Monthly Archive: June 2012

Jun 22 2012

When Welcoming Your Vacation Rental Tenants, Go Above and Beyond

With very little effort or expense, you can make a great first impression on your vacation rental tenants, as well as increase the odds of their posting valuable guest reviews and returning to your home for future stays. Although renting your home is essentially a “business transaction,” it behooves you to …

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Jun 19 2012

When should you consider lowering your prices?

Still have a few stubborn vacancies at your vacation rental property this season? Although the decision is totally dependent on how incented you are to fill those vacancies, it’s probably a good idea to discount your price sooner than later – certainly by mid-June. Waiting until the very last minute to do …

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Jun 06 2012

Are vacationers your tenants or your guests?

Homeowners new to the world of vacation rentals often ask me for my advice about dealing with tenants.  “My best advice,” I always tell them, “is to think of them as guests, not as tenants, and yourself as a host, not a landlord.”  Now this doesn’t mean that you ignore the business …

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