Vacation Rental Property Management

Become the Next Homeowner to Join Our Family

Thank you for considering Sunshine Vacation Rentals of the Forgotten Coast to manage your rental property. When you list your property with us you can sit back and relax. We will handle all aspects of the property management process for you while providing a competitive, all-inclusive management fee. At Sunshine Vacation Rentals of the Forgotten Coast, we strive to provide exceptional services not only to our guests, but also to our property owners. We are aware of the challenges in finding a good vacation rental management company and want to assure our owners that we are always nearby and close to your property and will treat it as though it was our own home. We understand that you not only purchased your property to enjoy, but also as an investment. With over 25 years of combined property management experience, it is very important to us to provide a solid work ethic, integrity, transparency, and continuous communication to ensure a long term relationship with our owners.




At Sunshine Vacation Rentals of the Forgotten Coast we have an experienced marketing team dedicated to enhancing your property’s rentability through SEO, social media, print, and channel marketing. This strategy aims to increase your property’s exposure through platforms like Google, Facebook, Instagram, and booking sites such as VRBO, HomeAway, AirBNB and more. We do this by spotlighting new and featured properties, providing compelling descriptions and professional photography of each, and highlighting the benefits of staying in a Sunshine Vacation Rentals property to potential renters.


In addition to highlighting our rental properties, our marketing campaigns also cover area events and local news to create a more robust profile and attract new potential renters to the area. The goal of this constant marketing approach is to create a unique brand that showcases the true beauty of your investment property while showing renters exactly how Sunshine Vacation Rentals of the Forgotten Coast outshines the competition, all resulting in maximizing your rental revenue!




We have made significant investments in our technology, to ensure a smooth booking and stay experience for our guests, and an efficient and accountable process for our property owners. Our website can be easily accessed by a mobile phone, tablet or desktop computer for both renters and owners. We also have an easy to search and booking engine, which will showcase your property and deliver results and increased revenue.


Housekeeping Services


Sunshine Vacation Rentals of the Forgotten Coast arranges all housekeeping for you. Our housekeeping staff is trained to maintain high standards of cleanliness that guests expect. It has been proven that providing a clean home to our guests result in great reviews and repeat customers.


Maintenance and On Site Inspections


Our in-house team and vendor relationships allow us to deliver a cost-effective solution to any recurring maintenance needs or repairs requests. Regularly scheduled inspections of your property provide peace of mind that everything is in order. We provide 24-hour on call support for emergencies.


Online Bookings and Guest Services


At Sunshine Vacation Rentals of the Forgotten Coast, we offer 24/7 online booking services through our user-friendly website. Reservations can be made with a click of a button, or we’ll always be available to accept reservations over the telephone. We are extremely proud of our friendly and knowledgeable staff and will go the extra mile to offer a personalized service and will respond to all inquiries and questions in an efficient manner. We make it our business to get to know our guests in order to provide them with customized service so they will vacation with us again and again. We offer guests an easy, stress-free vacation every step of the way from the moment of booking until check-out time!


Credit Card Processing


Most guests prefer to use charge cards when traveling. We are equipped to accept all major credit cards while ensuring the process is safe and secure.


Let’s talk about your property and your goals and see if our approach and experience is right for you. Call us at 850-597-1957 or email us today at We look forward to hearing from you and delivering a level of service exceeding your expectations.

What do we need to do to list our rental home(s) with Sunshine Vacation Rentals of the Forgotten Coast?

The process to list your property with us is very simple. Just give us a call at 850-597-1957 or email us at, and we’ll start the onboarding process! Our team can have you set up on all the major booking sites within days.

How much does it cost to list with Sunshine Vacation Rentals of the Forgotten Coast?

There are no upfront costs to list with us. During your complimentary consultation we outline practical suggestions or requirements to inexpensively furnish your property to attract vacation rental travelers and make your home rental ready in order to maximize your rental income. We do request that purchase a keyless entry lock on one door if you do not already have one. The cost ususlly runs around $200, and we'll arrange for it to be installed.

Can Sunshine Vacation Rentals of the Forgotten Coast handle maintenance and help set up service vendors to take care of our property?

Yes, we have many local contacts and can help you get set up with lawn services, pool services and much more. In addition, we will routinely take an inventory and assessment of the condition of your property and make any recommendations to the owner of repairs or improvements needed. Our maintenance teams will regularly change air filters, light bulbs and batteries at no extra charge to the owner unless your property requires specialty items. We will treat your property as if it was our own. It is our goal to assist you to make your property outshine the competition.

If we list with Sunshine Vacation Rentals of the Forgotten Coast, how do we know when our property is rented and how do we get paid?

Every owner has their own account login on our website where you can view real time information on your property. We use leading vacation rental software that allows owners to view their property at any time. Best of all we deposit your rental income into your bank account or mail you a check once a month.

Who pays for the departure cleaning?

The guest who rents the unit pays for the departure cleaning and any additional cleaning that is requested or required. However, a yearly or semi-yearly deep cleaning to maintain your property’s rental integrity is required at the owner’s expense.

How are resort and sales taxes handled?

Sunshine Vacation Rentals of Forgotten Coast charges the applicable state, county and city taxes to the guests upon reservation and will in turn pay the taxes to the appropriate parties. You, the owner, are relieved of this responsibility.

What happens if a guest damages an item or takes something with them?

If the guest opted to purchase the damage insurance during the reservation process, we will file a claim with the insurance company to recover for damages or missing items. If the guest opted out of the damage insurance during the reservation process, then we obtained a security deposit from the guest and funds will be withheld for damages or missing items. Sunshine Vacation Rentals of the Forgotten Coast will then handle the replacement or repair of the item.

Who supplies the paper goods such as toilet paper, paper towels, etc.?

We always provide an initial supply of paper towels, dishwasher detergent, sponge, dishwashing soap, toilet paper, hand soap, laundry detergent, and fabric softener to each guest at no extra charge to the owner.

Can I recommend Sunshine Vacation Rentals of the Forgotten Coast to others?

We know that you will be extremely impressed by our management of your property and would like to recommend us to other owners. We will pay you a $250 referral fee for any owner who you recommend to us who signs up with us.

How much can we charge for our property?

We establish rates based on our extensive research and experience with properties and trends in this area. Your rate is determined by location, amenities, overall appearance, number of bedrooms, and other factors. During the setup process, we will give you suggestions to maximize your property’s rent ability and increase revenue.