Panama City Beach, Fla. (November 29, 2016) — The Onsite Property Management Association (OPMA) appointed a new Chairman of the Board last week at their Fall Executive Summit in Destin, Florida. Brent Howie, President of Provident Management Corporation, accepted the nomination as Chairman from Paul Wohlford, Vice President of Resort Collection and Past Chairman of OPMA. Howie expressed his [...]
Tracey Heffernan of Yahoo presents the risks travelers expose themselves to when using online marketplaces such as VRBO to book their accommodations: "This do-it-yourself approach has put dozens of properties in one location, often at a steal of a rate, but some travelers have also realized that such bargains come at a risk. Without professional [...]
BookbyOwner.com reports "The vacation rental business lends itself to Do-It-Yourself types: we do our own marketing, we fix our own leaks, we handle our own accounting. But this self-sufficient mentality stands out to me as both our strongest asset and our greatest downfall." Read the full story HERE.
Which one is right for you? Many billions of dollars have been spent in the US in an effort to kindle the “Do it yourself” spirit. There are many success stories in the world of owner operated vacation rentals. One of the most popular means with which to present your vacation property is a website [...]
Managing rental properties is a professional industry and keeping owner’s investment protected, clean and producing revenue is important. As a few Best Practices, honesty, transparency and preventative maintenance are at the heart of keeping owners on your rental program. […]