Serving All of Oakdale
Those who live in Oakdale simply love it! This is one of the reasons why so many people are looking to move into the area. And they are often looking to rent a home here. For those who own property, this could be the best time ever to enter into the rental market. And with our help, you can ensure that this is a great adventure!
What We Offer
What do we offer that can help you with getting your home on the rental market and finding someone that you can trust to rent it out? Since we are a full service property management firm that is familiar with the Oakdale area, we know just what needs to be done! For starters, we will advertise this not only to the area, but to the surrounding area so that we get the most applicants possible for the property.
Once we have applications coming into the office, we use our tenant screening services in order to find the one person that best fits your ideal tenant. We consider past rental history along with a background check to find the person that best suits your property. However, once a tenant has moved in, our job is not done. We also handle the day to day aspects of a rental home. This can range from disputes that may arise, collecting rent or having maintenance performed on the property.
Why Choose Us?
Why should you choose us to work with? You do not want to go into the rental world without professional help, and that is what we offer. Since we are familiar with the Oakdale area, we know what renters want and we have had success in attracting renters to the area. With us, you have a higher probability of this being a successful financial venture.
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 Oakdale located?
California's San Joaquin Valley and Stanislaus County are home to the city of Oakdale. The Modesto Metropolitan Statistical Area includes it. The community is situated next to the Sierra Nevada foothills on the Stanislaus River in the east-central San Joaquin Valley. In the city, the intersection of California State Routes 108 and 120 (Tioga Pass Road).
What are some popular attractions in Oakdale?
There are many tourist attractions in Oakdale. The Oakdale Cowboy Museum, which showcases old photographs and cowboy relics, immerses visitors in the world of ranchers and rodeo culture. The Oakdale Museum, on the other hand, explores the families and businesses of the area via displays that include furniture, clothing, and more. It is housed in the city's oldest home. The Dutch-owned Oakdale Cheese & Specialties provides a variety of Gouda and other mouthwatering selections for cheese connoisseurs. For those who enjoy the outdoors, the Stanislaus River offers rafting, kayaking, camping, and hiking. Last but not least, the Sierra DinnerTrain offers a distinctive dining and family trip experience as it travels through beautiful terrain on one of North America's oldest rail lines.
What are the schools in Oakdale?
The educational system in Oakdale consists of four elementary schools: Cloverland Elementary School with the cougar mascot, Fair Oaks Elementary School with the falcon mascot, Magnolia Elementary School with the bear mascot, and Sierra View Elementary School with the coyote mascot. Oakdale High School is represented by the mustang mascot, while Oakdale Junior High School has the ram mascot. The Oakdale Joint Unified School District, which serves the community's educational needs, is made up of several institutions.
What is the economic scene in Oakdale like?
Oakdale's economy is centered on agriculture, food manufacturing, and tourism. Although the Oakdale Hershey Plant, a Hershey Chocolate subsidiary that was once located there but moved to Mexico in January 2008, is no longer there, Oakdale has continued its tradition of food manufacturing with notable businesses like the ConAgra Foods Hunt's plant, one of the largest tomato processing plants in the world. The area also supports cattle ranching, which adds to the diverse and unique local economy.
With over 311,000 residents across 75 neighborhoods, Stockton is the 13th largest city in California and the 63rd largest in the US. Stockton was named an All-American City in 1999, 2004, 2015, and 2017.
Stockton Visitor’s Information: https://www.visitstockton.org/
Trip Advisor’s Discover the Best of Stockton: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g33130-Stockton_California-Vacations.html
Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce: https://stocktonchamber.org/