Biggest Mistakes of Family Vacation

Vacation, for most of us, should be a time to get away from the business of life and spend more time relaxing, trying new things, seeing new places, or meeting new people. When planned well, vacations can leave us feeling refreshed and motivated.

Going on a vacation with the family can be its own kind of adventure.

Deciding Which Vacation Rental is Right for You

Whether you’re planning a fall weekend getaway or a winter holiday vacation, deciding on the right vacation rental is an important part of your vacation planning journey.

We’ve discussed before that a vacation rental home is a great option over booking at a hotel. But there are thousands of vacation rental properties to choose from.

4 East Coast Vacation Getaways for Fall

Ahh... the end of summer is near, which means the fall season is right around the corner.

Visions of roasting marshmallows at a bonfire, having a chili cookoff and viewing fall foliage in the mountains come to mind as the autumn equinox - September 22 - approaches.

Vacation Rental Listings and Highlighted Activity - Golf

So many people live for a summer vacation rental golf getaway. It provides an activity that many couples and families can play together. It is also a great way to sample the local experience while connecting with nature. Why not highlight why the local golf courses that are a must near your vacation rental?

5 Upgrades To Your Vacation Rental That Will Actually Make A Difference

The fixed costs on the P&L sheet of your vacation rental property area known quantity. When it is time to make improvements to your rental property, how can you tell if you are chasing a fad or investing in an amenity that will make a difference to your renters? You need your vacation rental to remain competitive. And you do not want project costs to spiral out of control and eat into your profits.

Increase Your Vacation Rental's Visibility With Facebook Live

You now have your Facebook optimized for your vacation rental. It took a while and it is finally up and running. The photos are spectacular and really show all of the best features of your property. You know Facebook is important to your vacation renters. The empirical data proves it. But why aren't you getting the engagement and leads from your Facebook efforts?

3 Simple Steps to Boost Your Rental Property's PR

Generating buzz and publicity around your vacation rental company should seem like a no-brainer thing to do. In fact, nearly every VR company owner we have spoken with has agreed that this should be a primary goal for their marketing division.


'Tis the Season: How to Get More Renters During Low Season (Part I)

T’was the night before low season and all through the house, not a creature was stirring… Except the darn mouse.

The dishes were cleaned and the rooms have been aired, in hopes that a renter soon would be there.

How to Use the 80/20 Principle When Preparing Your Rental Property for Listing

If you are a busy person (aren't we all) then odds are good that you feel overwhelmed when it comes to preparing your properties and rentals for listing. 

You just have too much to do!

And I understand. 

It's hard to manage a normal life with a job, family, and other responsibilities while managing your properties at the same time. 

So, instead of telling you how you need to hire a fleet of maids, gardeners, and contractors to handle your property, I am going to show you the 20% of factors that will control 80% of your property's results. 

How To Make Your Property Listing Stand Out: Include These Words

Rather than pointing out mistakes, you might be making in the previous post, this time we will look to make you feel better. You may not be using any of the following words in your post, but you can certainly include them where appropriate to make your home more appealing to potential buyers.