Property Management in Florida: Should I Use a Home Warranty?
By Gulf Coast Property Management Tuesday, August 2, 2022
With a population of over 22 million, Florida remains one of the most populated states in the U.S. If you're someone looking to invest in Florida properties, you might consider getting a home warranty.But what is a home warranty? Why is it such a crucial part of property mana...
How to Choose the Best Property Management Company in Southwest Florida
By Gulf Coast Property Management Thursday, July 28, 2022
Having an investment property is a dream for many. It's an investment vehicle that leads to passive income and can be quite lucrative when you invest in areas like southwest Florida. The numbers show that Florida had nearly 30 million visitors in a single quarter. It'...
A Quick Guide For Landlords: How to Handle Evictions
By Gulf Coast Property Management Wednesday, July 20, 2022
No one wants to put another human being out on the street with no home to live in. However, many tenants give landlords no choice but to evict them.If you're a landlord handling evictions, you fully understand the angst you undergo before you finally decide to begin the evict...
Should You Allow Pets in a Rental Property? What You Need to Know
By Gulf Coast Property Management Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Statistics reveal that 70% of US households own a pet. Although the majority of households own pets, a large percentage of landlords don't allow pets.As a landlord, the thought of your tenants bringing pets along with them into your rental units might soun...
By Gulf Coast Property Management Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Millions of Americans live in Section 8 housing, making it one of the most important housing programs in the U.S. That means Section 8 landlords are still in demand, and it looks like that'll continue for years.But what do you need to know before becoming a Section 8 landlord...
By Gulf Coast Property Management Thursday, June 30, 2022
As a landlord, you don't make money if your tenants don't pay, damage your property, or don't uphold their end of the lease. To avoid these problems, tenant screening is important and necessary. Your rental property is your investment, after all, and you shouldn't...
Rental Security Deposits: A Quick Guide for Landlords
By Gulf Coast Property Management Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Did you know that the Florida Senate was recently considering a bill that would change security deposit laws? The bill would have allowed landlords to charge renters a monthly fee instead of a security deposit.The bill didn’t end up becoming law. However, this example&...
By Gulf Coast Property Management Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Don't be one of the more than 50% of Americans who leave their vacation days unused each year. Use that paid time off (PTO) to enjoy some rest and relaxation with your family, friends, or even by yourself. If you're ready to take advantage of your PTO, you need to kn...
Properties in Florida: 5 Real Estate Investing Tips
By Gulf Coast Property Management Tuesday, June 7, 2022
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...
By Gulf Coast Property Management Thursday, May 26, 2022
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...