Apr 23 2014

A Quick Update on the Proposed Vacation Rental Lodging Tax Issue

A recent article in the Worcester Telegram prompted me to look into the current status of any proposed legislation regarding the extension of the lodging tax to private home rentals.  For the past ten years or so, local state legislators (primarily from the Cape) have proposed extending this tax to include vacation rental homes.

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Apr 18 2014

Join us at our Open House on May 3!

Happy spring! In celebration of Brewster in Bloom weekend, please join us for an Open House at our new Brewster office on Cape Lane!

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Apr 15 2014

Bloomberg Real Estate Report – Radio Interview with Jeff Talmadge

In a recent episode of the Bloomberg Real Estate Report, Denise Pellegrini asks our CEO and Co-founder, Jeff Talmadge, about WeNeedaVacation.com’s reported increase in 2014 bookings and pricing.

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Apr 04 2014

The Birth of WeNeedaVacation.com

The year was 1997, and we were entering our second season of renting out our vacation home in East Orleans. Jeff was burning the midnight oil as he created an interactive website for vacation rentals. This was a time, mind you, when many people were totally unfamiliar with the Internet, never mind advertising vacation rentals …

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Mar 28 2014

Considering Pets in Vacation Rentals – Part 2 – “Yes! Fido CAN come, too!”

In our previous post, Considering Pets in Vacation Rentals, we mainly discussed the risks involved in accepting pets into your vacation rental home.

But here’s some advice for those of you who, like me, are willing to consider allowing pets.

Before …

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