Can I Show My Manatee and Sarasota Property While Tenant Occupied?
By Gulf Coast Property Management Thursday, November 1, 2018
We talk to many owners who wonder if it’s okay to show or advertise a property while a tenant is still occupying it. Landlords and management companies don’t like to do this. Perhaps the property is not in the proper condition to show. Or, landlords don’t want to dis...
Benefits of Having a Landlord-Friendly Investment Property in Manatee and Sarasota County
By Gulf Coast Property Management Sunday, September 16, 2018
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 state that’s landlord-friendly. Today, we’re talking ab...
By Gulf Coast Property Management Wednesday, August 22, 2018
When I started the company in 2003, questions about residents smoking in a rental property was asked by a lot of owners. Thinking back, I would guess smoking in a rental property was the number one concern property owners had when I was discussing landlord challenges with them.
What Type of Investment Property to Buy and Where Should you Buy in Manatee and Sarasota County?
By Gulf Coast Property Management Tuesday, August 21, 2018
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 investing before making any decision. A property’s loca...
Manatee and Sarasota County Property Management Fees Explained
By Gulf Coast Property Management Monday, August 13, 2018
Potential property management customers often bring up management fees, wanting to know how much professional property management will cost. This is understandable; cost is an important factor in deciding who you will trust with managing your investment.
But, I would rather ...
Security Deposits. How Much to Charge for Repairs?
By Gulf Coast Property Management Tuesday, July 24, 2018
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 have looked at what a landlord can charge in previous blog...
3 Investment Methods for Property Valuation | Tips for Manatee and Sarasota County
By Gulf Coast Property Management Monday, July 23, 2018
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 value a property. Those methods are the cost approach, ...
Investor Financing Tips for Rental Properties in Manatee and Sarasota Counties
By Gulf Coast Property Management Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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.
Property Management Manatee: Conventional Financing
You have the op...
Rental Property Depreciation Tax Benefits in Manatee and Sarasota County
By Gulf Coast Property Management Monday, July 9, 2018
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 depreciates. Every tangible thing that we have comes with a de...
By Gulf Coast Property Management Thursday, July 5, 2018
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 inspections. All inspections are performed by Gulf Coast Property Managemen...