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VRS243 – 10 Things You Must Do To Stay In Business

We are in a new era of our business. We’ve moved from talking about ‘vacation rentals’ to using the term ‘short-term rental’; Airbnb has become a verb; major hotel groups are moving into our space with years of hospitality experience and a strong competitive edge, and we have to watch our backs every day as […]

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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 […]

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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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VRS226 – The Questions Owners Are Asking Of Vacation Rental Managers

The Cottage Life Show in Toronto is the introduction to spring for thousands of Ontario’s recreational property owners. Over 40,000 visitors throng the International Centre in Toronto over 4 days, and many of them are cottage owners who either already rent out their properties or are thinking of doing so. So, in my day-job as […]

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VRS127 – Takeaways from the Vacation Rental Success Summit 2016

For two days in Toronto, there was a place where everywhere you went the conversation was on the same topic. In the hallways, the social center, the dining room, and even in the fitness center – the talk was vacation rentals. The Vacation Rental Success Summit brought together some of the most interesting, influential and […]

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5 Things Your Cottage Buyers Need To Know If They Want to Rent

People buy cottages for many reasons and they have different types of perceptions and expectations. Many buyers are now considering rental as part of their investment plan, so it’s important to be able to present them with appropriate and comprehensive detail so they can make informed decisions on their cottage purchase. Having this information to […]

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VRS110 – Getting Off To A Great Start with Matt Ward

It was hard to put a title on this episode as I covered such a lot with today’s guest that if I’d included everything it would have run to a paragraph! For a start, Matt Ward is one of Vacation Rental Success’s most loyal listeners having binge-listened to every episode over a 4 week period.  […]