A Coastal Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air, and our experienced property managers and staff couldn’t be more enamored with coastal North Carolina and all of its charms. From the close-knit communities to the beaches themselves, there’s a little something for everyone. Whether you’re a long-time resident or you’ve only recently relocated to our region, there’s no denying […]

The Benefits to Living Near the Beach During the Off-season

When you picture a beach, you normally start with the sunshine, the warm temperatures we all associate with summer vacation. You might picture yourself getting a great tan while wearing your shorts and flip flops, maybe even hoping for a nice ocean breeze to blow through and cool things off for a moment. From living […]

Local Restaurants to Try While We Wrap Up 2018

Whether you’ve lived in southeastern North Carolina your entire life, or you’ve recently arrived from somewhere else, our residents tend to discover fairly quickly just how rich a culinary scene we have in our coastal towns. But sometimes we find our favorites and are then reluctant to try some of the others in our neighborhoods […]

Long-term Rental-friendly Holiday Decorations

After the Thanksgiving holiday, most of us start thinking about the next celebratory occasions on the calendar. That means rummaging around in the attic to find all those decorations you don’t get to use any other time of year! But that’s where things can get tricky if you rent a home rather than own one. […]

5 Fall Recipes to Try this Season

Autumn in southeastern North Carolina brings with it a variety of seasonal tastes and inventive concoctions to bring to the dinner table or holiday get-together. Here at Intracoastal’s Long-term Rental offices, we’ve experienced quite a few local favorites of the fall season, and we can’t wait to share them with you! So go ahead and […]

Should You Rent to Eventually Own Your Home?

When it’s time to find a new long-term rental home, what do you look for first? Perhaps the location is ideal, or the layout is superb and so much nicer than your previous home. Whatever draws you in, it’s probably safe to assume that it’s what encourages you to renew your lease at the end […]

Long-term vs. Short-term Renting

When you own more than one home, and find that it gets harder and harder to spend time at multiple locations and really enjoy each property to the fullest, you might start looking into your options. But if you’ve already broached the subject of renting one of your houses, then there are still decisions to […]

Subletting in the Summer: A Guide for Renters and Homeowners

Summertime brings on a lot of change; sometimes, this means moving to a new home or renting yours out to someone else for the season for any number of reasons. Maybe you’re a student who wants to hold your rental over the season while you’re away. Or, maybe you’re a homeowner and you want a […]

How to Make the Most of a Second Home

Everyone needs a getaway, a personal paradise. For many homeowners, this is often a second home located in a vacation town, perfect for stealing away for a long weekend before jumping back into the fray. But what if you can’t visit your home as often as you would like? It doesn’t do you any good […]

Renting Your Home: 5 Potential Headaches and How to Alleviate Them

Being a homeowner is already a weighty responsibility; owning and maintaining a second home while working with a tenant is another challenge entirely. While our property managers here at Intracoastal Long-term Rentals are adept at solving problems and acting as a general liaison between you and your tenants, some issues are inevitable. We’ve put together […]