vacation rental revenue management glossary

Glossary of Vacation Rental Revenue Management Terms and KPIs

At Rented, we spend every day talking about Revenue Management Tools and Services with our vacation rental manager clients. Many of them have the same question, “What do all these terms mean?” The language of revenue management helps to convey the key data points that should be understood and tracked for performance. Here’s a refreshed list to get started speaking …

Should you hire a vacation rental revenue manager?

Should You Hire a Vacation Rental Revenue Manager?

Pricing is one of the most nuanced aspects of vacation rental property management. But it’s also the most time-consuming, and its effects are not always immediately felt (unlike paying out operational costs or managing a budget).  Revenue management is one of the best ways to ensure the health of your vacation rental property management business, whether you use a revenue …

Vacation rental revenue management and market sensitivity

Manage Market Sensitivity With a Dynamic Pricing Tool

At Rented we’ve spoken at length about the various ways that market demand impacts vacation rental revenue. The market drives how you set your rates—and how you make adjustments to your rates as consumer behavior changes.  But some vacation rentals are more sensitive to changes in the market than others. And keeping up with those shifts in the market can …

top features to look for in vacation rental pricing tools

9 Vacation Property Rental Pricing Tool Must-Haves

Whether you are just starting to research dynamic pricing and revenue management for your vacation rental portfolio, or you are assessing your current pricing tools, we’ve got a list of top features that are important to consider. Using a revenue management system to manage your vacation rental pricing can help make setting and adjusting your rates easy and more accurate. …

how to talk to homeowners about vacation rental pricing

How to Talk to Homeowners About Pricing Strategy

Vacation rental homeowners come to vacation rental property managers like you for expertise in the industry. By outsourcing the management of property maintenance, listings, and revenue, homeowners can get the most out of their investment without all of the hassles. But for most vacation rental homeowners, investing in a vacation property is just that: an investment. Which means they want …

grow vacation rental property inventory

3 Ways to Capture More Homeowner Leads

Grow Your Vacation Rental Property Inventory Over the last few years, vacation rentals have become the preferred way to travel—and with the onset of the global pandemic, that desire has manifested in a major booking boom. But even though occupancy rates for locally owned vacation rental management companies are skyrocketing, supply for vacation rental property inventory is low.  Jed Stevens, …

understanding vacation rental pricing data

The Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Vacation Rental Pricing Data

Everyone loves data. Scientists love data. Marketers love data. And in recent years, vacation rental property managers have jumped on the data bandwagon, too. The more accurate vacation rental pricing data you can gather, the more competitive and agile you can be with your rates. In fact, the increased popularity of dynamic pricing in the vacation rental industry is, in part, …

Vacation Rental Management Dynamic Pricing Strategies for Revenue Management Excellence

Are you frustrated with your vacation rental property management revenue management strategy? Are you interested in increasing the maximum revenue potential from each of the properties in your portfolio? If so, then read on to learn more about dynamic pricing strategies that vacation rental property managers can use to increase revenue. We’ll explore strategies for increasing your vacation rental prices …