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Tips for Successful Vacation Home Ownership on the Outer Banks

Owning a vacation rental property should be a rewarding experience. You should receive a financial return and gratification in knowing that your beach house provides the backdrop for happy family vacations and lasting memories. Reinvesting in your rental house is the best way to accomplish both of these goals. Guests are more likely to be repeat renters when they are comfortable in your home and are confident in your annual upkeep, and that the home will always be in great condition for their week’s stay. Repeat guests tend to book early and are the easiest way to fill your rental calendar each year.

The team of professionals at Sun Realty can help you determine the best way in reinvest and update your property each year. Our knowledgeable staff can provide services and make recommendations for the best way to keep your rental home profitable and comfortable for your guests. Our maintenance team can help you with repairs, the necessary annual cosmetic fixes and minor projects to upgrade the appearance of your vacation house. We are the local Outer Banks experts!

Our Owner Resources page will provide ideas, from minor to more elaborate, for your consideration. Please contact your Personal Coordinator or Rental Management team for other ideas for your home. We also have an Owner Success Team which includes an Interior Design Specialist. Let us know what you want to accomplish, and we will help you get it done!

March 11, 2024 | Great Video from Dare County and Current TV on How to Avoid Costly Septic Issues

No one wants to deal with a septic issue, not in their own home, and certainly not while on vacation. Learn about septic systems on the OBX, how to maintain them, and how to avoid issues especially while your guests are in-house. Did you know: septic permits and systems are designed and installed based on the state regulated occupancy of 2 people/bedroom. Learn more on Current TV.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dare County

February 26, 2024 | Dare County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

If you have been making updates to your vacation rental home this off-season, and have items to discard such as paint, household cleaners, batteries and pool cleaners, mark your calendar for the upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days. Collections are held in 3 locations in Dare County: Kitty Hawk Town Hall on May 9th, Buxton Transfer Station on May 10th, and Dare County Public Works in Manteo on May 11th. Visit the Dare County website for details.

Off-Season Updates for Your Vacation Rental

January 17, 2024 | Easy and Affordable Updates to Make This Off-Season

Download our helpful infographic for details on how to make small improvements with big impact on your guests this coming season.