What Kind of Accounting is Included? ~ The Business Blog When you join our vacation rental management program, you'll benefit from the services of Southern's experienced in-house Accounting team. With years of service in vacation rental accounting, it's no surprise that this tenured team is some of the best on the Gulf Coast. But, just what kind of Accounting is included in our services? It's important to understand just what kind of services [...]
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How to Determine Rent Amount ~ Join Southern Finding the right price for your vacation rental can be a difficult task. If you price it too high, then you may not book your property enough to cover costs. On the flip side, if you price it too low, then you risk leaving money on the table or not having enough money to cover your costs or upgrade [...]
Are Service Animals Allowed in Vacation Rentals? ~ Join Southern Are service animals allowed in vacation rentals? As a vacation rental owner looking to join a vacation rental management program, you may be asking yourself this question. The short answer is that yes, service animals are allowed in vacation rentals. However, it’s important to know the definition of a service animal. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) defines service animals as any dog [...]
Owner Testimonials A key component of any vacation rental management company are the relationships we build with our owners. We're fortunate to have some incredible owners who we love working with and love working with us just as much. In fact, some owners have multiple properties on our program. However, you shouldn't take our word for it! See what a couple of our owners on 30A and in Panama [...]
How Long Does it Take to Get a New Property Up and Running? ~ Southern Vacation Rentals A new vacation condo in Perdido Key, Beach Colony Towers 13A As a new owner, when you join our vacation rental management program, we work quickly to ensure everything is up and running as soon as possible. The sooner your property is available for bookings, the better! We love to get those reservations on [...]
Effective Results with Text Messaging ~ Join Southern Think about your own habits with your cell phone: how often do you check it? How much time do you spend on it? How much more likely are you to see a text message than an email? Text Request reported that 48.7 million people will choose to receive text messages, or SMS communications, from businesses by 2020, and the average American checks their phone 47 times a [...]
Owner Testimonials Whether you're thinking about joining a vacation rental management company for the first time or searching for a new one, now is a great time. With summer winding down, this is a perfect opportunity to explore the benefits of choosing Southern. We're lucky to have solid, long-lasting relationships with owners across all of our areas. See some of the things our owners have said about us below! Interested [...]
How to Choose Your Property Manager ~ The Business Blog Hint: it's not the cheaper option! “You get what you pay for.” – a phrase often heard after something you purchased doesn’t last as you anticipated it would or isn’t the quality you expected. From everyday purchases like food or an umbrella when caught in the rain, to investment/management services like choosing a contractor to build your home, or utilizing an investment company to [...]
Owner Testimonials ~ The Business Blog We work hard to provide our customers, owners and guests, with the highest quality experience and service along the Gulf Coast. Through our systems, we've perfected our approach to property management and become a local leader in vacation rental management for nearly 25 years. Our owners find great success in working with us, but don't take our word for it! Read on below to see a few [...]
How to Grow Your Portfolio ~ The Business Blog Are you wondering how to grow your portfolio? Knowing where to start isn’t always easy, but our Revenue Team is here to help. It’s as simple as identifying your goals and diversifying your portfolio. Once you’ve established these two components, your portfolio is sure to begin expanding. Revenue Management is just one aspect of our vacation rental management services that we would love to [...]