Castle Rock reviews limiting number of vacation rental homes at Wednesday planning commission meeting | Government and Politics

Castle Rock reviews limiting number of vacation rental homes at Wednesday planning commission meeting |  Government and Politics

CASTLE ROCK — Castle Rock officials are looking to regulate its small amount of vacation homes before more short-term rentals move into the small town. Officials are considering limiting the amount of entire homes available to temporarily rent, as well as requiring business licenses and annual renewals for all short-term rentals. Short-term rentals are considered … Read more

Welcome to Ridge Haven – a Cozy Airbnb Cabin in the Catskill Mountains

Nostalgic Charm: Modern Rustic Airbnb Experiences in the Hudson Valley and Catskills

Welcome to Ridge Haven – a Cozy Airbnb Cabin in the Catskill Mountains – Presented by ALLUVION MEDIA One enters Ridge Haven via a winding gravel driveway that leads to a private escape. This 5-acre wooded retreat is heavily forested and amongst the elements, best to come with a 4-wheel drive in the winter months! … Read more

Another Voice: Airbnb and VRBO properties should pay their share of occupancy taxes | Opinion

Another Voice: Airbnb and VRBO properties should pay their share of occupancy taxes |  Opinion

I started my senior year of high school in 1974. Back then there were no cellphones or personal computers, and tweeting was something reserved for birds. Many travelers relied on travel agents to book rooms in hotels or motels. There was no Airbnb or VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner) on the yet-to-be-invented Internet. In January … Read more

How to Invest in and Manage a Vacation Rental Property | Featured

How to Invest in and Manage a Vacation Rental Property |  Featured

Vacation rental properties are excellent investments for individuals who have the capital to buy these properties and maintain them. There are several steps involved in investing in these properties and getting the most from these investments. The key to finding the right property is the location and finding the right person to manage the properties. … Read more

Templeton CA church converted to an Airbnb vacation rental

For more than a century, the property on the corner of Crocker and 7th streets in Templeton served as a house of worship. But in July 2022, after some major renovations, the property reopened its doors as Church Huis, a vacation stay managed by Hacienda Vacation Rentals. Kelly Cook, a Templeton banker and owner of … Read more

California church converted to an Airbnb vacation rental

For more than a century, the property on the corner of Crocker and 7th streets in Templeton served as a house of worship. But in July 2022, after some major renovations, the property reopened its doors as Church Huis, a vacation stay managed by Hacienda Vacation Rentals. Kelly Cook, a Templeton banker and owner of … Read more

Don’t Book Vacations Rentals With These Red-Flag Words in the Listing

Don't Book Vacations Rentals With These Red-Flag Words in the Listing

Photo: Robert Crum (Shutterstock) When it comes to your hard-earned vacation, a rental property can make or break the trip. For example, you might get lucky, and end up booking a place that is even nicer in real life than it is in the listing photos. On the other hand (and probably more likely to … Read more

The Best Vacation Rental Alternatives to Airbnb

The Best Vacation Rental Alternatives to Airbnb

Photo: TZIDO SUN (Shutterstock) Last week, comedian Caleb Hearon took to Twitter to bluntly voice his pleasure with Airbnb, processtheiming, “i’m done with airbnb lmao these motherfuckers have curfews, quiet hours, and chore lists now. i will be at a HOTEL.” The tweet created a bit of a pile-on (33K retweets and climbing)with hasctress Tawny … Read more

The Mae House: Offering Residency for BIPOC Community Members | General Arts & Culture | Hudson Valley

The Mae House: Offering Residency for BIPOC Community Members |  General Arts & Culture |  Hudson Valley

click to enlarge Set on a beautiful property in the village of Athens, The Mae House is a quiet 173-year-old Colonial. The farmhouse was lovingly named for the current owner LaTonya Yvette’s grandmother (whose middle name was Mae) and for the month she closed on the house. Since purchasing the property a little … Read more

Southern Illinois property owners petition for change in city codes | Local News

Southern Illinois property owners petition for change in city codes |  Local News

Justin Zurlinden is collecting signatures on a petition to show the Carbondale City Council that there is interest in changing the city code that currently requires owners of short term rentals, such as those offered through Airbnb and VRBO, to live on site. Zurlinden believes dropping the requirement will increase investment in the rental market, … Read more