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May 22 2017

Before and After Examples of Vacation Rental Photography

This is an especially busy time of year for our marketing team. We are traveling to all parts of the Cape to photograph and video homes to help homeowners improve their listings. (We’ve now worked in over 550 homes!) The truth is, we all need to “up our game” to succeed in the growing rental …

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Mar 02 2017

How to take interior photos in the offseason

It’s no secret that having large, beautiful photos on your listing will help increase vacationer interest in your rental home. The key, however, is to keep them fresh and updated – even in the offseason.

Our staff photographer, Becky Fischer, and I sat down to discuss pictures and how you can update them even if there …

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Jan 05 2017

Saying “No” to potential guests

Occasionally, you might receive a vacationer inquiry that makes you feel unsettled.  Just remember that you should feel comfortable with the guests who will be staying in your home. And, of course, you’re the boss!

Co-owner of WeNeedaVacation.com, Joan Talmadge and I recently recorded a podcast about screening potential guests and how to go about telling …

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Dec 02 2016

How the vacation rental industry changed

The vacation rental industry is dramatically different from what it was a few decades ago.  What was once a little cottage industry (no pun intended) is now a billion dollar business!  In fact, research and markets predict that the global vacation rental industry will reach $169.7 billion by 2019. Although buzz words like “hotelification” …

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Aug 26 2016

One More Reason to Use a Large and Lovely First Picture on Your Listing

We have written many blog posts this summer promoting Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket as the fantastic vacation destinations they are and the fabulous vacation rentals they offer. (If you haven’t visited our Vacationer Blog – check it out: http://www.weneedavacation.com/blog/)

We incorporate lovely pictures of rental houses in most blog posts including  posts promoting …

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