How Does Dynamic Pricing Work?

How Does Dynamic Pricing Work?  Have you ever been searching for airline tickets or hotel rooms and noticed different prices each time you search? Dynamic pricing is popular among these business models, and we’ve joined in, too. As a commitment to being the leader in vacation rental management, we’ve invested in this technology to help our owners earn every dollar they deserve.  At Southern Vacation Rentals, we utilize a dynamic pricing model as part of our vacation rental [...]

How Does Dynamic Pricing Work? 2021-01-07T22:32:32+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

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

Who Oversees My Property?

Southern's Approach to Vacation Rental Management ~ Join Southern Here at Southern, we've structured our operations around what works. We've been in the vacation rental management industry for over 25 years here on the Gulf Coast, and we've had plenty of experience fine-tuning our operations. As a new or potential owner, you may be wondering who oversees your property? After all, there are a number of facets that go into managing a vacation [...]

Who Oversees My Property? 2020-07-14T21:56:14+00:00

Should I Go Short-Term or Long-Term?

Should I Go Short-Term or Long-Term? ~ The Business Blog When deciding between using your second home as a short-term or long-term rental investment, there are a few things you need to consider: the amount of owner use you anticipate, revenue expectations, and tenant expectations. As part of our vacation rental management program, we can help you make this decision! If you, as the owner, anticipate utilizing the property as a vacation home [...]

Should I Go Short-Term or Long-Term? 2020-06-30T21:52:02+00:00

What is the Response Time for Owner Communication?

Owner Communication ~ Join Southern One of the strongest deliverables to our owners is communication. In our 25 years of partnering with property owners, we recognize that no two are exactly alike in what they want when it comes to communication. How often do they want to be communicated with? Do they prefer a phone call, email, or text message? What do you want communicated to you? Each owner is different: some may [...]

What is the Response Time for Owner Communication? 2020-02-25T22:34:00+00:00

Join Our Vacation Rental Management Program

Join Southern Vacation Rentals ~ Join Southern Are you looking to join a vacation rental management program before the peak season starts? There has never been a better time to join Southern Vacation Rentals’ program. Even if you have Snowbirds or other winter guests in-house, you can still make the switch! If you’re looking to see summer revenue, now is the time. Guests are searching and booking for June and July and you’ll [...]

Join Our Vacation Rental Management Program 2020-01-21T22:49:18+00:00

How Are Property Inspections Handled?

How Are Property Inspections Handled? ~ Join Southern How are property inspections handled? Since we restructured our model to allow portfolio managers to handle a smaller subset of properties – about 30 – our team is able to better manage the care and condition of each property. Each portfolio manager takes the utmost care to ensure each property is in top condition, handling work orders and overseeing the unit’s cleanliness. This includes checking [...]

How Are Property Inspections Handled? 2019-12-04T21:09:57+00:00