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May 13 2015

Handling Payments from our Northern Neighbors

Homeowners report to us that they get more interest from Canadian vacationers than from any other foreign country.  In a previous blog post, we detailed the preferred methods of payment for international guests, including PayPal and bank transfers.  But here’s some advice specifically geared to Canadian tenants.

If you decide to have your …

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Jan 29 2014

The Psychology Factor: Vacation Rental Damage Insurance vs Security Deposits

At first glance, vacation rental damage insurance can seem like a great prospect to a homeowner. But is it all that it’s cracked up to be? And can it effectually replace the psychological impact of a security deposit?

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Dec 30 2013

Screening Vacation Rental Tenants II: It’s OK to say No!

One concern shared by many of our vacation rental homeowners on Cape Cod is that they get cornered into renting to young adults looking for a fun place to party together for a week. (Homes on Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket are at less risk due to the greater logistical and financial demands of getting there.) …

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Nov 14 2013

Honoring promises to past tenants without losing new prospects

Every year, vacation rental homeowners hope that a few of our past tenants will choose to return to our homes the next season: they obviously are a great fit and love the home, and we can trust that they will be responsible tenants.  But how do you deal with a return tenant? Do you charge …

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Nov 08 2013

[Infographic] Guest Reviews and Their Impact on the Vacation Rental Marketplace

We’ve combined our recent vacationer survey results with our site booking statistics to demonstrate how guest reviews are changing the way vacationers choose and book vacation rental homes. To view the original post, see the original guest reviews infographic.

Infographic authored by WeNeedaVacation.com. To view the original …

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