Back in May I ran a blog about Neil Warren who had rented his room through the popular site Airbnb.com. This site has made news headlines a few times for its rental policies and the people who are avoiding laws and legislation while using the site. One member found renting a room was violating her condominium complex’s policies. Mr. Warren was in violation of several leasing laws for the city of New York. He however, decided it was best to continue renting his apartment to quests.
Barefoot Technologies Blog- Vacation Rental Industry News
Tags: Vacation Rental Industry, Barefoot, Client Expectations, VRBO, Vacation Rental Software, VRBO Portal, rental industry competition, vacation rental scam, How to market vacation rentals, Property Management, Property Manager, Management Software, Property manager marketing, professional management, rental indusrty competition, Airbnb.com, Vacation Rentals, rental management business
Its always an interesting story to read when you click through a cacation rental scam headline. Sometimes the type of scam is new and you want to alert people, sometimes scams have hit a new area and the professionals there should be alerted, but one thing is for sure, you never feel content in anyway after reading about these scammers. Today, there was a chance for that to change as I clicked “Rental Scammer Gets Two Years”. Finally, I thought to myself, someone is being punished for these crimes. To my horror, once the web page loaded the rest of the caption became clear, “most of which already served”.
Tags: Scams, Vacation Rental Software, rental industry competition, vacation rental scam, How to market vacation rentals, Property Management, Competitive Advantage, Rental Scam, future of vacation rentals, professional management
Congratulations are in order to the industry as a whole for a solid summer season. According to an article by RIS Media, the average rental per week rose 19% over the same time last year. In this numbers thick report, the stats are in and it was another banner year! While we are always happy to see your success, we can't help but feel a bit of deja vu. To add some juice, here are a few of our favorite numbers.
Tags: Vacation Rental Industry, Vacation Rental, Client Expectations, Vacation Rental Software, How to market vacation rentals, Property Manager, Competitive Advantage, future of vacation rentals, professional management, rental indusrty competition, rental management business
I had a great phone call today with one of Barefoot’s portal partners and about halfway through the call, we realized that vacation rental managers seem to be very reluctant to utilize the opportunities that portal pages present. After we hung up, my mind began racing as to why these property managers would not want to have their properties listed on some of the most popular rental listing sites on the web. The ability exists with the Barefoot vacation rental software. Some reasons came to mind but none of them seemed to warrant missing out on the portal party. So here are the 5 most common reason people don’t want to use portals, and why you must!
Tags: Vacation Rental Industry, Vacation Rental Software, HomeAway, VRBO Portal, How to market vacation rentals, Property Management Software, Rental management Software, HomeAway Portal, Rental Portal
For some time now, the vacation rental industry has been a mom and pop field. Many smaller businesses run and owned by families or small companies that tend to play on the safer side of all things, whether that be their vacation rental software, marketing, budgets, or any practice.
Tags: Rental Market, Vacation Rental Software, How to market vacation rentals, Property Management Software, Vacation Advice, Management Software, Rental Software, Rental management Software, rental marketing, Property manager marketing
Finns and Vacation Rentals By Aki Uola
Tags: Vacation Rental Industry, Vacation Rental, Client Expectations, Rentals, How to market vacation rentals, Property Management, Management Software, Competitive Advantage, Florida, Rental Shoulder Season