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 A blog about the Vacation Rental Industry and the benefits to using Vacation Rental Software

Promised content: Up to date industry trends and some random bad jokes.

Spotlight – Leighton Rentals

Posted March 23, 2015 in Blog Posts, RNS User Highlights

Spotlight – Leighton Rentals

RNS User Spotlight of the Week: Leighton Rentals As Spring starts to grace us with her presence and the world begins to warm, winter flight paths take a detour. Rather than vacationers jumping on the next Boeing 777 down to Miami, the likes of our thawed out northern destinations begin to rise as a “hot spot” for travel. So that is why, on this first day of spring, RNS celebrates our friends in New England, Leighton Rentals. The Vacation Rental Management Company is located on the picturesque peninsula of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.   About...

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Spotlight – SandCastle Realty Inc

Posted March 11, 2015 in Blog Posts, Management Topics

Spotlight – SandCastle Realty Inc

RNS User Spotlight of the Week: SandCastle Realty     About Sandcastle Realty: Sandcastle Realty Inc. is an independent family owned and operated full service Real Estate Company serving Florida’s Central Gulf Coast. They are the professional choice for property management for vacation rentals in the area. With over 20 years’ experience in the business, they understand and take care of the important details that give their clients the best results and most income for their properties! Website: www.sandcastlerealtyinc.com...

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Spotlighting Some Amazing Vacation Rental Companies

Posted March 9, 2015 in Blog Posts

Spotlighting Some Amazing Vacation Rental Companies

We are excited to announce that this will be the first of many entries to come where we will take one of our hard-working RNS Vacation Rental Software Users and give them the kudos and recognition they deserve. Day in and Day out these Professional Property Management Companies accommodate travelers who essentially seek one vacation goal, BRAG-WORTHY VACATION BLISS. If creating a vacation worthy of 100 likes, coworker envy and equivalent of 10 therapy sessions wasn’t enough pressure, our VR Managers also must delight their ROI...

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Winter Vacation Fails

Posted January 14, 2015 in Blog Posts

Winter Vacation Fails

Bring on the Winter! Daily life still trudges on no matter the weather. But when the average human is ready for their eagerly anticipated winter vacation(s) more serious decisions must be made. Go tropical to the beach, drink pina coladas and get a tan… OR Head north to the mountains, hit the slopes and make snowmen… Wherever this winter takes you, be smart: stay in a vacation rental. Also learn from these winter vacation fails, in essence just use your common sense.   Going South? Before you board the plane, check your car...

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It’s Halloween, So We Wrote a Blog

Posted October 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

It’s Halloween, So We Wrote a Blog

HAPPY HALLOWEEN and HAPPY FRIDAY! Two great events combined into one day! How did we get so lucky? As 3:30pm strolls around, I’m pretty sure the working world is feeling like the day could last forever. We sit at our computers counting down the minutes before we can all let lose, dress up and share company with friends. So I have decided to write a blog. Not about vacation rentals, or software, or even a blog with many words. But rather a blog about Halloween and the cute funny costumes we wish we could recreate for ourselves, our kids...

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VRMA 2014 – Cream of the Crop

Posted October 30, 2014 in Blog Posts, Management Topics

VRMA 2014 – Cream of the Crop

VRMA 2014 National Convention The Cream Of The Crop The VRMA 2014 is over. It’s time to get back to the daily grind of renting vacation homes, creating software, processing credit cards, building websites, and making travelers happy from all parts of the world. It is with great satisfaction that I can safely announce that this year’s show was CREAM OF THE CROP. Now, I don’t say this lightly because last year’s National VRMA was pretty awesome. Nashville was great, the seminars were wonderful, and the attendees were pretty cool. But San Diego...

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Vacation Rental Companies Giving to a Good Cause

Posted October 9, 2014 in Blog Posts, Management Topics

Vacation Rental Companies Giving to a Good Cause

Vacation Rental Companies Give to a Good Cause The act of giving. It’s thoughtful, selfless, and admirable. When our RNS customers take the opportunity to give back to the world, it makes us all giddy inside and deserves recognition. The good cause we are talking about here benefits the Manatee Players and the Manatee Performing Arts Center; a theater and education center located in Bradenton, Florida. Their motto reads :“To represent, enrich and stimulate people through the art of live theater by providing entertainment,...

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Attn: Florida Vacation Rental Managers

Posted September 5, 2014 in Blog Posts, Management Topics

Attn: Florida Vacation Rental Managers

This past week Rental Network Software attended Florida’s newest Vacation Rental Industry event the 2014 VRM Xtravaganza. It was a joint convention put on by the FVRMA (Florida Vacation Rental Manager’s Association) and the CFVRMA (Central Florida Vacation Rental Manager’s Association). As a TRUE Florida Company, this is the type of show we at RNS relish for. We get to hang out with a bunch of our customers and really dive into the happenings of the Vacation Rental World of Florida. And let us tell you, A LOT IS HAPPENING!...

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How To Overcome Vacation Rental “Scam” Stigma

Posted July 22, 2014 in Blog Posts, Management Topics

How To Overcome Vacation Rental “Scam” Stigma

The Vacation Rental Industry is growing every day. Businessman and two house owners see it as a sure fire way to make money and travelers see it as a new way to spend a holiday. These are all good things but with good you can always assume bad will rear its head. The reality is when any new product comes about or an industry starts to take off, scam artists and thieves will find a way to exploit the situation. Just look at the diet craze with bogus supplements and experts, the plethora of door knockers selling fake Magazine subscriptions, and...

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Managing Pet Friendly Vacation Rentals, the Good and Bad

Posted July 14, 2014 in Blog Posts, Management Topics

Managing Pet Friendly Vacation Rentals, the Good and Bad

The debate is real – Are Pet Friendly Vacation Rentals a match for your Property Management Company? Before we begin I must admit that I am a huge animal lover. This might make my viewpoint slightly bias but it also gives me the advantage of knowing all too well about the amount of time and work it takes to care/clean up after a pet. My intentions are to stay utterly neutral during this blog but if you feel a slight tug towards my dog loving soul, I apologize in advance. The Animal Lovers This is a large market and it keeps on growing...

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