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unomos

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While the ad is very expensive I have had the best leads from VRBO.com. You can get a much higher rate per night or week from users there so if you have several weeks it is worth it to pay the listing fee. Otherwise RedWeek and Craigslist will do the job if you just have one week to rent out.

Cheers,
Hansen
 

richardm

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Well said as always Cindy..

Broad based advertising is great when possible, but having the knowledge to confirm the most highly demanded reservation you can obtain and then pricing that rental properly is the true key to success.

And speaking with a client is by far the most effective way to get their business.. Emails are great for sending info and keeping a record of communication, but closing the deal often requires a more personal contact..



I believe if you have a great week priced right it will rent on any of the mentioned sites.

That being said, if you are not competitive and you have a week that no one is demanding then it is not going to rent period.

I advertise on all of the mentioned sites and when one person is looking for something, I get inquiries from the same person on all of these sites.

The rental consumer is as savvy as ever in their quest for the right property at the right price.

I know that most people on TUG shy away from listing a phone number, however, I do believe that the ability to have instant contact with another human being is a very effective tool in getting a rental where there are other units listed. My very fine friend with his wife vacationing over there in this US of A is not going to call me :).

I am speaking of course from the perspective of someone who does this for a living. I will say that my rental business has not been affected by the economy in that people are still renting at an unbelievable rate. My customer who went to St. Martin for the past five years may be driving to Florida this year, but the demand for vacations is extremely high.

JMHO,
Cindy

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