Sep 10 2014

My House is Clean – Guaranteed!

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I decided this summer that I would offer my tenants a cleanliness guarantee: if they have any concerns at all about my home’s cleanliness, I will bring my housekeeper back, usually within 24 hours.

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Sep 04 2014

Fall Photos – Marketing your Home for Fall Rentals

We all know that September and October on the Cape and Islands is magical. Excellent weather, cool nights, less bugs, less traffic, dining deals, no lines, the list goes on. Do your potential vacation rental guests know all these secrets?

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Aug 21 2014

When Things Go Wrong

As a fellow rental homeowner, I know what it feels like to answer the phone and hear a current tenant’s voice on the phone. “The dishwasher is leaking,” is what I heard a few weeks ago from my tenant. Naturally, it was a weekend, and I couldn’t get a repairman there until the following Tuesday. …

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Jul 30 2014

What are your expectations of your tenants upon their departure?

Most disagreements between homeowners and vacationers over security deposits could be avoided by better communication from the homeowner and a clearer understanding of what was expected of the tenant upon their departure. We’ve provided some tips and a sample list of check-out expectations that a typical homeowner would have of their tenants upon their departure.

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Jul 22 2014

Use Local Festivals and Events to Help Fill Vacancies

Still have availability for the summer or fall season? Consider promoting a local festival, fair or other fun event close to your home’s location!

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