Tips For Beginner Vacation Property Management

If you are entering the world of vacation property management, welcome! It’s an exciting and engaging opportunity for you and your future. Before accepting guests to your vacation property, you must do some work first. Five Star Property is an excellent resource for ideas and a great way to see what other property managers do with their properties. Here is a list of some things to do for beginners who are just getting into property management.

Simple Pointers For Your Vacation Property

  • Make sure your property is up to code. Check things like fire code, utilities working correctly, and structural issues. 
  • Do a security check on the premises. You will want to protect your property and ensure your guests feel safe. 
  • You will want to have your finances in order. You will especially need an emergency and repair fund. If your guests or the weather damages something, you can act quickly and have your vacation property back to normal fairly quickly.
  • Spend a decent amount of time researching your market. You can start with basic things like what other people are charging per night/week/month, utilities, internet, taxes, and maintenance costs.
  • Another thing you should do when you are researching your market is to get a solid understanding of the attractions and the amenities. You will want to advertise the amenities you can offer your guests at your vacation property, such as high-speed internet or a hot tub. Also, know why people want to vacation in your area. Check out hiking trails, national parks, and music venues for starters.

Get Started On The Right Foot 

Do it right on the first try when you do your property management through Five Star Property. To get more ideas for your vacation rental, visit our website at Five Star Property. Five Star Property has homes available in the USA, Costa Rica, and Mexico. Specifically, we have outstanding properties in Colorado and Indiana. Head to our website or call us at 310-902-4133 to find out more.

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