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The Battle of Airbnb vs. VRBO: Which do we prefer?

Currently, the two most popular sites used to list vacation rentals are AirBnb and VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner). Most renters head straight to one of the two websites before booking a vacation rental. We have seen an increase in Airbnb inquiries which isn’t surprising as the company’s valuation this summer topped $24 billion. However, […]

By |December 30th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on The Battle of Airbnb vs. VRBO: Which do we prefer?

Upset U.S. Open Homeowners

Such an interesting article that Skift.com posted last month in regard to the prices people were expecting to get for their homes during the U.S. Open. We’ll give a high five to renting 80% of the homes we managed for the event!

Check it out here

By |July 27th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Upset U.S. Open Homeowners

2015 U.S. Open Golf Championship

With the upcoming 115th U.S. Open Championship, Pierce County is being put on the map and recognized for it’s beauty and golf courses. Bringing this much attention to the area makes us locals take a second look at what we call home, and be as wowed as we were when we moved here.

Gig Harbor’s Tourism and […]

By |April 29th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on 2015 U.S. Open Golf Championship

Put a duvet cover on in 60 seconds!

We all love the smell and warming comfort that clean sheets bring us. But to the weekly process of cleaning sheets and making beds there are those pesky tasks that we dread as a part of the practice.  Whether it’s lifting the bed to put the corners of the bottom sheet all the way under, stuffing […]

By |February 5th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Put a duvet cover on in 60 seconds!

The Beginnings: A Note from Krista

 

I started Harbor Home Vacation Rentals four years ago when we first started renting our own home. It was the end of my husband’s commercial fishing season and the price of fish was low, creating a need for another source of income to make ends meet. We’ve come a long way from the days of moving […]

By |February 5th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on The Beginnings: A Note from Krista

Welcome to the Harbor Home Rental blog!

We’ll share photos of new properties we begin to manage here, tips about staging your home for vacation rentals, and helpful ideas about crafting a compelling message about why a family should rent your home.

 

By |December 4th, 2014|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Welcome to the Harbor Home Rental blog!