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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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VrTech Startup Competition 2019: Time to Vote for Your Favourite Startup

Here are the 20 startups shortlisted for the 2019 VrTech Startup Competition! These companies are building revolutionary tech solutions that move our industry forward. It’s time to vote for your favourite and see them pitch on stage at the Vacation Rental World Summit!

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Vacation Rental Booking Window and Its Impact on Revenue [+ Statistics]

Your booking window, i.e how far in advance do your rentals get booked, is an important metric to consider. Starting with your historical data, and just as importantly, with market statistics. We looked into the current vacation rental booking window with data by Transparent.

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Vacation Rental World Summit 2019: Why You Should Attend [+Discount Code]

Ready for an educational and potentially life-changing trip to the Vacation Rental World Summit in Lake Como? Founder Antonio Bortolotti shares what the best independent event in the industry has in store for attendees this year.

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An Insider’s Guide to Switching Channel Managers

Switching Channel Managers can be a big concern as it implies investing time, money and resources. But if you need help with this process, start with this useful guide that covers all you need to know for a smooth transition.

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15+ Vacation Rental Consultants to Help Your Business Grow

In a highly competitive industry like vacation rentals, sometimes, the only way to stay above the water is to ask for help. Here are 15 vacation rental consultants – seasoned experts with many years of experience under their belts – who can help you grow your business.

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Masters of Distribution eBook: The Definitive Guide to Vacation Rental Distribution

The first step towards building a successful vacation rental business is mastering online distribution and advertising. To help you out, we’ve created a comprehensive free eBook with all the latest tools, tips and best practices. Get your copy!

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The difference between Property Management Systems and Channel Managers

As a hospitality professional, chances are you’ve researched which software is best to run your rentals. In this article, we explain the major differences between Property Management Systems and Channel Managers to help you make an informed decision.

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Top Posts of 2018 from our Vacation Rental Blog

The Rentals United blog is a source of hands-on tips & hacks for property owners, managers and vacation rental management companies. Our most-read posts of this year ranged from industry insights and reports to exclusive interviews and advice on pricing and revenue. In case you missed them, here’s the list of our top posts in 2018.

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Key Findings from the European Vacation Rental Market Survey

The European Vacation Rental Market 2018 is a report recently published by Transparent, the short-term rental data intelligence company based in Madrid. Analyzing the answers of 500+ property managers with a joint inventory of +23.000 rentals, it provides important data on marketing, technology, distribution, pricing and more. Take a look at some of the key findings.