Monthly Archive: November 2011

Nov 21 2011

The Vacation Rental Pricing Dilemma: Go up, go down, or stay the same?

That’s the question on the mind of vacation rental homeowners as another peak booking season approaches. Before making a decision on which of the three is right for you, we recommend first asking yourself a few other important questions.

 How were bookings last season?

If you were completely booked by February, you …

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Nov 21 2011

Four easy ways to promote your home for the Holidays

Four easy ways to promote your home for the holidays

More and more families are deciding to break with tradition and spend Thanksgiving weekend or some of the Holiday season away, instead of (or in addition to) taking a full weeks vacation in the summer.  Sometimes, like last week, these vacationers will call us for recommendations on where to stay, and though …

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Nov 21 2011

Vacation rental home improvements mean no rest for the weary

You know the scenario – you made it through another summer of renting your home, your tenants were happy, and other than the call about the TV that wasn’t working and the concern about Hurricane Irene, there were no major problems.  So now it’s time to relax, right?  Wrong.  Now’s the time …

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Nov 15 2011

Vacation Home Double Booking – A Rental Nightmare

Double booking nightmare

We’ve all imagined it –  the horror felt by a frantic homeowner who has two families sitting on the doorstep of their rental home.  Double booking is not only a nightmare for homeowners, it’s a major fear for vacationers as well.

How can this happen?

Most double bookings are a …

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Nov 10 2011

Vacation Rental Home Projects – Avoiding Frozen Pipes

Don’t let this happen to you.  You’ve buttoned up your summer vacation rental home for the season – or so you thought – only to get a phone call from a neighbor saying that he noticed water coming from under your front door! When frozen pipes thaw, flooding can result and cause …

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