How to Properly Price Your Short-Term Rent

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Short term rentals provide a number of benefits. You’re earning more on a per-night basis, for example, and you can use the property yourself when you need to or want to.  Your profitability and your ease in attracting guests will depend on accurate pricing.  The right price will depend on a number of factors, including: …

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Vancouver’s Cap on Short-Term Rentals: Why You Need to Invest Now

Vancouver’s Cap on Short-Term Rentals: Why You Need to Invest Now - Article Banner

If you’re renting out a short-term property in Vancouver, things have recently become more complicated for you. We want to make sure that you’re up to date on the new requirements, the cost of your business license and permit, and the upcoming effective date that the latest city law goes into effect.  Property owners and…

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Tips on Filling Gaps and Vacancies Between Guests

Tips on Filling Gaps and Vacancies between Guests - Article Banner

Vacancies between guests are going to happen; unless you’re renting out a home with a long-term lease, you can expect frequent turnover periods between your short term guests. This can be disruptive to your recurring income and your long term return on investment (ROI).  Unless you make good use of that time. What can you…

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Maximizing Returns: Understanding the Risks and Rewards of Real Estate Investing

Maximizing Returns: Understanding the Risks and Rewards of Real Estate Investing - Article Banner

To effectively maximize the returns you earn on your investment, you need to understand the risks and rewards of investing in real estate.  Yes, you’ll earn consistent and recurring monthly rent as long as you’re able to identify, place, and retain good tenants. And yes, you’ll earn long term returns as your property appreciates in…

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Landscaping Tips to Make Maintaining Your Rental Property Easier

Landscaping Tips to Make Maintaining Your Rental Property Easier - Article Banner

Maintaining a rental property can be difficult work, especially when it comes to landscaping. From mowing the lawn and pulling weeds to planting flowers and mulching walkways, it’s essential that rental property owners keep their properties well-maintained both indoors and outdoors.  This does not have to be as complicated as it may seem. With a…

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How Can a Property Manager Save You Money?

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For landlords, saving money while leasing and managing a rental property is just as important as making sure it’s well-maintained and that tenants are happy. If you think you’re saving money by managing the property on your own, you might want to re-think that strategy. Property managers come with the expertise necessary to help maintain…

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The Benefits of Building a Strong Community in Your Rental Properties

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Creating a sense of community in your rental properties is an excellent way to retain residents, provide an outstanding rental experience, and build your reputation as a landlord who gets it.  Community creates a sense of belonging and allows people to feel like they’ve found a home. When your tenants feel like they’ve settled into…

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Home Showing Tips to Attract Quality Tenants

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The success of your rental property showing will immediately impact the number of rental applications you pull in for your property.  It’s important to remember that while the market is strong for rental property owners and well-qualified tenants are eager to rent a home that’s well-maintained and in a great location, you still need to…

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Unexpected Costs of Renting to Short-Term Tenants and How to Avoid Them

Unexpected Costs of Renting to Short-Term Tenants and How to Avoid Them - Article Banner

There has never been a better time to rent out a short-term property, especially in a market like Vancouver. We get a lot of visitors and tourists in this part of the Pacific Northwest, and we also get some people who are moving to the area or here temporarily. They’re looking for high quality, short-term…

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