Category Archive: Technology, the Internet & Vacation Rentals

Get the most out of online tools and new forms of technology to promote your listing and reach a wider audience of vacationers.

Jul 07 2015

Connected Lighting – The Basics of Home Automation

Whenever I hear the words “home automation”, the first thing that comes to my mind is connected lighting. Connected lighting gives you power and control over your lights—lamps, fixtures, and beyond. Connected lighting can help reduce energy costs, give users remote control over lighting, and open up an array of personal lighting options. There are …

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Jul 01 2015

Speed up your response time with text message alerts

Advancements in technology continue to accelerate the entire process of identifying and booking a vacation home, lickety-split. To prevent delays and to avoid having to check your email frequently, enable text message alerts on your listing. That way, every time you receive an email inquiry, you will also receive a text message alerting you …

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Dec 02 2014

Screening Tenants – Part III

In earlier posts about screening vacationers for your rental home, I wrote about “How to screen for a better fit” and about how “It’s okay to say no!” But what I neglected to discuss are some of the ways you can do a little online research on anyone who inquires about your …

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Jun 25 2014

What’s YOUR Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket beach?

Next to your home and property, what is it that draws you to Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket year after year? What calls to you when you are away? And, what compelled you to take on a home here in the first place?

My bets are all in on the beach.

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