December 2016

There are 40 blog entries for December 2016.

Vacation rental websites like FlipKey and HolidayLettings are probably the most popular way to secure guests for your Orlando vacation rental home. But they are not the only medium available. Facebook is a terrific tool to attract new rental guests, as well as to turn existing guests into repeat visitors and generate referral business.

One reason for Facebook’s popularity is its global reach. The social networking site has over 1.79 billion monthly active users worldwide! Since Orlando attracts visitors from around the globe, it’s in your best interest to make use of this marketing tool.

The first thing you will need to do is create a Facebook page for your vacation rental. If you don’t have one yet, you can set one up here. (include link) Unlike

If you plan to list your Orlando vacation home on a rental website like FlipKey or HomeAway, there are several things to do to ensure that your listing stands out from your competition, such as having good photos and a good description. But it's also important that you have a process in place to collect guest reviews.

Why Guest Reviews Matter

Here are a few reasons why it matters for you to acquire guest reviews for your Orlando vacation rental. 

#1 - Plain and simple, guest reviews help you rent out your property. Studies have shown that 81% of travelers find user reviews important on travel booking sites.* Prospective guests read reviews to see how much other visitors have liked a particular property, and whether there were any problems with

 

Impressive generously proportioned waterfront property with sensational lake views!!! The split floor plan encompasses five spacious bedrooms with plenty of room for everyone along with four luxurious bathrooms, a modern and stylish kitchen that flows through to the nook and family room as well as a formal living and dining room. Easy access to the very private rear covered patio and large extended pool deck and pool with all day sun exposure, just a few steps away through the upgraded french doors with

 

This highly sought after home has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with a privately screened pool and a 1 car garage. It is located in the Southern Dunes Community where there are many amenities such as a golf course, playground, fitness center, club house and community pool. It is a great community to have a vacation home being close many of Florida’s main attractions , shopping and dining . This popular community is a must for anyone seeking an action packed vacation !

Sold Price: $155,000

 

Sensational 6 bedroom, 4 bathroom two story private pool home located in the highly sought after gated resort community of Windsor Hills! This floor plan is generously sized and comfortably accommodates families of all sizes. Large welcoming living and dining area as you enter the home as well as the tastefully decorated family room and modernized kitchen, with nook that opens onto a paved deck with sparkling blue pool and inviting spa. On this level you will also find the laundry room along with one of the

 

Lovely 2nd floor condo located in the gated resort style community of Tradewinds. This condo has a large open living room and kitchen combination floor plan.You can access you own private balcony from the dining area with views of the lusciously landscaped community. The master en suite is spacious and the additional bedroom has access to a separate bathroom. Tradewinds is conveniently located in the Metro West area of Orlando within minutes of dining, shopping & entertainment. With amenities such as two sparkling