If you are new to the vacation rental landlord scene you may ask yourself the question, “are professional photos worth taking of my home?” While you may think iPhone photos are just fine, you may want to think again. Here at Gulf Coast Vacation Rentals, we understand the importance of professional photos and we’re here […]


  It’s vacation time and you’ve hit the road excited for whats to come. After a long days travel, you check in and head to the vacation rental property only to find the fridge empty. No food or beverages.  I’m sure the last thing that anyone wants to do after traveling is to go grocery shopping. […]


  People traveling to Florida come here for multiple reasons but one of the most important reasons is because of the awesome outdoor weather. Nothing beats the year-round summers here in Florida! One thing that helps attract guests to a rental home is the outdoor space. Of course, there are other things that will help […]


  With the Bradenton, Sarasota & Lakewood Ranch areas being extremely popular destinations for investors from all over the world, many people purchase in the area without knowing their full responsibilities of rental income tax.   If you are a non-resident of the U.S. and Gulf Coast is collecting rental income on your behalf, then […]


  It is crazy how far the vacation rental industry has come. 10-15 years ago, most people didn’t even know vacation rentals were an option aside from hotels. Now travelers have the choice of booking on multiple different platforms. But did you know booking a vacation rental on a travel agent site is costing you […]


Part 5: Common Guest Complaints As formerly mentioned, many influences play into why guests leave negative reviews and complaints about your vacation rental property. Instead of firing back, it should be your goal to learn from the feedback. Recognizing issues and complaints and providing options will earn your guests trust and ultimately earn you more […]