Yearly Archive: 2018

Jan 17 2018

How the new federal tax laws may affect vacation rental homeowners

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act closed out 2017 introducing many unknowns to the American taxpayer. While a full version of the bill is not available as of this writing on January 15, 2018, many news organizations have released general summaries of its contents. Unfortunately, there is still an element of incomplete and incorrect information …

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Jan 05 2018

Booking Management Made Easy

Keeping track of your bookings can be a daunting challenge: recording the dates and rates of the booking, when deposits and leases are due, information about the guests, etc.

And it’s critically important to get it right!

Need some help? Take advantage of our online Booking Management system. It’s free, easy to use, and works together …

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Jan 04 2018

Important changes in the vacation rental industry and how you should adapt

The vacation rental industry is ever evolving, but recently we have seen major disruption as Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) have changed from being advertisers to booking platforms, where they control the entire booking process, including communication between homeowners and prospective guests.  In our latest podcast, our CIO Jim Reese and I sit down to discuss …

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Jan 03 2018

The Benefits of Offering Your Guests Online Payment Options

In case you hadn’t noticed, the world has gone digital. And in the vacation rental industry, growing numbers of vacationers prefer to pay for their rental homes online rather than by sending a check. If you are a vacation rental homeowner and want to maintain an edge over your competition, we recommend that you consider …

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