Up Your Game To Be An Airbnb Pro Listing your home on Airbnb in this day in age is easier than ever. With forum after forum, and other hosts likely struggling/thriving in the same areas as you, there is no lack of support from the internet. Travelers have every home they could ever rent […]
Top Vacation Rental Destinations: Aspen, Colorado
Aspen, Colorado, is a popular ski resort town as well as a year-round destination for outdoor recreation nestled at approximately 8000 ft. in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Aspen is also known for great shopping destinations and fine dining at high-end restaurants. If you’re looking to travel and explore the great outdoors with all the best […]
How Do You Provide Damage Protection for Your Vacation Rental Property?
Robert and Karen are pleased that the new 65-inch LED Smart UHD Home Theater Display with High Dynamic Range has been a big hit with guests. Over the last four months, almost every guest has commented on it in reviews. But then, some guests got a bit out of hand, which sometimes happens, and bumped […]
How Can You Benefit From Guest Ready Inspections?
Owning and caring for a vacation rental property is a large investment in time and resources. That’s why smart property owners invest in some form of property management arrangement to oversee care of the property between guests. But, are you getting the most effective care for your investment with simple housekeeping and key services? How […]
Housekeeping vs. Deep Cleaning – Which Do You Need?
Every conscientious vacation property owner knows the value of having a clean home for guests. But some owners get confused about the difference between housekeeping and deep cleaning. Which do you need to protect your investment and keep your vacation property ready for guests? The simple answer is, you need both. Busy vacation rentals need […]
BBO Property Management vs. Traditional Property Management
With all the options available today in vacation property management, you may assume that all management companies are the same. If so, you would be wrong. Book by Owner is a pioneer in professional property management and guest services. Our promise, “You book the guest, we do the rest” accurately describes our service to you. […]
2017 Recap – BBO and the Vacation Rental Industry
As 2017 fades into history and 2018 dawns afresh, it’s safe to say last year was huge for the vacation rental industry. More and more, travelers are choosing to rent private properties instead of cramped hotel rooms. In fact, as recently as Thanksgiving 2017, vacation rentals tied with hotels and resorts as the most popular […]
Great Property Management – Even on Christmas Day
It’s Christmas Day and your vacation rental is filled with a large, happy family celebrating the holiday together. After numerous conversations, cooking a vast meal, and plenty of coffee and holiday drinks, some guests decide to try out a new gift – a cappuccino machine. Upon plugging in the machine and turning it on, the […]
Meet Mike Cushing and the New BBO Arizona Office
Book by Owner has been your on the ground team for resort property maintenance since 2003. They seek to help you create great guest experiences while saving you money and protecting your investment by providing a host of on-site services for your vacation rental property. As the demand for vacation rentals continues to grow, BBO […]
Preparing Your Rental Home for Holiday Cooking
Holiday cooking is a major part of most family traditions and, all too often, the extended family has outgrown a normal sized home. Consequently, holiday renters are often seeking a large place for family gatherings that include a large meal. How you prepare for guests and their holiday cooking is important. It can mean the […]