Best Summer Rentals in the Hamptons

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This summer, I’m planning to spend a couple of days taking in the sights in Chicago. Sure, I’ve been there before but the Windy City is a great place to get away if you’re on a budget. Living in Kentucky, there’s no reason to fly and thanks to sites such as Airbnb.com, it’s easy to […]

Coachella Increases Vacation Rental Rates

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Back in January, I posted an article on residents of East Rutherford who were cashing in by renting out their homes and apartments to fans in town for the Super Bowl. Apparently, they are not the only ones making some serious money on rentals. According to a recent story in The Desert Sun, high-profile events […]

‘Game of Thrones’ Castle Rental

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With Season 4 of “Game of Thrones” set to get underway later this month, we thought it would be fun to share a list of real-life rental castles compiled by the good folks at USA Today. Available through rental site HomeAway.com, here they are in no particular order: Chateau de Challain: Located in France, this […]

Tips For Booking Vacation Rentals in Alabama

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In just a few short days, spring break for thousands of students across the country will begin. If you’re looking to take the family out of town for a few days but haven’t yet booked your trip, you might want to consider the lovely beaches of Alabama. Often less crowded than many of the popular […]

Do this, not that: A quick guide to vacation rentals

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After a long winter, spring is finally knocking at the door. While most of us will be busy doing a bit of seasonal cleaning around the house, some of us will be heading to the beach or the mountains or some other distant place for a little rest and relaxation. Before you hop aboard a […]

Online Rental Service TripVillas Eyes U.S. Expansion

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Now, more than ever, folks all over the world are booking their vacations online. From all-inclusive packages at a tropical resort to week-long stays in a mountain cabin to weekend getaway trips to a nearby city, sites such as Airbnb, HomeAway, Expedia, Travelocity, and others have made it easy to browse available listings, compare prices, […]

Number of Vacation Rental Bookings on the Rise

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Haven’t booked your stay at that summer vacation rental yet? You might want to soon, according to the experts at TripAdvisor who recently announced the results of its fifth annual vacation rental survey. In all, 52% of the over 1,100 U.S. respondents said they plan to stay at a vacation rental in 2014, up eight […]

Must-Dos to Get Your Rental Home Ready for Winter

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As the polar vortex continues to wreak havoc on the eastern part of the country, we figured it would be a good time to share some tips on how to prepare your rental property for winter. Below are a few suggestions from Donna Fuscaldo of FOX Business to get you started: Plan for disaster – […]

Take a Little Break from the Cold and Catch Some Baseball

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With sub-zero temperatures expected to roll in this week, most of us here in the Midwest can’t help but daydream about the hot and sunny days of summer. If you’re suffering from cabin fever, why not head out a little trip this spring to watch your favorite baseball team in action? Spring training is just […]

Aspen, CO Rental Resources for 2014 Winter X-Games

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Grab your hot chocolate, parkas and prepare for a wild ride. Arguably the most entertaining competition in the X Games series, Winter X Games 2014 is administering a shot of adrenaline into the snowy hamlet of Aspen, Colorado. Legendary X Game athletes such as Maddie Bowman, Scotty Lago and Kelly Clark are expected to return […]