Serving All of Templeton
For those who are looking for a small area that is still close enough to major cities, yet also has that next door neighbor feel to it, they are going to find that Templeton is the area that fits these requirements. For those who call this area home, they have probably noticed that the population of the area has increased over the past ten years. And those who are moving into this area are looking to rent a home, rather than buy one. For those who own property here that they are not using, or they have a home that they are ready to get rid of and move somewhere else, now is the time to consider putting this up on the market as a rental home.
Why Consider Renting?
Those who have a Templeton home, they need to realize that if they are wanting to get an income from their home, turning this into a rental home is the only option. While you could try to sell this, you are going to find that the market is not as good as it was years ago. Instead, more people are turning to renting their home.
We Offer Help
We are a property management firm that calls Templeton home. It is our experience with the area, along with years of managing properties that we can state that your home will be in good hands. For those who do not want to handle everything on their own when it comes to having a rental property, that is where we can help.
We start with advertising this home for you to find the best tenant that we can find. When applicants do start to apply, we then use our tenant screening services to find the best one. From there, we handle all those daily activities associated with a rental home for you!
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 Templeton located?
The United States' San Luis Obispo County contains the census-designated place (CDP) of Templeton. The distance along U.S. 101 between it and Paso Robles and Atascadero is around five miles (8 kilometers). The north edge of the town is where State Route 46 crosses U.S. 101. The CDP's total area is 7.8 square miles, 99.37% of which is land and 0.63% is water, according to the United States Census Bureau. However, the majority of U.S. mail for this region is addressed to Templeton, and a large portion of the surrounding unincorporated territory between Atascadero and Paso Robles is regarded as a part of Templeton.
What is the climate like in Templeton?
Templeton has a Mediterranean climate, which is typified by pleasant winters, dry summers, and year-round low humidity. Rainfall is mainly restricted to the months of November through March, and it starts to decrease in April. Summer highs can climb to 100 °F (38 °C), with a record high of 115 °F (46 °C), while winter lows can reach 20 to 25 °F (-7 to -4 °C). Templeton, like nearby localities, occasionally experiences brief fog, particularly in the summer when warm valley air collides with cooler coastal air through the Templeton Gap in the Santa Lucia Range. Due to temperature contrasts with the Central Valley, winter also experiences sporadic morning fog.
What are the schools in Templeton?
A variety of public schools are available in Templeton, all of which are managed by the Templeton Unified School District. These include Templeton High School, which serves grades 9 through 12, Templeton Middle School, which serves grades 6 through 8, Vineyard Elementary School, which serves grades 3 through 5, and Templeton Elementary School, which serves kindergarten through second grade. Notably, Templeton High School stood out among California's educational institutions by being named a National Blue Ribbon High School in 2006 and having already achieved recognition as a California Distinguished School in 1999 and 2005.
How is the economy in Templeton?
The Twin Cities Hospital, the Templeton Unified School District, and agriculture, especially concentrated on vineyards and wineries, are a few of the key industries that drive Templeton's economy. Along Main Street, the town is home to a variety of enterprises. Despite Templeton's reputation for producing top-notch wine, it's noteworthy to note that a number of wineries bearing the coveted "Paso Robles" appellation are actually found in the unincorporated Templeton region. Castoro Cellars, Peachy Canyon, York Mountain, and Wild Horse are notable wineries in this area. Templeton has also witnessed an increase in the production of olive oil, with various tiny groves growing olives for both consumption and oil, with Pasolivo being one of the notable producers.
San Luis Obispo stands approximately 230 ft above sea level in the heart of California. Far from the hustle and bustle of California cities, at about 225 miles south of San Francisco and 200 miles north of Los Angeles, residents of this city Known locally as SLOCAL, this town is relaxed, refined, and recommended for retirement.