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VRS016 – Vacation Rental Owner Excellence with Antonio Bortolotti of Casa Teulada

  In this episode I talk with vacation rental expert Antonio Bortolotti about his Sardinia property in the first of our Owner Excellence Series.  Antonio and his wife Christina took their love of architecture and interior design and created three beautiful villas in the small Sardinian village of Teulada that have since achieved raving reviews.  […]


VRS015 – 25 Ways to Attract 5 Star Reviews

In this session of Vacation Rental Success I share 25 ways you can make an impact on your guests that will contribute to them writing a great review on your listing. I know from personal experience how much reviews can impact a vacation decision.  We use vacation rentals wherever we travel and the reviews are […]


VRS014 – From Start to Profit with Joel Rasmussen

  In this week’s episode I talk to author, multiple vacation home owner, and activist, Joel Rasmussen.  Joel is President and Founder of the Austin Rental Alliance, one of the largest non-profit association of vacation rentals owners in the U.S.  He’s also author of Vacation Rental Success – Volume 1 – From Start to Profit.


VRS011 – Words that Sell – Travel Copywriting with Erin Raub

I’ve been searching through online listings in the Bahamas recently because we are considering buying a property there and renting it out.  As part of the research I was looking at rental rates, occupancy levels and reviews, to see what works for owners, and what doesn’t.  This is totally unscientific and a statistician would no […]


VRS009 – Home Exchange the Vacation Rental Way with Larry Klimczyk

In today’s show we’re talking about Home Exchange and specifically vacation rental home exchange.  This is not a new concept and has been around for a long time.  In fact, fifteen years ago, before I got into the vacation rental business, my family did a home exchange with another family from California’s Sonoma valley.  It […]


VRS008 – 10 Things We Learned from a Summer of Rental

Well, I finally got to Episode 8 after a long hiatus over the summer and into the fall.  It seems there is no stopping this runaway train that is the business of vacation rentals and we felt it in our agency as many others have experienced too. The busy summer of rentals took all our […]

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