Barefoot Technologies is delighted to announce a new partnership with Debordieu Rentals of Georgetown, South Carolina. Debordieu has decided on the Agent 3.0c system to run their systems for their vacation rental and property management business..
Barefoot Technologies Blog- Vacation Rental Industry News
When you log onto the internet, and you get the log in screen for any cloud based system, do you ever wonder where that data actually is? When folks go to your website, and click on "book now", do you ever wonder where that data is stored? For those of you with a "smidgen" of curiosity, allow us to offer some information that can give you the confidence your data is in very safe hands.
TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel review website, has just made the acquisition of LaFourchette for $140 million in an all cash deal. LaFourchette is one of the leading Internet and mobile restaurant reservation systems in France and Spain with over 12,000 participating restaurants. With this purchase, TripAdvisor is diversifying their offerings to more than just rental reviews. This move is one that vacation rental management companies should start to follow for several reasons. You can read the full article here.
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Being a marketing intern for Barefoot Technologies has been a great experience. My knowledge about Vacation rentals and the industry was very limited before I joined the Barefoot team. I knew it consisted of renting a furnished house, apartment or condo but I wasn’t sure how you went about it or made it happen. I had no idea this was a $23billion industry in the US in 2012 and that it is growing in popularity, but after all the information I have red I see the potential in investing in Vacation rentals.
Many times, professional property managers look to add homes to their inventory by reaching out to second homeowners and offering them the advantages of renting their home. While there are many advantages, some homeowners look at the prospect of renting their home as an overwhelming switch in lifestyle. This blog is designed to help you transition homeowners and their homes into vacation rental
There are a few important factors that need to be considered when deciding on where to go on vacation. Quite often there is an event or someone you’d like to visit that plays a part in your decision making process. Beyond that the choice between a warmer location to escape the winter or the opposite and embracing the winter and all it brings.
With the season interim rolling through and companies switching their bookings, images, and all that comes with new season of renters, scammers can creep in unexpectedly. We preach the awareness of rental scams and how to educate your potential guests as how to best avoid a scam but seldom do we as an industry take a proactive approach to scams. Often, we will respond to an attempted scam but many times, the damage is already done.
Come sit next to me if you want to complain about the smart phone. I know that I miss seeing my children’s faces that are buried in theirs. There is one redeeming quality that I can get my head around. My kids are friends, real friends, with kids all around the world. They Instagram and snap chat with them every day and those relationships are as real to them as the kids that they are friends with at school and at dance.