Barefoot Technologies Blog- Vacation Rental Industry News

Top 10 Reasons to Start a Vacation Rental Company

Posted by Reagan Eadie on Feb 16, 2023 10:36:49 AM

In this post, we discuss the top 10 reasons for starting a vacation rental business, emphasizing the benefits for real estate companies, including the potential to generate additional income streams, cross-sell services, and tap into new markets.

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Barefoot Technologies Vacation Rental Solution Month By Month Guide (January and February)

Posted by Claiborne Yarbrough on Feb 13, 2023 3:23:10 PM

For some of you, January and February are months when you are reviewing all of your operations and getting properties ready for the season. You are also trying to get as many full price bookings as you can for your owners. As a Barefoot client, I would suggest that you consider some of the following tools and practices.

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Barefoot Vacation Rental Management Solution -- January Updates

Posted by Claiborne Yarbrough on Jan 26, 2023 1:35:27 PM

Barefoot property management solution for vacation rental management companies has been in continuous development for over 20 years. Sometimes we have big initiatives and sometimes we are addressing the needs of our customers. We are firm believers that our clients are the best resource for what is important to offer in our solution. So, here is a glimpse into some of the helpful things we have been working on.

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Thanks for Another Wonderful Conference!

Posted by Claiborne Yarbrough on Nov 15, 2022 4:25:36 PM

Thank you Barefoot clients and our sponsoring partners! It was an amazing three days together. Also, we want to thank our client and hosting venue Hilton Head Beach and Tennis and their amazing staff, especially Kate, Dean and Ashleigh.

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Barefoot Technologies Partners with SendSquared to Enhance Communication Tools

Posted by Claiborne Yarbrough on Oct 20, 2022 8:35:33 PM

Barefoot is updating its UI experience showcasing a unified inbox powered by SendSquared

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Hurricane Season 101: Help Your Guests Weather the Storm

Posted by Guest Author on Jul 15, 2022 12:52:03 PM

No one expects it to happen to them, yet every year hurricane season makes a mess of unfortunate travelers’ long anticipated summer vacations. As your guests look forward to relaxation and abundant sunshine this season, it’s wise to note that many popular places to visit in the U.S.—Florida, the Carolinas and the beautiful coastlines of Hawaii—are also prone to hurricane-related travel risks. Though it’s rare that vacation plans are affected by natural disasters, helping guests prepare for adverse weather that could impact their itineraries can help them trust that you’re attending to each aspect of their trip.

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Changing Your PMS? What’s the Barefoot Onboarding Process Like?

Posted by Guest Author on Mar 30, 2022 8:58:53 AM

After our initial demonstration and any follow-up evaluations or explanatory sessions, it’s time for you to decide whether you’re ready to take the next step in your vacation rental property management business. We know this is a big decision, so we’re available to answer any questions you might have along the way. If you opt for Barefoot‘ vacation rental solution, we’ll get the ball rolling immediately. Our goals are to make your switch as smooth as possible, optimize your all areas of your business business and make day to day life for all members of your team easier in general.

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Using Drone Videos to Promote Short Term Vacation Rentals

Posted by Ed Ulmer on Mar 2, 2022 5:23:14 PM

Pictures are worth a thousand words and remarkable photos that paint a picture are worth even more--it is about setting a mood, an expectation.  If you add video with music into your owner retention program and out to your prospective guests, then you have even more control over the mood you want to invoke, which drives sales and commitment.   

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Should I book a Barefoot Agent Demo?

Posted by Guest Author on Feb 7, 2022 11:00:00 AM

We know that transitioning your team and your business to new software is a daunting prospect. Most businesses have had at least one bad experience where that promised smooth transition to a new workflow or program was chaotic and troublesome. That’s why we offer extensive demonstrations of our software to all parts of your company, showing you each benefit for every single department and individual task. So, what can you expect from a Barefoot Agent 4.0 demo?

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Notes from Ed about on the Vacation Rental Industry in 2022

Posted by Ed Ulmer on Feb 2, 2022 9:38:17 AM

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