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LITCHFIELD REAL ESTATE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SERVICES

Partner with us!

Homeowners have been entrusting Litchfield Real Estate with the management of their homes for over 55 years.

Our reputation is based on trust and integrity. Our longevity is founded on our dedication to providing comprehensive property management services that offer professionally knowledgeable associates and personnel, attentive customer care and customizable programs that look out for the best interest of the property owner.

Whether you seek skilled management of your home for vacation rentals, long-term rentals, absentee ownership, or a homeowner group, you can rely on Litchfield Real Estate to maximize your revenue as well as your peace of mind. We service the southern Grand Strand area, including Murrells Inlet, Litchfield, Pawleys Island, DeBordieu and Georgetown.

Our fully staffed office is open Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on call for emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We take pride in the exceptional level of attention and service we offer both for our renters and our property owners.

Call us today to get the professional advice, guidance and care you need to make the right decision for your property.

HOW CAN WE CUSTOMIZE OUR MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR YOU?

  • Interested in vacation rental management?

    Homes in close proximity to the beach are often purchased as an investment property or a combination of investment and second home. The Litchfield Real Estate Vacation Rental Program is designed to maximize your revenue while providing a safe and relaxing getaway experience for both your family and paying guests.

    You can expect:
    • The latest digital strategies to market your home and all marketing costs covered by us, including digital booking partnerships, e-blasts, photography, virtual tours and website management.
    • Top ranking online presence making it easy to find us – and your rental listing.
    • Friendly vacation consultants who provide exceptional guest services, comprehensive home inspections and reliable management oversight.
    • An advanced reservation system tied into our professionally managed website providing live booking calendars, online owner access, and solid record-keeping.
    • Complete bookkeeping/accounting services that meet local and federal guidelines and are second to none in timeliness and accuracy.
    • Affiliation with reliable independent service contractors with competitive rates at no profit or kickback to us.
    • A competitive commission rate.
  • Interested in long term rental management?

    If your home is part of your retirement plan, then Litchfield Real Estate has a professionally licensed Long-Term Rental Management Program that can maximize your revenue and protect your investment.

    You can expect:
    • A strong on-line presence that makes it easy for prospective tenants to find your rental listing.
    • Open communication with owners and tenants from our attentive staff.
    • Comprehensive routine inspections and detailed records.
    • Credit and criminal background checks to help ensure a positive outcome.
    • Timely and accurate bookkeeping/accounting services that meet local and federal guidelines.
    • Affiliation with reliable service providers with competitive rates at no profit or kickback to us.
    • A competitive commission rate.
  • Are you an absentee homeowner?

    It’s no secret that the beauty of the Lowcountry attracts second-home ownership, and if this is the case with your home, Litchfield Real Estate can customize a Property Management program to give you peace of mind. Reasonably priced and professionally administered, our program for absentee homeowners makes it easy to be away and a pleasure to return!

    You can expect us to:
    • Conduct Inspections
    • Be the primary contact for your HOA, guard gate, and neighbors
    • Provide access when a key is misplaced or left behind
    • Coordinate maintenance estimates and repairs
    • Coordinate housekeeping for touch-up and deep cleans
    • Schedule winterization as needed
    • Coordinate storm preparation and follow up inspection
    • Provide regular management reports
    • Communicate regularly with the Owner
  • Are you a multiple homeowner group?

    We know many homes in our area have been in the family for a long time and that it can be a struggle for family members to manage their beloved beach home from afar, on top of hectic schedules. Others with fractional homeowner shares can have the same struggle. Litchfield Real Estate can make it easy, even a pleasure!

    You can expect us to:
    • Conduct Inspections
    • Be the primary contact for your HOA, guard gate, neighbors
    • Provide access when a key is misplaced or left behind
    • Coordinate maintenance estimates and repairs
    • Coordinate housekeeping for turnovers and deep cleans
    • Schedule winterization as needed
    • Coordinate storm preparation and follow up inspection
    • Communicate regularly with ALL Owners
    • Provide confidential bookkeeping/accounting services (optional)
      • Review and oversight of annual budget
      • Invoice payments
      • Checking account maintenance
      • Quarterly bank statement reconciliation reports
      • Quarterly profit & loss statements
      • Owner invoicing
  • How will we market your home?

    Litchfield Real Estate uses top-tier marketing tactics across print media, online advertising, and social media sources. We reach out to potential guests on the web with both paid and organic strategies, including managing our search engine optimization (SEO), clean and consistent local search marketing, as well as paid strategies with pay-per-click advertising (PPC). Partnerships with major online travel agencies, such as TripAdvisor, Flipkey, Homeaway and VRBO, as well as with our local chamber of commerce greatly enhance the visibility of our rental homes. We have a comprehensive email marketing strategy to regularly connect with past and future guests. Our website is fast, mobile-friendly, and responsive, which creates a solid platform for searching and booking no matter what device a guest uses.

Testimonials

Thank you for all the help and support you gave us over the years. We really never wanted to be landlords, but you made it so easy to own a second home as an investment. You guys were always there to assist my tenants with their issues and taking care of it in a timely manner. Words cannot express how grateful we are to the team at Litchfield Real Estate.
- John and Liz from Neptune, NJ
You all are soooo good to your renters and I so appreciate you! You always go "above and beyond" to provide great customer service and I thank you so much!! You gals are the BEST!!!
- Elaine from Chattanooga, TN
Management responded promptly when an issue arose...in the evening before Thanksgiving! The best house we have stayed in over the last 20 years...and allowed a small dog!
- David from Salem, VA
Hi to our favorite beach girls: Please block out Saturday July 22 through Saturday Aug 5 and show it for owner guest block. Thanks for handling the interruptions this year.
- Mike from Tulsa, OK
I just want you all to know how much I appreciate you ALL. My husband rented from another reality company in the summer. It made me appreciate you all.... all the more!!!! Customer Service is very important in any business and I find that with your company! Really appreciate it! :-)
- Elaine from Chattanooga, TN
Tricia-just wanted to thank you and the other great folks at Litchfield Real Estate for their help during our stay-as always it was a great visit -so comfortable and relaxing thanks to you all -we appreciate you so much -look forward to returning next year.
- Jack and Priscilla from Atlanta, GA
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