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Beach Realty Property Management Services

Beach Realty / Kitty Hawk Rentals is always welcoming quality homes into our program! We are proud to be a locally owned and operated, full-service property management firm on the Outer Banks for nearly 60 years. Our team has a reputation for success and we invite you to learn more about our vacation rental property management services and contact us today by using the form below or giving us a call at 800-635-1559 for a complimentary rental projection for your Outer Banks rental home, or sign up for our Homeowner Tips Newsletter to have tips and tricks delivered to your inbox.

Consistency you can trust, success you never imagined! 

Serving areas from 4x4 Carova Beach to South Nags head, we offer a unique style of personalized service that sets us apart from our competition. Our experienced property managers and staff are committed to exceeding your expectations by proving their abilities and providing classic customer service. Our portfolio consists of over 400 quality Outer Banks Vacation homes, carefully selected to match the needs of our guests. Our homeowners enjoy the comfort of knowing their property is managed by a stable family-run business that has made a long term commitment to the Outer Banks. 

List Your Home with Beach Realty!

As a local, family-owned and operated business on the Outer Banks since 1964, we know why you're here because we're here for the same reasons! We understand what it takes to succeed in our unique environment and the challenges that come with it. With Beach Realty, you'll benefit from our aggressive pricing strategy, vast distribution networks, clean home guarantee & inclusive maintenance plan! 

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Why Beach Realty / Kitty Hawk Rentals?

Founded in 1964, Beach Realty & Construction / Kitty Hawk Rentals is the largest full-service real estate company on the Outer Banks. Learn more about our philosophy from Jimbo Ward, President of Beach Realty, and Jason Ward, General Manager of Kitty Hawk Rentals.

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Outer Banks Experienced Property Managers at Beach Realty

Dedicated & Licensed Property Managers

In each of our three rental offices, you will find experienced Property Managers who are devoted to exceeding your expectations. Our Property Managers are praised for the personal attention they provide to owners & guests. They are accessible, friendly and extremely knowledgeable on current market trends. You will be certain of Kitty Hawk Rentals' dedication to making sure your home is performing at its best and that you and your guests are happy.

Property Manager's service includes:

  • Owner advocate for all property and service-related needs
  • Recommend rate increase/reductions based on market analysis
  • Point of contact for any guest concerns
  • Detailed property analysis for each home annually
  • Professional liaison of guests and owners
  • Team leader of office reservation and support staff

You will also benefit from our department's services. Learn more about those below.

Meet Our Property Managers

Outer Banks Property Management | Accounting Department


Our friendly accounting professionals work to provide you the most accurate and up-to-date accounting information available. Through the access of your online OwnerWeb account, you can view your balance, reservations, monthly statements and year-end preparation documents in real-time, 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. We also send monthly Owner statements via email. You can literally watch the money start rolling in!

Accounting service includes:

  • Ensure guest rent payments for owner properties are recorded and deposited in accordance to state-mandated guidelines
  • Calculate and distribute monthly rental proceeds to owners
  • Prepare and distribute monthly statements of booked reservations, income received, and expenses incurred for an owner properties
  • Collect and pay appropriate sales and use taxes assessed to guest rentals of owner properties to state and local entities
  • Provide owners with year-end IRS mandated tax reports and statement of income and expenses for their properties
  • Process appropriate refunds that may be due to guests on behalf of owners
Outer Banks Property Management | Service & Maintenance Department


Our highly trained staff of service professionals have over 30 years of experience. Our ability to respond to service needs quickly and care for homes with efficiency and thoroughness is appreciated by owners and guests alike. Our service team is recognized for their swift maintenance turn-around times, professional approach and their ability to resolve matters for guests at the least expense to Owners. 

Home Services includes:

  • Dedication to the security and safety of each property and the proper functioning of its amenities
  • General maintenance and property upkeep such as replacing lightbulbs, batteries and air filters
  • Guaranteed response to service calls within 24 hours
  • Property damage inspections twice upon each guest departure, before and after cleaning
  • Arrange and coordinate with vendors for all services to be performed at the property
  • 24-hour on-call emergency service department
  • Optional Pool & Spa program, pest control, septic preventative maintenance, winterization, and sprin
Outer Banks Property Management | Housekeeping Department


Our guests have high expectations about the cleanliness of our homes and we expect nothing short of perfection from our cleaners. Our clean home guarantee requires our housekeeping department to get it right every week. This is why we employ only trusted and loyal vendors who deliver beyond our expectations.

Housekeeping services includes:

  • Clean home guarantee assured by trusted cleaners & in-house inspectors
  • Inclusive post guest departure cleaning
  • Linen service with beds made
  • Spring cleaning services
Outer Banks Property Management | Marketing and Web Services

Marketing & Web

Our marketing professionals are creative, savvy, and knowledgeable on the latest technology and trends. They keep our website updated with fresh and relevant content and develop our stunning annual calendar. Capturing vivid, attention-getting photographs of your homes is a priority in getting your home booked. They assist Property Managers in analyzing market trends and make recommendations accordingly. They keep our guests engaged year-round via social media, email marketing, and direct mailings. They also keep Owners up-to-date with company and area information via our quarterly Owner newsletter and Homeowner Blog.

Marketing & Web service includes:

  • Property listing on our state-of-the-art website with unlimited photos, description, amenities, detailed floorplans, and rates
  • Professional high-quality home photography
  • Distribution services to Online Travel Agencies, such as VRBO, Homeaway, Airbnb &
  • Featuring Properties on social media, email campaigns, blog posts, and videos.
  • Highly distributed annual vacation rental guide - Inclusive listing in the premium
  • Frequent email marketing campaigns to targeted segments of the opt-in database
  • Quarterly Owner newsletters with company news and area trends and information
  • Vacation rental market analysis
Outer Banks Property Management | Customer Service

Guest Services

Upon entering one of our office's guests enjoy being greeted by a friendly, familiar face. Our Vacation Specialists answer all phone calls, respond to emails, book homes, enter work orders and more. Guests can contact us in any way they please including via call, text, email, or live chat. Our convenient guest portal allows them to view their reservation, update their payment information, sends them reminders, and more. After they check-in, they will find a guest bag with starter items like dishwasher detergent, dish soap, hand soap, etc. We remain in contact with them thoughtout their stay to ensure any maintenance issues are handled in a timely manner. After they check out, they have the first right of refusal for the same week next year. 

Guest Service includes:

  • All phone calls are answered by a live, local staff member - no call centers or pre-recorded messages.
  • Guest emails and inquiries are responded to within a timely manner, usually within 2-4 hours.
  • Mobile App with information about their reservation and the area
  • Guest Bag with Starter Items
  • Courtesy texts throughout their stay

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