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A Chat with Industry Pioneer, Doug Macnaught

At VRMA National in Orlando, Alex sat down with industry pioneer, Doug Macnaught.   Alex: Thank you for joining us today. You’ve been one of the software pioneers of the industry. What do you think has changed in the last five years and what will the next five years hold?...

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Properly Integrates with BookingSync Property Management System to Offer An All-Inclusive Changeover Management Solution

At Properly, we are always looking for smart collaborators, so when we met BookingSync Founder and CEO, Sébastien Grosjean at the Vacation Rental World Summit, we knew right away we wanted to partner. Séb comes from a family of vacation rental owners and managers and we admire his history, depth...

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Properly, The Only Cleaning and Changeover Management Solution for Vacation Rentals, Launches!

Today is a proud day at Properly. For more than a year, our tiny but mighty team has been gathering feedback from our generous customers, releasing new features, and improving the product. We are thrilled to launch Properly’s solution for managing changeover and housekeeping operations to the global community of...

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New Feature: Create and Export Reports

Now you can create and export detailed reports on Properly to run your short term rental or property management business even more efficiently. This new reporting feature now helps property managers stay organized while managing changeover operations from start to finish. Reports also help you: • Easily invoice payments for...

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Properly Integrates with Orbirental Property Management System to Improve Turnover Operations!

Properly already helps thousands of vacation rental PMs and home sharing hosts manage turnovers for Airbnb and VRBO/HomeAway bookings through our industry-leading visual checklists.  Now, Orbirental PMS customers can also use Properly to schedule directly from their booking calendar. Orbirental prides itself on providing an innovative and open technology platform...

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Prepare Your Vacation Rental for Weather Emergencies with These Must-Have Items

Let’s face it: weather-related emergencies happen. And Mother Nature doesn’t really care how much time and money your guests have spent on their vacation. So, hosts and managers, show your guests that you care more than she does and stock your vacation rental in preparation for power outages, snowstorms, and...

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Announcing Properly for Owners and Property Managers on the Web!

For the entire year we have been building a web application that makes scheduling changeover services and creating customized checklists much easier for vacation rental owners and property managers. It has been our #1 customer request, so we’re more than excited to finally launch it to the public! The Properly...

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How Properly Saved A Superhost from a Stinky Dog Dilemma

Meet Barkley! Barkley is Alex, our founder’s, dog and everyone at Properly’s favorite furry friend. He’s cute and cuddly but like most dogs, he can be smelly at times. When Alex travels, he rents his Noe Valley, San Francisco house to guests on Airbnb. And although he clearly mentions that...

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10 Vacation Rental Cleaning Hacks You Need to Know

Like many vacation rental owners, one of my biggest sources of pride is positive reviews. Reviews that mention my rental’s cleanliness really make me do a happy dance because I’ve spent a lot of time perfecting the process. Now I’ll share some of those processes with the Properly audience! Often...

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Breaking it Down With Pricing Data: Beyond Pricing Shows How Properly Can Increase Bookings by 20%

I stumbled across an article by Dan Hill, the product lead at Airbnb who wrote their pricing algorithm. The article explains how Airbnb’s dynamic pricing tool works and why the sharing economy needs machine learning to set prices. In the article, Hill describes what goes into the algorithm to determine...

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I Hired Strangers to Do My Airbnb Turnover Cleaning When I Was Out of Town. Here’s How it Went.

Guest post by: Tammi Sims of A Gracious Host and the Remote Superhost Series. I’m a stickler for details and a perfectionist when it comes to preparing my home for Airbnb guests. I would say it’s a common trait among those of us who covet our reputations as hosts and...

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23 Items Top Notch Vacation Rentals Keep in Stock

To be honest, you can get away with supplying the bare minimum for your guests and still run a successful vacation rental. But why not go above and beyond to give them all they would need so they can skip the store and get their vacation started right away? Your...

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Properly Quick Tip: Send a job request to multiple cleaners at once for the fastest response

Many of us have struggled with contacting a cleaner for an emergency cleaning, having them decline, then contacting the next, and so on. When your window for a turnover cleaning is very tight and you’re in a bind you need to book a cleaner immediately. Sending a job request to...

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Before You Hire a Cleaner for a Vacation Rental Make Sure You Know the Differences Between Residential and Hospitality Cleanings

The success of your changeover cleanings affects the success of your own short term or vacation rental business. Why? Because the first physical experience a guest has is observing how clean and well prepared the rental is when they walk in. First impressions last the longest and more often than...

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5 Final Tasks To Check Off Your List Before Summer Season Kicks into Full Gear

Properly and Alanna Schroeder of the Distinguished Guest have teamed up for a monthly newsletter in which Alanna will share her expert home styling and vacation rental tips. Read below to find out what Alanna says are the most crucial final tasks to check off your list before welcoming your...

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