What is Lease Enforcement? 3 Things You Should Know
By Gulf Coast Property Management Monday, March 20, 2023
Did you know that over half of Floridians are behind on their rental or mortgage payments?If you're dealing with a difficult tenant, then one of the ways you can protect yourself is by ensuring your lease is as enforceable as possible. This is one of the first things you shou...
Preparing Your Property for Tenant Placement: Tips and Strategies
By Gulf Coast Property Management Monday, March 13, 2023
Were you aware that over 44 million households in America are renters rather than buyers?If you can get your finances in order to buy a rental property, then you could take your earning potential to the next level. There are plenty of things that you'll need to do if you like...
By Gulf Coast Property Management Monday, March 6, 2023
Can you believe that renters in America spend over $485 billion on rent each year?Owning rental properties is a lucrative business, but this job isn't always a walk in the park. Rental property owners need to be diligent about keeping their investments safe and beautiful.One ...
6 Simple Ways to Improve Your Rent Collection Process
By Gulf Coast Property Management Monday, February 27, 2023
Did you know that each eviction case is unique in Florida? Landlords can't evict solely on retaliation for the tenant.If they're not paying rent, this could mean a loss in profit and extra stress for you. Having a simple and effective rent collection process could help av...
A Step-by-Step Guide to Collecting Security Deposits
By Gulf Coast Property Management Monday, February 20, 2023
Did you know that the landlord must serve the tenant with a written notice for nonpayment? Florida allows three days, excluding legal holidays and weekends.Whether you're in Sarasota, Bradenton, or another area, you'll want to avoid this stress at all costs. Initially, if...
4 Possible Reasons Why You Have a Low Occupancy Rate (and What to Do About It!)
By Gulf Coast Property Management Monday, February 13, 2023
Did you know that the median house price is approximately $500,000? Unfortunately, this has made it challenging for many people to purchase a new home.However, it has served as a great investment opportunity for owners of rental properties.Having a low occupancy rate can be dishe...
A Landlord's Guide to Renting to Section 8 Tenants
By Gulf Coast Property Management Monday, February 6, 2023
4.8 million households in the U.S. receive housing assistance, and 2.1 million of them receive housing vouchers. This is the section 8 program that helps people with low incomes find housing.Are you considering participating in the section 8 program by turning your property into ...
How Real Estate Services Can Help You Maximize Rental Property Income
By Gulf Coast Property Management Tuesday, January 24, 2023
The average rent price for a 1-bedroom in Florida is $864 a month in 2022. You can make a strong investment if you own Florida property.The sunny climate primes the county for vacation rentals. But to make the most of your real estate, you need to maximize rental property income ...
Installing Solar Panels on Your Rental Property: A Guide
By Gulf Coast Property Management Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Over the last 30 years, there has been a massive growth in residential solar installation, averaging 33 percent annually in the last decade alone. Solar is a great way to cut utility costs while adding value to your property and helping the environment.But is installing solar pan...
Annual Home Maintenance Checklist for Florida Landlords
By Gulf Coast Property Management Tuesday, January 10, 2023
If there's one thing that can ruin your real estate investing strategy, it's home maintenance.Regular maintenance is essential for maintaining a property's value and keeping occupants safe. Yet, maintenance takes up a lot of time, especially because specific tasks req...