What to Do With Your Vacation Rental Home in the Off Season

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What to Do With Your Vacation Rental Home in the Off Season

If your vacation rental home is in a popular summer spot, it may be pretty quiet there in the winter. If you’re in a ski resort or other popular winter area, your rental vacation home may be fully booked during the winter months, but will be harder to keep busy in the summer. Wherever your vacation home is, it is a year-round investment.

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Vacation Rental Owner Tips: What Not to Leave in Your Vacation Home

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There are so many things to think about when preparing vacation homes to be rented out. You already know how to stock your home with basics like linens and cookware, decorate stylishly, and add enticing amenities, but what do you need to take away? As Christine Karpinski, author of How to Rent Vacation Properties by Owner, points out, “Anything you leave will be considered fair game for renters to use.” Before they arrive, think about the items you want to remove from your vacation rental home for your own privacy and peace of mind.

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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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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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