Tag Archive: vacation rental management

Jun 02 2017

Lodging Tax Imminent – Voice Your Opinion!

Beacon Hill lawmakers seem poised to bring the lodging tax to fruition, although the details have yet to be decided upon.  For years, and particularly this past year, we have been voicing our opinion about the negative consequences of this tax through the media and meetings with legislators at the State House.  At our encouragement, …

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Mar 31 2017

Is your vacation rental a good fit for your guests?

As homeowners, we are usually fairly anxious to convert as many inquiries as we can into bookings. We’re  abundantly aware of how much competition there is out there, and we want to grab that bird in hand.  Before we jump to send the lease and collect the rent, however, it’s important to determine if our …

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Mar 30 2017

10 Tips for Those Who Rent Out Their Primary Residence

Most of the Cape and Islands rental listings on our site are for either seasonal cottages or year round homes that are not the primary residences of the owners.  There are, however, a number of Cape and Islands residents who make their primary homes available for rent during the summer season.

Where do they go while …

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Dec 29 2016

Why you should reach out to your prior guests

Chances are, you’re probably starting to get inquiries for next summer.  But have you reached out to your past guests yet?  Repeat guests are the best kind, and they might appreciate the nudge!  While you’re at it, contact vacationers who inquired about your home in the past but never booked it.  If they were interested …

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Mar 31 2016

Preparing your Cape Cod Rental Property for the Summer Season Part 2

Ryan is from The Furies Cleaning and Linen Rentals based in Wellfleet. Every spring The Furies performs hundreds of Spring Cleanings and over the course of the summer cleans numerous second homes and vacation properties on Cape Cod. The Furies have been serving both property owners and tenants for over 30 years, giving …

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