Everything Southern Handles for Your Gulf Coast Vacation Rental

If you have just purchased an investment property along the Gulf Coast, or are thinking about making the decision to own more property, you might ask yourself, “Do I need a property management company?” There is no right answer to this question, however, there is the follow-up question of how much extra work do you want to put on yourself? Hiring a property management company to take care of your Gulf Coast vacation rental can save you a lot of time and added stress.

Southern Vacation Rentals has 25 years of experience and a team well versed in all things Gulf Coast. Because of this, and the services we offer, we believe we could be a good fit for you and your property. To get a brief synopsis of the many services we offer to help you get the most of your investment, continue reading. To learn more about Southern and our team, visit our website.

Revenue Management

For years, vacation rental management has relied on static, flat rates. We took it a step further and added dynamic pricing to our program. This allows us to meet the demand of people looking for a vacation and gives us a bit more room for flexibility. It ensures the rates people receive are fair, decreasing the number of vacancies in your property and leaving no revenue left on the table.

Property Condition

One of the most important parts of owning a Gulf Coast vacation rental is keeping up with the property. This can be anything from a broken table to air conditioning units not working properly. We can handle all of it! Our maintenance team is constantly out in the field making necessary house calls, ensuring your guests have a positive stay.


How do people find your rental? How do I reach the demographic I want to? Our marketing team can help with that. We have an in-house marketing team that knows the ropes on where to advertise your property and how best to boost your rental. The Southern website gets over 3 million views a year, and we work hard to make sure they have a seamless booking experience.

Guest Experience

We recently combined our sales and guest services team to create the Guest Ambassador team. This allows both areas of expertise to put their heads together and make sure the guest gets the most out of every vacation. We follow the guest through each stage of the booking process until they check out of their rental. Because of this, each guest is well taken care of before, during, and after their stay.


Unless you are someone who enjoys crunching the numbers, you make want an accounting team to handle things like sales tax, tourist development tax, and so much more. Our accounting team has been in the industry for years, meaning they know everything that will be required of you if you decide to purchase a Gulf Coast vacation rental.


Just as we mentioned for accounting, no one wants to handle legal items with their property because they can get confusing. Our in-house general counsel is an experienced licensed real estate and business lawyer licensed in Florida and Alabama. They will make sure your property is well taken care of and walk you through the intricacies of vacation rental management whenever there is a strategic decision to be made.

And More…

That’s not all! Southern offers more services to relieve the headache property management can be. Be sure to visit our website to learn more about each service and discover if Southern is the right fit for your Gulf Coast vacation rental.