How’s 2017 been treating vacation rental so far? We dive into HomeAway’s site changes, the international tourism market, and the proof that cities should embrace vacation rental as a huge benefit to their local economies.Read More
If you’re a vacation rental owner who likes to hand over the keys to each visiting guest in person, read no further. You’ve got the time and proximity to give your guests access to the property with a good old-fashioned human connection.
Most owners, however, will need a reliable way for guests to access the property on their own – and we’ve investigated the best available ways to do so.Read More
Chris Gerbig wasn’t taking any chances with his investment. He consulted a real estate investor to find out which properties gave him the best chance of a high return. He hired an interior designer to create picture-perfect rooms that travelers browsing VRBO and Airbnb wouldn’t be able to resist coming to visit.
Once his property was ready to go, he went looking for the experts in vacation rental management.
Which is when he found Evolve.Read More
Owners are often resistant to offering refunds, but in our experience, a little goodwill goes a long way toward creating a profitable business. When should owners offer refunds to unhappy guests?
The answer: almost always. Here’s why.Read More
As the vacation rental industry grows, it’s time to face facts: some things have changed for good. We’ve listed some important changes we think owners will need to adapt to in the years ahead to ensure their vacation rental’s success.Read More
Every day, we talk to dozens of vacation rental owners who are wondering why they struggle to rank higher on major vacation rental listing sites like VRBO, Airbnb, and FlipKey.
The answer? Usually, it’s the listing.
The quality of your vacation rental listing has an enormous impact on how well you’ll rank on any of the major listing sites, which directly affects the number of bookings you’re able to make. Want to start making more bookings? We’ve got 5 suggestions for 5-minute fixes.Read More