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VRS242 – Getting Ahead Of Vacation Rental Regulations with Megan McCrea

Regulations – Legislation – Advocacy – Licensing – Lodging Taxes. These are words that are a part of our short-term rental vocabulary and they aren’t going away. In light of the decision by San Diego’s City Council to ban rentals in secondary homes the importance of getting up to date on the current and pending […]


VRS241 – Vacation Rental Renovation Stories with Tyann Marcink

There is something addictive about this business, and Tyann Marcink, founder of the VR Mastered Bootcamp, knows this more than most. She is a talented vacation rental photographer, has undertaken numerous VR makeovers and is the owner of multiple properties, the latest of which is a fully renovated former bank in the small town of […]


VRS240 – Creating a Lifestyle Vacation Rental Business with CJ Stam

Few of us are offered this business on a plate. In fact, I know very few property managers who didn’t start with their own place and built it into a solid business with hard graft and passion. Today’s guest is one of these. CJ Stam owns Southern Comfort Cabin Rentals in Blue Ridge, Georgia. You […]


VRS239 – Polarizing Vacation Rental Arguments – My Take On Them

Should we charge for pets? Do I refund a guest who has ‘extenuating circumstances’? Do I leave oils, spices, and condiments, or nothing at all? Do I have to wash comforters and blankets on every changeover? My guests left a huge mess – do I charge on their damage deposit? These are some of the […]


VRS238 – Evolve or Die with David Angotti

David Angotti is the former manager of 100+ units in the Smoky Mountains, owns multiple properties, and with his business partner Wes Melton, runs a niche listing site – Smoky Mountains.com. He’s also an accomplished speaker and recently held an audience in rapt attention at VRSS18 in San Antonio. A few weeks later he repeated […]


VRS236 – What we learned in San Antonio a Recap of VRSS18

I’m joined by my son, business partner and tireless VRSS18 implementor, Mike Bayer, in an exploration of what we learned in San Antonio this year. PLEASE HELP SUPPORT FUTURE VRSS EVENTS TAKE 2 MINUTES AND COMPLETE THIS SURVEY There was so much good stuff, from keynotes presented by industry leaders such as Matt Landau, Andrew […]


VRS235 – Selling a Vacation Rental with Erica Muller of Vrolio

Today’s guest has been a realtor for 16 years in the Orlando area. She’s one of a few real estate agents who really understand the vacation rental business and the challenges involved in selling a short-term rental. In a few weeks, Erica Muller will be launching a new platform – a vacation rental real estate […]


VRS234 – Vacation Rental Safety with Justin Ford

We hear the stories regularly. A family dies of carbon monoxide poisoning in a vacation rental. In another, a fire engulfs the home after children played with matches left in a kitchen drawer. An owner is sued for damages after a balcony collapses and guests are injured. There are many smaller incidents that don’t make […]


VRS233 – Co-Hosting and Master Leasing with Anna Rawlins of Airbnb Investor Style

Traditionally, a vacation rental homeowner wanting to move into property management would follow a route that meant investing in expensive software, learning email automation systems and multi-tasking like crazy. Then along came Airbnb with new terms like co-hosting, master leasing and rental arbitrage. Airbnb has recognized that not everyone wants to be standing at the […]

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