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April 25, 2018

Responding to STR Regulation Changes in Your Community

Rules and regulations surrounding short-term rentals vary widely across the U.S. – legislation can be nuanced down to the neighborhood or even cross streets. Some areas […]...Read more
April 20, 2018

A Day in The Life: Sales Development Representative

A one-of-a-kind product or service has the ability to change a person’s life for the better, forever. One of the biggest barriers to finding and using […]...Read more
April 17, 2018

Are You a DIY Disaster Waiting to Happen?

If Pinterest makes it look possible, then home improvement shows make DIY look downright easy. Repaint the outside of your home? Replace the hallway chandelier? Add […]...Read more
April 13, 2018

Reset Retirement Expectations with Short-Term Rentals

Short-term rental host: is this the new retirement job description? Until a few years ago, managing a residential investment property involved installing a tenant for a […]...Read more
April 11, 2018

Optimize Your Vacation Rental Listing to Maximize Bookings

Creating a listing for your vacation rental on Airbnb or HomeAway is easy, but creating a successful, creative, and enticing listing is a bit more difficult. […]...Read more
April 9, 2018

How to Be a Respectful Host When Guests Stay at Your Rental

Your house is your own, and you can come and go as you please, right? Well, not really if you agree to rent it out to […]...Read more
April 6, 2018

How to Advocate For STRs in Your Community

From Palm Springs to Nashville, the debate over the legality and permissibility of short-term rentals is heating up. Some local governments are looking to bring regulations […]...Read more
March 25, 2018

Reviews Revealed: Guest Comments Can Make or Break Your Listing

In this age of information sharing, reviews are no longer in the hands of a few select professionals. Anyone can connect with a worldwide audience about […]...Read more
March 23, 2018

A Day In The Life: Account Manager

When a homeowner decides to use TurnKey Vacation Rentals as their property manager, they’re not just joining our program or purchasing a service – they’re entering […]...Read more
March 16, 2018

Best Vacation Rental Investment – Condo or House?

You’ve made the decision to buy a second home to use as a vacation rental. Congratulations! The next question you have to ask yourself is important […]...Read more
March 9, 2018

South by Southwest Vacation Rental Stays & Stats

Today marks the first day of South by Southwest in Austin, which means tens of thousands of festival-goers are making their way into city limits. For […]...Read more
March 7, 2018

Don’t Let The Bed Bugs Bite (Or Infest Your Home)

Bed bugs. These two words make homeowners and guests alike cringe. As the second most common household pest in the U.S., these bugs can wreak havoc […]...Read more
March 1, 2018

6 Tips For Buying A Beach Vacation Rental

Buying a home is just as exciting the second time around, and nine million homeowners agree. People decide to own a second home for a variety of […]...Read more
February 28, 2018

4 Must-Have Amenities For Your Vacation Rental

When guests are traveling to stay at your vacation rental, they want to feel at home when they walk through your front door. In fact, one […]...Read more
February 24, 2018
(L to R) General Managers Amanda Ferguson, Jason Schlosser, Shelly Braden, Whitney Elenbaas

A Day In The Life: General Manager

(L to R) General Managers Amanda Ferguson, Jason Schlosser, Shelly Braden, Whitney Elenbaas While our headquarters is located in Austin, Texas, we have team members all […]...Read more
February 19, 2018

Make Your Voice Heard in Tennessee’s STR Debate

With the rise of listing sites like Airbnb and HomeAway, debates over short-term rental regulations have been heating up across the country. And state lawmakers, like […]...Read more
February 13, 2018

4 Things to Know Before Listing Your Home

The short-term rental space is ever changing. From rulings at the state level to local policies, making sure the property you’re renting out is in compliance […]...Read more
February 8, 2018

No Snow During Your Ski Trip? No Problem

Your vacation rental is reserved, flights to your favorite ski town are booked, and your bags are packed. But there’s one thing missing. Snow. With ski […]...Read more
February 5, 2018

6 Tax Tips for Vacation Rental Homeowners

Owning a vacation rental home can be richly rewarding. It also, however, can be taxing. If you’re renting out a vacation home for profit, the tax […]...Read more
January 29, 2018

#PlanForVacation in 2018: Check Out These 10 Hot Travel Destinations

One of the biggest trends in vacation in the U.S. is… that people don’t. In 2017, Project Time Off found over half of Americans didn’t use […]...Read more
January 23, 2018

Property Management 101: Understanding the Cost

Managing and marketing a vacation rental requires a lot of time and effort – HomeAway found that the average vacation rental owner spends more than 34 hours/month […]...Read more
January 12, 2018

South Texas Coast is Open For Business

In August 2017, the South Texas Coast was hit by the worst storm the United States had seen in over 12 years. After Hurricane Harvey hit, […]...Read more
December 20, 2017

Entrepreneur Magazine Names TurnKey Vacation Rentals One of the Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America

TurnKey Vacation Rentals ranked #36 out of 360 companies nationwide for our impact, innovation, growth, and leadership....Read more
December 6, 2017
Create a Great Vacation Rental Listing

How to Create a High-Converting Vacation Rental Listing

Read the five components of creating a high-performing vacation rental listing....Read more