Short Term Rental (STR) Consultation

Oak Island and the surrounding communities are a wonderful place to vacation and make memories with friends and family. Our beautiful beaches, and other attractions, draw thousands of visitors each year, which in turn leads to A LOT of competition when it comes to short term rentals.

Since this market is so saturated with vacation rentals, how will your property stand out above the competition?

Whether you are a veteran property owner or new to the vacation rental industry, it’s critical that you stay abreast of the latest research when it comes to what guests want and need when they stay at your property.

Today’s traveler expects more! They’re looking for the fluffy towels, the soft sheets, comfortable and tasteful furnishings, high speed internet, and the list goes on and on…hosts have to anticipate needs in order to please their guests and keep them coming back year after year.

The STR Designers at Staged & Styled have the know how to set up your short-term rental space. Your rental will be stylish and inviting and also anticipatory of your guests’ needs, which translates into higher occupancy rates, higher nightly rates, and fewer guest complaints.

There are techniques and tricks to furnishing and stocking short term rental spaces, ensuring they look great for a long time, and also withstanding repeat use. By setting up your spaces properly with the help of an STR Designer, you will save money and many headaches in the long run.

Our STR Consultation Services address four key areas staging/décor, guest safety, guest experience, and photography.

Don’t Miss Out On These Benefits:

  • Higher Occupancy Rate
  • Higher Nightly/Daily Rates
  • Creative and Unique design which can level-up your property so it stands out online and “surprises and delights” guests
  • Professional Photography to reduce “Bounce Rate”
  • STR Designers have extensive knowledge about furniture (performance fabrics, colors, and space planning)
  • Safety Considerations take Utmost Priority
  • Fewer Guest Complaints – Five Star Reviews
  • Repeat Renters who “Gush” about your rental to their friends
  • Turnover Team Systems Guide
  • Time is money. With our support, you can open your rental faster and with fewer setbacks


STR Consultation Package (1 Hour)

We listen, assess your situation, and help you come up with an action plan based on your timeline and budget. All consultations include our coveted Essentials Checklist which will give you a jumpstart on furnishing and stocking your short term rental.

STR DIY Design Package

  • Consultation with STR Designer
  • 1-2 Design Boards
  • A Master Shopping List with Links
  • 2 Weeks of Design Strategy
  • Unlimited Emails
  • Tips and Tricks for Staging Your Items
  • + fee for Open Concept Spaces

Add Ons For STR DIY Design Package:

  • DIY STR Install Package – (up to 2 bedroom/2 bathroom)
    + fee per additional bedroom or outdoor space
  • Final Walk Through Package
    An STR Designer will in-person or virtually come back to the property once you have finished the install to give final tips and add any finishing touches necessary.

EXISTING STR Full Service Package – (up to 2 bedroom/2 bathroom) + fee per additional bedroom or outdoor space

  • Consultation with STR Designer
  • Concept Design Boards (with Accept or Reject Buttons)
  • 1-2 Rounds of Revisions
  • Shopping Services
  • 2 Weeks of Design Strategy
  • Unlimited Emails
  • Placement of Existing Items
  • Installation of New Items
  • + fee for Open Concept Spaces

Additional STR Package Add Ons:

  • Welcome Book 
  • Turnover Handbook 
  • Photography 
  • Supply Closet Overhaul