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Are you charging enough for your Airbnb properties? Or perhaps lowering rates at the wrong time? Getting it right with pricing is an on-going process subject to many changing variables. It’s not uncommon to find properties with high occupancy that still miss out on attainable revenue. Find here the key factors to consider for your Airbnb pricing strategy.

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How do property managers and owners use technology for ROI? Get your copy of The State of Vacation Rental Tech in 2018 and find out! This report curated by Rentals United and VrTech digs into our industry’s challenges with technology and automation. Check our highlights and Download your copy!

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How much should you charge for your property listed on Booking.com? Can your rates be further optimized for maximum revenue? It can be tricky to find the ideal balance without risking revenue or occupancy loss but it’s not impossible! There are several vacation rental pricing options available at Booking.com to help you maximize earning in the long run. Here we take a closer look at them to help you decide on the best one for your business!

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Property Managers work closely with Property Owners offering hassle-free hosting, solving concerns and proposing the best solutions for maximum return on their vacation rental investment. Solutions such as automating distribution! But how do property managers solve owners’ concerns about advertising on instant booking while using a Channel Manager?

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Since revenue management was introduced over 40 years ago, travel companies like airlines and hotel chains have developed advanced techniques, software and analytic tools to help build successful revenue strategies. Maximizing profit through price variation is crucial for vacation rental businesses nowadays! If you haven’t figured out your strategy yet, you’ll find here the 7 Essentials of Vacation Rental Revenue Management to get started!

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Looking for a holiday book suggestion? We’ve asked leading vacation rental industry experts what’s on top of their summer reading list and got amazing recommendations to share! A huge thanks to the experts: Andrew McConnell, Heather Bayer, Vanessa de Souza Lage, Antonio Botolotti, Jessica Gillingham and Tyann Marcink.

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Choosing the right Vacation Rental Software to manage properties is a major decision for every professional in our industry. Aside a Channel Manager for marketing and distribution you may need a property management system (PMS) to manage operations and more. Depending on your business model and requirements, you could be looking for a PMS software to automate day-to-day tasks such as guest communication, housekeeping, centralize reservations, accounting and reports. Or you could be looking for more advanced options like building a new website, SEO and content management, advanced analytics, taxes, even reporting to local authorities. Here’s a list of Top 40 Vacation Rental Software providers (in no particular order) you can choose to sync with Rentals United.

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Numerous large vacation rental management companies started out as small endeavors, perhaps with a few family-owned holiday homes, and steadily grew into successful established brands. Along the way, they tried various strategies to acquire new vacation rental properties, developing a structure around owners’ needs and building a strong reputation of their own. Read below for 6 proven ways to Increase your Property Management Portfolio used today by top property managers. Why not apply them right away?

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One of the world’s largest tourism company to-date, TUI Group, counts with a strong portfolio of tour operators, 1600 travel agencies, 6 airlines, 15 cruise liners and other agencies in all major holiday destinations. When it comes to vacation rentals, TUI’s online marketplace consists of TUI Villas and atraveo whose offering today has reached over 300.000 properties throughout Europe and beyond. We sat down with them and asked all that you need to know to list your vacation rentals on TUI.

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Everyday we meet vacation rental professionals from all over the world and they range from self-starting owners and property managers, to real estate agencies and large vacation rental suppliers. It’s a delight to see and contribute to their growth, therefore we make it our mission to not only help them achieve success, but also to understand the core values of their business. What are the key success factors we find frequently in vacation rental business strategies? Read on for our 5 takeaways.