What is the Benefit of Having a Commercial Laundry Facility?

Southern's Commercial Laundry Facility ~ Join Southern At Southern, we are proud to own and operate our own commercial laundry facility for our vacation rentals. It's our mission to deliver a high quality and clean stay for each of our guests. Owning and operating our own commercial laundry facility allows us to maintain control from an operational standpoint and deliver on that promise. There are numerous benefits to operating our own commercial laundry [...]

What is the Benefit of Having a Commercial Laundry Facility? 2020-07-07T21:13:15+00:00

Is Southern Signing New Properties?

New Vacation Rentals in Destin, Pensacola Beach, & More ~ Join Southern Like you, our teams are closely monitoring COVID-19. We are updating our guests, owners, and staff on a regular basis to ensure everyone is staying safe and has the latest information. To help stay top of mind with our guests, we've also launched our "When You are Ready" campaign. The campaign is just that - when our guests are ready, we'll [...]

Is Southern Signing New Properties? 2020-04-07T20:48:46+00:00

How is Maintenance Handled for a Vacation Rental?

How We Handle Vacation Rental Maintenance ~ Join Southern At Southern, it's one of our top priorities to keep your property in mint condition. A question we are frequently asked from owners is how we handle vacation rental maintenance. With a comprehensive maintenance plan to help keep everything in top shape, our Portfolio Managers keep a close eye on your property. You can rest assured that we have a plan in place for making [...]

How is Maintenance Handled for a Vacation Rental? 2020-02-14T21:08:54+00:00

How Should I Name my Vacation Rental?

How to Name Your Vacation Rental ~ Join Southern Giving your property a memorable name is a great way to get those repeat guests to book with you year after year. You could elect to name it after something important to you, like a pet or a loved one, or after a special feature of your home. Think of it as brand identity for your property. Naming your vacation rental helps it stand [...]

How Should I Name my Vacation Rental? 2020-01-28T21:30:34+00:00

Should I Form a Business Entity-LLC, S-Corporation, or Can I Opt for Sole Proprietorship?

Should I Form a Business Entity-LLC, S-Corporation, or Can I Opt for Sole Proprietorship? ~ Join Southern When choosing how to structure your investment property, should you form a business entity-LLC, S-corporation, or can you opt for sole proprietorship? Deciding on an ownership structure for your investment property is a valid concern when considering your purchase. There are advantages to both an LLC ownership and ownership as a sole proprietor. If you choose [...]

Should I Form a Business Entity-LLC, S-Corporation, or Can I Opt for Sole Proprietorship? 2019-12-17T21:02:04+00:00

Owner Reviews for Southern Vacation Rentals

Owner Reviews for Southern Vacation Rentals ~ Join Southern As we transition out of our busy season and into the holidays, we're excited to be building relationships with new owners and strengthening bonds with our existing owners. If you've been thinking about joining our vacation rental management program, there's no better time than the present! Our state of the art approach to revenue, property, and financial management in addition to strategic marketing and [...]

Owner Reviews for Southern Vacation Rentals 2020-01-09T21:13:32+00:00

What Hidden Fees Should You Look Out For?

What Hidden Fees Should You Look Out For? ~ Join Southern What hidden fees should you look out for when joining a rental management company? As a general rule of thumb, you should always inquire about what services you will and won’t be charged for when you sign your rental management agreement. Anything your manager won’t tell you or skirts around the bush is not a good sign! While a lower management fee may [...]

What Hidden Fees Should You Look Out For? 2019-12-04T21:13:44+00:00

How Long Does It Take To Get a New Property Up And Running?

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 [...]

How Long Does It Take To Get a New Property Up And Running? 2019-09-17T21:52:49+00:00

Effective Results with Text Messaging

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 [...]

Effective Results with Text Messaging 2019-09-17T21:54:04+00:00

How Much Money Should I Save For Upgrades?

PHA+PFA+ How Much Money Should I Save For Upgrades? ~ The Business Blog When joining a vacation rental management program, something a new owner will be wondering is “how much money should I save for upgrades?” Sam, our Destin Revenue Manager, is here to answer that question. Sam is extremely knowledgable about the vacation rental market and loves numbers, and can tell you just how much money to save for upgrades to your home. [...]

How Much Money Should I Save For Upgrades? 2019-05-08T13:30:49+00:00