Serving All of North Highlands
Looking for a strong sense of community? North Highlands in Sacramento is one of those areas. The whole area is all about making this area one that is beautiful and clean, with both residents and businesses in the area striving for this. Those who live here love the feel of community that is found here, along with the easy access to the main city if they wish to drive there, as it is only around 18 miles away. Due to the location, there are several people who are looking to rent a home here. Meaning that for those who own a home in this area, this could be a great investment opportunity.
Let Us Help!
We can help! We are a property management firm that has years of experience in the North Highlands area. We want every client we work with to know that their home is in great hands. We always treat your home as though this is our own home, ensuring that everything is taken care of. For those who are ready to make this type of investment, we have services that are going to make your job super easy!
Are you ready to rent your home? Then let our services help you! We start with finding the best tenant out there for your home through our marketing program, along with background checks for those applicants looking to live in your home. Once you do get a tenant, we then handle the daily aspects of having a rental home. This includes ensuring that any and all repairs are made, along with handling daily maintenance of the home and grounds. In addition, we handle the accounting aspects of a rental home, which can prove to be difficult at times. With our help, your rental home will run smoothly and be a great investment!
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 North Highlands located?
United States of America's Sacramento County contains the census-designated place known as North Highlands. It is a component of the Sacramento, Arden, Arcade, and Roseville MSA. The CDP is entirely landlocked and covers an area of 8.8 square miles, according to the United States Census Bureau.
What is the average weather in North Highlands?
The summers in North Highlands are hot, dry, and primarily clear, while the winters are brief, chilly, damp, and partially cloudy. The average temperature for the entire year is between 39°F and 95°F; it rarely falls below 31°F or rises above 104°F. Over 87°F is the average high temperature per day during the hot season, which lasts for 3.5 months from June 6 to September 22. The hottest month is July, with an average high of 95°F and a low of 63°F. The cool season, in contrast, lasts for 2.9 months from November 21 to February 19, with daily maximum temperatures that are often below 62°F. The coldest month is December, with average lows of 40°F and highs of 55°F.
How much is the cost of living in North Highlands?
The cost of living is 5% higher in North Highlands, California, where housing costs are 14% lower but utilities are 6% more expensive. The cost of transportation is 24% more than the national average. Rent is $1,180 per month, electricity costs average $187.78 per month, and phone costs average $202.01. The median price of a property is $388,064. Grocery costs are 6% higher than the national average, while healthcare expenses are 14% higher. For example, a doctor's appointment costs $142.52 on average, a dentist visit costs $122.97, and prescription prescriptions cost $525.12 on average.
Is North Highlands a good place to live?
Yes, North Highlands is a fantastic place to live. The majority of people who live in North Highlands are home owners, giving the neighborhood a thick suburban atmosphere. Numerous parks and coffee cafes may be found in the area. North Highlands is also home to many families and has a liberal leaning population. Moreover, North Highlands' public schools perform above averagely.
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.