Why should you choose a vacation rental manager?

Many simply don’t understand the hard work that goes into managing a vacation rental and underestimate the time they will spend on marketing, accounting, property management, customer service and more.
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Making the decision to choose a vacation rental manager

Making the decision to choose a vacation rental manager can be hard, we know. trusting someone with such a big investment is a big decision. you’re not only trusting someone with your dream home but the home where you vacation to, so here’s a list of reasons why hiring a rental professional for your vacation home is the best decision.

1 PROXIMITY

Proximity can make all the difference. Knowing what roads are closed for repair, what the weather is going to do, or just being able to check in on your precious investment to make sure all is well takes being near your rental. Having a vacation rental manager makes it easier for you as a homeowner to continue with other responsibilities while knowing your property is well taken care of.

2 ONLINE BOOKING

The internet has taken a turn for the more mobile-friendly options in recent years. With 15% of all vacation rental guests shopping for and booking a rental online, it is easy to see why having your rental featured on a trusted site that books online is essential in our on the go world. keycaribe’s can take care of all your bookings and reservations.

3 MARKETING

Most rental management professionals value a strong marketing presence and use many different media’s to market your properties to a whole new generation of renters, giving you the advantage of staying connected to renters, both new and returning.

4 RENTAL CALENDAR

face it: One of the most challenging parts of having a vacation rental can be filling your rental calendar in the offseasons. Rental managers are like calendar fairies, they keep your rental priced competitively and will help you get the word out about your spectacular home!

5 LEGAL PROTECTION

Keeping up with legal requirements for vacation rentals can be difficult, with a rental manager all that work is done for you and you get current updates on management laws and a report of all your home’s income for the year.

6 RENTERS

one of the most difficult parts of renting a vacation home can be dealing with renters. Things can go wrong in a minute for a renter and you do not want to be the one on the receiving end of those 2 a.m. phone calls. Rental managers can offer a safe place for feedback to be given and help take care of renters concerns in a timely manner. face it as a homeowner you already have a job. Your rental should be as relaxing for you as it is for your guests. Why not let the professionals do the work for you?

7 EXTRAS

guests are more likely to associate key experiences with vacation rental professionals vs. individual owners, such as: services (daily maid service, concierge, dining), customer service, safety and security, activities, services for children, and modern amenities.

8 BRANDING

When you rent your home through a professional rental manager they more than likely already have a following of customers they work with. they have people ready to rent from you just because you’re with them. No searching for people and hoping it works.

9 GUEST EXPERIENCE

When it comes down to it, vacations are made and broken into the smallest of details and rental managers know what these little things are. They have resources that will help guests outline a perfect vacation.

10 PROFESSIONALISM

most travelers choose to go with a rental manager because they are viewed as hospitality professionals, and are more apt to provide the protections, standards, and services, families have come to expect (i.e. professionally cleaned properties, secure reservation systems, an emergency contact 24/7, concierge services, travel insurance, travel packages & deals, etc.)

Now that your totally convinced that hiring a vacation rental is for you ! contact us through info@keycaribe.com and let us give you the luxury of time