Gulf Coast Property Management assists property owners and investors with the business of renting and managing vacation homes in the Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota, and Venice areas. We aim to provide you with the freedom to concentrate on other activities by performing professional management services on your behalf. Our entire management system was developed with an “owner mentality” and it contributes to everything we do here at Gulf Coast Property Management.

We're Employees, Not Agents

The Gulf Coast team is driven to deliver awesome customer service.

No Hassle Contracts

Simple, easy to read contracts with a penalty free cancellation policy.

Powerful Marketing

We aggressively market your property in over 40 rental directories.

Full Service Management

Comprehensive, in-house maintenance is available for all of the properties we manage.

We Provide Income

Owning a vacation rental in Florida can be expensive. By making your property available for seasonal and vacation rentals you can offset the running costs of second home ownership. Over the past 13 years we have developed a very robust vacation rental program that delivers results. The vacation rentals that we manage can all be viewed on our website www.gcvacationrentals.com.

 

Our web presence is very strong and we partner with the leading vacation rental advertisers around the globe so that your property receives a great deal of exposure. Property owners within our vacation rental program enjoy a far greater occupancy rate than those of our competitors.

Booking Partners Include:

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How Much Does Property Management Cost?

There are no hidden fees or surprise costs with Gulf Coast Property Management, whether your investment property is in Venice, FL, North Port, Palmetto or the surrounding areas. Here’s what you’ll pay:

Marketing & Leasing Plan
Full Service
20% of Net Rental Rate
20% of Net Rental Rate Plus a Monthly Charge Starting at $100
 
Comprehensive Marketing & Booking Management
Comprehensive Marketing & Booking Management
 
Revenue Management
Revenue Management
 
Seasonal/Vacation Rental Agreement Compliance & Enforcement
Seasonal/Vacation Rental Agreement Compliance & Enforcement
 
Seasonal & Vacation Rental License
Seasonal & Vacation Rental License
 
Full Trust Accounting and End of Year 1099 Tax Prep
Full Trust Accounting and End of Year 1099 Tax Prep
 
Local and State Sales & Occupancy Tax Compliance
Local and State Sales & Occupancy Tax Compliance
 
Monthly Statement of Activity & Direct Deposit
Monthly Statement of Activity & Direct Deposit
 
Professional Housekeeping
Professional Housekeeping
 
Quality Control Inspections
Quality Control Inspections
 
Pre & Post-Stay Guest Communication and Hospitality Services
Pre & Post-Stay Guest Communication and Hospitality Services
 
Smart Home Keyless Entry System & Energy Management (Optional)
Smart Home Keyless Entry System & Energy Management (Optional)
 
Home Watch Service
Home Watch Service
 
Key Holder & Security
Key Holder & Security
 
Vendor Coordination
Vendor Coordination
 
Manage Reoccurring Services
Manage Reoccurring Services
 
Replace Smoke Alarm Batteries
Replace Smoke Alarm Batteries
 
AC Filter Maintenance
AC Filter Maintenance
 
Replace Light Bulbs
Replace Light Bulbs

You’re getting expert help and exceptional service when you work with us. At Gulf Coast, we believe our rates are competitive and an incredible value for the rental property management services you receive.

Always the Right Price at the Right Time

We are on the forefront of the industry-leading pricing technology, and we ensure that your property is getting the best price at the right time. Every property is different and has a specific purpose. We price your home so you get the best return on your investment on any given day with our proven technology. So many things can affect a vacation home’s daily rates. Historical trends, local events, holidays, and of course the weather can affect these rates multiple times during the course of a day. We book your property for the best price at all times.

Home Watch Services

Upon each guest departure you will receive a detailed inspection report, providing peace of mind when you are many miles away. If you require more assurance, you can even opt to utilize our inspection services when your home is unoccupied (add) through our home watch services program. click here to find out more

We Take Care of Your Investment

In terms of managing your home, our program ensures your property will be presented and maintained to the highest possible standards. Unlike traditional real estate and management companies we employ an entire maintenance team to maintain, inspect and monitor your property and guests.

Upon each guest departure you will receive a detailed inspection report, providing peace of mind when you are many miles away. If you require more assurance, you can even opt to utilize our inspection services when your home is unoccupied.

Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota & Venice are much more than vacation destinations for the team at Gulf Coast Property Management- they’re the communities we call home. Our talented team works diligently to provide our clients with proactive property management along the Gulf Coast.

Vacation rentals come with their own unique array of challenges. Short term rental turnover is generally much higher than traditional residential rentals, and reaching visitors requires comprehensive marketing efforts that target individuals outside of the local market.

If you’re new to vacation home ownership or just tired of the hassle of trying to handle property management on your own, our vacation rental solutions provide an ideal solution.

Discover the Benefits We Provide

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Full-Service Accounting

Tired of keeping track of multiple income sources, tax remittances, and utility bills? Gulf Coast Property Management is licensed by the State of Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) to provide comprehensive accounting solutions for your vacation rental. Entrust your property to our capable team, and reap he benefits of your property investment without worrying about the details.

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Wide Scale Marketing Initiatives

Forget about sticking a “for rent” sign in the front and calling it a day. At Gulf Coast Property Management, we utilize a wide assortment of marketing tools to provide your vacation rental with maximum exposure. We network with travel professionals across North America and Europe, as well as advertising in a number of different publications. Furthermore, our dedicated reservations system makes it easy for guests to connect with us from across the globe.

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Proactive Maintenance Services

Wear and tear is inevitable in vacation rentals, thanks in no small part to the wide number of occupants who will cross the property’s threshold. We employ an efficient team of maintenance experts to tackle the various needs of the properties we represent. From pool service technicians to cleaners and ground staff, leave the day-to-day responsibilities  associated with managing your property to us.

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Superior Guest Management

While location may be your guest’s top priority, it’s an exceptional guest experience that will truly set your rental apart from the crowd. Our dedicated guest services team works to insure every vacationer receives the best care. Our staff truly excels at providing top-tier customer service, and we’ll work around the clock to resolve problems for those staying in your home.

What People Are Saying About Us

"Gulf Coast Property Management manages three of my rental properties and they make being a Landlord easy. When a repair issue comes up, they are on the ball and the items are addressed in a timely manner. They secure the best rate and repairman available. I am grateful for the peace of mind that Gulf Coast Property Management provides."

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"I recently purchased an investment property in the Bradenton area. As an out of town investor, I wanted to partner with a reputable and strong property management company who could ensure my property runs smoothly without a lot of my own time. Gulf Coast Property Management fit this description perfectly. If you are looking to hire a property management company that allows you be be hands-off look no further. Their response time and direct deposit into my bank account makes my life easy."

Investment

"I am an out-of-state investor and recently purchased an investment property in the Sarasota area about a year ago. I was looking for a trusted company who I could rely on, given that I am located in California. I performed several interviews with rental management companies. My search ended with Gulf Coast. I found the staff to be friendly, patient and knowledgeable as they addressed all of my questions and concerns. I have been impressed with Gulf Coast’s ability to handle maintenance concerns, collect rent, and deposit funds into my bank in a timely manner. I highly recommend Gulf Coast to anyone looking for a great property management team."

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"Owning multiple investment properties can be stressful at times. I am happy that I have found Gulf Coast to manage my rental properties and ease the pressure. They are have come up with several solutions to maximize the returns on my investments. I am confident in looking to Gulf Coast for advice with all investment and rental-related guidance."

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Earning Your Business Year After Year:

It is our job to continue to earn your business year after year. We want to be the property management company that you can count on and the one you want to work with, so we work hard to earn your trust every day.

Feel free to use your vacation home any time you’d like. Your home will always be yours. You tell us what your goals are for your property, we will give our expert advice, and we will work together to exceed your expectations.

You’ve Got Questions, We’ve Got Answers

We will help you explore the financial potential of your home, outline our management fee, and help you get the most out of your property.

Discover why we are consistently ranked the #1 Property Management Company on the Gulf Coast.

This Property Management eBook will help you:

  • Make your vacation home work for you
  • Learn how to increase your profits
  • Learn how to avoid common mistakes made
  • Find a plan that fits your needs
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What People Are Saying About Us

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This experience has been a pleasure from day 1. All of our concerns have always been dealt with in a very timely and efficient manner. We are being kept updated on everything happening at our property without feeling like we're being spammed.
Chelsea is amazing to deal with, she replies to and acts on emails faster than I've ever experienced with anyone else on the property market. Even a Friday evening 6pm has not held her back from communicating information between our tenants and us.

Jay Carter
6/20/2019

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I had the pleasure of working with Laurie to find our new home and have Kelly as my property manager. Everything has gone better than I could have hoped or imagined. We began very stressed trying to find a home and when we came across the house we chose, Laurie was so kind during the showing and made everything so easy after that point. Kelly has been wonderful since we started living here and been super helpful with any questions we have. We are so happy this was our first experience moving into a home!

Stephanie Romanello
4/25/2019

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Scott has proved to be a personal, professional and people oriented person to work with. He spent time to look over things preparing for rental and I felt included through his listening and feedback. He responds promptly and courteously to handle questions in email. In fact I feel like he takes care of everything that I would do and more. I am in process of moving and he reduced my stress level by clarifying tasks that Gulf Coast could complete. He also thinks of things to do I didn't think of and seeks my approval before acting on tasks. He is a class act. My only complaint is that he showed up extra early for initial appt. but that is better than not at all or late! Overall I highly rate him as a welcome presence on Gulf Coast staff. I already feel part of their team with dignity and respect.

Keith Gerber
4/22/2019

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I've been very happy with the service from Gulf Coast Management! Very prompt if I need something fixed in my unit. Kelly Crawford always answers my emails and has been easy to work with! Excellent service!

Julia Payton
5/22/2019

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As a long-term Plantation rental guests, my husband and I want to thank Elaine Dexter at making our visits a fantastic experience. Everything runs smoothly when she is in charge. She goes out of her way to handle any problem or concern (be it large or small) with a sense of urgency & commitment. You can tell that she truly cares! Looking forward to seeing Elaine in November, because I know that our visit will be a memorable one. We know we will be in good hands with no worries at all.

Lynn Anderson
5/22/2019

Want to Learn More?

If you’d like to learn more about our properties and what it’s like to work with Gulf Coast Property Management, get in touch. We’d be happy to talk more about our rental properties, our application requirements, and our leasing process.

Areas We Serve

Bradenton  |  Ellenton  |  Lakewood Ranch  |  Parrish  |  Sarasota  |  Venice  |  Palm Island  |

Englewood  |  North Port  |  Port Charlotte  |  Punta Gorda  |  Barrier Islands