Long or Short Term Rentals? Find the Best Ways to Grow Your Wealth.

In 2012, consumer-booked vacation rentals accounted for one fifth of the lodging market. With the sharing economy in full swing and vacation rentals becoming increasingly popular, a $85 billion dollar market exists from which anyone with a second home can profit. Before capitalizing on the industry, however, a homeowner is faced with multiple options—an important one being the choice between …

Trends in the Vacation Rental Industry: Q2 2015

This is part of an ongoing VRMA series of quarterly reviews of the top trends in the vacation rental industry. For those new to the series, you can find earlier posts under my VRMA Blog Contributor Page. This series’ intent is to synthesize major trends and developments within the vacation rental industry over the period, not just to summarize them …

Short Term Rentals: No Work, All Play

New York Times reporter Michelle Higgins recently wrote about “Taking the Work Out of Short Term Rentals” – a topic clearly very relevant to us at rented. The article, which centers discussion on rentals through sites like Airbnb, HomeAway and VRBO, notes, “A fledgling industry has sprung up in the last five years offering to take the work out of …