Serving All of Liberty Lake
Liberty Lake is one area that is always highly popular for those who are looking to move into the area. Why is this? The beauty of the area, and the friendly vibe that is felt here is what make many people decide that this is the area that they want to be in for the time being. And since many people are always interested in finding a location, staying there for a while and moving on, they want to rent a home. For those who own property here, they are going to find that now is the time to put this onto the market as a rental home if they have been giving this idea some thought.
For those who are interested in doing this, they don’t need to do this on their own. There is no reason to take on all the stress of owning a rental home when there are professionals here to help you. As a full-service property management firm in the Liberty Lake area, we have years of experience in helping people to manage their rental homes. Those who work with us are often happier about the decision that they made since they are not going to have to lift a finger to manage this rental.
Thanks to our years of experience, we know what to look for in a good tenant, and can ensure that after we advertise this for you, we will find a person that is going to pay on time and treat this home as if it were their own, with care and respect. If you have been seriously considering putting a home onto the Liberty Lake market, then we are the ones that you need to call. With our experience and your home, we can make this an investment that will pay off for many years to come.
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 Liberty Lake located?
Liberty Lake is a city nestled in the eastern part of Washington's Spokane County, right near the border with Idaho. Situated east of Spokane Valley and northeast of Spokane, it enjoys a picturesque location. The city is bordered to the west by the tranquil waters of Liberty Lake and offers easy access to recreational activities. Liberty Lake is conveniently accessible via Interstate 90, making it an attractive destination for both residents and visitors seeking a suburban setting amidst beautiful natural surroundings.
What are some popular attractions in Liberty Lake?
Liberty Lake offers a wealth of popular attractions that cater to both residents and visitors. The jewel of the city is undoubtedly Liberty Lake itself, where individuals can immerse themselves in activities like swimming, boating, and fishing amid the breathtaking scenery. Golf enthusiasts flock to the acclaimed MeadowWood Golf Course, which combines stunning views with a challenging course layout. For those seeking outdoor adventures, Liberty Lake Regional Park is a must-visit, boasting picturesque trails, picnic areas, and a delightful playground. The city's vibrant atmosphere is further enhanced by a year-round calendar of community events and festivals that bring people together. With its abundant natural beauty and a diverse array of recreational opportunities, Liberty Lake is an ideal destination for individuals with varied interests and preferences.
What are the housing options in Liberty Lake?
In Liberty Lake, individuals can find a diverse range of housing options that cater to various preferences and lifestyles. The city offers a mix of single-family homes, townhouses, and condominiums, spread across different neighborhoods. These residential properties come in a variety of architectural styles, sizes, and amenities, ensuring there is something for everyone. Some neighborhoods may feature homes with picturesque lakefront views or stunning vistas of the surrounding natural landscapes. Prospective residents can choose between new construction properties or established homes with well-maintained yards.
How is the cost of living in Liberty Lake?
The cost of living in Liberty Lake is slightly higher than the national average. This is primarily due to higher housing expenses, reflecting the desirable location and quality of life in the area. Residents can expect to encounter higher home prices and rental rates. Other factors such as utilities, groceries, and transportation also contribute to the overall cost, although they are slightly higher compared to the national average. However, it's worth noting that wages and incomes in the region often align with the cost of living, ensuring a balanced economic environment. Despite the slightly higher cost of living, residents of Liberty Lake benefit from excellent amenities, outdoor recreational opportunities, and a high standard of living, making it an attractive place to call home.