial Property
For years, investors have trusted us with their commercial property investments, including office, retail, medical, warehouse, mixed use, and industrial complexes. Our skilled team of managers have the knowledge and experience to find effective solutions to unique commercial property needs. We offer comprehensive management services, including tenant retention programs, vendor management, contract administration, REO management and disposition, and customized asset management strategies.
- Targeted and effective property marketing
- CAM & operating expense reconciliation
- All-inclusive services: maintenance and repairs, advertising, lease administration, inspections, collections, and evictions
Homes & Condos
Our rate is one of the most competitive management fee in the industry for condominiums and houses of any size and price range. This rate includes all of our comprehensive management services, with no hidden set-up or leasing fees like our competitors. We handle secure tenant screening, full maintenance and repairs, detailed monthly and annual reports, rent collection with online options, and extensive marketing solutions.
Thorough Tenant Screening
We know that placing a trustworthy tenant is the most important step in a successful rental investment. Our professional approach to applicant screening helps to eliminate potential liabilities for clients. Through verification of identity, Social Security cards, income and employment, credit reporting, rental history, and prior eviction search, we reduce our clients’ delinquency and eviction rate to below 1%. Additionally, the “Utopia Eviction Protection Program” provides you with further security.
- 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.
Consistent, Reliable, and Cost Effective Maintenance
Maintaining a property and responding to emergency repairs is a time-consuming and expensive aspect of property investments. That is why we offer in-house technicians (with general contractors’ license #792427) readily available to respond to calls and for regular maintenance. For what we can’t handle internally, we use our list of preferred vendors for various types of contracting. Years of experience in the local industry have allowed us to develop long-term trusted relationships with the best local providers. This means reliable, high-quality services at a low cost to clients.
- Online management of vendor expenses
- 24-hour tenant emergency response
- Move-in and Move-out Inspections
- Licensed and Insured Vendors
Detailed Accounting Reports
At Utopia Management, we provide full-service accounting for all managed properties. This includes collection of rent, deposit, and fees, as well as settling applicable bills and invoices on your behalf. You have 24-hour access to detailed financial records, tax documentation, and monthly statements via an online web portal.
- Accounting team available 24/7 to answer questions
- Comprehensive and confidential financial reporting for all rentals
- Rent and security deposit collection online
- Bills and year end figures available any time
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Bend, OR?
Bend is a city in Oregon located in Deschutes County. The largest city in Central Oregon, Bend sits along the Deschutes River on the eastern edge of the Cascade Range.
What are the best neighborhoods to invest in Bend, Oregon?
If you're looking for quality neighborhoods for property investment in Bend, check out homes in Awbrey Butte, Old Bend, Boyd Acres, Century West, and Summit West.
What is the average monthly rent in Bend?
The median rent in Bend, Oregon for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1700. This increases to $ 1900 for a 2-bedroom and $2600 for a 3-bedroom.
What are the security deposit laws in Bend, OR?
In Bend, Oregon, there is no minimum or maximum limit for security deposits. Landlords are required to provide receipts for security deposits, and rental agreements must specify which deductions may be taken from the deposit at the end of the lease term.
Percentage of Renters
Median Rent (2022)
The median home price is $750,000.
Bend is the county seat of Deschutes County, Oregon. It is the largest city in Central Oregon and the de facto metropolis of the region.
Located on the eastern edge of the Cascade Range, Bend sits along the Deschutes River.
Originally a logging town, the city is now well known as a gateway for a number of outdoor sports such as rock climbing, water rafting, paragliding, and skiing.
Tourism is now one of the largest economic sectors in Bend. A significant sum of income is brought in by the Mount Bachelor ski resort and the nearby Cascade Lakes. According to impact data from Travel Oregon, the local tourism industry brings over $1 billion into the regional economy and employs more than 10,000 people.
The active outdoor lifestyle and relatively affordable living is making Bend a commuter town for tech workers in Seattle and the San Francisco Bay Area, despite the extreme commute. The city is also developing a local art scene and is home to a number of fine art galleries and public art displays.