Serving All of Metolius
At Utopia Management, we provide management services for properties of all kinds in Metolius. With over 25 years of experience in west coast property management, we service single family homes, apartment complexes, office buildings, condos, commercial property, or industrial parks.
Our full service property management includes:
- Using vast experience in the local market to determine the most advantageous rate for your rentals
- Unbeatable rates on contract work via trusted relationships with the best companies in the area
- Fast and reliable tenant placement, showings 7 days a week, and thorough prospect screening
- Professional investment consulting and detailed finance reports every month
Have questions? Our team of experts is ready to answer any day of the week.
We know how to market your property.
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
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
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 did the name Metolius come from?
The name "Metolius" finds its origin in the nearby Metolius River, which holds great significance for the area. Derived from Native American roots, the precise meaning and cultural context may vary. The Metolius River, known for its pristine and transparent waters, serves as a prominent natural attraction, providing recreational opportunities and adding to the scenic allure of the region.
What is the population of Metolius?
According to the latest data from World Population Review, Metolius has a population of 1,069 as of 2023, making it the 161st largest city in Oregon and the 9927th largest city in the United States. The city has a population density of approximately 2,236 people per square mile, with a land area spanning 0 square miles. Metolius is currently growing at a rate of 2.59% annually, and since the most recent census in 2020, its population has increased by 8.09%.
What are schools like in Metolius?
Metolius is served by the Jefferson County School District, with students attending Metolius Elementary School for grades K-5 and nearby schools in Madras for middle and high school education. The schools aim to provide a well-rounded education with a variety of academic programs, extracurricular activities, and athletic opportunities. Community involvement is encouraged, and resources and support are available to enhance the learning experience.
What is the cost of living like in Metolius?
The cost of living in Metolius, Oregon is generally lower compared to larger cities in the state. Housing costs are more affordable, utilities are typically cheaper, and transportation expenses are lower due to shorter commutes. Groceries and goods are generally in line with national averages, and healthcare costs are comparable to the national average.
What are some accessible attractions in Metolius?
Metolius offers a variety of popular attractions for visitors. The picturesque Metolius River is ideal for fishing and kayaking. Nearby, the Jefferson County Historical Museum showcases the area's rich history. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore Cove Palisades State Park with its breathtaking canyons, or venture into Deschutes National Forest for hiking and camping. With its natural beauty and diverse recreational opportunities, Metolius is a great destination for outdoor enthusiasts and history enthusiasts alike.