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Rental Homes Charleston and Living on the Beach

Rental Homes Charleston | One of the reasons that rental homes Charleston are popular on the beach is because of the amazing weather that Charleston receives throughout the year. Seabrook Island, Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island, Folly Beach and Kiawah Island, offers the most amazing rental homes Charleston can offer to long and short-term visitors. More than ever before, property owners are renting their homes out to vacationers and short-term renters while they themselves are not occupying the home. There are a few things that you want to let your renters know about their beachfront rentals however.

  1. Raised Homes Equals Less Flooding.Beach front rental homes Charleston are susceptible to flooding from flooding and hurricane weather just like most coastal homes. When you are looking for rental homes Charleston beach properties, you should check out the homes that are raised first. For the same reasons, you should also way sure your rental insurance covers flood and storm damage.
  2. Pay Attention to Trees and Shrubs. When drainage on a rental homes Charleston property is poor, there will be few trees and other greenery able to grow around the property. If you see a lot of trees, especially mature ones, landscaping such as bushes, and shrubs, and no muddy patches when you are viewing a rental homes Charleston beach property, you can trust the land is drained well.
  3. Consider Off Beach.If you want to enjoy the beach but don’t want to worry about high tides and waves, consider rental homes Charleston properties that are off the beach. There are many rental homes that are only a few blocks from the coast. Most rental homes Charleston that are multiple stories tall are often in view of the water, even if not sitting on the sand.

Rental homes Charleston beach properties have a high turnover rate at the end of summer. If you are looking for vacant properties in Charleston, check for new listings in August/September. Scott Properties can help keep you in the loop with updated properties available.