Invest Wisely, Thrive Easily: Your Ultimate Vacation Rental Design Guide

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There are several reason! For one, if you have been thinking about purchasing an Airbnb or already own a vacation home of your own, but have no idea what it would cost to design, remodel or just give the property a spruce, this guide is for you. There are 23 pages that address common questions when thinking about designing a …

Cabin on a lake

Cabin Essentials: Creating a Cozy Retreat Your Guests Will Love

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When I think of a cabin, I think of a warm cozy rustic place, usually by some body of water. Great for fishing, swimming or paddling in a canoe. I also picture it as a very old structure. But new cabins, log homes and A-frames are built every day! So how do you bring that old cabin feeling to a …

Guest-Ready Always: Best Practices for Cleaning Supply Organization

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Organizing cleaning supplies at a short-term rental is essential to maintain a clean and welcoming environment for guests. Here are some effective ways to organize your cleaning supplies: You definitely need a dedicated cleaning closet or cabinet for supplies. Ensure it’s easily accessible to your turnover team, but hidden from guests’ view and/or locked. Next you should categorize and label …

What does an Airbnb cohost do?

Behind the Scenes: Unveiling the Role of a Short-Term Rental Co-Host

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If you’ve been following me for awhile, you know that my company co-hosts several short term rentals in West Michigan. But what exactly is a co-host?? We play a supportive role in managing an Airbnb rental property on behalf of the property owner, also known as the host. The cohost’s responsibilities can vary depending on the arrangement made with the …

Whats Sets Your Airbnb Apart From Your Local Competition?

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As Airbnb becomes more popular, you have to set yourself apart.  In my local area of West Michigan, the lakes are the main draw.  A few years ago when we rented our own property it was located across the street from an inland lake, with access a public boat launch nearby and Lake Michigan just a mile or so away.  …

Why Should I Rent My Vacation Home?

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I had an interesting conversation with a colleague the other day. He has a family member with a house on a lake. He purchased it before the housing market exploded, so he got it for an affordable price. However shortly after purchasing, he was transferred out of state for work. He plans to retire in his lake house, but that …