If your rental is in a temperate climate, inevitably you will experience winter. This is great news if you happen to be close to a ski resort, however, if not, there are other ways to rent your property if it is located outside a popular winter destination.
With the popularity of online ... read more
A vacation rental can offer homeowners a break from taxes. Basically, if your rental has sleeping, cooking, or bathing facilities, then you qualify for tax deductions.
If you bought your home primarily for personal enjoyment, you can typically deduct your mortgage interest and real esta ... read more
Creating a great first impression is vital to the success of your vacation rental. With more and more rental homes hitting the market daily, it is imperative to stand out from the herd. Imagine your guests being so mesmerized by the text you’ve used and the pictures you paint of the experie ... read more
HomeEscape has been busy – not only have we been expanding with a greater selection of vacation homes, we have been adding new features to our website.
HomeEscape’s new calendar will ensure a seamless booking experience for users – one a reservation is made, the calend ... read more
The average traveler will visit between 3-5 vacation rental websites, and inquire on about 7 different properties. To make that list shorter: Get their attention!
This doesn’t mean manipulate their attention with fuzzy bunny pictures or cute kittens. Also, don’t use excessiv ... read more
HomeEscape differs from common vacation rental sites in one fundamental way: it’s FREE.
Direct spending by resident and international travelers in the U.S. averaged $2.5 billion a day, $105.8 million an hour, $1.8 million a minute and $29,398 a second. This is a huge market, with ... read more
There are 75 million millennials in the United States. In a post-recession world, many of these millennials are enjoying increased spending and higher employment numbers. Over half of this generation is married with children – and they’re ready to spend on travel. When it comes to vac ... read more
Whether this is your trip or your hundredth trip, it’s always helpful to have a rundown of what items you may want to pack so you have a travel checklist.
Start by collecting all of you ... read more
Renting out your property is a great way to make a significant return on your investment. Here are the most important factors to successful rent out your vacation home while maximizing revenue.
Most travelers research and find their vacation rental online. According to a TripAdvisor sur ... read more