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New OTA Amenities? How to Add Them to Your Listings Now

OTAs keep expanding their list of amenities in response to changing guest needs. Just think of all the cleaning and hygiene items that appeared over the last year! All the new amenities can be hard to keep track of. And it’s frustrating when you can’t add them to your listings because your software doesn’t support them. That’s why, at Rentals United, we’ve created a feature that allows you to add new amenities introduced by OTAs as soon as they become available. Find out more in this article.

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Increasing Sustainability in Vacation Rentals Through Home Automation

In honour of Earth Day, we’re shining the spotlight on sustainability in vacation rentals. How can property managers work towards sustainability while catering to their guests’ needs and saving money at the same time? Here’s how home automation technology and other tools can help to reduce your business’s environmental impact.

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The World’s Top 50 Vacation Rental Property Management Companies

The wait is over! We’ve just announced the 2021 update of Rental’s United’s Top 50 Vacation Rental Property Managers in the World. Here is a list of 50 companies leading the way in vacation rental property management using state-of-the-art technology and sophisticated growth strategies. Find out how many rentals they manage, which markets they’re present in, what kind of service they provide, and much more!

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How to Secure Your Short-Term Rental Business with Mid- and Long-Term Bookings (Ebook)

The crisis has left short-term rental property managers questioning the resilience of their business models. We’ve created a guide that will help you diversify and crisis-proof your business.

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Vacation Rental Insurance for Property Owners & Managers – Top 10

Protect yourself against damages, thefts and cancellations. Here’s a list of the top 10 specialised vacation rental insurance providers on the market.

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Best Dynamic Pricing Tools for Vacation Rentals

You may have heard that the days of fixed rates are done, and property managers are moving on to bigger and better things: dynamic pricing. But why is dynamic pricing important and how can you implement it? Let’s take a look.

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How to Run a Vacation Rental Franchise Programme

Vacation rental franchise programmes are currently all the rage in the industry. But is a franchise model really a great way to grow a property management business?

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10 Property Management Startups Backed by VC Funding

VC firms are actively investing in vacation rental companies. The last few months have seen quite a few short-term rental property management startups raising impressive funding rounds. Here are 10 companies that are looking to become market leaders!

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Revolution in Housekeeping Automation with Doinn

Cleaning is the most costly process and one of the most time-consuming tasks for vacation rentals businesses today. Luckily, this essential need in housekeeping automation is addressed by Doinn, a revolutionary bridge between short-term rentals and quality housekeeping, now integrated with Rentals United. Find out how you can link bookings from 60+ sites with 5-star services.

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6 Proven Ways to Increase your Property Management Portfolio

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?