Elizabeth Weedon

Author's details

Name: Elizabeth Weedon
Date registered: 11/10/2011
URL: http://www.weneedavacation.com

Biography

Elizabeth Weedon - Although I’ve worked for WeNeedaVacation.com since 2008, I’ve been a loyal homeowner on the site since early 1998, just a few months after the website was launched by the Talmadges. I grew up summering on the Vineyard and have managed my family's rental home there since the mid-1980’s. I’m passionately devoted to the Vineyard – and to WeNeedaVacation.com, which I credit with enabling me to hold onto the special property that has been in our family since the 1920’s. An enthusiastic member of the WNAV.com Homeowner Support Team, I am particularly involved with our new listers, providing assistance with the sign-up process and advice about how to create the most effective listing to ensure their booking success with us. I have recently taken over our press and public relations needs. And, with owner Joan Talmadge, I am also responsible for editing and writing much of the content on our website, our monthly newsletters, and the blog posts. My husband and I live in Wellesley where we have raised our 2 grown kids and our Black Lab, Maisie. Email Elizabeth

Latest posts

  1. My House is Clean – Guaranteed! — 09/10/2014
  2. What are your expectations of your tenants upon their departure? — 07/30/2014
  3. Household Supplies: What to Provide for your Vacation Rental Guests — 07/15/2014
  4. Considering Pets in Vacation Rentals – Part 2 – “Yes! Fido CAN come, too!” — 03/28/2014
  5. Press Release: Vacation rental bookings and prices increasing across Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket — 02/26/2014

Most commented posts

  1. Considering Pets in Vacation Rentals: “Please, please, PLEASE, can Fido come, too?!” — 10 comments
  2. Wanted – The Ideal Vacation Rental Tenant: How to screen for a better fit — 9 comments
  3. Considering Pets in Vacation Rentals – Part 2 – “Yes! Fido CAN come, too!” — 8 comments
  4. Tips for attracting fall vacation rental bookings — 6 comments
  5. Managing Vacation Rental Bookings: Preparing your house was the easy part! — 6 comments

Author's posts listings

Sep 10 2014

My House is Clean – Guaranteed!

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I decided this summer that I would offer my tenants a cleanliness guarantee: if they have any concerns at all about my home’s cleanliness, I will bring my housekeeper back, usually within 24 hours.

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Jul 30 2014

What are your expectations of your tenants upon their departure?

Most disagreements between homeowners and vacationers over security deposits could be avoided by better communication from the homeowner and a clearer understanding of what was expected of the tenant upon their departure. We’ve provided some tips and a sample list of check-out expectations that a typical homeowner would have of their tenants upon their departure.

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Jul 15 2014

Household Supplies: What to Provide for your Vacation Rental Guests

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There is no hard-and-fast rule about what to provide in your vacation rental, and the choice is completely up to the discretion of the owner. But, as in ALL aspects of managing a vacation rental, the happiness of the vacationer’s experience is vital to the homeowner’s success.

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Mar 28 2014

Considering Pets in Vacation Rentals – Part 2 – “Yes! Fido CAN come, too!”

In our previous post, Considering Pets in Vacation Rentals, we mainly discussed the risks involved in accepting pets into your vacation rental home.

But here’s some advice for those of you who, like me, are willing to consider allowing pets.

Before …

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Feb 26 2014

Press Release: Vacation rental bookings and prices increasing across Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket

Price increases for the coming summer season are at their highest in all of WeNeedaVacation.com’s 17 seasons. In a 2014 Pricing Report, our CEO, Jeff Talmadge, provides an in-depth analysis of WeNeedaVacation.com pricing trends for Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket vacation rentals since 2008.

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