Why We Rent Faster

Why We Rent Faster One of the cornerstones of our success has been how quickly we are able to rent our properties. As I write this blog our average time on market per property is 19 days. This is almost half the time of the average day on...

Rent V Selling

Rent V Selling Rent V Selling In our 16 years of managing properties in Manatee and Sarasota counties we have witnessed firsthand, the boom and bust nature of the real estate market. As a result, we are often asked by homeowners...

What I've Learned in My 20 Years as a Property Manager

What I've Learned in My 20 Years as a Property Manager Is a Property Management Company Right for Me and My Investment? Gulf Coast Property Management Office in Sarasota, Florida Reflecting on the climate of the investment property mindset and motivations to become an...

How to Avoid Costly Turnovers

Tenant turnover costs are the largest expense for most properties, but landlords don’t always consider these costs when setting budgets and realistic expectations of their return on investment.

Benefits of Having a Landlord-Friendly Investment Property in Manatee and Sarasota County

Benefits of Having a Landlord-Friendly Investment Property in Manatee and Sarasota County     Recently, we talked to you about the importance of location and property type when an investor is choosing a property to buy. Another extremely important thing to consider is whether the property is in a city or a...

What Type of Investment Property to Buy and Where Should you Buy in Manatee and Sarasota County?

What Type of Investment Property to Buy and Where Should you Buy in Manatee and Sarasota County?     Investors who want to buy their first rental property or add to their portfolio need to know what type of property to buy and where to buy it. This is a big commitment and investors should understand the pitfalls of...

3 Investment Methods for Property Valuation | Tips for Manatee and Sarasota County

3 Investment Methods for Property Valuation | Tips for Manatee and Sarasota County     At Gulf Coast Property Management, we work primarily with investors, and we introduce them to real estate that will give them a good return on their investment. Today, we’re talking about the three different ways to...

Rental Property Depreciation Tax Benefits in Manatee and Sarasota County

Rental Property Depreciation Tax Benefits in Manatee and Sarasota County   Depreciation is one of the most overlooked tax benefits that investors can use on their tax returns. It’s based on the principle that everything gets old and becomes useless. A car depreciates, and an appliance...

3 Pitfalls of Real Estate Investing in Manatee and Sarasota County

3 Pitfalls of Real Estate Investing in Manatee and Sarasota County     When it comes to real estate investing, there are three deadly sins that can disrupt your cash flow and ruin your ROI. Those are: overpaying, overleveraging, and mismanaging. We’re discussing each of them today.

Homeowner Associations and Rental Properties

Love them or hate them, with 80% of the country's housing stock under their control. Most of our available properties are situated in homeowner association communities. Homeowner associations are difficult to avoid. It...

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