A quick Google search for "property manager" in any major city is bound to turn up pages of results, but knowing which one is right for your vacation rental property is another issue entirely. There's a very short list of questions you should be asking to determine if you've hired the right property manager for your short term or vacation rental property. If you can't positively answer these...
Four reasons you DON’T need a full-time property manager for your vacation home? “Hold the phone”, you might be saying. “Aren’t you a vacation property manager?”
Owning a vacation rental property is pretty fantastic. Taking care of it, however, brings up some concerns, mainly:
There's a new spin on an old industry blossoming right before our very eyes.
It's the short term - vacation rental market that has migrated from an old fashioned network of dated / beachfront condos in Florida to modern, contemporary upgraded and highly furnished and designed homes from places like the Hollywood Hills to farmhouses in the outskirts of Portland.
With the advent of this new...
Someone asked if we'd be bringing our services and products to the Seattle area. We are currently building out the infrastructure there now so that by summer/fall 2014 we can be up and running in the Emerald City.
- The top five reasons leisure travelers choose vacation rentals as an alternative to staying in a traditional hotel or resort are: (1) Value for price (94%); (2) Privacy (90%); (3) Full kitchen facilities (87%); (4) Amenities (84%); and (5) More space overall (81%).
A home that's on the market for sale but is still being rented out for vacation renters. Verrrrry interesting and truthfully, the first time we've come across this situation. Oh well, doesn't matter to us.
"Why yes, we do provide a complimentary gift basket for your guests upon their arrival. Great, we'd be honored to handle your rental for the next week."