They do it with Mirrors – Part 2

In the last post, we saw how mirrors can be used as art, either to complement…

They do it with mirrors – Part 1

With apologies to Agatha Christie for the title, this week we’ll look at how, in your…

Your Tax Obligations on a Rental Property in Australia

Once you have your dream holiday home in sight, it is important to ensure that you…

Dos and Dont’s for Holiday Home Owners Staying Onsite

  As the owner you will perfectly understand that most guests who decide to stay in…

Tankless Water Heaters: Unlimited hot water + Lower Energy Costs.

Many holiday home owners are discussing the pros and cons of installing a tankless water heater…

Catering to Guests with Toddlers

There was a time when parents would eagerly wait for 4 to 5 years for their…

Tips on Responding to Positive Reviews on your Holiday Home

Ideally it is the negative reviews that shake us up and we try to resolve the…

Importance of Using TripVillas’ Location Info Fields while Listing your Holiday Home

For a traveler who would be visiting a relatively unfamiliar location for a holiday, it is…

Is It Worth Taking a Landlord’s Insurance in Australia?

When you purchase a property in Australia, you will generally be required to take a Building…

Must-Have Beach Embellishments for your Holiday Home

If you have a beach property where guests come to enjoy a lazy vacation by the…

TripVillas’ Rate Manager – Helping Owners to Add Different Rental Rates

For owners of holiday homes, it is no doubt a strenuous task to cater to short-term…

Using HelloSign or EchoSign for E-Signature of your Rental Agreement

Holiday home  owners on many occasions lose out on guests due to the usual delays in…

Using Wikivoyage to Improve your Vacation Rental’s SEO and Web Presence

It’s really amazing how things change fast and for the better. Just a decade ago we…

Review of FlipKey: Should your Vacation Rental Ad Dollars go here?

Before we go to our review on Flipkey.com let us take a quick overview of TripAdvisor.com…

Using Moodboards to Plan your Homestay Interiors

Moodboards are collections of samples of all materials you plan to use in your interiors. The…

Using and benefiting from TripVillas’ Newly Launched ‘Book Now’ Facility

In case of the vacation rental booking instant booking is unheard of owing to the nature…

Having Strict Rules on How Guests Should Leave the Property Before Vacating it

Have you have encountered guests who leave in a huff without even bothering to keep the…

Tips for a Sustainable Holiday Home – Taking Cues from Costa Rica

There is no doubt about the importance that Mother Nature plays in everyone’s life. There has…

Ways to Make your Second Home Ready to Receive Guests

For many second home owners, getting their property ready to rent out to travelers is a…

Catering to Older Travelers – Preparing your Holiday Home, Some Tips

Just to give you the sense of what catering to senior travelers mean to your holiday…