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Expert Tips For Vacation Rental Property Owners

Manage Cabins is a full-service vacation rental property management company that specializes in cabins, cottages and lake houses in the Hayward, WI area. Below is a collection of articles and tips to help homeowners maximize their return on investment for their rental property. Bookmark this page and check back often as we regularly update the content here.


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When It Comes To Getting More Bookings At Your Cabin, High Quality Photos Matter

According to TripAdvisor, "listings with 12 or more photos get more than twice as many bookings as other homes."  When your potential guests are researching cabin rentals, the more photos and detail you can give them the better. 

Your photos need to show off your rental at its best to bring in the bookings.  TripAdvisor recently posted a blog with 7 Professional Photography Tips To Make Your Rental Shine. If you're managing your own online listings we highly recommend you take a few minutes to check out the article.




Getting Your Vacation Home Ge Out to Short-Term Guests

If you’re considering renting out your private vacation home to short term guests, it’s important to physically prepare your vacation home for this change.  Your guests will be expecting to rent a home that is clean, comfortable and feels like a hotel stay.   This article will cover the basic things you need to consider and do in order to get your cabin ready to rent out to vacationers.   Read More 



Have you ever wondered what Amenities your cabin should have?  Presenting The Amenities checklist - Provided By HomeAway

One of the questions that we get asked over and over: What amenities should I offer guests to get them to rent my property? The answer may depend on your region and your property, but there are certain amenities that are must-haves for pretty much all vacation rentals. To make your property stand out against the competition, consider adding a few above-and-beyond extras as well. Download the Amenities Check List (Word Document Format)

Security Cameras In Short Term Rentals
We get a lot of questions about security cameras in short term rentals.  Learn more about this topic here.