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Short Term Rental Agreement: Essential Elements for a Comprehensive Contract

Short Term Rental Agreement: Essential Elements for a Comprehensive Contract

Creating a clear and effective short term rental agreement is essential for property managers to protect their investments and ensure a smooth experience for both hosts and guests.  So, how can you ensure your rental agreements are comprehensive and engaging?  Let’s dive into the key elements that should be included in your short term rental agreement to cover all bases and keep everyone on the same page. ​​Essential Elements of a Short-Term Rental Agreement Property Details: Have...

Effective Strategies for Writing Airbnb Reviews: A Comprehensive Guide for Hosts

Effective Strategies for Writing Airbnb Reviews: A Comprehensive Guide for Hosts

As a host on Airbnb, your reputation is built on reviews. While receiving reviews from guests is crucial, writing thoughtful reviews for your guests is equally important. The Airbnb community thrives on mutual trust. Writing Airbnb Reviews helps other hosts make informed decisions about future reservations, but crafting distinct and insightful reviews can be a daunting task. Crafting distinct and insightful reviews can be a daunting task. This guide offers practical tips, fresh examples of...

Meet GuestWisely: The Free App Revolutionizing Vacation Rentals

Meet GuestWisely: The Free App Revolutionizing Vacation Rentals

If you're a professional property manager, you're likely always on the lookout for ways to boost your revenue or streamline your operations.GuestWisely is engineered precisely to meet these needs. For property managers without a dedicated guest app, missing out on GuestWisely means passing up a significant competitive edge. What is GuestWisely? Developed by 365Villas, GuestWisely is a free guest app that goes beyond standard expectations. By seamlessly integrating key aspects of the rental...

Property Management Accounting Software: The Key to Success for Vacation Rental Businesses

Property Management Accounting Software: The Key to Success for Vacation Rental Businesses

Effective financial management is pivotal in the vacation rental industry, where the complexity of transactions can overwhelm even the most seasoned Property Managers. Specialized Property Management Accounting Software can transform potential chaos into a streamlined, manageable process, enhancing both efficiency and profitability. This article explores why robust accounting solutions are crucial for today's Property Managers. The Critical Role of Tailored Accounting Systems 1. Customized...

Vacation rental accounting software: The challenge

Vacation rental accounting software: The challenge

In the increasingly competitive landscape of vacation rental management, finding the right tools to streamline your workload and maximize profitability is essential. The majority of vacation rental managers use a PMS when scaling their business, but finding vacation rental accounting software that can handle the complexities of financial management is notoriously difficult. Counting the risks Many PMS’s will provide reliable payment modules at the front end that automate transactions and pay...

Unlock New Revenue Streams with Innovative Long-Stay Logic

Unlock New Revenue Streams with Innovative Long-Stay Logic

At 365Villas, we’re proud to unveil our latest innovation, ‘Long-Stay Logic’, a feature marking a pivotal shift in the vacation rental industry, influenced by recent global events. This development is underscored by a statement from Airbnb's CEO, Brian Chesky, in a recent article, hinting at "what could be the biggest update to Airbnb ever," as they plan a strategic move into longer-term housing rentals next year. Vacation Rental Industry Shifts This shift was highlighted again by Chesky, who...

Top five features to look for when buying vacation rental booking software

Top five features to look for when buying vacation rental booking software

According to recent research conducted by the Global Vacation Rental Report, 73% of vacation rental property managers use a PMS to centralize all aspects of property management. Processing bookings, guest communications, payments, and housekeeping schedules can all be streamlined with vacation rental booking software and can revolutionize your business, especially as you scale.  However, choosing the right PMS can be overwhelming and it’s a costly investment that you don’t want to get...

How vacation rental property managers can share data to strengthen owner relationships

How vacation rental property managers can share data to strengthen owner relationships

Vacation rental property managers hold valuable information in their property management systems that can help to demonstrate their impact, increase revenue, and keep owners happy. However, too many vacation rental property managers aren’t using the data to its full potential. Vacation rental technology is now involved in almost every aspect of the property management business, meaning that everything is digitized and, therefore, very easy to analyze.  In research conducted by 365Villas on...

How to get the most from your vacation rental property management software

How to get the most from your vacation rental property management software

Vacation rental property management software is a significant outlay, but it's also the backbone of your tech stack, and definitely worth it if it will save you time and money. To get the most value from your investment, it’s important to make sure you’re making the most of all the features. Here are the top four ways that managers can get the most benefit from their PMS:  1. Share PMS data with owners to improve relationships Any robust PMS collates a whole host of useful data. Using...

Understanding Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) for Property Managers

Understanding Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) for Property Managers

If you're just starting to rent out your vacation home, or if you manage a few properties, you've likely used popular sites like Airbnb, Booking.com, or Vrbo to find guests. These sites are called Online Travel Agencies (OTAs), and they help people see and book your place.  Managing multiple OTAs can get tricky. Imagine trying to update your photos, prices, or amenities on several different websites every time you make a change. It can feel like a nightmare juggling all those updates....