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.
Category Archive: Managing Your Vacation Rental
Sep 10 2014
Aug 21 2014
As a fellow rental homeowner, I know what it feels like to answer the phone and hear a current tenant’s voice on the phone. “The dishwasher is leaking,” is what I heard a few weeks ago from my tenant. Naturally, it was a weekend, and I couldn’t get a repairman there until the following Tuesday. …
Jul 30 2014
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.
Jul 15 2014
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.