Is Now a Bad Time to Buy Vacation Rentals?

Four pictures of a South Haven Michigan vacation rental. One of the living room, one of the kitchen, one of the deck overlooking the beach, and one of the bedroom.

Happy Thursday! Today’s message….. Is now a bad time to buy a short-term rental?  A loaded question, right?  There are a few reasons you might think it’s a bad time to buy.  1. Housing market is softening. 2. Interest rates are going up. 3. Recession is coming. These are all valid concerns.  Housing prices seem to be coming down.  Obviously, real estate is so … Read more

AirBNB Checkout Instructions: How to Guide (Template)

A picture of a mom and dad with their daughter and son. They have luggage and appear to be checking out of a vacation rental.

Hosts just starting out and those looking to improve their operations and guest service often wonder whether they should provide checkout instructions to departing guests and what those checkout instructions should include. Checkout instructions are an effective way to extend customer service to your guests as well to ease the transition to your next guests … Read more