Here in Charleston SC, much like every other place in the world, you can't hide from Mother Nature. Along with our temperate year-round climate and warm, sunny summer, we also have an established hurricane season from July 1 to November 1. Fortunately, our ability to detect storms days in advance has drastically improved (thanks technology!), allowing us to be proactive instead of reactive if a storm is predicted. For a homeowner in the lowcountry, especially one that owns a second home in Charleston, you should seek a property management firm that takes preventative measures pre-storm and necessary actions post-storm to help protect your home.
In today's client-centered business environment ratings and reviews are crucial for all different types of business. Hotels and restaurants are some of the most widely reviewed businesses, with vacation rentals being subject to the same rating scrutiny, if not more so, given the uncertainty that surrounds them.
When it comes to the luxury consumer, convenience and peace of mind is high on the priority list, especially when on vacation. At Luxury Simplified Retreats, our team understands the value of providing a relaxing vacation for guests with luxury at every turn. Minimizing stress invites guest to focus on creating memories with their family and friends, as opposed to worrying about booking all of the activities, dinner reservations, or grocery shopping. After all, a vacation isn't really a vacation if the guests are still doing all the work! So just how does one accomplish this?
The opportunity to build a home that you intend to use as a vacation rental in Charleston SC can be both exciting and daunting at the same time. And, although it may be a little more time consuming, starting at the building stage to design your home for the purposes of a vacation rental can be very advantageous in the long run. There are a number of things to consider when building a vacation home as an investment - and savvy, well thought out choices will enable you to maximize your revenue potential while ensuring happy guests along the way.
Since Charleston SC claimed the title of "#1 City in the World" by Travel+ Leisure, the vacation rental industry here has grown exponentially. Whether you’re a vacationer, homeowner or investor, it seems like everyone wants a piece of the pie. Taking care of a property is a full-time job, so if you’re a vacation rental homeowner and don’t want the heavy burden that comes with cleaning, maintenance, and booking, then a vacation rental management company is your solution. When choosing a property manager, there are several factors to consider prior to selection, but more often than not, occupancy levels and consistent, reliable property care are two crucial areas a property management company must deliver on.
Purchasing a vacation home in Charleston SC can be a lucrative investment. Whether the purpose is to rent it out to vacationers for financial gain or purely to use as a second home, it is important to ensure that you have a reliable and responsible property manager. With the new year approaching, what better time to re-evaluate your options for 2019. Take stock in your property, how it's performing and your occupancy rates, and see some of the top reasons to change your Charleston SC property manager in the new year:
Like everything in life, there are challenges, including when it comes to purchasing and owning a second home. Any unforeseen event, such as a new job opportunity requiring you to move across the country, a new marriage/divorce, family needing your care, etc., can alter your focus away from maintaining a second home. Running a home, let alone a second home from far away, can lead to complications such as the requirement of maintenance at inconvenient times, improper maintenance, or neglect. In cases like this, a property management company is hired to attend to the preservation/upkeep of your home – leaving the headaches for the professionals to handle. That is why we are here, and this is how we can help…