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Why Competition May Be the Best Thing for Vacation Rental Property Managers

Although most businesses dream of having a market all to themselves, studies and history show us that more players in the market can be a good thing. Competition is the key driver of performance and inspires the adoption of innovation as companies adapt and new ideas emerge in the industry.
 

Never Try to Prove Guests Wrong, Even When They Are

Doug Kennedy, president of the Kennedy Training Network, reflects on his own experience with customer service and shares some valuable tips on how to diffuse difficult customer situations.
 

Make Your Inn, B&B or Vacation Rental Property Stand Out

Differentiating your property from the masses can be tough. Susan Sternthal from InnStyle, a longtime VRMA member, has some tips for helping your property stand out from the crowd.
 

5 Surefire Ways to Improve Your Vacation Rental Reviews

Customer reviews can make or break a vacation rental's online presence. But how can you secure the positive feedback you need to make an impact online? MaidThis gives five fool-proof tips for making sure your guests are leaving great reviews.
 

Press Release: VRMA Responds to Arizona SB 1350

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Vacation Rental Managers Association (VRMA), an international trade association representing professional property managers of traditional short-term vacation rentals, released the following statement in response to the Arizona House of Representatives passing SB 1350.

Trends in the Vacation Rental Industry: How Did Q1 Live Up to Our Predictions?

Each quarter, Andrew McConnell reviews the major trends and developments in the vacation rental industry. The first quarter of 2016, says Andrew, is already proving to be "disruptive, lucrative (for some) and incredibly revealing."
 

Diversify Your Marketing

Join VRMA on Wednesday, May 25 from 10 - 11 a.m. CT for "Diversify Your Marketing." Amber Mayer of Perceptions by Mayer LLC will be presenting on ways to leverage all available marketing platforms to best promote your business.
 

How Galveston is Doing Vacation Rental Regulations Right

Vacasa takes a look at how Galveston, Texas is handling regulations and advocacy by acting as collaborators, rather than opponents.
 

VRMA Review Spring 2016 Issue Now Available Online

No need to wait for your hard copy to arrive in the mailbox. Members can access the digital edition of the VRMA Review today!

 

Ceramic Tile Flooring: "Wow" Factor on a Budget

Christina Fluegge of lifestyle blog greige design outlines a the fast and budget-friendly way to up the ante on a rental property's aesthetic.