24-08-18

  Written by: Amy Clark | Vacation Rental Property Manager   As a property manager, I am constantly in homes and interacting with guests. I always look for feedback and ways to maximize owner and guest satisfaction. The number one complaint for vacation rentals across the board is the consistency of cleanliness. It is something […]

24-07-18

During the past few years and with the help of websites such as Airbnb and HomeAway, the vacation rental industry has attracted a lot of attention (good and bad). Being close to some of the best beaches in the world, we are often asked by potential property owners whether they should buy property for an […]

01-06-18

  We are excited to announce we have recently teamed up with Travel Guard, an insurance company that provides accidental insurance to all of our guest reservations. What does this mean for you and your property you may ask? Well, let’s take a look at the benefits our property owners receive from this plan. What is […]

02-05-18

    Generating bookings can seem like a long and frustrating task. Not only are you seemingly competing against big named OTA sites but also against millions of people listing their own homes for rent. If you have done this before you also know that renting out your home is a full-time job. It is […]

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 […]