Archives

Should I Rent My Property as a Vacation Rental or Annual Rental?

During the past few years and with the help of websites such as Airbnb and HomeAway, the vacation rental industry has attracted a lot of attention (good and bad). Being close to some of the best beaches in the world, we are often asked by potential property owners whether they should buy property for an […]

07/24/2018 | by Andy Moore | No Comments | Owners
Should I have professional photos taken of my vacation rental home?

Professional Photos For My Vacation Rental, Yes or No?

If you are new to the vacation rental landlord scene you may ask yourself the question, “are professional photos worth taking of my home?” While you may think iPhone photos are just fine, you may want to think again. Here at Gulf Coast Vacation Rentals, we understand the importance of professional photos and we’re here […]

04/05/2018 | by Andy Moore | No Comments | Owners
Common vacation rental guest complaints, part four, inaccurate information.

Common Guest Complaints: Inaccurate Information

Part 4: Common Guest Complaints As previously mentioned, many factors play into why guests leave negative reviews and complaints about your vacation rental property. Instead of firing back, it should be your goal to learn from the feedback. Turn that review or the next one into a positive review. As a recap, potential guests choose […]

12/18/2017 | by Andy Moore | No Comments | Owners
Common guest complaints, lack of communication.

Common Guest Complaints: Communication

Part 3: Common Guest Complaints As previously mentioned, many factors play into why guests leave negative reviews and complaints about your vacation rental property. Instead of firing back, it should be your goal to learn from the feedback. Turn that review or the next one into a positive review. As a recap, potential guests choose […]

11/30/2017 | by Andy Moore | No Comments | Owners

Common Guest Complaints- Uncomfortable Sleeping Arrangements

  Part 2: Common Guest Complaints As mentioned in part 1, many factors play into why guests leave negative reviews and complaints about your vacation rental property. It’s your goal to turn those complaints and reviews into feedback. Recap, potential guests choose properties based on reviews. One or two negative comments are to be expected […]

10/31/2017 | by Andy Moore | No Comments | Owners

Pre-booking Your Bradenton, FL Vacation Rental Part 1

The guest experience is an important part of your Bradenton vacation rental, so we’re breaking down our tips for that experience into three parts. In the first section today, we’re talking about the pre-booking part of the guest experience and how Bradenton vacation rental owners need to make it efficient and exciting. Providing Great Pictures […]

09/06/2016 | by Andy Moore | No Comments | Owners

Setting Rental Rates for Your Bradenton, FL Vacation Rental

When it comes to setting rental rates for your vacation home in Bradenton or the surrounding areas, you should be thinking about earning money and not just breaking even. I am always surprised at how low homeowners rent their vacation homes for. Underpricing Costs You Money When we look around at our competition, we will […]

07/26/2016 | by Andy Moore | No Comments | Owners