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Going Green: Rental Savings

Staying in a long term rental in South Walton? You may be surprised to find that something as simple as changing the type of light bulbs you use could lower your energy costs and help the environment. Right about now you are probably thinking that "going green" comes at a price, but the truth of the matter is that doing your part to help the environment doesn't have to come at the expense of your wallet. In fact, there are plenty of small ways t... Read More

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To Rent or Buy an Investment Property

Are you on the fence about whether to buy or rent your next home? While it is true the state of the Northwest Florida real estate market can effect this decision, often the largest factor that comes into play is your budget. Aside from the common budget calculators that can determine how much you can stretch when you find yourself house hunting, there are a few things you should know regarding how much home you can actually afford. Regardless o... Read More

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Tags: investment property, Real Estate, Rental Tips

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

Renting Out Your Emerald Coast Home

There are many reasons why you may want to rent out your Northwest Florida home. Maybe you have to move or perhaps your motives are purely professional. No matter what your reasoning is, rest assured that property managers have the knowledge and resources to help you meet your rental goals. You may choose to rent your home for financial purposes. One common reason, especially in today’s market, is that you owe more than your home is worth. Wit... Read More

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Emerald Coast Lawn Care

With spring in the air, there is no better time to make sure your Northwest Florida investment property is kicking the season off right. Where does that start? Simply put, with your yard. Tenants who are lazy about lawn maintenance are a pretty standard thing. Something you should note is that this laziness may not be because they do not care about your lawn, but the fact that they do not know how to care for it. If you are not providing lawn s... Read More

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Tags: Florida homeowners, Gulf Coast property maintenance, Owner Tips, Property Management tips, Rental Tips

Hidden Home Expenses

While you shop for a place to call home, more often than not, the rental price is the foremost defining factor in whether or not the space will work. However, what happens when you budget for the obviously listed rental price, but forget to factor in the hidden costs of leasing a home? Utilities are hidden expenses. You know you need to plan for them, but they are not always at the top of your priority list. Before you sign a lease and find your... Read More

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Attracting Renters

Attracting renters to your Northwest Florida income property is one of the biggest concerns landlords have when considering renting out their home or investment property. So, what's our trick to procuring and keeping quality tenants? Consider a few key factors when marketing your property to tenants. First, you want to do is be sure you are placing ads in publications that will lead to quality tenants. There is a vast difference betwee... Read More

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Tags: Landlords, Rental Tips, Tentants

Preparing Your Home for Renters

So, for one reason or another, you've decided to rent your home as an investment property. You may think all you need to do is pack up, move out and find yourself a tenant, but it's a little more complicated than that. If you want to rent your home, you will need to do a little prep work, both to attract a renter and to keep your property in good condition. First, move your stuff out and assess the home. Remove anything you do not want lost, sto... Read More

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