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VR Styling – The Garden Edge: Rethink Your Garden Pathways

  By Alan Egan How about adding some colour to your garden?  With careful planning and planting, your garden pathways and borders can be transformed from ordinary thoroughfares to dynamic spaces that can make a statement and excite the senses. Here are my favourite tips for planting a garden border that’s easy to maintain, beautiful to look at and even deliciously fragrant as you brush by. The Garden Edge: Rethink...
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Vacation Rental Management – Making The Perfect Bed

By Alanna Shroeder Here’s the first of an exclusive series of videos made by Alanna Shroeder of The Distinguished Guest for Rent More Weeks. In this short video Alanna shows you how to make the perfect bed. Many owners and managers think that they already make beds perfectly well but by introducing a few extra touches you can raise the bar an hit hotel standards and beyond. After all, guests...
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The 3 types of characters in the vacation rental business

      By Alan Egan  Vacation rental players – A cast of millions There are all sorts of characters in the vacation rental business. Owners, managers, agents. All sorts. Literally millions of them. All of these individuals fit into one of 3 basic types, each type has an over riding trait and this is reflected in their marketing persona. Where are you playing your part? Act one – Group...
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Vacation Rental Bedding – Only The Chicest Survive

      By Mercedes Brennan  Vacation Rental Bedding – Only The Chicest Survive It’s March and it’s that time of year when I start searching for summer vacation rentals for my family. This summer we are going to coastal Maine, a place I have never been before. I’ve done some research and know basically in what areas we want to stay. I’m a vacation rental interior designer so not...
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Another Owner Built Holiday Rental Website Goes Live

      By Alan Egan  Another Holiday Rental Owners Website Goes Live Congratulations to Sue and Frutos of CasaTagomago.com, they are the latest owners to go live with their (fully responsive) new website after completing the bookingsplus4g.com WordPress for vacation rental owners course. What a lovely site they have created. Here’s a short video showing some of the pages Have a look around the site to see what’s possible...
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VR Styling – Freshen Up With Floral Prints

  By Alan Egan Time to start preparing for the upcoming season  As we move toward the beginning of the VR season it’s time to start thinking about small improvements and what we can do to attract more guests. This slideshow looks at floral prints and how they can make a space come alive. By adding eye catching fabrics, wallpapers and rugs your rooms will stand out among the listings and that’s...
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New Vacation Rental Photography Book Published

  By Alan Egan The Vacation Rental Photography And Staging Bible Hello Alan here, I have just published a new vacation rental photography book. The Vacation Rental Photography and Staging Bible. Get your copy today This book combines my existing guides (over 1,000 copies downloaded) along with updated and new material. The new book has over 100 full colour pages along with real life photo makeover examples, professional tips and checklists....
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18 Kitchen Essentials That Are Missing From Your VR Kitchen

      By Mercedes Brennan  18 Kitchen Essentials That Are Probably Missing From Your Vacation Rental Kitchen When you consider one of the top reasons people rent vacation rentals is the ability to cook, it’s a no-brainer to provide a well-equipped kitchen. Not supplying basic kitchen necessities in a vacation rental kitchen is kind of like opening a diner without a hamburger on the menu, or lacking a Phillips...
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5 Tweaks for Updating Your Wood Deck

  By Alan Egan Time to start preparing for the upcoming season  As we move toward the beginning of the VR season it’s time to start thinking about repairs, upgrades and maintaining what you have, both inside and out. Here’s an article that may help if you have a wooden deac 5 Tweaks for Updating Your Wood Deck We hope that you liked this 5 Tweaks for Updating Your Wood Deck article,...
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