Serving All of Natomas
Natomas is a growing area that is seeing more and more residential locations pop up. Those who live here like the feel to the area as it is not crowded yet has a strong sense of community. For many who call this area home, one option when they are looking to move is to let their home be rented to someone else. Rentals are soaring in the area, as many people are not ready to buy a home just yet. Are you ready to move? Yet, don’t want to sell your home? Then let us help you to make this a reality!
How We Help
When we are approached by someone to manage their home, we look at this property as though it was our own home. We don’t want anything to happen to your home, so we do our best to ensure that everything is in great shape and is treated fairly by those who you let rent this. Plus, we help through offering services that allow you to go on with your life, rather than worry about the hassles of being a landlord.
Services We Offer
Once you come to us with your rental property, our goal is to find you a great tenant. For this reason, we advertise this rental the market, and then start screening applicants once we get applications. This screening process does include background checks along with a look at their past rental history to ensure they are the best choice for your home. Once an applicant has become a tenant, we then handle the daily running’s of your rental. We will ensure that maintenance is occurring on the property, as well as arranging repairs should something happen in the home. And we also handle the accounting side of having a rental property…a huge relief to many of our clients.
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 Natomas located?
In the Californian city of Sacramento, United States is the neighborhood of Natomas. North Natomas and South Natomas are the two main regions of Natomas separated by Interstate 80. While South Natomas developed primarily as residential subdivisions from the 1950s to the 1980s, it amended its community plan in 1982 to allow 2.4 million square feet of new office parks along Interstate 5. North Natomas was historically an agricultural area on the floodplains of the Sacramento River, but it proliferated starting in the mid-1990s with extensive residential development, office park, and retail construction.
What are the amenities in Natomas?
The Sacramento Kings, who were formerly based in Natomas at ARCO Arena before being moved to the Golden 1 Center downtown after the arena was demolished in 2022, can claim of being close to the Sacramento International Airport while being several miles away from Natomas' most populated regions. Due to its proximity to the airport, the area has a large number of hotels. Due to its convenient location near major routes including Interstate 5, Interstate 80, and the northern stretches of Highway 99 as well as its historical flood plain, Natomas is a desirable place to live for commuters. Furthermore, Natomas has outdoor amenities like parks, bike trails, and the recently built North Natomas Regional Park, which has a water spray area, playgrounds, ball fields, dog parks, walking paths, and a permanent farmers' market building. These amenities offer a variety of recreational opportunities amidst the nearby wildlife and open fields.
What are the educational opportunities in Natomas?
With some portions in Twin Rivers Unified School District, Natomas Unified School District is responsible for the majority of Natomas. The elementary schools in South Natomas include Natomas High School, American Lakes K-8, Jefferson K-8, Bannon Creek K-8, and Two Rivers Elementary. Natomas Park Elementary, Witter Ranch Elementary, Heron K-8, H. Allen Hight Elementary, Paso Verde K-8, Natomas Middle School, and Inderkum High School are all located in North Natomas. Performing Fine Arts Academy, Westlake Charter School, Leroy Greene Academy, Star Academy, Leading Edge Middle School, and Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep Academy are a few examples of charter schools. Regency Park Elementary, Norwood Middle School, Rio Linda High School, and numerous alternative alternatives are all located in the Twin Rivers Unified School District, which serves a portion of North Natomas.
How is the economy in Natomas?
In addition to The Promenade at Sacramento Gateway, which is anchored by Target, Best Buy, Michaels, TJ Maxx, and Burlington, Natomas Marketplace, which is anchored by Walmart and Home Depot, and the Park Place Shopping Center, which is anchored by Kohl's and Raley's, there are numerous other smaller shopping centers strewn about the area. Additional retail establishments and motels are located along Northgate Boulevard. According to Joel Garreau, who popularized the concept, Natomas is one of Greater Sacramento's principal edge cities, or outlying economic centers.
Sacramento, the capitol city of California, is full of history. From the start of the Gold Rush and some of the country’s first railroad developments, to recent grants provided to foster and develop startup companies, Sacramento has been a desired location for decades.