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Pets or Not: Vacation Rental Companies Divided

When it comes to making a property pet-friendly, what's an owner to do? Here's how vacation rental managers can help owners decide.


The Art and the Science of Personality Testing in the Hiring Process

Finding the right person to fill the right position is important in any industry. In the vacation rental industry, this is even truer than in most.


New Revenue: Raise Fees, Lower Commissions

Looking for new revenue? Consider implementing a fee structure that allows you to control cost creep, improve your bottom line and keep homeowners happy.

New Revenue: Expanding Services Beyond Inventory

Many VRMs have developed a number of procedures, systems, and additional home services to create a competitive advantage and operational efficiency in their businesses. Most of these managers are only targeting their current customer bases for these services and have neglected to see the market need outside of their inventory. Here are six steps to expand your revenue sources beyond your current inventory.


New Revenue: Innovative Revenue Models from the Vacation Rental Industry and Beyond

After such a positive response to our session at VRMA East, and in preparation for conducting a similar session at VRMA West, we wanted to share some of the ideas with those who were not able to attend, or who would like additional color on the topics covered. To that end, this will be the first piece in a three part series covering “New Revenue: Innovative Revenue Models from the Vacation Rental Industry and Beyond.”

Growth 101: Behind-the-Scenes at Elliott Beach Rentals

How do you keep up with the changing tide in the vacation rental industry? It's a "game of pennies," says one CEO. Here's a closer look at how Elliott Beach Rentals stays on top. 

Growth 101: Behind-the-Scenes at Kokopelli Property Management

The vacation rental industry is evolving, and companies must learn to adapt to these changes. Here's a closer look at how Kokopelli Property Management continues to stay on the leading edge.


Growth 101: Behind-the-Scenes at Vacation Rental Pros Property Management

What does it take to grow in today's competitive vacation rental industry? Here's a look behind-the-scenes at how Vacation Rental Pros increased inventory and productivity while keeping expenses down. 


What can we learn from each other?

What can the western mountain and southeast beach destinations learn from each other?