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McKinley is a San Jose neighborhood in the 95116 zip code. This small neighborhood offers its residents a suburban environment with all the amenities they need. Selma Olinder Park is located nearby, so there’s no need to travel far for fun in the outdoors. Many of San Jose’s top attractions are close as well, including Happy Hollow Park & Zoo and the San Jose Municipal Stadium. McKinley is next to I-280 and Highway 101, so commuting is convenient. McKinley has something to offer everyone, and is a good choice for investors seeking property in sunny San Jose.

If you’re a McKinley property owner or are thinking of buying, Utopia Management has the services you need. Our services include, but aren’t limited to:

Marketing and advertising: We’ll make every effort to acquire a signed contract for you within 30 days of partnering with us. Our marketing methods include everything from traditional signage to highly visible real estate website listings.

Screening services: Our comprehensive screening process helps you avoid hassles and expenses down the road. We ensure your tenants have a clear criminal record and possess the financial resources required to rent from you.

Consultations and management: We’re always happy to answer any questions you may have, and we also provide consultations to give you expert knowledge about the San Jose housing market. We also provide general management services such as rent collection and responding to tenant issues.

Maintenance services: Because we have a contractor’s license, we can provide maintenance services for your property at an affordable rate. Our repair techs can also be dispatched around the clock from your Utopia portal to respond to repair emergencies.

Accounting reports: Our expert accountants will keep track of your property’s finances so you don’t have to. Your detailed accounting statements are accessible at any time by logging into your portal with your phone, tablet, or computer.

Take your success as a McKinley property investor to the next level. Contact Utopia today to learn more about what we can do for you.

Property Management Office Serving McKinley, CA

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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  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


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.


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

What is the population of McKinley?

According to City-Data, there are 823 people living in McKinley, which has a land area of 0.141 square miles. Approximately 5,817 people live in McKinley per square mile, which is a little more than San Jose as a whole, which has a density of about 5,625 per square mile. Approximately 70.7% of the people identify as Hispanic or Latino, 10.3% as Asian, 10.3% as belonging to two or more races, 6.5% as American Indian, 0.9% as White, 0.8% as Black, and 0.5% as some other race.

What is the median household income in McKinley?

In comparison to San Jose, where the typical household income is $126,377 as of 2021, McKinley's is reported to be $72,090. The majority of households in McKinley (113 households) have an annual income between $20,000 and $29,999. This is followed by 44 households with an annual income between $60,000 and $74,999 and 33 households with an annual income between $100,000 and $124,999. There are also some households with higher income levels, including 8 homes earning between $150,000 and $199,999 annually and 24 households making $200,000 or more.

What are households like in McKinley?

The average household size in McKinley is 3.6 people, which is slightly more than the city's average of 3.1 people. Family homes account for a sizable portion of the neighborhood's households, making up 60.5% of all households, compared to the city's average of 50.6%.

What is the median rent in McKinley?

McKinley's median rent for 2021 was $1,599. This is a little less than San Jose's median rent of $2,001.

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.


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