Well-Stocked Vacation Rentals Get Far Better Reviews

If you think it doesn’t matter what size or type of bar soap you stock your vacation rental with you might want to think again. In today’s market everyone is posting reviews on sites like Google, TripAdvisor and Yelp! among others. You can’t afford to give them any reason to post anything less than a … Continue reading Well-Stocked Vacation Rentals Get Far Better Reviews

Upgrade Your Vacation Rental to Maximize ROI

Upgrading your vacation rental can lead to a long list of benefits, among those being maximizing your ROI. In addition to increasing the value of your property, vacationing guests will appreciate the upgrades and leave great reviews online. Upgrading your vacation rental may also allow you to charge a higher rate, depending on your upgrades. … Continue reading Upgrade Your Vacation Rental to Maximize ROI

4 Surefire Ways to Make Your Vacation Rental Stand Out Online

Many owners of vacation rental properties wonder how to compete with all the other vacation homes in the area. How do you make your rental shine amongst hundreds of other rental properties? Below are some tried and true methods for having your vacation rental really stand out heads above all the others. Pictures Speak Volumes … Continue reading 4 Surefire Ways to Make Your Vacation Rental Stand Out Online

How to Keep Track of Your Rental Business Expenses

If you’re the owner of vacation rental property you probably already know how much paperwork can be generated. You don’t want to lose track of a single expense or receipt because at tax time they’re the difference between owing a lot and not. With the tax season behind us, it’s a great time to evaluate … Continue reading How to Keep Track of Your Rental Business Expenses

Swing Bridge Foundation Submits Alternative Plan for Surf City Bridge

April 1, 2017: Surf City, NC:  In an earlier surprise announcement today, local Real Estate company Lewis Realty announced they were planning to buy the Surf City Swing Bridge, effective 2018. In response to this announcement, that has been on the table since beginning of 2015, Topsail Realty Vacations President and Owner, Mike Harrington, said “We are … Continue reading Swing Bridge Foundation Submits Alternative Plan for Surf City Bridge

How to Make Your Vacation Rental More Profitable

If you want to improve profitability on your vacation rental you should take full advantage of all tax write-offs that are available to you. Whether this is your first vacation rental property or you’ve been at this for years, we have five suggestions to make your vacation rental more profitable by helping you maximize your … Continue reading How to Make Your Vacation Rental More Profitable

4 Ways To Maximize your Beach Time on Topsail Island

You’ve booked that perfect Topsail Island Vacation Rental with Topsail Realty after weeks of planning.  Now what? For first time and even returning guests, we get questions all the time about things to do, where to get groceries, and which are the best restaurants on Topsail Island.  While our local team is very knowledgeable about all … Continue reading 4 Ways To Maximize your Beach Time on Topsail Island

Amenities That Provide Maximum Return for Your Vacation Rental

When it comes to what prospective vacationing families are looking for in a vacation rental, at the top of the list is a sweet amenities package that doesn’t cost extra. They want the “most bang for the buck” as they say. You may have already added some amenities that weren’t previously provided in your rental, … Continue reading Amenities That Provide Maximum Return for Your Vacation Rental

Things to Know About Insuring Your Vacation Rental

One of the top requirements of owning a vacation rental is having adequate home insurance coverage. Any number of things could go wrong that you need to protect yourself against including damage and theft. Be sure to call a few different places for price estimates to find the coverage you need at a price you … Continue reading Things to Know About Insuring Your Vacation Rental

Deductible Expenses for Vacation Rental Owners

As a vacation rental owner, finding and deducting the expenses that are related to the operation of your vacation rental business can offer significant tax savings. Many rental owners fail to take advantage of all the deductions they are eligible for. Be sure to keep track of your expenses throughout the year so that when … Continue reading Deductible Expenses for Vacation Rental Owners