10 Must-Have Features for a Hilton Head Vacation Rental Property

A majority of buyers I am in front of are investment buyers.

What does that mean?

These buyers are looking to own a home or villa here on Hilton Head Island that they themselves can use and enjoy.  Plus, they take advantage of the placing that property on the vacation rental market to generate income when they are not using the property.

In essence, they are making money that can go a long way toward covering the annual carrying costs of that property.  Why not?  In other words, they turn that vacation home into a preforming asset!

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Why Vacation Rentals Make Solid Real Estate Investments

Looking for the best way to make money outside your 9-to-5 job? Have you considered real estate investing?

It can be intimidating to dive headfirst into the world of real estate investment. However, buying a vacation rental home is one avenue that’s gaining a lot of popularity. It might be the best way to enter the real estate business while becoming a property investor.

Here are six reasons why you should consider owning a vacation rental.

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Live like a local this September!

Make the most of all that Hilton Head and Bluffton have to offer during what many locals agree is the best time of the year! You’re sure to find something exciting to do, whether it’s shopping for fresh produce at the farmers’ markets, dancing at an outdoor concert by the beach, or exploring nature with one of the many discovery tours. Check out all the September “happenings” below: 

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August Events in Hilton Head and Bluffton


Summer’s coming to an end, but there’s still plenty to do in the Lowcountry. Here’s where to catch the last of the summer’s events on Hilton Head and in Bluffton. 

Hilton Head events:

Legally Blonde the Musical — August 1-4 at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

Catch the final performances of Legally Blonde the Musical the first week of August. 

Elle Woods appears to have it all. But, her life is turned upside down when her boyfriend Warner dumps her so he can attend Harvard Law. Packing up her trusty pooch, Bruiser, she bags herself a place at the prestigious Harvard Law School to try and win him back. With the support of her new friends she learns that you can be both smart and fashionable! 

Action-packed and exploding with memorable songs and dynamic dances – this musical is so much fun, it should be illegal!  Nominated for seven Tony awards, Legally Blonde is a blast for all ages!

Learn more and buy tickets here.

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Home. Sweet. (Hilton Head) Home.

What’s so great about Hilton Head Island?
It’s more than just a world renowned vacation destination!

I’ve watched Hilton Head grow now for over 50 years, and it never ceases to amaze me how little visitors vacationing here know about the island. Well, for the most part they at least know it’s an island. Rarely do they realize how big the island is at 40 square miles and a year round population of 40,000 residents. They know there’s a beach (12 miles of Atlantic Ocean shoreline) maybe a few golf courses (21 on island) and of course a few places to eat (over 250 restaurants). So, it’s just like any other beach vacation destination.

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July events in Hilton Head and Bluffton

It’s officially summer — and the Hilton Head/Bluffton area is once again celebrating being one of the top vacation destinations in the continental U.S. Here’s a look at some of the best events this month — from celebrating our nation’s independence with tourists and locals alike, to events geared at keeping the local kids busy during the school break.

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5 Things to Do Before Your Hilton Head Vacation

So you’ve made your reservations. You’ve arrived at your destination. Now, what???

I hope you planned ahead and covered a few necessities before check-in and unpacking.  The last thing you want to do is start covering some loose ends after you arrive. Now that you’re here, you want to have fun!  Here are a few to-dos you may want to cover prior to settling into your Hilton Head rental villa or home.

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June Events in the Lowcountry

School’s out for summer — and the Lowcountry is ready to celebrate. From educational opportunities for the kiddos to summer concert series, here’s what’s going on this month from Hilton Head to Savannah.

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