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10 Reasons To Attend The Vacation Rental Success Summit

By Heather Bayer 10 REASONS TO ATTEND THE VACATION RENTAL SUCCESS SUMMIT When we were thinking about the why of putting on a face-to-face conference, we brainstormed a ton of reasons people would have to attend. And then I saw this blog post from the founder of the Agents of Change podcast and organizer of the Agents of Change annual conference. It listed every reason we’d put on our wall-board....
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Why Vacation Rental Bookings Are Getting Harder To Find

By Alan Egan Are you struggling for bookings? Does your calendar have more gaps in it this year than this time last year? With the huge growth of the major listings sites like Homeaway and Airbnb, their massive marketing budgets, more than a little hype and a ton of publicity across all types of media, pretty much every man woman and child on the planet thinks that the VR business...
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10 Ways to Know You Are a Vacation Rental Fanatic

By Heather Bayer There is nothing wrong with being obsessed with this business. I’ve had six rental properties over the last fifteen years and have seen my own interest and involvement grow into a full time job as well as a part time ‘hobby’. I’ve written over 450 articles on every aspect of the vacation rental industry, as well as a couple of books. My family knows that I cannot...
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Creating more bookings

Here's a pretty easy way to make more bookings. Give your bedrooms a makeover – It's that simple – Sure it takes a day to prepare and photograph but that's not long in the grand scheme of things.Anyway here's a great article from cedarhillfarmhouse with 6 examples to inspire you.http://www.cedarhillfarmhouse.com/2014/07/6-ways-to-style-a-bed.htmlShared by alan of rentmoreweeks.com #vacationrentals #bedrooms  
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You too can make a perfect bed

Alanna is back and this time she’s making the perfect bed. Now I can hear some of you saying that you already make a pretty good bed but you are never too old to learn a new trick or two. The secret here is the feather bed – That’s like a down duvet that goes on top of the mattress. This takes your bedding to new heights and your guest...
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Unusual vacation rentals

From time to time we like to show off a few unusual vacation rentals from around the globe so when we came across this article on Dwellable we thought we would share it here.Read the article here and tell us which of these 10 rentable castles is your favorite http://goo.gl/xsFFQ8Thanks DwellableShared by Alan of rentmoreweeks.com #castles #forrent #vacationrentals  
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Looking after guests – The extra mile

We love these bedside lamps that will wirelessly charge a smartphone. Tooo cool or what!Clich through and you can see more charging options from Ikea due to hit the shelves next month.HT +Holiday Let Success for posting such a great findShared by alan of rentmoreweeks.com #vacationrentals #interiordesign Originally shared by +Holiday Let Success Furniture that recharges Your Devices – and looks cute!! How much would your guests love this –...
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Anti Fraud

It is very refreshing to see what +Rod Fitts and +The American Vacation Rental Owners' Association – AVROA are doing in the fight against ghost rentals and cyber crime in the vacation rental industry.Well doneShared by Alan of rentmoreweeks.com #AVROA #vacationrentals Originally shared by +The American Vacation Rental Owners’ Association – AVROA https://avroa.org/avroa-property-certification-protects-your-vacation-rental-from-being-highjacked-on-the-internet/ AVROA Property Certification Protects Your Vacation RentalAVROA Property Certification Protects Your Vacation Rental From Being Highjacked on...
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Vacation Rental Management

How well stocked is your kitchen? Guests love vacation rental properties because they can cook a meal. If you are NOT getting 5-Star reviews commenting on your well stocked kitchen then you need to check out this post! http://bit.ly/1BCfMDF Posted by out vacation rental managenent expert, Alanna Schroeder-Millar of thedistinguishedguest.com #vacationrentalmanagement #vacationrentals #vacationrentalkitchens #5starreviews
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Vacation Rental News

International cottage rental company moves into FinlandAmerican-owned vacation rental company Novasol is looking for private cottages in Finland to rent for Central European tourists, who are showing increased interest in getting away to the Finnish countryside. A forest getaway. Image: YLE Keski-Suomi / Satu KontioThe Finnish cottage rental market has been dominated by the Finnish company Lomarengas. Now American-owned Novasol, which has some 40,000 vacation homes across 29 European countries...
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