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Employee Spotlight: Malcolm Benton

Malcolm Benton is Vacasa’s Local Operations Manager for Solitude, Utah. He joined our team in 2016 when the company he was working for was purchased by Vacasa. In his role, Malcolm supports homeowners and guests and oversees a team of housekeepers. He has quickly become a go-to resource in making sure things are always running smoothly, and his managers recognize what a valuable member of the t...

Small Design Upgrades That Make a Big Difference for Your Vacation Rental

A well-designed vacation rental is most effective when it serves as a seamless backdrop to the perfect getaway. Think about your own travel experiences. When you get in the car to head home, what’s the first thing you say? Is it that the bed was too lumpy, or is it about how you slept well, ate well, and enjoyed quality time together without any hassles? Hopefully your guests are talking more a...

Vacasa VIP: Beachy Beaut at Emerald Isle

Personal attention creates positive impact The Finches have owned their beachfront oasis for 20 years, but never found a management company to help it stand out in a large condo building—until they partnered with Vacasa. The couple had worked with small, local companies in the past, but Ms. Finch said she felt like just a number to them. It was hard to reach an actual person on the phone and th...

Tips for Photographing Your Vacation Rental

Photos go a long way in drawing guests to your vacation rental, giving them an idea of what to expect, and helping them visualize their vacation in your home. High-quality photos can help your home stand out from others, and are often the deciding factor for guests choosing between two similar rentals. “Anyone can snap a quick photo of their home and call it a day. But attention to detail, pati...

Vacasa in the News | September 26, 2017

Here’s the latest Vacasa media coverage from around the web. VRMA Arrival Blog: Four Tips for Building a World-Class Housekeeping Team (From a Housekeeper) Vacasa Senior Housekeeper Ellie Madsen offers advice for vacation rental business owners looking to build an outstanding housekeeping team. GeekWire: Vacasa Appoints Former Expedia Executive to Board of Directors The appointment of Brian Gil...

Employee Spotlight: Andre Yanez

Andre Yanez is the Vacasa Local Operations Manager for Fort Bragg and northern California. She’s been with Vacasa for almost two years and is a friendly and reliable resource for homeowners and guests. “I cannot say enough great things about Andre. She is outstanding at communicating with owners,” says Kristen Taylor, Vacasa Senior General Manager. Meet Andre! What do you like most about wo...

Vacasa in the News | August 24, 2017

Here’s the latest Vacasa media coverage from around the web. VRM Intel: An Inside Look at Vacasa’s Fast Growth and the Lessons Learned Along The Way Vacasa co-founders Eric Breon and Cliff Johnson discuss the company’s growth and development. VRMA.com: Embracing Virtual Reality in the Vacation Rental Industry Vacasa Director of Sales Support & Onboarding Debi Steigerwald explains the ro...

Employee Spotlight: Rickie Miller

Rickie Miller is Vacasa’s Local Operations Manager in Northwest Montana. She oversees the housekeeping staff and handles inquiries and requests for guests visiting Glacier National Park. Rickie has been part of the Vacasa team for almost a year and has quickly become a go-to resource for homeowners and guests. Meet Rickie! What do you like most about working at Vacasa? I like that Vacasa gives m...

How to Improve Your Home’s Ranking on HomeAway

In 2016, HomeAway and VRBO shifted from a multi-tiered subscription model to a standard subscription for all homes. This change affected the order in which homes appear in search results. Instead of being able to pay for higher visibility on these sites, home ranking is set by the Best Match algorithm, which considers traveler preferences as well as what kind of booking experience a listing offer...

Employee Spotlight: Jules Huber

Jules is a Vacasa veteran! She’s been with the company for six years, starting as a contract housekeeper and working her way up to be the General Manager for Mt. Hood, the Columbia Gorge, and Oregon wine country. She’s seen Vacasa grow tremendously during her time, and she continues to receive great support from the company and her fellow employees. Meet Jules! What do you like most about work...


Author: Allison Busse

Allison is the Senior Content Marketing Specialist at Vacasa in Portland, Oregon. She creates resources for vacation rental homeowners with the help of Vacasa's team of experts. Outside of work Allison loves hiking, biking, cooking, and reading.