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Southern Welcomes New Residential Leasing General Manager

At Southern Residential Leasing it is our mission to exceed our customers' and owners' expectations by providing the highest quality experience and service along the Gulf Coast. We understand that our employees are our greatest assets in making this vision come to life. As Southern continues to expand, we would like to welcome Joe Casal as the newest addition to the Southern family.  Joe will act as Residential Leasing General Manager and overs... Read More

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Tags: Long term rentals, property managers

Crestview Townhome Rental

Are you tired of endlessly searching the web and flipping through local ads to find your next rental home? Look no further, because this beautiful townhome rental in Crestview will have you ready to sign a lease before you even know it. This spacious two bedroom, one and a half bathroom home offers a variety of features that will make you feel at ease, and better yet at home, throughout your 12 month lease. This includes a well designed floor pl... Read More

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Tags: Crestview, Properties for Rent, property managers

Why You Should Rent

Are you a recent college graduate in pursuit of a new home close to work? Perhaps you are near the age of retirement in the market to downsize. Whatever the reason may be, the question you have to ask yourself is “should I buy a home, or rent one?” While there are advantages to both scenarios, let us say you have decided to find a rental in Destin, Florida. Who says you have to own a home to live the American dream anyway? Choosing to rent m... Read More

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Tags: property managers, Rentals, Tips

Renter Renovations

Now that you have finally moved into your condo rental in Destin, you are ready to make it officially yours. The only problem is that as a renter, you cannot exactly tear down walls and rip up floors. So, how can you turn your rental into a home? Some fixes are easy, others can be a bit more in depth, but first things first check your lease to determine what you can and cannot do. A full bathroom renovation may be out of the question, but updati... Read More

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Tags: property managers, renter tips

How to Avoid Rental Scams

The fundamentals of a scam have not changed over the years. Sell a "stellar" product at an unbeatable price, then split before a client realizes the product is anything but impressive. Unfortunately, the con artist philosophy is not limited to phones, watches and handbags. The age-old ploy has made its way to the rental market. While it can come in several variations, it will generally follow the same recipe: a fraudster finds a property, lists ... Read More

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The Importance of Tenant Screening

One of the most common struggles that property managers in Florida face is the ability to find quality tenants. While it is easy to describe the positive traits of an ideal candidate it is not so easy to find that person. So, the question becomes: How do you find a responsible renter? First things first, put aside the list of character traits that you think your home deserves and focus on three core things. This includes the ability to pay rent,... Read More

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Tags: property managers, Real Estate, Tenant Screening

Real Estate Affects the Rental Market

For those who follow market trends, you have probably noted the projected price increase in residential and commercial real estate in Destin, South Walton and the surrounding Panhandle areas. The market rebound is great for investors, but what does this mean for rentals and renters? The truth is that the rental market continues to thrive. Studies indicate that the majority of people who lost their homes to foreclosures during the 2008 crisis, ac... Read More

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Tags: Gulf Coast, property managers, Real Estate

Get Your Lawn Ready for Summer!

With the heat and humidity of summer right around the corner, now is a great time to make sure everything in your Northwest Florida rental home is running smoothly. That is right, it is time for those annual summer chores. Before you hit the beach do a quick survey of your property, inside and out. While the weather is gorgeous, the heat can take a toll on your home. With day temperatures close to 90 degrees, the last thing that anyone wants to... Read More

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Tags: Lawn, Northwest FLorida, property managers, Rentals, Tips

Attracting the RIGHT Tenant

Let us face it, when you own a Gulf Coast investment property, attracting renters is probably one of the biggest challenges that landlords face. The goal is to find a tenant that will care for your property almost as much as you do, the trick is finding that tenant. So, what is the solution to procuring and keeping quality tenants? The answer relies in marketing. First, be sure that you are advertising in the right places. Strategic placement o... Read More

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Tags: investment property, property managers

Updates for Your Rental

One of the biggest challenges that comes with owning a Northwest Florida income property is attracting tenants. The same theory of attraction applies when you are in the market to buy a rental property. Good bones are the foundation to a great space, but that does not mean you want to ignore the cosmetics. While experts can predict trends, homeowners are the ones that put the pieces into place and make things happen. Before you decide to overhau... Read More

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Tags: Gulf Coast investment property, Income Property, property managers, Rental Tips