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Beware! – Not All Vacation Rental Management Companies are Created Equal!

January 22, 2017

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The vacation rental world can be daunting at first glance. There is a lot of information and lot more companies out there. If you are starting to look at vacation rental management companies, make sure you are comparing apples to apples. Services offered by management companies vary wildly. First, commissions vary wildly depending on where your […]

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Vacation Rental Regulations – The good, bad, and ugly

September 22, 2015

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Unless you have been living under a rock, vacation rentals aka short term rentals (STRs) have been under attack in most cities in the country. Although STR’s have been around for decades, they have just started becoming popular enough for mainstream travelers and the hospitality industry to notice.  The proliferation of STR’s have been fueled […]

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Great Pictures make all the Difference

November 25, 2013

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Allright… I know you have all heard that great pictures can make the difference when marketing your vacation rental. And it is true!  Good pictures can bring in 200-300 % more inquiries for your rental. The first thing people look at when browsing the listing sites are the pictures. You only have a couple of […]

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The Power of a Free Night!

March 9, 2013

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We have all probably given a free night or two away to get someone to book our property but have you thought of giving a night or two away to people and groups that can help your business? Never underestimate the power of word of mouth advertising. Offer a free night or two to anyone […]

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Catering for an International Market

February 23, 2013

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If you have your San Diego vacation rental home listed on a website, chances are, your listing will be seen by potential guests all around the world. Visitors to San Diego come from far and wide, and while many of them do speak English, your property listing will look much more attractive if your potential […]

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The Power of Guest Reviews

February 23, 2013

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Prospective tenants are strongly influenced by positive reviews when seeking the perfect San Diego vacation home. According to the results of a social media in travel survey conducted by PhoCusWright, reviews influence around 87% of people searching for a vacation rental. Credibility and trustworthiness are two factors that increase drastically with the inclusion of positive […]

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