is Director of Owner Community at VacationHomeRentals.com She has been renting her vacation homes for over 20 years and is author of the book "Renting Your Recreational Property for Profit"
Creating delightful accommodation for your guests will encourage them to rent from you again, and tell all their friends about the wonderful time they had, and getting it right from the start will help achieve great testimonials from satisfied rental clients. Best of all – it’s easy to do. You just need attention to detail and an understanding of what your rental guests are looking for. And that’s what we are here to help you with.
Managing your rental can be an arduous task. While not necessarily requiring the same amount of attention, all properties need to be managed. There are several different possibilities for management, each with their own pros and cons. It's important to remain committed to the management of your property. Which management method will work best for you?
By taking the initiative to list your rental on Vacation Home Rentals, you've taken the most crucial step to adverting your property. However, it's competitive out there, to fully maximize the potential of your listing, you'll want to pursue complementary Advertising & Marketing efforts. These sure-fire tips will help you occupy any open dates on your calendar.
Whether you're just getting started or you're a seasoned pro, our sample forms and checklists will help you manage your inquiries, bookings and your property. These suggestions and forms will help you keep your renting practice smooth and organized, so there's less time worrying about the rental, and more time enjoying the benefits! Good luck, and Happy Bookings!
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May 13, 2013Bring Back the Classic Board Games
Vacation rentals are getting more tech-filled. Play Stations, Xbox, Wii, Nintendo…you name it, there is a rental home that can supply it. And that’s great but as an owner who has also been a rental guest, it’s the traditional games … Continue reading
May 01, 2013Naming your Vacation Rental
Naming your vacation rental can be a challenge, but a great name can be the start of a successful season. Does your place have a name? Have you stayed somewhere with a unique or quirky name that you still talk about years after … Continue reading
Apr 11, 2013Entertaining Renters on Rainy Days
I was doing a changeover on my own cottage recently and used some time to check out all the board games had all their pieces; replace some worn-out cards with a new pack and refresh the Rainy Day Box, and … Continue reading