Buying a vacation rental home has many benefits, but it’s important to consider a few key points before deciding to purchase.
Adjusting the Approach to Vacation Rentals During COVID-19
While COVID-19 has impacted the vacation rental industry, we’re optimistic for the future based on industry trends and improved disinfection.
The Importance of Vacation Rental Pre-Arrival Planning and Inspections
COVID-19 has increased the importance of pre-arrival inspections and maintaining property standards for the health and well-being of our rental guests.
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.
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.
Experiencing the Gatlinburg Fires: A Vacation Rental Trip We’ll Never Forget
We experienced the Gatlinburg fires firsthand while en route to a vacation rental managers conference, a trip we will certainly never forget.
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.
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.
Conference Recap: VRMA 2015
Reflections on the Holiday Vacation Rentals venture to the 2015 VRMA Annual Conference in New Oreleans.
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.
Launch of Mobile-Friendly Vacation Rental Website
With the new site, HVR wanted to completely improve the user experience, looking for customers to enter the site and immediately be drawn in by stunning images of a waterfront vacation rental or northern Michigan's Million Dollar Sunset. The company wanted to make...