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5 Ways To Make Your Vacation Rental Stand Out

The vacation rental industry is booming as guests take to renting homes instead of staying in hotels, and it’s a great thing for everyone involved. But in a day and age where guests have thousands of options to choose from, everywhere they travel, how do you make your vacation rental stand out? Here are 5 … read more

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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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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

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Avoiding Disasters In Your Vacation Rentals

The Internet of Things is quietly making its way into our homes, and in just a few years our houses will be saturated with connected devices aiming to make our lives easier, more streamlined, and less stressful. The smart home that’s been featured in so many movies and works of science fiction is becoming a … read more

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Gaining an Edge in Vacation Rentals with Home Automation

Managing vacation rentals, whether you’re managing an entire fleet of homes or just renting out your home on Airbnb, can be a lot of unexpected work, demanding and time consuming. Of course you have to keep your listings updated, schedule visits, and answer questions from guests, but it’s easy to overlook the other tasks and … read more