Serving All of Grand Terrace
Grand Terrace is a small, vibrant city in San Bernardino County, with a population of 12,040 people. In 2007, Money magazine named Grand Terrace one of the “Top 100 Cities to Live.” The city is nestled between the Blue Mountains and the La Loma Hills and sports the moniker of the Blue Mountain City. It’s a safe and well-managed city, known for its natural beauty, vibrant economy, and engaging community. Despite sweltering summer heat, it’s a great place to raise a family. If you own property in Grand Terrace, consider partnering with the Utopia Property Management for all of your management needs. Our successful business has been family owned and operated for more than 20 years.
Utopia Property Management is dedicated to providing our clients with the best and most comprehensive service available. As your investment property partner, we’ll take the headaches out of your investment, providing you with a great financial return and happy, dependable tenants. Some of our most sought-after services include:
Marketing: We make use of a wide range of marketing strategies, including signage and print material, ads geared toward the Grand Terrace community, a premium web-based listing service, and listings on several top-performing websites. We’ll make sure your residential or commercial property remains in the spotlight until it is rented.
Tenant screening: We’re experts at finding quality tenants for all of our listings, including homes, condos, apartments, and commercial buildings. We thoroughly screen every applicant and conduct background and credit checks so our clients won’t experience any unpleasant surprises. We also verify proof of income, employment, and identity to ensure that tenants are trustworthy and dependable.
Management and consulting: We’ve been managing properties for more than 20 years, and yes, we’ve learned a lot along the way. We would love to share our expertise with you. Whether you’re looking for advice on preparing your home for a competitive market, transitioning a property from owner-occupied to a rental property, or even setting the right price, our Grand Terrace experts can help you achieve your goals.
Maintenance: Don’t burden yourself with pesky repairs and constant maintenance concerns. Put your trust in Utopia Property Management for all of your maintenance and repair needs. We employ a full crew of talented professionals who can keep your property looking great in every season. We operate under a general contractor’s license (Lic. #792427) and are committed to providing you with the best service possible.
Accounting: We can save you time by preparing monthly performance reports and delivering them to your Utopia web portal. Keep tabs on your revenues and expenses so you will never be caught off guard at tax time. We’ll calculate your return on investment so you know exactly how your properties are faring in a competitive market.
At Utopia Property Management, we strive to deliver quality services to you and your tenants. Our Grand Terrace consultants can make your property shine, find you quality tenants, and ensure that you maximize your returns. Does this sound too good to be true? Contact Utopia Property Management to see for yourself.
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