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Blog Post Properties in Florida: 5 Real Estate Investing Tips

Properties in Florida: 5 Real Estate Investing Tips

Do you know how much money you can realistically make in real estate? Here’s a statistic to highlight how profitable real estate investments have been over the past year. From January 2020 to January 2021, the median home price in the United States rose by over $45,000.&nbs...
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Blog Post Selling a Rental Property With Tenants in Place

Selling a Rental Property With Tenants in Place

With rents soaring at a double-digit pace, it's a great time to be a landlord in Florida.But maybe you've been looking at your numbers and have decided you'd rather take advantage of current home prices rather than the rising rents. Selling a rental property isn't...
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Blog Post Pros and Cons of Section 8 Tenants

Pros and Cons of Section 8 Tenants

More than 2 million people across the country take advantage of federal assistance to rent their homes. Thousands more sit on waitlists because of the lack of housing options.The ready pool of Section 8 tenants makes the program appealing to many landlords, but there are definite...
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Blog Post Should Tenants Do Their Own Repairs?

Should Tenants Do Their Own Repairs?

In the United States today, about 36% of American households rent their homes. Because damage to the home is also quite common, this begs the question, "What responsibilities does my tenant have?" Basic tenant responsibilities include disposing of garbage, mai...
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Blog Post Essential Vacation Property Maintenance

Essential Vacation Property Maintenance

With 2.5 million vacation rental homes only seasonally occupied, it can be a challenge to check up on the condition of your home. However, maintenance is just as essential if not more so when your home is only occasionally filled with renters or used very seldom. If you are ...
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Blog Post How to Establish a Minimum Rental Rate For My Vacation Rental

How to Establish a Minimum Rental Rate For My Vacation Rental

As a vacation rental management company in Sarasota, we receive thousands of rental inquiries every year. Many of these inquiries are last minute, with the potential guest offering to book an available property at well below the advertised rate.What is the opportunity cost to the...
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Blog Post Hurricane Preparedness for Sarasota Renters: Six Tips

Hurricane Preparedness for Sarasota Renters: Six Tips

Hurricanes have their eyes on you. The 2021 hurricane season had 21 named storms, including Hurricane Ida, which killed dozens of people. Hurricane preparedness is essential for all Sarasota residents. A storm can develop at any moment, and you do not want to be caught off g...
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Blog Post Insightful Inspections: What to Watch For and Questions to Ask

Insightful Inspections: What to Watch For and Questions to Ask

Real estate makes for a good investment, whether you plan to make it your home or rent it out. But as with any investment, it’s important to be keeping an eye on things to ensure it maintains their value.A home inspection gives you insight into how your property is fairing ...
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Blog Post Budgeting for Your Vacation Rental: 4 Steps to Do So Successfully

Budgeting for Your Vacation Rental: 4 Steps to Do So Successfully

During the worst days of COVID-19, there was a trend towards buying and renting vacation homes. The most likely reason for this is the lockdown that forced people to work from home. They figured if they had to stay in one place for months, it might as well be somewhere luxurious,...
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Blog Post Where Are the Best Places to Stay on the Florida Gulf Coast?

Where Are the Best Places to Stay on the Florida Gulf Coast?

Florida is a top vacation destination for a reason. With idyllic weather, tropical sunshine, and a wealth of adventures everywhere you look, the Sunshine State is the perfect spot for any getaway. However, knowing where to visit can be tricky. At Gulf Coast Vacation Rentals,...
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