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VRS179 – Vacation Rentals – A Risky Business

Whatever you do to protect your interests, there is risk in this business. It could be from potential overcrowding, noise, liability, general damage and use of amenities such as hot tubs or pools, or any number of other issues. Mitigating those risks is an important element in your business plan and isn’t something that you […]




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VRS178 – Practical Vacation Rental Investment Part 2 with Michael Hamilton

Do vacation rentals make a good investment? This is a question you see occasionally cropping up on the investor websites such as Bigger Pockets, and is invariably answered in the negative. The argument is that they are too time-consuming, are way more involved to set up than a traditional residential rental, and don’t have consistent […]




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VRS176 – April Vacation Rental Mash Up with Matt Landau

Matt Landau from the Vacation Rental Marketing Blog (VRMB.com) and the Inner Circle, joins me in one of our occasional rambles on various vacation rental topics. We talk about collaboration and learning in the industry, best books on business, forums and Facebook groups, Airbnb experiences and why branding for independent owners may not be as […]




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VRS175 – PR for Vacation Rentals with Jessica Gillingham

Have you ever wondered how to get your vacation rental mentioned in a media article, or thought you may have a story that would be interesting enough to feature in a travel blog? Some years ago when I was running our UK based company, Clearwater Holidays, we wanted to get the message out about our […]




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VRS174 – The Digital Welcome Book with Henry Bennett of YourWelcome

Our industry is growing exponentially, and with it comes a wealth of apps, new platforms for advertising, physical gadgets and resources. It can be tough to sort through all of these and find the right one that suits your property and your needs. Our new series of product reviews aims to cut through the marketing […]




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VRS173 – The Airbnb Perspective With Andrea Diamond

  I’m embarrassed that it was only two years ago I was questioning the relevance of Airbnb, and being remarkably short-sighted on the movement of a platform that has since come to dominate the vacation rental space. I’ve just read ‘The Airbnb Story’ by Leigh Gallagher and enjoyed it immensely, learning about how Brian Chesky […]




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VRS171 – Taking Great Vacation Rental Photos with Amy Greener

Getting great photos of your property is undeniably the best start to a successful vacation rental listing. You can have all the bells and whistles in terms of amenities, but if the photos don’t inspire your guests to book, you’ve lost their interest before they even get to the bit about all the flat screen […]




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