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    3 Questions to Ask Your Potential Short Term Rental Manager
    3 Questions to Ask Your Potential Short Term Rental Manager

    If you have been thinking about working with a short term rental manager, you have most likely reached a point where you are ready to grow. The number one reason that property owners hire managers is to get better results from short term letting. Whether you have been dipping your toes…

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    Should Your Vacation Rental Listings Include Video
    Should Your Vacation Rental Listings Include Video?

    What role does video play in your vacation rental listings? Actually, a bigger role than you may realise. Video has become one of the biggest trends in social media, helping to encourage connections and emotional response. In the short term rental industry, video can also build trust, give guests a…

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    Short Term Rental Property or B&B
    Short Term Rental Property or B&B?

    Wondering whether it is best to invest in short term rental property or a B&B? The former is a broader term for a wide range of rentals, including self-catering apartments, villas, holiday homes and cottages that are rented out entirely. B&Bs, on the other hand, are much like guest houses,…

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    How to Lose Holiday Rental Guests Quickly
    How to Lose Holiday Rental Guests Quickly

    If you want to lose holiday rental guests quickly and prevent your booking success from ever taking off, this article is for you. Not too long ago, we shared our tips on ways you may be scaring away short term guests. These tips included things like using bad photos, letting your…

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    Thinking About a Smart Vacation Let
    Thinking About a Smart Vacation Let?

    According to a 2016 August Home study on smart vacation let features, guests are slowly starting to expect automation and other features. This study, titled Short-term Rentals: Smarter Housing with Smart Home Technology, had some rather interesting results. Highlights include the following: 60% of guests would pay more for a smart vacation home…

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    Vacation Rental Trends for 2018
    Vacation Rental Trends for 2018

    As we get closer to the end of the year, there are a few vacation rental trends worth noting for the year ahead. Over the last year, we have seen a slow but steady change in the way that people travel. Traditional hotels are giving way for managed rentals and…

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    3 Questions to Ask Before Creating Your Vacation Rental Listing
    3 Questions to Ask Before Creating Your Vacation Rental Listing

    Ready to create your vacation rental listing? Before you get started, there are a few things to keep in mind. Many people assume that simply putting out a short term rental listing is enough to bring in guests to their short term rental. Although there is no doubt that your…

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    5 Ways You May Be Scaring Off Vacation Rental Guests
    5 Ways You May Be Scaring Off Vacation Rental Guests

    Are you putting off prospective vacation rental guests or making them want to book your rental? You may not even realise that you are scaring guests away. Many new rental owners do not realise how much goes into the decision making process. Both leisure and business travellers need to make…

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    More Tips for a Water Wise Short Term Vacation Let Property
    More Tips for a Water Wise Short Term Vacation Let Property

    With Cape Town water restrictions still a major concern, now is a better time than ever to make sure that your short term vacation let property is water wise. Many experts have stated that we have a very dry summer approaching. If the low winter rains are any indication, property…

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    The Importance of Vacation Letting Property Privacy
    The Importance of Vacation Letting Property Privacy

    How much privacy can guests expect at your vacation letting property? Do you have the right to use hidden cameras in your property? Where do you draw the line between security and privacy? If you have ever wondered about the ethics of security cameras, this mini guide is sure to…

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