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Vacasa Is Now a HomeAway Premier Partner

Over the last few years, HomeAway—one of the most popular booking sites for vacation rentals—has been refining its ranking algorithm to reward instantly bookable and optimized listings. Recently, the website introduced a new way to make its best listings stand apart: the HomeAway Premier Partner Program. The program recognizes homeowners and vacation rental management companies that offer gue...

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...

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...

Market Spotlight: Boston

There are 17 million visits to Boston every year, with the number of international visitors increasing. Visitors to Boston range from history buffs and seafood lovers to business people and students, and an array of accommodations are necessary in such a diverse market. Between Boston’s rising popularity and continued rapid growth of the vacation rental industry, vacation homeowners now have t...

What Is Rate Optimization?

Whether you’re already a Vacasa homeowner or whether you’re still learning about our services, you’ve probably heard the term rate optimization. Optimizing rates is how we make our homeowners 34% more money on average, so it’s the key to our success—and yours. But what does rate optimization mean? Vacasa has developed specialized software that allows us to track and analyze data at the ...

Vacasa Fees – Breaking Down Our Property Management Fees

Vacasa was founded on the belief that innovation, optimization, and reliability can revolutionize the vacation rental industry. Today, our teams of local experts create tailored experiences for homeowners and guests around the world. We help enable these experiences with leading-edge technology and vacation rental management services. In this breakdown, you’ll learn about everything from what Va...

What’s Included in Vacasa’s Management Fee?

At Vacasa, we care for your home like it’s our own. When you work with us, you’re hiring a team of specialists dedicated to the upkeep, security, and success of your property. We want to make sure you have a good idea of how many amazing benefits and services are included in our management fee. From high level tasks like bookings and guest services to on-the-ground inspections and upkeep perf...

How Social Media Benefits Vacation Rental Homeowners

Social media can be used as a tool to increase your home’s exposure, engage potential guests with your listing or business, and inspire people to stay in your vacation rental! But it takes a lot of time, content, and juggling multiple networks to use social media to its fullest potential. Vacasa’s international presence and experienced marketing team mean we can use social media to advertise...

Vacasa’s World-class Marketing

Far-reaching and effective marketing is one of the most crucial—yet often overlooked—components of getting the most out of a vacation rental. At Vacasa, we’ve got you covered. Experts Working for You We’ve built a highly experienced team of marketing specialists and search engine optimization experts to put your home in front of the people most likely to book. On top of that, we employ lo...

How do People Refer to Vacation Rentals Across the Country?

The keywords guests are using when searching for a vacation home vary by market and region. Knowing which keywords will drive the most traffic can mean the difference between your home being listed, or lost in the shuffle. Why does this matter? In certain regions, listing your home as a “vacation rental” may cause it to appear less frequently in organic search results, which account for almost...