Sunset Beach NC Property Management


Sunset Vacations, the longest running real estate and property management company on the island of Sunset Beach, NC, traces its roots back to the original owner of the island of Sunset Beach, Mannon C Gore. To this day, Sunset Vacations is a family-owned business and is currently owned and operated by Mannon’s grandson, Gregory S. Gore.

Sunset Vacation’s property management team was founded in January 1984 after the acquisition of Kanoy Realty, which opened in the early 1960's. Currently, Sunset Vacations manages over 250 rental homes on the island. Working with Sunset Vacations you’ll find a professional, experienced, and friendly staff. Some of our specialists have over 20 years of experience and dedication to property management. We are open year round to thoroughly assist you with planning your vacation or managing your rental home.

We are happy to help you with any questions you may have about becoming a rental property owner. Call us at 800-331-6428.

Marketing services for your home

Marketing is an essential part of creating visibility and exposure for your property to reach as many guests as possible. We believe that marketing is an imperative part of the property management responsibilities, and that’s why we have a dedicated specialist for this role. 

What does this mean for our homeowners? It means you will maximize your rental income potential.

  • We have a responsive website design that allows fantastic visibility for your home's listing and 24-hour online booking. Our website works across all platforms and devices for a fast and user-friendly experience.

  • The "specials" page of our website is available to advertise a special discount to fill last minute open dates for your unit or featured opportunities.

  • We specialize in comprehensive search engine optimization & search engine marketing services to establish and safeguard optimum presence in online search results.

  • Consistently monitored and optimized pay per click and display advertising through Google.

  • Targeted email marketing flows to keep prospective renters engaged.

  • Social media services and paid social media marketing to reach guests on Facebook.

Low commission rate/high return on investment

Sunset Vacations has one of the lowest commission rates in the Brunswick beaches, yet we provide a high level of service and commitment to our homeowners. We include the following services and strive to help our owners any way we can.

  • Advising on pricing rental units.

  • Arranging needed services or repairs throughout the season. We are able to coordinate with the owner’s preferred vendors or produce a recommendation from our own list of proven professionals. 

  • Coordinating our maintenance team to assess and repair minor issues when possible to avoid higher repair costs.

  • Performing off-season security checks of vacant properties and storm preparations.

24/7 Access to manage your rental property

Our website allows homeowners to log in to a portal and view a calendar of their property’s occupancy, book a reservation for themselves or for a guest, and view past statements. If you're not tech savvy, our staff is always available to join a call to answer questions about your unit's availability, your owner's statement, or to block your unit for your personal use.

Housekeeping services

We have a friendly staff of housekeepers that can handle the cleaning needs of your vacation rental. Whether it's Spring cleaning, a deep clean before the first rental of the season, or a routine, full cleaning included in the rental rate for the convenience of your guests, we’re here to help. We also can work with owners who have their own preference in housekeeping companies or services.

The expertise of a local company

Sunset Vacations is a locally owned and operated North Carolina property management and rental company, giving you tailored service unmatched by national companies. We are experts in the island of Sunset Beach and look forward to managing your rental property.