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How Guesthop Uses Properly To Make Every Cleaning Perfect

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The Highlights from (Future) VRMA 2020

Printed in VRMA Arrival Blog on November 14, 2017. Industry conferences like VRMA National offer a natural milestone to mark the progress and direction of the short term rental industry, and this year’s conference highlighted the pace of change. Remember where the industry stood just three years ago? In 2014,...

An Interview with VR Industry Sage, Heather Bayer

It’s no secret I have heaps of respect for Heather Bayer so I grabbed the opportunity to chat with her at VRMA National in Orlando. If you’re not already listening to Heather’s podcast, cottageblogger.com, I highly recommend it. I also encourage you to join us at the Vacation Rental Success...

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Hire the most responsive, thorough, and reliable service providers on Properly with Badges.

At Properly, our goal is to create a global community of experienced hospitality service providers to meet the demand of our growing vacation rental industry.   Our marketplace lets clients find new providers and is a platform where service providers can create and grow their businesses.   We’re excited to...

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Improving Operational Efficiency, Guest Reviews, and Quality Control by Building a Winning Partnership with Cleaners

Thank you for attending our session at VRMA National 2017. Click the link to download a worksheet for recording your current challenges and new solutions that come to you throughout the session. This form is downloadable and you can save to print or send to colleagues. Download Operations Challenges/Solutions Worksheet...

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Creating Effective Checklists: Guidelines and Best Practices

Overview The goal of your checklist(s) is to provide a tool for service providers to convey detailed reminders and instructions, while not adding unnecessary complexity to their work. Toward that goal, we recommend that your checklists not be overloaded with standard cleaning tasks that a service provider knows to do,...

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Top 10 Extras to Amaze your Airbnb Guests

Hosting with Airbnb is more than just sharing your home with travelers, it is an opportunity to make each and every guest’s experience something to remember. Being able to share your local knowledge while providing safe and comfortable lodging are part of the Airbnb experience that vacationers absolutely love and...

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New Collaboration Tools Make Short Term Rental Management a Team Effort!

Whether you manage one property or several, operating short term rentals requires effective teamwork to keep things running smoothly. Cleaners must be scheduled to flip a listing. Maintenance contractors must be alerted to a repair. And if you manager for others, owners need reassurance that their home is well-maintained and...

“Top 10” Guide Ideas for Property Managers

Here’s a long list of some “Top 10” Guide ideas for your customized Guest Guides. Use ideas from this list or add your own. Add lists that reflect activities in your area. Here are 2 ways to use the lists. If you have an employee or owner who has a...

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Properly Now Integrates with Guesty!

We’re thrilled to announce that Properly now integrates with Guesty – a leading property management platform for Airbnb hosts. Like us, Guesty believes that hosts and property managers need the best tools possible to grow as our industry becomes more competitive. And integrations between leading solutions create excellence in every...

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Introducing the new mobile calendar

Properly’s community of users ranges from single property owners to multi-property managers. We heard from all users that they wanted to be able to use Properly from their computer – so we created the web app and we knew it would be particularly helpful for property managers. However, we noticed...

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$200 off Vacation Rental Success Summit & an Amazon Dot for all Properly users!

In a rapidly changing industry, it is important for vacation rental owners and managers to keep up with the latest VR trends. Meet Heather Bayer and Michael Bayer, two of the best (and most respected) thought leaders in the vacation rental industry. Heather and Mike are the people we look...

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Add These Must-Do Items to Your Vacation Rental Spring Checklist

For those of us in the northern hemisphere, the birds are singing, the flowers are in bloom… and peak rental season is upon (most of) us! You know what that means: another season, another checklist. Here are the items I’m putting on my to-do list for spring: 1. Invest in...

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5 Essentials For a Stellar Vacation Rental Website

With the vacation rental industry now being valued at over $100 billion, there is no denying its success and ever-growing potential. As well as having presence on listing sites to appeal to wide audiences, many owners and managers opt for building their own websites in order to become more visible...

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What Every Vacation Rental Host Should Know Before Writing a Listing Description

Time out. Before you dive into writing your property description for Airbnb or other listing sites, take a second and ask yourself: What is most important to me as a vacation rental host? What do I do or offer to guests that they really appreciate? There are no right answers...