Designing for short term rental

Designing for short term rental

The cost of owning a vacation home is significant.  Property taxes, utilities, insurance and maintenance all add up to a hefty price tag.  While we love our vacation home, we can’t use it all the time so thought we could cover some of the costs 

Cottage Inventory

Cottage Inventory

First world problems – did I leave the iphone charger at the cottage or did I bring it home?  When you have a second home, it’s hard to keep track of what is located where.  The easiest solution is to buy two of everything but 

Lessons learned as an Airbnb Superhost

Lessons learned as an Airbnb Superhost

When deciding to rent out my first cottage, it was with the  goal of earning just enough revenue to cover the property taxes and insurance. That way, it would end up being 100% no cost for me to use.  I hoped to schedule guests so 

Preparing for your (rental) guests

Preparing for your (rental) guests

Renting out the cottage means that the spring cleaning that should be done, actually gets done in preparation for rental guests arriving for the summer season.  I always want everything to be absolutely perfect but I’ve learned over many rental experiences that it doesn’t have