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Words of Wisdom for Vacation Rental Managers: Embrace Technology

You can file this post in the “slipped through the cracks” department. I have a pretty nifty article about the vacation rental industry to share today, but it’s been sitting in my “Great Blog Topics” folder since November. Eeek. Sorry about that. I’m usually much more timely as I toss awesome information around the interwebs, but the good news is…

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Let’s Talk Turkey – There’s a HUGE Need for Vacation Rental Security…Is Property Automation the Solution?!

I’ll start this post with a little confession – I have no idea what “talk turkey” means. I’m a fan of this phrase because it’s bizarre, but where the heck did it come from?! Based on my diligent online research (i.e. a Google search :)), the origins of this phrase are open for debate, but the definition seems pretty concrete:…

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Let’s Talk Turkey – There’s a HUGE Need for Vacation Rental Security…Is Property Automation the Solution?!

I’ll start this post with a little confession – I have no idea what “talk turkey” means. I’m a fan of this phrase because it’s bizarre, but where the heck did it come from?! Based on my diligent online research (i.e. a Google search :)), the origins of this phrase are open for debate, but the definition seems pretty concrete:…

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Property Automation to Help Shape the Vacation Rental Industry in 2013

HomeAway recently shared a great post on their blog titled 8 Trends that Will Shape Vacation Rentals in 2013. There are some great points made in the post that I fully agree with after my years spent with a vacation rental manager on the Outer Banks. It’s definitely worth the full read, but I want to pull out a couple…

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Who is PointCentral? – Vacation Rental Marketing Meets Home Automation

As I mentioned in my last post, we’re about to embark on some intros to the PointCentral team. The PointCentral home automation system is an amazing fit for the vacation rental industry – the ability to remotely monitor and control properties can offer an astounding change to the VRM business! But PointCentral is brand new to the vacation rental industry……

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Survey Says! Property Automation Survey Results from the Vacation Rental Managers Association

Vacation Rental Managers Association

A recent webinar survey of vacation rental managers makes it clear that professional VRMs are embracing “smart home” technology to reduce costs, improve efficiency and identify issues before they cause problems. We asked the VRMs to share their thoughts about how property automation could benefit the vacation rental market. It’s great to see professional VRMs confirm our belief that property management…

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Vacation Rental 2.0: Home Automation & the Future of Professional Vacation Rental Management

PointConnect I am fortunate to call the Outer Banks of North Carolina home. If you’ve never been, I highly recommend a beach trip. The OBX, as it is fondly referred to by many, consists of a series of desolate beaches that run on for about 100 miles. A beach lovers paradise. Part of the charm of this isolated area is…

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