Real Estate Investing Insight From Sarasota Property Management

Real Estate Investing Insight From Sarasota Property Management As 2020 begins drawing to a close, it's crucial for investors to begin 'gearing up' with their research (and resolutions) for where they want to go with their financial goals in 2021. This has been a year for the...

How to Grow Your Portfolio: Tips From Gulf Coast Property Management

How to Grow Your Portfolio: Tips From Gulf Coast Property Management As a rental property owner along the Gulf Coast, you may be wondering how you can use the current economic situation to your advantage to grow—or at least prevent yourself from losing any ground when it comes to your...

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...

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...

Security Deposits. How Much to Charge for Repairs? 

Security Deposits. How Much to Charge for Repairs?  When a lease ends, the rental property will need to be cleaned and any repairs fixed. Once a landlord has decided to charge the tenant’s security deposit you will next need to decide, how much to charge for repairs?  We...

Investor Financing Tips for Rental Properties in Manatee and Sarasota Counties

Investor Financing Tips for Rental Properties in Manatee and Sarasota Counties     Real estate investing requires financing, and you have several options for financing the purchase of a property. As an investor, you have more options than a homeowner who will buy and live in a property.

The Importance of Inspecting Rental Properties

The Importance of Inspecting Rental Properties Landlords retain property management companies to protect their interests. Landlord Inspections are an important part of this process. At Gulf Coast Property Management, we perform three types of landlord...

What if my Tenant Files Bankruptcy? 

What if my Tenant Files Bankruptcy?  Non-collection of rent is one of most landlord’s biggest concerns. When this happens, the landlord either works out an early termination agreement with the tenant or files for eviction. Neither are pleasant experiences...

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