Monthly Archive: December 2016

Dec 29 2016

Why you should reach out to your prior guests

Chances are, you’re probably starting to get inquiries for next summer.  But have you reached out to your past guests yet?  Repeat guests are the best kind, and they might appreciate the nudge!  While you’re at it, contact vacationers who inquired about your home in the past but never booked it.  If they were interested …

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Dec 09 2016

What Sets Us Apart from Our Competitors?

“In what ways are you different from your competition?” is a common question we get from homeowners who are considering listing on our site.  Well, there are a lot of ways!

  • We give homeowners complete control of the process,
  • We do not charge vacationers booking/service fees.
  • We are exclusively dedicated to vacation homes on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, …

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Dec 06 2016

WeNeedaVacation.com’s 19th Anniversary

This first week in December marks our 19th anniversary as a business. On December 1, 1997, Joan and Jeff Talmadge launched WeNeedaVacation.com. At that time, the business was called All Seasons Vacation Rentals. Over the years, the actual business website, WeNeedaVacation.com, received so much positive feedback such as “Boy, do we!” that we officially changed …

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Dec 02 2016

How the vacation rental industry changed

The vacation rental industry is dramatically different from what it was a few decades ago.  What was once a little cottage industry (no pun intended) is now a billion dollar business!  In fact, research and markets predict that the global vacation rental industry will reach $169.7 billion by 2019. Although buzz words like “hotelification” …

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