Yes, I would recommend that you use a Property Managment company, especially if you are living out of state.
You can contact Mark Soravilla at 941-468-1417 - Palm Realty
He would be happy to answer any questions you may have and tell you what is involved.
Tell him Tammy sent you. Or contact me and I will get you started in the right direction.
Tammy Hayes, Realtor
RE/MAX Palm Realty