When thinking about how best to manage your property, you are likely to need to select an owner service provider to assist you. An owner service provider may provide a few focused services to owners, or they may provide a wide range enabling an owner a single point of contact for most of their needs....Read more
A challenge many vacation rental owners and property managers face is how to get their listing to stand out from the crowd, since there are more than one million vacation rental listings on both the HomeAway family of websites and Airbnb. Successfully differentiating your property will lead to more inquires, bookings, and revenue....Read more
We’ve created a list of nine questions owners should ask their property manager – see what they have to say and decide if your property manager provides the best service at the lowest cost!...Read more
tnooz: Airbnb, HomeAway, TripAdvisor, Booking, and Rented talk vacation rentals
The mainstreaming of vacation rentals, regional consolidation, regulation and technology-driven operational efficiency were themes at the closing session of the annual Vacation Rental Managers Association conference.
Panelists from TripAdvisor (which owns FlipKey), Airbnb, HomeAway and Booking.com spoke on the theme of “The Next 30 Years.”...Read more
TurnKey Vacation Rentals, a technology-driven, full-service property management company for premier vacation rental homes, was presented with the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce’s A-List Award in […]...Read more
TurnKey’s industry-first technology platform for remote, end-to-end facilitation of housekeeping jobs, FieldSync, has now fully enabled more than 150,000 home cleanings. From automated vendor scheduling, to […]...Read more
Texas needs short-term rentals to meet tourism demand. Yet harmful regulations mean many homeowners invested in their vacation rentals under one set of city rules, and are now possibly facing eventual elimination of their business under a separate set of rules.
An onerous regulation, BL2017-608, phasing out non-owner occupied short-term rental permits in residential areas in three years, unanimously passed 2nd reading by the Nashville Metro Council […]...Read more
There’s not an easy one-size-fits-all remedy, as we discovered when we talked to real estate and home rental experts. But we’ve collected some of their best arguments for and against allowing pets in your rental to help you make an informed decision....Read more
Housing affordability is largely caused by cities and municipalities not planning in advance for urban growth. Ease the complicated regulations, onerous permitting process, and hefty fees that face developers interested in increasing housing stock....Read more
75 percent of guests said they would not travel to South Lake Tahoe if private accommodations were not available. Spending by vacation rental guests generated an estimated $65-80 million each year in the South Lake Tahoe economy.