Serving All of Shasta
For those who live in Shasta, one of the main drawing points to this area is its location near the heart of Sacramento. People also love that this area has a small, neighborhood feel in which everyone knows each other. When a person who lives here is looking to move, they are going to find that they have options. They do not have to sell their home. Many people are looking at turning their home into a rental, as this is a wise investment to make at this point.
Let Us Help You
We can help! Turning a home into a rental is more than simply saying that you want your home to be a rental. There is a lot of aspects that go into this. As a full-service property management firm, we understand all that it takes to do this, and are delighted to help you. We start with advertising your home to the market in order to find the best tenants that are out there. Once applicants start to apply, we then look at each person to find the one that is the best. We consider their background checks and past rental history to help you make the best decision.
From there, we handle the daily issues that surround a rental home. For example, if there are repairs to be made, we arrange for these to be made. We also ensure that the maintenance on the home is being attended to. And we even handle the accounting aspects of having a rental home.
Why Choose Us?
Why should you choose us to help with your Shasta rental home? We know the area, and we always put you first. We know that you want someone to treat your home well, and we will treat this home as though this is our own!
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 Shasta situated?
America's Shasta County contains the census-designated place of Shasta. The elevation of Shasta is 843 feet. It also has an area of 11.0 square miles, 99.96% land and 0.04% water, according to the United States Census Bureau. A ghost town and California State Historic Park, Shasta State Historic Park is situated in Shasta.
What is the average weather in Shasta?
Shasta, California has a "Csa" climate, which is characterized by a hot summer and a Mediterranean climate. The coldest recorded temperature in Shasta was 14°F on December 21–22, 990, while the highest recorded temperature reached 115°F on July 28th, 1976, and August 8th, 1981. About 3.6 months of the year are considered summer, with July being the hottest month with an average high temperature of 93°F. Winter, on the other hand, lasts for 2.9 months, with December being the coldest month with an average low of 40°F.
What is the population of Shasta?
In the 2020 census, Shasta, California recorded a population of 1,043 residents, indicating a decrease from the 1,771 individuals counted in the 2010 census.
How is the cost of living in Shasta?
With a cost of living index of 107.1, Shasta, California, is 7.1% more expensive than the national average and 28.6% more expensive than the state's average. The median home price is $332,800, which is 1.6% less than the national average and 54.6% less than the average home price in California, which is $733,500. In Shasta, a two-bedroom apartment rents for $1,690 per month, which is 18.2% more expensive than the national average but 27.2% less expensive than the state average. A family's annual income should be $63,720, or a single person should make $51,200, to be able to live comfortably in Shasta.
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.