Category Archive: Vacation Rental Homeowner News

Breaking news and events in the vacation rental industry.

Jan 08 2015

What’s all the buzz about? And why do we homeowners care?

Like some of the homeowners I’ve spoken with recently, you may be wondering what all the excitement is about our newly designed website or the new Get Back marketing campaign that we’ve launched along with it.  You may be thinking, “So what? What’s the big deal that you’ve ‘changed the new look and feel’ …

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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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