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VRS326 – How To Choose Property Management Software

When I started out in property management 17 years ago there were a handful of companies offering booking software. Now, according to Terry Whyte, owner of Anna Maria Island Beach Condos, there are more than 1400. That’s an astonishing number and it makes the business of choosing one so much more challenging. As well as […]

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VRS325 – Your Creation Story and Why You Should Tell It

Our brains are wired to respond to a well-told story. It’s the best way to capture attention and create rapport. It’s why the best presentations and TED Talks start off with a good narrative. Just check out Shawn Achors talk on the Happy Secret to Better Work for a demonstration of this. So, how can […]

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VRS324 – Growing Your Short Term Rental Inventory with Brooke Pfautz

The last morning of the VRMA conference is typically a quieter one as the Exhibitor hall is being taken down and many delegates are heading to the airport. So, when a final presentation was so popular the organizers had to open the doors between rooms to create more space, I knew it was going to […]

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VRS322 – Setting the Vacation Rental Standard Beside the Sea

There are thousands of small property management companies around the world run by passionate hard-working people who love this business and have massive experience of hands-on management.   Richard and Sophie Smith own Beside The Sea Holidays in Cambersands, a beautiful beach town in East Sussex, UK, and between them, they manage 43 beautiful homes.  […]

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VRS321 – Short Term Rental Business Mash Up With Matt Landau

I caught up with the founder of VRMB and star of the Vacation Rental Show, Matt Landau as he just got back from a week-long getaway to Mexico. In this first Mash Up With Matt for a long time, we talk about the best (and the worst) of 2019 and what’s ahead for us all […]

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VRS320 – Sleeping Comfortably in a Short Term Rental

We spend a third of our lives in bed, so it’s natural that guests on vacation demand exceptional comfort.  But do we give it?  Are the beds in the second and third bedrooms as comfortable as the master?  Do we invest sufficiently in the best linens we can provide?  Alanna Schroeder of The Distinguished Guest […]

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VRS318 – 2020 Vision of Short-Term Rental with Andrew McConnell of Rented.com

This is the third year to hear from co-founder of Rented.com, Andrew McConnell as he talks about the wider perspective on our industry, looking back over 2019 and his thoughts on what might happen in 2020. Sharing insights that include a shout to paleontology, unicorn definitions and why he believes the direct booking movement is […]

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