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Managing Niceville & Destin Florida properties requires a large amount of time and effort. Being personally hands-on and having a “do it yourself” mentality can make sense, but in most instances, it can be very unrealistic. Property management companies play an important role in giving...

A lease agreement is a legal document that the renter and owner both must sign that outlines what is expected during the term(s) of the lease. In order to protect your Emerald Coast property, your lease agreement should include critical provisions in the rental agreement...

We're continuing to live in questionable times where no one could have guessed how much the pandemic and economy would affect our lives. While one can’t be absolutely certain, we may in fact be on the verge of a potential recession, with real estate and...

It is important to keep up with regular property upkeep even though it’s not always cheap. It might cost you thousands of dollars to do so, which could potentially eat into your rental income.  Here are four ways that you can lower your rental repair and...

There are multiple reasons to do walk-throughs and property inspections of your Niceville, Florida rental properties - at LEAST once per year! You will better understand how your property is being treated, identify any larger issues that need to be addressed, take preventative measures while...

Seasonally checking on your Niceville and Destin rental properties allows you to identify any small problems before they turn into expensive issues. This fall, set up these maintenance tasks to make sure that your rental property is in great shape.  Check out the heating and cooling...

Landlords know that owning and maintaining a rental property can be a lot of work, and painting a rental before new tenants move in is an easy way to ensure that they are happy. White or cream are what most landlords in the Niceville &...

Millions of Americans have had furloughs, layoffs, and financial unpredictability due to coronavirus. Because of this, renters are having a hard time paying their rent, and landlords are struggling to cover their own costs while finding a solution to help their renters.  More than half of...

If you are a rental property owner, managing all of the responsibilities of your property can be difficult. It can become even more difficult when you are searching for the right property management company to take over those responsibilities for you.  With a wide variety of...

Having a rental property that brings in extra income can be nice. But what about the things that need fixing, how to market your rental, and the constant upkeep? These things can be handled by using a property manager, such as Sound Choice Real Estate....

Pricey repairs, constant upkeep and maintenance are things you shouldn’t have to worry about in your Niceville Florida home. But what happens when something goes wrong — an appliance stops working, or there’s a constant dripping somewhere, and the bugs just keep coming back —...

Truth be told, finding a tenant can be troublesome. Sometimes it can take a little longer than expected, meaning lost rental income, which is definitely something we all would like to avoid. So once you have an excellent tenant, what do you do to keep...

Is Text Messaging, Emailing, or Calling the Perfect Way to Communicate as a Landlord With Your Tenants? The best Niceville and Destin Florida landlords seem to be on top of everything. They provide maintenance to properties, collect rent, and continue to keep their tenants happy. Handling...

Military families are no strangers to frequent packing up and moving. Because it’s very common for these families, it is important to understand this when selling or renting to them in the Niceville, Destin & Fort Walton Beach area. Sound Choice Real Estate would love...

Being a landlord isn’t for everyone. It’s time-consuming, exhausting, and stressful, so it should not be a decision that is made lightly. While most people actually have plans to become a landlord, others may be thrown into it unexpectedly. If you’ve accidentally become a landlord,...

At Sound Choice Real Estate Property Management, we have two goals. 1. Take great care of your home! 2. Maximize your investment income! We treat your home as if it is OUR investment, and we keep our fees low, simple and straightforward. We do NOT charge leasing fees, tenant...