Challenges Vacation Rental Owners Face

The biggest challenges you’ll face as a vacation rental owner (and how to set yourself up for success)

It's no secret that we're big fans of vacation rentals! However, that does not mean these properties are always easy to manage. You can face many challenges as a vacation rental owner. We’ll discuss what you can do to run a successful vacation rental business.Vacation rental properties can be a passive income source for you and a free place to stay while visiting your favorite destinations. So, although...

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Taking the Best Exterior Photos for Your Vacation Rental

While potential visitors need to see the living room and bedrooms, exterior pictures are also important. Renters want to stay in a safe and inviting property close to their favorite destinations, all of which you can convey with exterior rental photography. Below, we take a look at some of the best practices.

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Marketing Your Property: Steps to Success for Vacation Rental Owners

By now, you've acquired a fantastic rental property and built up a helpful support system. It's finally time to let vacationers and other renters know you're open for business! How you market your vacation rental property will leave an important first impression on potential tenants. And with as much competition as there is at most vacation destinations, you may not get a second chance to...

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Advantages of Purchasing a Turnkey Vacation Rental Property

Many people understand the benefits of vacation rental properties but feel overwhelmed at the prospect of finding the perfect one. If you're in that group, then a turnkey vacation rental could be an ideal fit. Unlike the average house or condo with little or no rental history, a turnkey vacation rental has already been maintained and furnished specifically to house short-term tenants. If you use a...

Building Your Support System: Steps to Success for Vacation Rental Owners

So you've done all your due diligence and officially own a vacation rental property. Congratulations! You're well on your way. As you ramp up towards listing your property, your next step is to build up community support. By now, you're probably asking yourself a lot of questions about the logistics of opening and operating your rental. "How do I keep the place as clean as possible?" "What happens if I...

The Acquisition Phase: Steps to Success for Vacation Rental Owners

The acquisition phase is an exciting but also intimidating part of the vacation rental process. You probably have a few properties in mind and so many questions that it's hard to know where to start. In this guide, we’ll look at some of the most important things to keep in mind before making an offer on your next vacation rental.Location and Researching CompsLocation will be an important factor for your...

VR Owner Highlight: Jackie from Boston, MA

Welcome to our series where we highlight a Vacation Rental Owner and their experiences when they purchased. If you would like to be featured in an upcoming post please send us a message here. This week we're talking to Jackie, a licensed real estate agent and vacation rental owner from Boston, MA. She owns a beautiful vacation home in Plum Island, MA and a vacation rental in Savannah, GA.  Why did...

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