Snowbird Housing Deal Breakers

Snowbird Housing Deal Breakers Hint: The Deal Breakers are Personal and Nuanced Price, location, view, pet friendly and availability are all deal makers. They’re also the deal breakers. However, there’s more to it than that. It’s the nuances of a particular rental that may or 

BeachFront, Ocean Front, Ocean View: What to Know

An example of prime beachfront property, the units are directly accessible to the sand at ground level. Miramar Beach, Northwest Florida. Beachfront, Ocean Front, Ocean View What to Know About the Nuances of Beach Rental Terminology Snowbirds looking for a place with “beachfront” in the 

How to Book Direct With Owners

How to Book Direct With Owners Where to Find Rental Owners and Avoid Extra Fees One common question I encounter from snowbirds is how and where to find rental owners and property managers. It’s a great question and with some diligence, it can be done. 

Housing Case Study: Not All That Glitters is Gold

Balancing a great view with cost isn’t an easy decision [Pictured: Maravilla Resort, Miramar Beach, FL, a condo complex with 188 units] Not All That Glitters Is Gold Snowbird Housing Case Study My twist of William Shakespeare’s famous quote, “All that glitters is not gold” 

Top Terminology for Snowbird Rentals

An example of a gulf front private home in Miramar Beach, NW Florida with full unobstructed views and two reserved off-street parking spaces Top Terminology for Snowbird Rentals  100 Terms to Know Before Renting a Vacation or Snowbird Residence As a long term member, and 

Prepare for Power Outages Whether Home or Away

Severe weather events are less problematic with a whole home standby generator PREPARE FOR POWER OUTAGES WHETHER HOME OR AWAY Why a Whole Home Standby Generator System Makes Sense for Snowbirds Snowbirds know a problem with your home while away is very stressful. Not only 

Be the Snowbird Who is Welcome Back

BE THE SNOWBIRD WHO IS WELCOME BACK  How to Be Irresistible to Your Hosts Snowbirds who rent their winter residences are plentiful and there is typically not a shortage of guests who want to stay in a great property, which means it is important to 

Location, Location, Location – Peak vs. Off Peak

Map of The Emerald Coast, Southern Alabama and Northwest Florida LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION  Peak vs. Off Peak Affects the Cost of Housing As snowbirds return home to begin the off-season, much reflection goes into what can be done differently for the next season. Life changes 

30 Tips for Successful Hotel Stays with your Dog

A stunning sunset view from the Quality Inn on the Bay in Gulf Breeze, Florida featuring a convenient on-site restaurant with patio for our dog 30 Tips for Successful Hotel Stays with your Dog Pet friendly hotels are becoming increasingly popular and the internet and 

Work From Wherever Snowbirds

Work From Wherever (WFW) Snowbirds How to Choose the Best Rental for Working Remotely In May of 2019, I published a blog post entitled “How to Be a Working Snowbird,” and in 2021 it remains quite relevant. In fact, How to Be a Working Snowbird