Category: Property Management Software
The 5 tips To Vacation Rental Photography | Guest PostPosted on Categories Property Management Software, Vacation Rental Marketing
To stand out in the vacation rental industry you must have stunning photos that capture what’s great and unique about your space. Photography is an art but there are some fundamental things to know
V12 & YesBookIt Announcement by HomeAway SoftwarePosted on Categories Industry News, Property Management Software
According to industry news resource, VRM Intel, HomeAway Software (now Vrbo) is sunsetting both V12 and Australian prevalent software, Yes Book It (YBI).
If you are currently on V12, sources say, you
ICND & Key Data Partnership: Visualizing Vacation Rental DataPosted on Categories Industry News, Property Management Software, Vacation Rental Marketing
What Can You Expect from Utilizing Key Data?
Key Data Dashboard’s software provides three integral ways to plug into your metrics – performance, benchmark & pacing.
- Performance: visualize vacation
ICND Forms Distribution Partnership with Popular BookingPalPosted on Categories Industry News, Property Management Software, Vacation Rental Marketing
This is wonderful news for clients of InterCoastal Net Designs because it provides them total access to BookingPal’s extensive network of the biggest online travel websites that include Airbnb, Booking.com, Expedia, HomeAway, Priceline, VRBO, and other major sites.
Seamless and Efficient Software
Clients of ICND will be able to create listings and connect property data seamlessly, eliminating all manual work. Setup is fast and BookingPal’s reservation and payment processing team is always available to ensure accuracy and support for all listings.
BookingPal provides property managers with the best tools available while furthering the vacation rental industry’s progress in technology. This will result in more direct online bookings, increased conversions and strengthened brand awareness giving property managers the ability to grow their business by capturing the additional market share they may not currently have.
What makes BookingPal worth getting excited about?
- It’s the largest network
Find A Proven Solution When Choosing Your Next Property Management SoftwarePosted on Categories Property Management Software, Vacation Rental Marketing
Things To Consider When Choosing A PMS
Choosing a property management software is an important choice for any vacation rental company. The property management software is the “engine” for your booking process. Choosing the right engine is critical to the success of your rental company, and like car engines, they are expensive and difficult to swap and move around. If you are reading this and planning a switch, you’ll want to choose the right property management software. “Right” is a relative term; you’ll want to consider the number of properties, your website needs, features and cost as part of this choice. The best choice for you may not be perfect for another vacation rental company.
Up first, you’ll want to consider the cost of your booking engine.
Cost (pay per unit, pay per user)
When deciding to pick between the choices of booking engines, you’ll obviously have to look at the cost of your options. Many booking engines charge per user or also it’s very common to charge per unit that you’re renting out. Another pricing structure may take a percentage of every booking plus a setup fee. These will all vary depending on the options you’re looking at. It’s easy to do simple math for each option and find how much cost you’ll incur with each booking engine; so as you’re researching the various options, you’ll want to carefully note these costs and save them for review. What is cost effective for someone with 100 rental units may not be for you if you have 25. The fees can be a major choice when choosing a booking engine but don’t make your decision based on cost alone.