Landlord’s Guide to Preparing Your Short-Term Rental Home for Guests

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The guest experience is critical to the success of your short-term rental home in Vancouver. Whether they’re in town for a few nights as tourists or they’re staying for a full month while working remotely, you need to make sure that you’ve anticipated everything they need.  Short-term rental properties survive and thrive thanks to customer…

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Tips for First Time Vancouver Real Estate Investors

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Investing in Vancouver real estate can be a lucrative and exciting endeavor, but it also comes with a lot of risk. Rental homes in our market are extremely valuable, especially today, and you’re likely to see the value of your assets rise year after year – all while your tenants are paying down your mortgage…

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What You Need to Know About Short-Term Rentals

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Vancouver and the Pacific Northwest in general provides excellent opportunities for property owners who want to rent out a short-term vacation home. In this market, travelers are coming to the area for days, weeks, and even months at a time. If you’re hoping to meet the needs of those tourists, business travelers, and other temporary…

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Resources for Managing My Vancouver Short-Term Rental

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When you rent out a short-term property in Vancouver, you need to be prepared for everything and anything. Guests who choose a property over a hotel are looking for comfort, convenience, and the extra space and privacy that comes with a private home rather than a single room.  Vancouver is also a competitive market for…

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Thinking of Converting Your Home into an Airbnb? Here Is What You Need to Know!

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When you’re renting out your Vancouver property as a vacation home or a short-term rental, you’re likely going to use a site like Airbnb. Other sites like Vrbo and HomeAway are also popular, and they help you market your home, track reservations, and communicate with guests.  The platforms are generally user-friendly for owners, and they…

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Vancouver Rental Laws and Regulations All Investors Should Be Aware Of

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New landlord-tenant laws have been introduced in Washington State over the last few years, and if you’re not already aware of these laws and in full compliance with them, you could be looking at some steep legal penalties. It’s important that you educate yourself and ensure you’re in compliance.  As a Vancouver landlord, you’ll be…

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Short-Term or Long-Term Rentals: Which One is Better

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When you have a property that you’re not living in yourself, and you’re ready to rent it out – should you make it a long-term rental, which is typically a lease agreement of a year or more? Or, should you make that property a short-term rental, which is usually booked for a few days, a…

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What to Do When Your Home Isn’t Renting | Vancouver Property Management Marketing

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When your Vancouver investment property isn’t renting, things can feel pretty stressful. You know you’re losing money on lost rental income, and you’re also paying out-of-pocket for utilities, maintenance, and extra cleaning. You want to limit vacancy time as much as possible.  In our experience, properties typically don’t rent for one of three reasons: pricing,…

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