Monthly Archives

April 2013

Access Management Evolution: Floating Keys STINK, but They WERE a Necessary Evil

As I mentioned the other day, we recently returned from attending the regional VRMA shows. We logged some serious travel time, but VRMA shows are always a blast. Hard to find any other events with so many great vacation rental managers in one room. As we chatted with the VRM’s throughout the shows, it was very refreshing to hear the…

Continue Reading

Access Management Evolution: Floating Keys STINK, but They WERE a Necessary Evil

As I mentioned the other day, we recently returned from attending the regional VRMA shows. We logged some serious travel time, but VRMA shows are always a blast. Hard to find any other events with so many great vacation rental managers in one room. As we chatted with the VRM’s throughout the shows, it was very refreshing to hear the…

Continue Reading

PointCentral Property Automation – New Media Darling of Home Automation Industry?

What, one article doesn’t equate to a “media darling”?! Ok, maybe we’re not a media darling – just yet. But after my media pitch (plea? :)) a few weeks ago, it sure does feel great to get some media recognition! iTechPost ran this article on Friday: PointCentral: Smart Home Tech, Enterprise Edition. Awesome. Hats off to iTechPost for recognizing the amazing…

Continue Reading

Are Vacation Rental Check-ins a Thing of the Past?

After years of working at a vacation rental management company, I often comment that it is impossible to understand how complicated the vacation rental industry is unless you live it day in and day out. The level of complexity of managing hundreds of homes across 20, 50, or 100+ miles is astounding. The concept of managing a group of homes…

Continue Reading

PointCentral FAQ: Property Automation with the Yale inTouch Lock – Durable? Easy to install?

Take a look at the Yale inTouch (aka “Real Living”) touchscreen door lock. Pretty sweet, right?! In my obviously biased opinion, that IS what home automation should look like. Modern. Sleek. Almost futuristic. Was that lock on the Star Trek Enterprise?! To continue down the rabbit hole of PointCentral FAQ’s, we’re going to take a look at the Yale Real…

Continue Reading