Discounts On Larger Portfolios
25+ years Experience
Belmont, aptly named as a derivative of the Italian phrase for “beautiful mountain,” is an affluent and incredibly picturesque city in northern California. It spans across just 4 square miles, but boasts a population of more than 27,000 residents - a testament to the desirability of the area. Several beautiful parks and open spaces dot the area, and Belmont is perhaps best known for being one of the most restrictive areas in the country when it comes to smoking in public areas. If you own a rental property in Belmont and are looking to find the perfect renter for your unique residence, contact Utopia Management today! We offer a comprehensive suite of management services designed to make your life easier, including:
Property marketing: We’ll create awareness of your rental home by conducting targeted marketing activities that include both web-based and traditional methods. The ultimate goal is to have a committed renter lined up and a contract signed within 30 days.
Tenant sourcing/screening: Finding a renter is one thing, but locating the ideal tenant for your Belmont home is the ultimate goal. Our thorough vetting process helps uncover any red flags early on, while our background, credit, income, and identification verifications serve to minimize the chances of late or missed payments or evictions.
Repairs & maintenance: Our skilled team of maintenance professionals operate under a general contractor’s license and can complete most work in-house. This saves you time and money, and often provides a superior experience for your tenants. If we can’t complete the work, we maintain a list of approved vendors in the area who have proven trustworthy and affordable.
Financial reporting: Keep close tabs on the financial performance of your Belmont rental property by accessing custom reports via your dedicated Utopia web portal. Our financial team will prepare a detailed accounting of the revenue and expense items for your home, helping you make better decisions and ensuring you always know where you stand.
General consulting: You’ll have access to a dedicated property manager when you partner with Utopia, and that means expert-level service and support from a professional who understands the Belmont neighborhood and the surrounding areas.
We are excited to help you grow your rental property’s performance and potential - contact us today to learn more!
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 an all inclusive 8% 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.