05-04-18

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 […]

27-02-18

  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 […]

16-02-18

  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 […]

22-01-18

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 […]

18-12-17

Part 4: Common Guest Complaints As previously mentioned, many factors 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. Turn that review or the next one into a positive review. As a recap, potential guests choose […]

30-11-17

Part 3: Common Guest Complaints As previously mentioned, many factors 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. Turn that review or the next one into a positive review. As a recap, potential guests choose […]

31-10-17

  Part 2: Common Guest Complaints As mentioned in part 1, many factors play into why guests leave negative reviews and complaints about your vacation rental property. It’s your goal to turn those complaints and reviews into feedback. Recap, potential guests choose properties based on reviews. One or two negative comments are to be expected […]

20-09-17

  You know the saying, “you can’t please everyone.” The same is true for your vacation rental guests. Everyone has a different view of 5-star service and some may see your property as perfect while others may not. Of course, no one likes to hear complaints or see a bad review about their property but […]

21-07-17

  Are you not seeing the ROI you hoped you would in your vacation rental property investment? Do you have a beautiful home with plenty of potential but not seeing the booking rates you had anticipated? Well, it may be time for a few upgrades to enhance your property for a greater ROI. Having a […]

22-09-16

This is the final part of our blog series on creating a great experience for your Bradenton vacation rental guests. It involves what happens during and after a stay.