Combining Vacation Rental AND Sanity Management: Your Guide to the Holidays

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Combining Vacation Rental AND Sanity Management: Your Guide to the Holidays

It’s hard to believe that the winter holiday season is upon us – it seems that only yesterday, it was July 4th and Labor Day! Given how busy the end-of-year holiday season typically is for vacation rental owners, we thought we’d offer a two-pronged approach to staying sane over the next few months.

Winter holidays bring homeowners increased traveler inquiries alongside back-to-back bookings. So how do you manage your vacation rental and your sanity simultaneously?

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Vacation Rental Owner Tips: Furnishing Your Home On the Stylish Dime

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If you’re new to vacation rental ownership, advice is floating around on the internet everywhere. But one thing is for sure… if you’re ready to jump into the vacation rental market, you’re going to have to furnish that wonderful home sooner rather than later. So what decorating tips can we offer to help you achieve the right look and feel while keeping your budget under control?

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Home Rentals By Owner: Uncommon Tips for Photos That Sell

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Home Rentals By Owner: Uncommon Tips for Photos That Sell

Photos tell the story of a vacation rental and are without a doubt the most important element of a listing.  While it might be second nature to make sure that you snap pictures showing off the best that your vacation rental has to offer on the inside, what about taking your photos beyond the front door? Many owners forget that potential vacationers might be new to their area and looking for a little visual guidance.

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A Word About WiFi: Safe Surfing When You Travel

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A Word About WiFi: Safe Surfing When You Travel

The beauty of vacation rentals is that we can travel on our terms, finding that home away from home and all of the creature comforts that we know will make our trip a standout. If you’re anything life the staff in our office, the laptop always seems to find its way into the luggage pile when we head out of town. We use it for everything from finding local dining spots to playing music – and we’re always on the hunt for a vacation rental with WiFi.

A friendly word of caution – be a bit skeptical about your internet

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The Journey – Musings From a Denver Startup

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Warning:  reflections on startups, travel, and life ahead.  Enter at your own risk.

Starting companies isn’t easy.  The hours are long, the nights are sleepless and the deck is stacked against you.  So why do it?  I think it comes down a simple question:  are you so passionate about what you’re working on that you can’t imagine doing anything else?

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Measuring ROI: A Simple Guide for Vacation Rental Owners

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As a vacation rental owner, you know that measuring ROI – or how much you’re getting out of your vacation property after you spend on necessary expenses – on your property goes beyond just calculating what your annual bookings bring through your bank account. However, even newer and more seasoned property owners alike might be surprised at some of the details that can contribute to (or detract from) your annual ROI. Let’s have a look at some metrics you can establish to make sure that you’re seeing your vacation rental’s revenue from every possible angle in all circumstances.

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