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The Ultimate Amenities Checklist for Vacation Rentals
Our comprehensive amenities checklist for vacation rentals will help give you ideas for how to increase competitiveness and maximize your rental revenue.
Owning a Vacation Rental Home in Northern Michigan: What You Need to Know
Whether you’re thinking about buying or already own a vacation rental home in northern Michigan, here’s what you need to know to succeed.
How Can Short-Term Rentals in Michigan Be Regulated without Violating Property Rights?
Municipalities throughout Michigan are restricting short-term rentals through zoning laws, but other solutions exist that don’t violate property rights.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore: An Ideal Family Vacation Destination!
The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore near Glen Arbor, Michigan, boasts a rich history, scenic splendor, and recreational fun for the whole family.
What Does Expedia’s Acquisition of HomeAway Mean for Vacation Rental Home Owners?
Expedia’s acquisition of HomeAway is a game changer for the vacation rental industry. Here’s what vacation rental home owners need to know.
Why Guests Prefer to Book with Pro Vacation Rental Management Companies
Travelers feel more confident about booking with a professional vacation rental management company than directly with homeowners. Here’s why.
TripAdvisor a Threat to Homeaway? Misinfo and the Takeaway for VRMs
Is TripAdvisor a Threat to Homeaway? How Forbes gets it wrong — and the key takeaway for vacation rental managers (VRMs) regarding distribution channels.
Why Professional Property Managers Offer the Best Value for Vacation Rental Owners
The value for vacation rental owners of hiring a professional property manager as opposed to trying to go it alone is becoming increasingly clear.
Top 5 Tips for Renting Your Vacation Home
Keep your rental guests happy and earn more rental revenue with these 5 tips for renting your vacation home.
Top 10 Fall Activities in Northern Michigan
If you’re looking for fall activities for your northern Michigan vacation, here are 10 ideas that are sure to please the whole family.
Vacation Rental Safety: Maintaining Your Home’s Decks and Railings
Poorly maintained decks and railings are a potential hazard for you and your guests. Make sure your vacation rental home is safe.
Top 5 Amenities Guests Want in a Vacation Rental Home
Here are 5 top vacation rental amenities that guests look for, which you’ll definitely want to consider featuring to attract more renters!
Vacation Rental Safety: The Importance of Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Smoke detectors aren’t the only warning system you should have in your vacation rental home. Don’t overlook the importance of carbon monoxide detectors.
Vacation Rental Safety: The Importance of Smoke Detectors
Keep your vacation home and your rental guests safe with the proper use of smoke detectors.
Vacation Rental Homeowners Beware! What You Need to Know About Homeowner’s Insurance
Don’t leave yourself open to the potentially catastrophic risk! Make sure you have the right kind of insurance for renting out your vacation home.
Vacation Houses for Free?
Popular shows like HGTV’s “Vacation House for Free” suggest you can own your dream vacation home by renovating and renting it out — but it’s not that easy.
Vacation Rental Owners Beware! 10 AirBnB Horror Stories
With a professional rental management company like Holiday Vacation Rentals, vacation rental horror stories like these are avoidable.
What Every Vacation Rental Manager Needs to Know (But the OTAs Aren’t Confessing)
Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) may be contributing to a perception that can undermine the value of the vacation rental manager to the industry.
Hidden Treasures of Northern Michigan: Skillagalee Island
There are many hidden treasures to find off the beaten path in northern Michigan. One of them is a small island named “Skillagalee”.
Top 10 Ways to Use a Bandana on Vacation
When you come to northern Michigan for your next vacation, here are ten ways to use a bandana that you might find handy!