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
Taking steps to enhance your second home can lead to a long list of benefits. In addition to increasing the value of the place, guests will likely appreciate the touches and leave great reviews. ...Read more
We spoke with several tax experts who specialize in vacation rentals to uncover some of the biggest saving strategies, starting with the basics and also including some lesser known write-offs that can save you money.
At TurnKey, we are capitalizing on the latest trends lined out in the Phocuswright study with our innovative business practices, and homeowners should too. Here are 5 key takeaways from the study that homeowners should know.
The rampant problems with scams on Craigslist, including vacation rental scams, have been well publicized, and Craigslist is certainly aware of these issues. Craigslist should take steps to stop vacation rental scams and keep renters and homeowners from becoming victims of the next Craigslist scammer.
In communities with an HOA, the line between rental and HOA management agreements is often blurred. Telling them apart can be confusing, and it’s hard to find unbiased answers to a lot of your questions.
To clearly define the difference between HOA management and property management, we're breaking down 4 commonly asked questions....Read more
Guests are seeking the upside of a traditional hotel experience while increasingly valuing privacy. So how do you deliver the ultimate guest experience at a vacation rental? Start with these 5 services:...Read more
Think of the answers to these 10 questions before you purchase a vacation rental. Provided these conditions are met, a vacation rental can provide a fun getaway for your family and friends while also serving as a worthwhile investment...Read more
Redfin - How to Know If You’re Ready to Buy a Vacation Home.
Redfin identifies two factors to consider when your family is deciding if you are ready to buy a vacation home. But John Banczack of TurnKey Vacation Rentals reminds prospective buyers to also consider the benefits of owning a vacation rental.
It only takes 7 seconds to make a first impression, and the photos of your vacation rental determine if travelers decide to read the rest of your listing. You may never live down that photo day when you forgot to comb your hair but here’s how to make sure your home is picture-perfect....Read more
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