Category Archive: Vacation Rental Homeowner News

Breaking news and events in the vacation rental industry.

Nov 18 2014

Shedding Some Light on Energy Costs

Energy Prices

By now, you have probably heard that NStar has filed for a rate increase of around 29% for 2015.  If approved by the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities, the average residential customer’s bill will increase by about $28 a month as of January 1.

The utility blames the rate hike on the cost of …

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May 19 2014

100 Years, 100 Posts, and 100 Ways to Say “Thank You!”

Last week, we published an article on our WeNeedaVacation.com website celebrating the 100th birthday of the Cape Cod Canal. For a century, visitors have been crossing the 17.5 mile long waterway, an iconic milestone on the way to the relaxing and soul-soothing magic of Cape Cod, …

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Apr 23 2014

A Quick Update on the Proposed Vacation Rental Lodging Tax Issue

WeNeedaVacation.com co-owner, Joan Talmadge, recently looked into the current status of proposed Massachusetts legislation regarding the extension of the lodging tax to private home rentals.

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Nov 26 2013

The 2013 WeNeedaVacation.com Homeowner Forums Recap and Video

The main topic of this year’s annual Homeowner Forums was about how two fairly recent developments have impacted the Cape and Islands vacation rental marketplace – that is, the demand for high-quality photos and vacationer feedback on listings – and how we homeowners need to adapt to and embrace these …

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