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Does Southern Donate to Charities?

Participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer's ~ Southern Vacation Rentals At Southern, we are proud participants of several local charities through our Southern Cares program. One of those charities is the Alzheimer's Association, the largest global organization dedicated to finding a cure. Since more than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer's, funding research to developing a cure is crucial. Each year, we participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer's in Fort Walton [...]

Does Southern Donate to Charities? 2020-10-13T21:54:50+00:00

How Does Southern Market to Remote Workers?

Marketing to Remote Workers ~ Join Southern In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies have turned to remote work, allowing their employees to work from home for their own health and safety. Even with states beginning to open up and things returning to "normal," we are still seeing reports of many employees still working remotely for the remainder of the year. This attributes to a shorter booking window and more last-minute reservations. [...]

How Does Southern Market to Remote Workers? 2020-10-06T21:56:27+00:00

How Was Your Summer?

Southern Vacation Rentals Rebounds for Successful Summer Season ~ Join Southern Despite the tragic onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, a blow to many businesses and the vacation rental industry in the spring, Southern Vacation Rentals is proud to report a successful summer season. The vacation rental management company saw record numbers for sales in June, with strong numbers continuing through July and August. In an effort to help curb the spread of COVID-19, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis made the executive order to ban vacation rentals in April with no indication of when [...]

How Was Your Summer? 2020-10-06T19:37:14+00:00

How Do You Handle Damage to My Property?

Handling Damage in Vacation Rentals ~ Join Southern When you own a vacation rental, damage is bound to happen in your property at some point. Whether it's a scuff on the wall or a broken piece of furniture, wear and tear and accidental damage is inevitable. We do our best to get ahead of any issues prior to a guest's arrival, but sometimes that's not always possible. When it comes to handling damage [...]

How Do You Handle Damage to My Property? 2020-09-08T20:35:36+00:00

How do I Join a Vacation Rental Management Program?

Joining a Vacation Rental Program ~ Join Southern Are you a homeowner looking for a property management company? We're here to help! Joining a vacation rental program and having a dedicated property manager is the best way to make caring for your investment stress-free. Take a look below at our five steps to joining a vacation rental program that will make the process as smooth as possible. Determine What You're Looking For What are [...]

How do I Join a Vacation Rental Management Program? 2020-09-01T20:56:23+00:00

Where Should I Start With Upgrades to my Property?

5 Best Upgrades for a Vacation Rental ~ Join Southern With summer coming to a close, the off-season is a great time to start making some upgrades to your vacation rental property. Some of the best upgrades for a vacation rental are ones that will attract the eye of potential renters like upgraded appliances and new furniture. In order to attract potential renters, it's best to invest in quality items for your property [...]

Where Should I Start With Upgrades to my Property? 2020-08-25T21:42:49+00:00

What Do Realtors Say About Southern?

Working With Realtors and Vacation Rental Management ~ Join Southern At Southern Vacation Rentals, we love working with realtors. We understand the value that working with realtors brings to our vacation rental management program. We're proud to have built long-lasting relationships with area professionals who can confidently refer us to their clients looking to purchase an investment property. In turn, those clients know that they can refer us to their peers who are [...]

What Do Realtors Say About Southern? 2020-08-25T16:34:58+00:00

Does Southern Partner with Local Businesses?

The Benefits of Vacation Rentals Partnering with Local Businesses ~ Southern Vacation Rentals In the vacation rental industry, partnerships are a two-way street. Working with local businesses is something we're proud to do, from partnerships through our Southern Perks program to collecting donations for our local Ronald McDonald House and Alzheimer's Association chapters. The benefits of vacation rentals partnering with local businesses are numerous. Not only do you allow for cross-promotion, but you'll [...]

Does Southern Partner with Local Businesses? 2020-08-11T19:13:14+00:00

What Are Quality Control Inspections in Vacation Rentals?

Quality Control Inspections in Vacation Rentals ~ Southern Vacation Rentals At Southern, we pride ourselves on providing a high-quality experience to every guest. This means we ensure that the property is in top shape each time a guest checks into one of our properties by doing routine quality control inspections. Quality control inspections in vacation rentals allow our team to get ahead of any issues that might impact a guest's stay as well [...]

What Are Quality Control Inspections in Vacation Rentals? 2020-08-04T22:02:37+00:00

What is the Vacation Rental Booking Window?

Vacation Rental Booking Window ~ Join Southern What is the vacation rental booking window? You may have heard your Client Success Manager reference the booking window when speaking about reservations. The vacation rental booking window is the time between the day a booking is made and the date that the guest checks in. It's a good way to measure how far out in advance bookings are made since we use the average to [...]

What is the Vacation Rental Booking Window? 2020-07-28T21:56:28+00:00