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11 Questions about "Property Management"

What are the different classifications of property managers?

Some seem to do marketing, some management, some both. It's very confusing.



I use a property manager, but I'd like to do more of my vacation rental marketing. Where should I start?


Do I need to do it all myself or can I just do some things that I'm good at?


Can you recommend a system to program my lights?

I want to turn lights on and off when I'm away from my vacation rental.



Can you recommend a remote thermostat system for my vacation rental?


I want to be able to control the temperature when guests are away.



Can you recommend a keyless entry system for my vacation rental?

I want a lock that allows renters to enter my home without having to change the locks or give them keys.


I'm having plumbing problems at my vacation rental. Should I hire a professional?

I have an older home and need to redo some of the plumbing. Is it realistic I could take this on myself or should I hire a pro?


I'm having electrical problems at my vacation rental. Should I hire a professional?

It's clear I need some electrical work done at my property. Is it easy to tackle myself or should I hire a pro?


Should I do my own vacation rental maintenance or hire a professional?

I consider myself pretty handy, but are there risks I should consider in doing it myself or just hire a professional?


How should I stage my home for the day of arrival?

Besides just having a clean property, what should I do to make sure guests have the best first impression when they arrive?


What should I include in the local guide for my vacation rental?

I want to create a guide to share with my guests about the local area around my vacation rental.


What should I consider when hiring a property manager for my vacation rental?

I'm thinking about hiring a property manager for my vacation rental.