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Protecting Your Property With Home Automation

When renting out your property as a vacation home, one of the most stressful aspects can be wondering how you are going to protect your property, especially if you don’t live nearby and are managing remotely.   Luckily, we live in a day and age where there are plenty of technologies and products to help … read more

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7 Ways to Protect Yourself from Bad Reviews.

With the rise of sites like HomeAway and Airbnb, reviews are now king. I’m sure the last time you bought something on Amazon, you looked for reviews to make your decision. You’re not alone. The vast majority of consumers look at reviews before making a purchase, and even one bad review can make them change … read more

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Home Automation and Vacation Rentals – What you need to know

Anyone managing a vacation rental knows it’s a lot of work. Keeping the property booked, managing arrivals, talking to guests, cleaning, maintenance, crisis management — the to do list seemingly never ends. With so much on one’s plate, it’s easy for small details to fall through the cracks, and finding some free time to think … read more

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Find Us At VRMA West!

The VRMA Western Regional Conference is coming up next week, April 4-5, in Denver, Colorado. Put on by the Vacation Rental Manager Association, the conference is a must-go for all in the industry. Sessions cover topics like using social media to engage your audience and reach potential guests, how technology can help make life as … read more

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Airbnb Introduces New Host Tools

Anyone who has used Airbnb can tell that the company tries their hardest to continue to improve the product, both for guests and hosts. Lately they’ve been focusing on improving the experience of hosting at every turn. While they’ve built a lot of their own tools, recently they announced a whole slew of partnerships with … read more

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Trends In Vacation Rentals in 2015

As websites devoted to renting out vacation properties continue to pop up and grow and other trends in the industry make it easier for people to find and stay at vacation homes, vacationers have been booking fewer hotel rooms than ever before. From technological advances that make it dead easy to communicate and coordinate with … read more

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6 Ways To Exceed Expectations When Renting Out A Vacation Home

Marketing is important when it comes to succeeding with your vacation rentals. But the best marketing is always providing a superior experience. If you consistently exceed your guests’ expectations, they will come back, leave great reviews, and encourage their friends and family to rent from you. As the vacation rental market grows, renters expect more … read more