Serving All of Evergreen
Evergreen is a district in San Jose spanning several CA zip codes, including 95148, 95138, and 95121. This area offers appealing apartments and a range of single-family homes from which to choose, along with some fabulous amenities. Not far from Makati, area attractions include the Winchester Mystery House and History Museum of San Jose, along with several spacious parks. Residents of Evergreen also enjoy great shopping and an array of area restaurants, as well as a sunny climate and convenient proximity to the Bay area. For property investors, Evergreen real estate can be a lucrative venture thanks to the district’s prime Silicon Valley location.
Utopia Management provides a comprehensive range of services for property owners. We have over 20 years of industry experience and some of the lowest rates you’ll find. Our services include:
Marketing your rental: Our team knows how to fill your vacancy fast, usually within 30 days. We use a combination of traditional marketing methods and listings on leading industry websites to attract maximum exposure.
Tenant screening: With us in your corner, you’ll never have to worry about the safety of your property – because we carefully screen every prospective tenant. Our process includes a thorough criminal background check and a series of financial qualifications.
Consulting and management: Whenever you have questions about your investment property, we’re only a phone call or email away. And, if you need help with a variety of daily tasks, we’ve got you covered with our general management services.
Maintenance services: If your tenants have a repair emergency, our team of licensed contractors can be dispatched day or night from your convenient web portal. Our repair pros are also equipped to handle all of your property upkeep needs — often at lower-than-average rates.
Accounting reports: Staying on top of your Evergreen rental’s income and expenses is crucial. Each month, our team will send detailed accounting statements to your online account.
Contact Utopia today to discuss your Evergreen rental property. We look forward to helping you achieve your investment goals.
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 Evergreen located?
East San Jose is where you may find Evergreen. Evergreen is bordered to the north by the Alum Rock neighborhood and to the south by Silver Creek Valley, which is occasionally included in Evergreen. The Diablo Range is to the east of Evergreen.
What are the educational opportunities in Evergreen?
The Evergreen Elementary School District and East Side Union High School District provide for the educational needs of the neighborhood. The two main comprehensive high schools serving Evergreen are Silver Creek High School, which had an API score of 9 in 2016, and Evergreen Valley High School, which had an API score of 10. Near the Diablo Range's foothills is Evergreen Valley College. The San Jose Public Library System has two locations serving the Evergreen community: the Evergreen Branch Library on Aborn Road and the Evergreen Village Square Branch Library at Evergreen Village Square. Evergreen Valley College also contains a library and a center for educational technology.
What are some noteworthy spots in Evergreen?
Numerous famous sites and leisure areas may be found in Evergreen. Eastridge is considered as a thriving hub thanks to its abundant leisure and shopping options. Numerous recreational options are available, including the beautiful Evergreen Village Square, the tranquil Lake Cunningham, and the exhilarating Raging Waters San Jose. The Gurdwara Sahib of San Jose and Evergreen Valley College both contribute to the educational and cultural variety of the neighborhood. Locals can take advantage of a number of green places, including parks and plazas including Canyon Creek Park, Boggini Park, and Joseph D. Grant County Park.
How is the housing market in Evergreen?
The housing market in Evergreen is extremely competitive. In August 2023, a property in Evergreen sold for $1.3M on the median, a 1.1% decrease from the previous year. Evergreen has a $655 median sale price per square foot, which is a decrease of 11.4% from the previous year.
The sprawling metro area and busy downtown of San Jose make up the largest city in Northern California, and the 3rd largest in the state, with just over 1 million residents.
San Jose Resources for Renters: https://www.sanjoseca.gov/your-government/departments/housing/renters-apartment-owners
San Jose Downtown Association, Business Development – Resources, Incentives, Zoning, and Permitting https://sjdowntown.com/business-development/
San Jose’s Best Things to do: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g33020-San_Jose_California-Vacations.html