VRBO Property Management Mission Statement:

Preserve and secure the client’s property and its internal assets, and assure the comfort of the client’s guests.


Villa Rentals By Owner Property Management is owned and operated by Mr. Michael T. Ryan of Hilton Head, South Carolina. Mike is a licensed Property Manager certified by the State of SC. VRBO Property Management’s fee is less than half the traditional management fee by larger local companies

Mike moved to Hilton Head in 1990, and initially had been involved in the food and beverage industry. In 2003, he switched to property management, and worked for a major local property management company until branching out on his own.

Mike saw the need on the Hilton Head Island for a VRBO property management absentee owner program due primarily to the number of homes and villas on the island whose owners lived all over the country.

The VRBO internet rental access opened up the market to the individual owner thus bypassing the higher cost of the larger property management companies.


No request is too big or too small for our team. If it matters to you, it matters to us. Let us make your vacation perfect.

VRBO Property Management Services Include:

  • Maintain all kitchen surfaces in a clean and hygienic condition.
  • Dust, wipe or clean all armaments as appropriate.
  • Dust, wipe or polish all furniture as appropriate.
  • Clean windows, mirrors and glass cabinets.
  • Dust all surfaces, including ledges, light switches, ceiling fans, picture frames, and window blinds, polish as required.
  • Check all lights and switches for proper operation.
  • Check TV and associated hardware for functionality.
  • Launder towels, bathmats as required, Replenish Towels, bathmats, toilet rolls & soaps.
  • Clean outside grills, refill propane tanks.
  • Clean bathrooms, including floors, shower areas, tiled walls, sanitary wares and basins.
  • Pull back the covers for airing – remake bed when room cleaned, launder bed linens as required.
  • Clean oven.
  • Maintain all cookware, chinaware, utensils, and glasses in a clean condition.
  • Check fridge for operation, remove old foodstuffs and maintain in a clean condition, check and fill ice-maker.
  • Maintain outside deck areas in a clean condition.
  • Wipe and clean outside furniture.
  • Sweep, mop, wax all floors in the property.
  • Put out garbage in sealed bags for collection.
  • Clean up after any workers who are doing repairs.
  • Check HVAC function.
  • Report any defects to property owners.
  • Ensure property is locked-up and secure when guests leave.
  • Perform pre-arrival services on everything.
  • Provide keys for guests – greet them on arriving.
  • Coordinate the check-ins, making sure the villa is ready, clean, cooled down, grills ready, answer any concerns about passes, activities.
  • Be available 24/7 for lockouts.


Hilton Head Island, SC