Monthly Archive: January 2017

Jan 12 2017

Great News for Cape and Islands Vacation Rental Homeowners!

It has just been announced that Governor Charlie Baker’s budget proposal for fiscal 2018 will include a 5.7 % room occupancy tax for any individual or business that provides short-term rental accommodations – but only for those who rent for 150 days or more per year. This would essentially exempt most seasonal Cape and Islands …

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Jan 11 2017

WeNeedaDreamVacation in Wellfleet

Well, we’re at it again. In early January, we launched our third WeNeedaDreamVacation giveaway. This summer, someone will enjoy a beautiful, waterfront house in Wellfleet, property. This contemporary, 3-bedroom home offers gorgeous views of Wellfleet Harbor. We are also excited to have partnered this year with a few local businesses to participate in the …

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Jan 05 2017

Saying “No” to potential guests

Occasionally, you might receive a vacationer inquiry that makes you feel unsettled.  Just remember that you should feel comfortable with the guests who will be staying in your home. And, of course, you’re the boss!

Co-owner of WeNeedaVacation.com, Joan Talmadge and I recently recorded a podcast about screening potential guests and how to go about telling …

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