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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Jun 13, 2013Live Like a Local in Vacation Rentals
It’s asparagus season in my neck of the woods and I know just the place to go to get ‘fresh that morning’ spears. It’s a small roadside stand that is only open for a few weeks in May/June during the … Continue reading
Jun 05, 2013Teaching New Renters to Trust
I talked to a rental guest this morning about his upcoming vacation and a few concerns he had about accessing the property and what would happen when he checked out. It struck me during the conversation that what we were … Continue reading
May 27, 2013The Best Parts of the Guest Book
In over 25 years of renting vacation homes, I’ve always left some comments in the guest book along with a thank you to the owners for sharing their treasured place with us. On the odd occasion there hasn’t been a … Continue reading