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Why Vacation Rental Design Matters

This post is written by Jan Stevens​, owner of Bowen Island Accommodations, and a professional residential interior designer of over 40 years. For the past 14 years Jan has specialized in Vacation

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Sense of Place [Episode 12, Seattle]

Quick Navigation ​Seattle: Deconstructed​The Learning Corner​1. Lifestyle Trade-Offs2. Out of Necessity (aka. "We Had To Do Something")3. Calibrating Your Goals4. The Economics of In-Person Check-ins A

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Sense of Place [Episode 11, Nashville]

A Sense of Place is a travel show that meets destinations through the eyes of vacation rental properties and their incredible hosts. Follow our F​B Page or YouTube Channel for updates. ​ ​When

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Sense of Place [Episode 10, Anna Maria Island, Florida]

A Sense of Place is a travel show that meets destinations through the eyes of vacation rental properties and their most incredible hosts. Follow our Facebook Page or YouTube Channel for updates. ​ ​Behind

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Shortsighted [Monday Morning Motivation]

​This is an example of VRMB's Monday Morning Motivations, that gets delivered straight to your inbox each Monday. Sign up on our homepage to receive yours free of charge! A Letter To All Concerned Vacation

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Sense of Place [Episode 9, Guardea, Umbria, Italy]

​One of the most incredible things about the vacation rental movement is that someone with access to a vacation property can get started pretty much over night. Put your property up on a listing site

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Property Management Is Dead As We Knew It

​B. Joseph Pine II ​The Experience Economy (1999) quote-left ​“Commoditized…Differentiation disappears, margins fall through the floor, and customers buy solely on the basis

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Sense of Place [Episode 8, Barcelona]

Quick Navigation Barcelona Deconstructed​The Learning Center​1. The Essence of Hospitality​​2. Duplicating Damien3. Staging a Demonstration4. The Gamechanger5. Management from Afar6. Where

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Sense of Place [Episode 7, Carolina Beach, N.C.]

Quick Navigation ​Carolina Beach: DeconstructedThe Learning Center​1. I Fell Into This2. The Ups and Downs​3. Giving Back4. Finding a Sweet Spot5. The Business of Smiles ​Carolina Beach is a

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Vacation Rental Statistics: A Double-Edged Sword

The money was gone.David Angotti at LiveRez Partner Conference, 2017When I approached the Craps table at the casino, the excitement was intoxicating. The guy shooting the die, people excitedly collecting

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Sense of Place [Episode 6, Marbella, Spain]

​Not long ago I knew next to nothing about Marbella as a vacation destination. I knew it was in Southern Spain and I knew it was on the coast. That’s about it. So when I arrived at the nearby Malaga

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Sense of Place [Episode 5, San Diego]

Quick Navigation ​San Diego: Deconstructed​The Learning Corner​1. The Primary Mission2. Do You Stay in Vacation Rentals? 3. The Beauty of Anti-Scalability4. Upgrading To Software5. The Dream Job6.

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