How You Can Turn a Property Into a Flourishing Vacation Rental

How You Can Turn a Property Into a Flourishing Vacation Rental

 

How You Can Turn a Property Into a Flourishing Vacation Rental

Design for Success

If the interior of your rental isn’t all it could be, you could end up deterring guests or receiving poor reviews. To prevent this from happening, focus on the basics, such as choosing a color scheme for your home. After all, hues can influence our moods and energy levels, so you need to know what effects each shade can have. Keep cool tones, like lavender and blues, for relaxing areas, such as the bedroom, and use warm tones, such as reds and oranges, to fill other places with energy. Similarly, you want your property to appear neutral but sophisticated, so remove anything that doesn’t have a purpose. This way, you can offer guests an open space while giving them the features they need. Lastly, use natural light where you can, and add dimmers to lighting fixtures to allow people to set whatever mood they want.

Appeal to Your Demographic

To understand what areas of your home need improvement, you must look at your potential demographic and who your location will appeal to. What is your property adjacent to? Are there big tourist draws nearby? If you’re close to a convention center, you’re going to attract very different clients than if you’re next to an amusement park. For instance, a professional may look for luxuries and a vibrant nightlife, whereas a family may seek something kid-friendly. Your research should continue as you begin renting out your property, so check reviews and see what people are searching for online to know what could be improved.

Go Smart

When it comes to advertising, having the basics like a washer, dryer, and a dishwasher can offer a solid start, but you need to go beyond these. If you’re pushing for longer-term rentals, then adding home security is a must. However, for higher turnovers, you should explore different amenities, like adding to your property’s entertainment options. This is a good way to see a decent return on your investment; individual tech or games aren’t pricey, but they can be a large draw. Likewise, a smart lock can provide you and your renter freedom and leave you feeling secure, knowing the key to the front door hasn’t been copied.

Remodel Specific Features

A few key changes in traffic-heavy areas like the kitchen or bathroom can offer excellent returns without breaking the bank. As a start, you could paint or stain the cabinets to make a space appear fresher. You might already have a hue in mind, but white is a good color as it reflects light and looks clean, but even varnish can give wood an elegant transformation. To further add sophistication, you could use some eye-catching vintage pieces, like turning a dresser from a thrift store into a bathroom vanity. This may sound expensive, but you can improve your property at a fraction of the cost if you’re willing to do the work yourself.

Advertise Well

 Of course, many listing sites are free or inexpensive to use, but it’s not a matter of just advertising. A listing should have an informative and catchy title, and social media is another valuable platform to utilize. That could mean running a Facebook page or hiring a blogger to write about your rental. Wherever you advertise, always use your best images, and research how hashtags and collaborations with similar venues might work for you. It takes experimentation, but the more you put in, the more you’ll get back.

You don’t need to give your entire property a makeover, but you must work strategically. By knowing your demographic, you can decide where to invest to see the best ROI. Of course, learn as you go, and upgrade other parts of your home as needed. It takes work to be a good landlord, but it can be an incredibly fulfilling avenue.

 

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Single Story For Sale in Guardarraya-Frente al Mar, Patillas

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OCEAN FRONT for sale

OCEAN FRONT for sale Imagine yourself owning a unique and beautiful beachfront home located directly on the Caribbean Sea. This dream beach house has been renovated with many upgrades. It is currently used as a vacation home with successful Vacation Rental. It features 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, central A/C, 22kw generator, teak doors and fully equipped kitchen.

The open floor plan, dining area and living room overlooks the ocean and the tropical lush gardens. It also has custom bamboo glass shutters with hand crafted stained glass windows, terrazzo floor sand expansive outdoor veranda and Cabana for you to experience the full Caribbean lifestyle. The backyard is surrounded by local fruits and landscape for you to enjoy the full beach life experience. Property sits on a coconut tree lined sandy beach. Home is unique in that you can walk from grass to sand to the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea.

The property is a drive away to Patillas downtown where you will find the finest local restaurants with fresh seafood and delicious cocktails. This house is being sold fully furnished and as a business with current and future bookings intact. All  website s such as Vrbo, Expedia and AirBnb has a long history of over 100 5-star reviews. See https://www.vrbo.com/321966 for video and more info.

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•  2 bath , 4 bdrm single story

– FOR SALE  USD428,000 .

Single Story For Sale in Ashford Imperial, San Juan

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. AMAZING APARTMENT IN THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER CONDOMINIUM IN CONDADO, ASHFORD IMPERIAL. VERY HIGH FLOOR WITH DIRECT OCEAN VIEWS.PARKING INCLUDED! SPACIOUS, LARGE BALCONY, FULLY FURNISHED AND EQUIPPED. LOCATED ACROSS FROM THE STELLA MARIS MARRIOTT RESORT AND CASINO. A SHORT WALK TO THE BEACH. SHORT TERM RENTALS PERMITTED. FACILITIES INCLUDE A GORGEOUS POOL, GYM AND SECURITY 24/7. SQ.

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Luxury Real Estate

  •  530 sqft single story –
  • HOA: $170.35

FOR SALE  USD299,000 .

Single Story For Sale in Calle Maribel, San Juan

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CONDADO, NEAR THE BEACH

•  single story FOR SALE  USD349,000 .

Whether you are looking for your dream vacation home in the exclusive Condado area or planning to invest in real estate as a way to make a profit, this is a great option for you. The fully renovated condo is on the first floor, it features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, living/family room, modern kitchen with quartz countertops, new appliances, modern bathrooms and a balcony. The building is located right by the Ashford and De Diego Avenues, conveniently located steps to restaurants, shops, supermarket, Loiza Street and only one block to the beach!! Enjoy the warm weather, the beach and pedestrian-oriented community lifestyle Condado has to offer.

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3 Story For Sale in Pitahaya, Luquillo

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AMAZING VIEW!

•  2835 sqft , 3 bath , 5 bdrm 3 story FOR SALE  USD625,000 . 43 ACRES OF LAND

Picture yourself enjoying the endless views of the Caribbean Sea with rich shades of green surrounding you as you listen to birds and feel the warm ocean breeze in the mountains of Luquillo. The panoramic views from this magnificent property are a jewel.

Contemporary, open, and seamless, this home compliments its surroundings with a design that allows you to invite the incredible views into the living spaces. With its optimal position on the ridge and the subtle cantilevered architecture, the spacious living areas transition effortlessly between interior and exterior living, allowing light mountain breezes and natural light into every room.

Some features of the residence include:
Solid wood custom-made entry door and interior doors
Contemporary flat clay tile roof
High, vaulted ceilings
Open terrace with 360 views
Open layout kitchen
Two-car garage and ample outdoor parking
Electric power generator
Water cistern
Mature landscape featuring native species
Mountain views with cool environment
55 minutes to Luis Munoz Marin airport
45 acres of land perfect for agriculture
15 minutes away from El Yunque National Rainforest
20 minutes to the beach

This property is perfect as a secluded area for a second home or for a private vacation retreat.
You and your guests will not only love this home and community but the quick access to surrounding communities and tourist activities. The ideal location near El Yunque puts you within minutes to beaches, waterfalls, rivers, hiking, surfing, grocery stores, banks, restaurants, breweries, and boutique hotels.

The property has a second house featuring 1 bedroom, 2 baths, storage, open balconies, private access perfect for a caretaker of the house or for storage purposes.

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Single Story For Sale in La Cima de Torrimar, Guaynabo

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•  2300 sqft , 3 bath , 3 bdrm single story FOR SALE  USD575,000 .

Unique opportunity to live in the one of the most exclusive buildings in the area with a spectacular view! This apartment features 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 3 parking, ample living area, remodeled kitchen with granite countertop, top of the line appliances, balcony with a pleasant view to Guaynabo and San Juan, Inverter units, fascia boards, 2,300 sq feet, 12h floor, lots of upgrades. The building has swimming pool, security 24/7, full power generator and water reservoir. Luxury at an affordable price!

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Single Story For Sale in Mar Caribe, Naguabo

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•  1244 sqft , 2 bath , 2 bdrm single story FOR SALE  USD120,000 .

Great opportunity to have a house of 607 square meters surrounded of pure nature and beauty. This property has an amazing view to the ocean and pleasant view to the mountains. It features a 2-bedroom, 2 bath house of 1,244 square feet with a double garage port and plenty of land for additions located in a private and quiet development which has beautiful custom-made homes in a gated community. It is a short drive to the beach and to the Malecón at Playa Hucares where you will find local seafood restaurants and nightlife. Renovations required.

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Single Story For Sale in Condado, San Juan

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Luxury Real Estate

•  1400 sqft , 2 bath , 3 bdrm single story FOR SALE  USD395,000 .

Modern design and comfort embodied in this 3 bedroom, 2 bath apartment at the Condado Classic Condominium, 6th floor. This property offers generous living space and stylish finishes for relaxing and entertain with 1400 sf of open space with an ample balcony, 2 covered parking stalls, family and dinning room, laundry area, modern granite countertop kitchen with new appliances that flows through the living area. The master bedroom has a complete walk-in closet ensuring a private space. You will also love the convenience of having visitor’s parking, full power generator, elevator and water reservoir. Located in a great and modern neighborhood near it all, just a couple of blocks to Ashford Avenue, walking distance to La Placita, restaurants and shops.

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Single Story For Sale in Torres de los Frailes, Guaynabo

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BEST LOCATION

•  980 sqft , 2 bath , 3 bdrm single story FOR SALE  USD105,000 . OBO

LOCATION, LOCATION! This unit is conveniently located near of the main avenues in the Guaynabo area, with easy access to any place. This property features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 parking, security 24/7 and an ample balcony with view to the city. The building has security, swimming pool and playground. Near restaurants, schools, nightlife and shopping malls. Motivated seller! Book a showing today!

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4-Level Split For Sale in Santurce, San Juan

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Income Producer!!!!

•  8000 sqft , 14 bath , 14 bdrm 4-level split FOR SALE  USD1,800,000 .

Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to be the owner of this established business. Its a 4 floors building plus terrace. 14 apartments,14 parking space, billboard and a lot of expansion opportunity on floors 4 and 5. Producing a monthly income of $14,000 with expansion opportunity for $25,000 monthly. Location, Location & Location.

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