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7 Secrets to Creating a Kick Ass Vacation Rental Kitchenette

I think kitchenettes need to pack a huge punch. Why? Because kitchenettes are mistakenly viewed as the ugly step-sisters to their proper kitchen sisters. You typically find them in mini vacation rentals or in the rented-out portion of an otherwise owner-occupied home (think Airbnb). And often such spaces are designed as afterthoughts. Or worse, on [...]

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20-50% More Vacation Rental Bookings Doing What? Tell Us More!

When I started designing vacation rentals, I often heard from prospective clients, “How many more bookings will I make if I hire you to make some changes?” I never had a solid answer. I mean, we all know that the most attractive properties garner more bookings, but how much more? So, I ended up saying, [...]

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Oops! You Lost Me at the Pink Bedspread (Or The Anatomy of a Dead Booking)

Lately I've been looking for a Maine waterfront cottage to rent for a week in August. I know if I book now, I'll have my pick of the most affordable and kick-ass gorgeous vacation houses in coastal Maine. As a guest, I know that planning ahead is key. The best properties get scooped up before [...]

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The 18 Most Common Missing Gadgets in Vacation Rental Kitchens (And How to Fix Them)

Once in a while, I stumble on something that makes me want to pull my hair out. And it’s often when vacation rental owners make a huge, glaring mistake. A mistake that should be obvious, but they make it anyway. Here’s a recent one… The other day I came across an article wherein I made [...]

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