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vacation rental organizations

Vacation Rental Organizations You Should Follow

Vacation rental organizations exist as support hubs and focus on simplifying legislation, communicating industry trends, and providing resources to their members. In this blog, you’ll find a list of vacation rental organizations you should consider following.

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How to Renovate a Property for a Short-Term Rental Business (with Expert Tips)

When you purchase a property to renovate and rent it out as a vacation home, you want to be sure you’re making the most of your investment. We spoke with Rick and Carly at Fresh Coast Flips to learn about the nuances of renovating homes for rental income.

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Sustainable Practices for Your STR: What’s the Business Value?

While it’s generally thought to be financially advantageous, investing in sustainable practices can be costly, and there’s no guaranteed return on investment, which can make implementing a sustainable strategy complex. See how making your STR more sustainable, environmentally conscious, and socially aware can impact your vacation rental business.

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Airbnb Risks and Remediation Strategies for Hosts

The financial benefits of listing your rental property on Airbnb are apparent, certain risks come along with renting your home or apartment to strangers. In this article, we’ll walk you through common Airbnb risks that short-term rental property owners face and offer suggestions for preventing and overcoming these challenges.

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Why and How to Set Up a Vacation Rental Loyalty Program

Question: What’s better than a happy vacation rental guest? Answer: A happy vacation rental guest who books again and again! And a great way to make that happen? Set up a successful loyalty and referral program. Read the post to discover the benefits, types, and best practices of loyalty programs.

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Short-Term Rental Investment Tips & Tricks with Tony J. Robinson

Our VP Customers, Matthew, hosted a Hospitable Masterclass together with Tony, where they talked about getting the most out of the world of short-term rental investments. Missed the show live? Let us bring you the selected inspirational insights in our blog format.

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Assaf Karmon, CEO & Founder of TurnoverBnB, “What Will Take You a Month, We Can Give in Three Minutes”

Those who have ever tried to fully take over their properties’ maintenance will definitely back our statement that cleaning management often takes most of the host’s effort.

Airbnb Virtual Tour

Airbnb Virtual Tour: Should You Add It to Your Listing?

Are you looking for a creative way to market your Airbnb and attract more travelers? Create an immersive experience for your potential guests using an Airbnb virtual tour. It can help them get a more realistic picture of what to expect when staying at your vacation rental home.

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How to Capture More Last-Minute Bookings and Win All 5 Stars Doing It

While last-minute bookings can do wonders for your occupancy rates, they can also create operational nightmares. Success means not just winning those last-minute reservations, but also providing the same quality guest experience.

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Keeping your SmartThings connected with Hospitable

Have you heard that there are some changes coming to the software that powers SmartThings? The big news is that this will impact some providers’ existing integrations. We have a solution for you not to lose your smart lock features.

energy saving tips

7 Great Energy Saving Tips for Your Vacation Rental

Energy bills aren’t getting any cheaper. It’s becoming ever more important to cut back and reduce consumption, both to save money and to appeal to more eco-friendly travelers. We asked Axel Persson from Operto for his expert advice on the topic.

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Short-Term Rental License: Do You Need It to Run Airbnb?

Renting out your property short-term on platforms like Airbnb or Vrbo can be a viable source of income, but you should remember that you’re starting a business. That means you must understand the laws and regulations governing the short-term rental market.

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Rental Renovation Tips and Ideas for Short-Term Rental Hosts

If you are considering remodeling your rental property, in this blog, you’ll find some tips on how to renovate your rental space to make it more appealing to travelers without breaking the bank.

Airbnb hacks

Airbnb Hacks Every Host Should Know

Whether you’re just thinking about becoming an STR host or have already started hosting on Airbnb but want to make the process smoother, there are some Airbnb hacks that every host should know. If you follow these Airbnb hacks, you can make the hosting process a lot easier.

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7 Ways to Drive Repeat Direct Bookings

How can you make sure happy guests come back to you directly, so you don’t have to pay OTA fees over and over for the same guests? Especially when you’ve already done the hard work of building that good rapport and offering them a great stay?

short term rental agreement

Short-Term Rental Agreement: Should You Have It for Your Business?

There are many ways to safeguard your short-term rental business, for example, screening guests, installing security devices, getting additional vacation rental insurance, to name a few. Another smart move to minimize your risks is having a short-term rental agreement in place.

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Vacation Rental Photography: Do’s and Don’ts for Amateurs That’ll Make You Look Like a Pro

We sat down with award-winning photographer Dave Koch of R\E Photography Utah and picked his brain about photographing vacation rentals. Here are some of the tips that Dave had to share to help you get those picture-perfect shots of your vacation rental properties.

Airbnb payment options

Airbnb Payment Options: Guide for Hosts

Renting out your home or apartment on Airbnb and other rental listing sites is an increasingly popular way to earn passive income and grow a successful short-term rental business. But if you are thinking about becoming an Airbnb host, most probably, you’ll have a lot of questions, and one of them is, “How do Airbnb hosts get paid?”

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