If this isn't the right place or site for this discussion let me know and I'll move on. I have a property that I'd like to use for vacation rentals, it's minutes from a medium sized ski mountain in New Hampshire.
Was wondering what experience others have had with DIY site like AirBNB, Homeaway, VRBO, etc. I tried using a local RE agent that specializes in seasonal rentals and got only 2 weekend rentals the whole season. Also, if you know any other sites that are good.
I am 200 miles from the property but I am in the process of arranging for an on-call handyman if one is needed as well as cleaning folks. Any advice would be helpful.
Thanks, Mike E
I'd recommend taking some pictures and posting it on AirBnb. Test it out.
I sold a log house up here in Bath, NH and the sellers had been using Homeaway with good success - they grossed $20k, used the place a lot themselves and had a local husband and wife team handle repairs and turnarounds...... it was pretty hands-off for them. Bp has a very active forum on AirBNB you should check out..... R. :)
thank you both for your input, I have already registered with AirBNB, still have to do HomeAway. I hear that HA does a better job vetting clients so there is less risk of damage, abuse, etc. But I am going to try all venues for max exposure.
If anyone has any pointers I'd be happy to hear them. ME
@Michael Eastland . What mountain is it near?
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