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New Year, New Rental?

4 Ways to Make Your Long-Term Rental Feel like Home If you recently moved into a new long-term rental in Northwest Florida, then you are probably drowning in boxes that never end! Not to mention making a rental really feel like home can be a challenge. Here at Southern, we want your rental home to feel like your own personal oasis. Somewhere to unwind and relax from work and stress. To help you accomplish this, we have listed four ways to mak... Read More

Categories: Lifestyle, News

Tags: Long term rentals, moving tips, Tips


Holiday Safety Tips

It Is Almost Time to Decorate for the Holidays! We don’t know about you, but we are so excited to start decorating for the holidays! They will be here before you know it and it is never too soon to start preparing. If you are in a long-term rental along the Gulf Coast you will have to think logistically about where to put the Christmas tree, how to hang lights, etc. This way you can enjoy the holiday season without worrying about damaging y... Read More

Categories: Lifestyle, News

Tags: Decorate for the Holidays, Holiday Decorating, Lifestyle, Safety During the Holidays


Football Saturdays are Back!

Try Out these Recipes for Gameday Everyone Will Love! We, along with many other people, are so excited that gamedays have returned! There is nothing better than filling our Saturdays with exciting football games, people we love, and delicious food. If you are currently a tenant in one of our long-term rentals along the Gulf Coast, you should consider hosting a tailgate party one weekend during football season! We have listed some of our favor... Read More

Categories: Blog, Lifestyle

Tags: Football Season, Long term rentals, Recipes for Gameday


There is Still Time for a Summer Backyard BBQ

Backyard BBQ Tips and Tricks Summer is not over yet! And lucky for those who live on the Gulf Coast, summer weather doesn’t truly end until the end of September. So, there is still plenty of time to plan a summer backyard BBQ. With Labor Day weekend coming up quickly, there is no better time to fire up the grill, pick up your favorite cut of steak, and invite your friends over. There are dos and don’ts when it comes to grilling out with f... Read More

Categories: Blog, Lifestyle

Tags: Backyard BBQ Tips and Tricks, Lifestyle Blog, Long term rentals


Refreshing Summer Cocktail

Lemon Lime and Basil Cocktail Recipe If you currently call the beach home then you know there are plenty of restaurants along the Gulf Coast that offer a happy hour with delicious cocktails. However, sometimes the best happy hour is on your own back patio! All you need to do is add a couple of extra grocery items to your normal list to try out this lemon-lime and basil cocktail recipe. It is one of our favorites because it is light, refreshin... Read More

Categories: Blog, Lifestyle

Tags: Lemon-Lime and Basil Cocktail Recipe, Lifestyle Blog, Refreshing Summer Cocktail


Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

5 Easy Tips to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal Summer is the perfect time to get out do some yard work and give your house a little spruce. We have listed 5 easy tips to boost your home’s curb appeal below. Owners, consider these 5 tips as a way to make your home more attractive to future residents! Curb appeal has become increasingly popular over the years, and we have found that a house with good curb appeal stands out among the rest. You mi... Read More

Categories: Lifestyle, News

Tags: 5 Easy Tips to Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal, Ways to Add Curb Appeal


Freshen Up Your Yard for Summer!

Get Your Backyard Ready for Summer Summer is quickly approaching! Is your yard ready for the warmer weather? We have listed below 6 helpful tips to get your backyard ready for summer. Not only will doing these 6 tasks keep your backyard in tip-top shape for the years to come, but it will also make it a fun hangout spot to relax and unwind. Put some sunscreen on, headphones in, and get to work making your backyard your summer oasis. Mow Your Law... Read More

Categories: Blog, Lifestyle

Tags: Get Your Backyard Ready for Summer, Lawn, Lawn Care, Southern Residential Leasing


Top 5 Packing and Moving Tips

Top 5 Packing and Moving Tips to Make Relocating Simple Moving can be a hassle! Because of this we have put together a list of our top 5 packing and moving tips to make relocating simple and stress-free! Looking to relocate to the Gulf Coast? We would love to guide you through finding the perfect long-term rental on the beach! To contact a member of our team click here! Send Out Notices Before moving, make sure to let your friends, family,... Read More

Categories: Blog, Lifestyle

Tags: Emerald Coast long term rentals, Moving, Moving Out Tips


Get Refreshed for Spring

Spring Cleaning Tips Spring is right around the corner, but why wait to start with your spring cleaning? Get ahead of the curve with our spring cleaning tips, with everything from deep cleaning to refreshing your decor in favor of a brighter color palette. Cleaning Tips If you have lemons in the fridge that you've forgotten about, don't throw them out just yet! Make your faucets sparkling clean by rubbing half a lemon on any hard water stains ... Read More

Categories: Blog, Lifestyle

Tags: Home Decor, Lifestyle Blog, Refresh for Spring, Refresh Tips, Spring Cleaning


The Perfect Valentine’s Day Dinner

Our Recipe for Steak and Shrimp (Surf & Turf) Looking for that perfect Valentine's Day recipe? Our recipe for steak and shrimp (when paired together, commonly known as "surf & turf") is a classic combination you can't beat. Even if you have never cooked steak before, this recipe is perfect for beginners. We promise you can't mess it up! The shrimp is also easy to make. Once you start cooking, you can have dinner on the table in under hal... Read More

Categories: Blog, Lifestyle

Tags: Coastal Recipes, Steak and Shrimp, Valentine's Day Recipe