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4 Crucial Considerations During the Sale of Your Vacation Rental Business (Part 2)

This is part two in a series of articles about things to consider when selling your vacation rental business. Part one covers what to consider before selling. Now, the most important part of the sales process: the deal! By having the following items prepared, you will save yourself and your future business partner a lot of time and hassle. Plus, the better prepared you are upfront, the sooner you...

3 Crucial Considerations Before Selling Your Vacation Rental Business (Part 1)

In order to better inform you, the seller, on this process, we will be posting a three-part series of considerations before, during, and after the sale of your business. One thing all former vacation rental company owners agree on is that they wish they had known more about the sales process before selling their business. Whether it’s the timing of the sale, legal costs, or tax considerations, ...

A Seller’s Cheat Sheet: Terms to Know When Selling Your Business

Our dedicated partnership team at Vacasa has worked with more than 60 vacation rental management company owners who have chosen to sell their business. We’ve spent countless hours navigating the sales process alongside owners, and know firsthand how complicated it can be to make such a life-changing decision. We’ve worked hard to make the sales process as simple as possible—including the fo...

Why Vacation Rental Management Owners Are Choosing to Sell

Managing staff, marketing your company, and keeping guests and homeowners happy—you know the ins and outs of the vacation rental business better than anyone. But sometimes, it can seem impossible to keep up with it all and still meet your personal and professional goals. Selling your business may be the solution you’ve been looking for. As of late 2017, we have successfully partnered with...

6 Things Your HOA’s Rental Program Should Be Doing

A strong and profitable rental program helps homeowners earn money from their investment and increases market value of the community of properties. As the vacation rental industry grows, things are changing. Online reservations now account for more than 50% of bookings, and standard, flat rates could be leaving money on the table. Is your program positioned to thrive in the new marketplace? Vacas...

Webinar: Vacation Rental Management Acquisition Survival Guide

Vacasa Director of Integrations Zac Monahan recently presented a webinar with VRMA all about how business owners can manage the process of selling their business, including what questions to ask and how to communicate the change for a seamless transition. Listen to the webinar or read the transcript below. Webinar Transcript This is a topic I’m pretty passionate about and looking forward to di...

How Much is My Vacation Rental Management Company Worth?

The growing popularity of the vacation rental industry has many management company owners wondering how these changes have affected the value of their business. Regardless of whether or not you’re considering a sale, it’s likely that this question has crossed your mind. For any type of business owner, it’s important to know the general value of your company and track its changes over time. F...

When is the best time to sell my vacation rental management company?

Building and maintaining a successful vacation rental management company is not an easy feat! You’ve likely put many years into building your strong reputation and collection of properties. When the time comes and you’re ready to consider selling your business, be sure to position it so that you can make the most of all your hard work. Just like the real estate market, timing is everything whe...

Creating a Property Management Agreement for Vacation Rentals

Are you with a property management company looking to draft an owner agreement? Well look no further – here are some easy tips to to keep in mind along the way. We strongly advocate consulting an attorney, and we remind you that this isn’t legal advice. However, if you need a place to start, below are some things to consider. Note: Always make sure that you and your key employees understan...

35 Matters to Consider Before Selling Your Vacation Rental Management Company

Deciding to sell your vacation rental management company is not something to take lightly. There’s plenty to consider before, during, and after a sale. We’ve compiled a helpful list of questions for owners thinking of making a change. Getting your ducks in a row What type of payment structure and terms are you willing to accept? Typically, the more flexible you are, the higher the sel...