Watch Vacation Rental Potential
- 2 Seasons
Holly Baker, a former vacation rental owner, guides newly minted vacation rental owners as they get their properties ready to be listed on popular vacation rental websites like Airbnb and VRBO in the show Vacation Rental Potential from A&E. The show starts with Baker meeting with the owners to assess the potential of their property as a vacation rental. Baker gives an honest appraisal of the strengths and weaknesses of the property and provides valuable insights on what they need to do to make the property more attractive to potential guests.
Once the owners have bought into the idea of creating a vacation rental, Baker wastes no time in getting the property ready for guests. She helps with the redecoration of the property, providing tips on how to create unique spaces that guests will love. She also advises on the necessary amenities guests will expect, as well as providing advice on how to make the property more functional, such as giving storage solutions to make the property feel less cluttered.
Throughout the process, Baker reinforces the importance of making the property look and feel like a vacation destination, rather than just someone's home. She recommends incorporating artwork, beachy decor, and other touches that will create a memorable experience for guests.
Once the property is ready, Baker and the owners discuss pricing, taking into account the current vacation rental market, the location of the property, and the amenities offered. They also discuss the logistics of listing the property on various vacation rental sites and how to respond to guest inquiries.
The show doesn't just focus on the owners' properties though. It also gives viewers an inside look at some fantastic vacation rentals that are being marketed successfully on these sites. Baker takes viewers into some of these properties, highlighting their unique features and what makes them so attractive to renters. The show also features interviews with some of the owners of these properties, asking them about their experiences as vacation rental owners.
Throughout the series, Baker offers viewers a wealth of information about vacation rental ownership, from the basics of what to expect when purchasing a property to the little details that can make or break a vacation rental business. She offers tips on everything from marketing strategies to dealing with difficult guests and managing finances.
The show is also peppered with a bit of drama, as owners struggle to get their properties ready in time for peak rental season. There are also some unexpected setbacks, such as when one of the owners discovers that their property has been damaged by a hurricane, just weeks before guests are scheduled to arrive.
Overall, Vacation Rental Potential offers an engaging and informative look into the world of vacation rental ownership. Baker's expertise and passion for vacation rentals shine through in every episode, making this show essential viewing for anyone thinking about entering the vacation rental business.
Vacation Rental Potential is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (15 episodes). The series first aired on December 9, 2017.