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May 31, 2018

Capture The Luxury Palm Springs Vacation Rental Market

If you own a Palm Springs vacation rental, you have the opportunity not only to make money by maximizing your peak season bookings but also by tapping into the higher-end luxury vacation market. This target audience is demanding, however, and it's important that you take the time and invest the resources to upgrade both your property as well as your listing to meet their expectations. Here are...
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May 29, 2018

How To Attract Summer Travelers To Your San Diego Vacation Rental

It's that time of year again. School is almost out, and folks are itching to take a break from the demands of daily life. In many companies, summer slows things down a little as individuals, couples and families take some time away. As a San Diego vacation rental property owner, that means your peak season is about to accelerate. You've probably been filling up your bookings slowly since cabin...

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May 24, 2018

How to Protect Yourself as an Airbnb Host

As more companies grow in the online space, new business challenges will continue to arise. When Airbnb began a decade ago, it was a simple platform designed to match people who had an extra room or unused vacation home with those seeking alternative lodging. As time went on, Airbnb expanded its platform to provide secure financial transactions, messaging and communications platforms, posting...
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May 22, 2018

Guest Check in Tips: How to Make the Best First Impression

First impressions count, and for vacation rental owners, that means an outstanding guest check in process is paramount in making your guests feel welcomed and at home. Starting off on the right foot will also cast an overall positive feel to a guest's trip, helping to pave the way for a five-star review. Here are some ideas to help you tighten your guest check in process.

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May 17, 2018

Starting from Scratch on Airbnb

Just a few years ago, posting your extra room or vacant vacation home on short term rental sites was fairly simple. You typed a quick description, snapped a few photos, checked the right boxes, set a price, and clicked a listing button. Chances are that demand outstripped supply in most areas and your location alone brought new bookings.
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May 15, 2018

Rely on Technology to Reduce Worries With Your Vacation Rental

Although the vacation rental business can seem like an easy and lucrative way to earn a living or simply make a little extra cash at first glance, there are a myriad of details involved in hosting an ongoing trail of guests, especially during the busy peak season.
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May 10, 2018

In a Competitive Vacation Rental Market, Decor Matters

Gone are the days of being one in a handful of vacation rentals in a given geographic area. The short-term rental market has exploded, and the market is now a competitive one with a myriad of choices for the customer. What does this mean for the property owner? It means it's time to get a little more creative with Airbnb decoration choices to give you that extra edge with those...
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May 08, 2018

How to Write Comprehensive Airbnb House Rules

Whether you're setting up a new Airbnb property or making an improvement to an existing one, it's important to create or review your Airbnb house rules to ensure guest compliance. Most guests want to be courteous but must be informed clearly of what is allowed and what is not allowed. As a property owner, you have the responsibility to provide this information as well as explain what...

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May 01, 2018

New "Airbnb Plus" Rating Flags Luxury Rentals

As part of its tenth anniversary celebration, Airbnb has launched a new rating that's geared toward attracting high-end, luxury rentals, exceptional hosts, and a class of guests looking for the best of the best. The vacation rental business is setting its sights high as it embarks on its second decade of business--and a far cry from its origins as a cheap alternative to a motel room.
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April 25, 2018

Los Angeles Commission Hearing for Airbnb Short Term Rental Limit

I wanted to give you an update on a current discussion that's happening in a committee of the Los Angeles City Council that's relevant to all of us who run Airbnb short term rental units. This discussion has sort of been going on for the past three years and has to do with regulating how many nights property owners can rent out their properties to vacation goers.
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