Serving All of Claremont
The college town of Claremont, California sits on the eastern corner of Los Angeles County – right at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. It is home to Claremont College and was rated as one of the best places to live by Money Magazine in 2007. In a community featuring tree-lined streets and various historic community buildings, Claremont is a desirable place to call home. Claremont has a strong commercial presence around The Village – a shopping district, and a primary residential community that is fun and family-oriented. It’s no wonder that so many people love calling this community home. The Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden and numerous parks, such as Cucamonga Park and Ontario Park, help reinforce the lavish lifestyle. If you own investment real estate in Claremont, you can depend on our team to help you to maximize the revenue potential of your unique property.
Utopia Property Management is a full-service management group that has the experience that you need. This highly-competitive real estate market takes a well-experienced team to ensure that your property remains occupied – and earning top rents. With over twenty years of experience in the San Diego, Orange and Riverside Counties area, you can depend on our team to handle every facet of your rental property needs. Our basic management services include:
Complete advertising and marketing: We access the highest performing websites and employ advanced marketing techniques to introduce your property to the local community. We conduct local advertising events, place ads, and market online to ensure that you have access to well-qualified tenants. Our goal is to help you to get a contract signed within thirty days – though we’re often able to accomplish this in far less time.
Comprehensive tenant screening: Once a tenant is available, we provide a thorough screening process that includes credit checks, background checks, and identity verification. We’ll analyze a range of factors – including employment status and income levels, to determine how well suited the individual is to renting your property. This aids in reducing missed payments and evictions. Simply put, it saves you time and money.
Full management and consulting: If you own rental property in the 91711 zip code, you need a respected name in property management to do the work for you. Our marketing experts know Claremont extremely well and will work closely with you to ensure every step of the process, from marketing the property to setting rental rates, is done with precision. We also offer our in-depth knowledge and expertise of the local community to ensure you get the best access to qualified tenants.
Maintenance: Let our in-house, licensed general contractors (Lic. #792427) handle your property repair and maintenance needs. We’ll keep your units in excellent condition for you – and we’ll do it at a cost that is generally far lower that you’d expect to pay from your average repairman.
Accounting: We provide our clients with a web portal that is ideal for accessing our suite of comprehensive accounting reports and financials. This ensures that you are fully aware of the income, expenses, and financial condition of your property.
Put your Claremont, California rental property in our capable hands. As the largest property management company in Southern California, you can expect exceptional results from Utopia Property Management. Call us today to learn how you can maximize the potential of your property.
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
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