Self-Managing (aka Renting By Owner) …………. Continued
According to an article written by a community editor at “Community from HomeAway” an online organization that deals with optimizing your vacation rental business, the following points were made:
There are some challenges to renting your home without the use of a property manager, especially from a distance. Finding a reliable cleaning service or housekeeper is probably the most difficult part of renting your vacation home by owner. Your housekeepers are going to be the eyes and ears to your home; they’re the ones who are going in there every single week, and they are the ones checking up on the renters, making sure that there was no damage or theft. Since this is such an integral part of renting your home, you need to find someone who is reliable, communicative, and trustworthy.
Although hiring a reliable housekeeper is one of the most difficult parts of renting-by-owner, accomplishing this step will leave you in a really good position for handling rentals yourself.
Read Buying a Vacation Rental Home on Oahu Hawaii – Parts 1-6