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Welcome to Renting For Profit

The most complete resource on the web for vacation home rental owners.

Whether you are just thinking of renting out your vacation home, villa, cottage or condo, or want new ideas on increasing occupancy and maximising income, this is the place to be. Getting ahead of the competition just became easier!

Join me, Heather Bayer and my team of vacation rental experts as we guide you through the joys and pitfalls of renting for profit.



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Ideas For Keeping Guests InterestedIdeas For Keeping Guests Interested
Small businesses know that the key to growth and success is to capture interested clients and then hang on to them. I don't mean tying them up in the basement -- more like getting to know them and then offering them new products or services they might like.


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Kingfisher Cottage -- another success storyKingfisher Cottage -- another success story
In May of 2012 we found our latest rental property; made an offer that was immediately accepted and began the process that has seen us purchase, renovate, furnish, set up and market six other cottages over the past 9 years. This proven and wildly successful process will be fully explained in my next book, "The Vacation Rental Formula" but for now here's a short summary of what we did. . . . keep reading

Festive Check ListFestive Check List
When guests have booked for a festive event, you can pretty much guarantee they will be cooking at some point during their stay and you are aiming for the review that says, 'The owners thought of everything -- the place was better equipped than my own house!' Use this checklist to make sure your guests have everything for their festive rental.

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How to get repeat guests -- give them a hugHow to get repeat guests -- give them a hug
Getting repeat guests is all about making your guests feel special. Everyone wants to feel wanted and recognized so the secret is to create a relationship that allows you to communicate on a more personal level with your guests.



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Emergency PlanningEmergency Planning
What do you have in place to ensure your guests safety in case of an emergency? When was the last time you revisited your emergency plan and made sure everything is up to date?

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SEO for Vacation Rental OwnersSEO for Vacation Rental Owners
Whether you have your own web site or blog or use a rental agency or listing site to help market your vacation property, you will find that knowing a bit about search engine optimization is helpful not only for understanding how traffic is driven to websites, but also to see how simple it can be to do it yourself. . . . keep reading

What Guests WantWhat Guests Want
Following a busy summer of rentals in our rental agency, we looked at all the reviews that came in and the responses to guest satisfaction surveys, and here's a summary of what guests said they expected, enjoyed and wanted. . . . keep reading

This is just a small free sample of the kind of articles you will have full access to when you become a member with Renting For Profit. For instant access to these articles and much more, become a member today!


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Ideas For Keeping Guests InterestedIdeas For Keeping Guests Interested
Small businesses know that the key to growth and success is to capture interested clients and then hang on to them. I don't mean tying them up in the basement -- more like getting to know them and then offering them new products or services they might like.


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Creating an FAQ Page and InventoryCreating an FAQ Page and Inventory
From Vacation Home Rentals Owner Community
No matter how much information you include in a listing, there will be questions, because every prospective rental guest has different criteria and expectations.


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How to get repeat guests -- give them a hugHow to get repeat guests -- give them a hug
Getting repeat guests is all about making your guests feel special. Everyone wants to feel wanted and recognized so the secret is to create a relationship that allows you to communicate on a more personal level with your guests.



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Article Writing for Vacation Rental Owners - Part TwoArticle Writing for Vacation Rental Owners - Part Two
Writing articles and driving traffic to your listing or web site from them is one of the easiest methods of free marketing. It's not difficult -- all it takes is some knowledge of your area, some structure to the article and your own voice. . . . keep reading

Article Writing for Vacation Rental Owners - Part OneArticle Writing for Vacation Rental Owners - Part One
Writing articles can achieve a lot for you and is a totally free method of marketing your property. Read this first part of a two part article about how to write articles to help promote your property. . . . keep reading

Bedroom Quality CountsBedroom Quality Counts
We spend a third of our lives in bed and this is the same for our vacations. In fact, for many people, a holiday is a time for spending even more time catching up on sleep, having lie-ins, and hopefully luxuriating in comfort with a morning coffee or a good book last thing at night. If your beds don't measure up to these expectations, guests will be unhappy and this can result in negative feedback and complaints. . . . keep reading

Home remedies for cleaning and maintenanceHome remedies for cleaning and maintenance
It's great to see property welcome books that ask guests to conserve water and electricity, recycle garbage, and offer tips on shopping locally. So, it was not difficult to come across suggestions for stain removal using natural products and recipes for cleaning fluids. Here's a few of my favourites.



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