Join Christopher Matthew Spencer for an in-depth discussion in this video Bedroom tips, part of Making Money with VRBO.
- The bedrooms in your accommodation…should be uncluttered and functional.…Closets should be clear of personal clutter…and be appointed just a couple of items,…such as hangers, a spare comforter, some extra pillows…and optionally an iron and an ironing board.…The latter can be placed in a hall closet…of an accommodation with two or more bedrooms,…and shared by guests.…Because they're very inexpensive…you could place them in every bedroom closet.…Pillows are also an affordable way to have luxury for…guests as well because they're inexpensive.…
Furniture in the bedroom should follow…my prior suggestions and be minimal.…I struggle with the idea of putting desks in vacation…rentals and I've gone in both directions with that one.…A small desk in the bedroom is nice but can also be placed…in the living room in accommodations with multiple bedrooms.…At the end of the day people generally are on vacation…and that normally means they spend minimal time…inside the room during the day.…A dining-room table can always double as a computer…
AuthorChristopher Matthew Spencer
Christopher Matthew Spencer, a successful VRBO host, first acquaints viewers with VRBO and the requirements—both in terms of mindset and property—needed to venture into the VRBO world. Then you'll learn how to prep a property, stock it with amenities that will garner 5-star reviews, and craft an attention-getting listing that covers everything from the listing headline to property descriptions and guides. The course also explores how to manage guest interactions, deal with housekeeping and maintenance, and promote listings outside of VRBO. Start watching to learn how you can profit from this great sharing economy platform.
- Evaluating whether VRBO is right for you
- Writing about and photographing the property
- Establishing a price for your VRBO rental
- Planning for ongoing maintenance
- Preparing the kitchen, bedroom(s), and other spaces
- Stocking your rental with amenities
- Scouting the competition
- Managing guest interactions, including check-in and checkout
- Working with guest feedback
- Promoting your VRBO rental
Skill Level Beginner
1. An Overview of VRBO
2. Preparing Your Property
4. Ready, Set, Go! Getting Up and Running on VRBO
5. Service Is Your Brand: Managing Guest Interactions
6. Housekeeping and Maintenance
7. Working with Guest Feedback
8. Tips for Success
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