How To Get The Most Out Of Your Rental

Ashley Gionfriddo


How To Get The Most Out Of Your Rental

When venturing into the world of vacation rentals, selecting the right property is paramount to success. Beyond location and aesthetic appeal there are key considerations that can significantly impact your rental income. In this guide, we explore the top five factors to keep in mind for maximizing income when purchasing a vacation rental home.

  1. Outdoor Living Spaces: Are a must have!

Creating the ultimate retreat outdoor living spaces has become a focal point for vacationers seeking a home away from home. Consider investing in features like a barbecue station, comfortable lounging chairs, a fire-pit, and outdoor games are a must. These amenities enhance the overall guest experience while making your property more desirable for both short and extended stays.

  1. Hot Tub: A Year-Round Attraction!

A hot tub is more than just a luxurious addition; it's an investment in year-round appeal. After a day on the slopes or chilly summer nights, guests will appreciate the opportunity to relax and soak in the serene beauty of Summit County. An Apres-Ski soak or a starlit evening in the hot tub can elevate the guest's experience and help your property stand out in a competitive market.

  1. Secondary Living Area Or Game Room: Ideal For Larger Groups!

Vacationing with family and friends is a common trend and having a secondary living area or game room can make your property more attractive to larger groups. Consider creating a space equipped with entertainment options like a pool table, board games, and comfortable seating. This not only caters to diverse guest preferences but also positions your rental as an ideal choice for group getaways while maximizing occupancy and your income potential.

  1. Mountain Views: The Bigger, The Better!

Stunning mountain views can significantly enhance the appeal of your vacation rental. Invest in properties that offer expansive mountain scenery, as these views are not only a major selling point but also contribute to a memorable and enjoyable stay for your guests and do keep in mind  that a breathtaking backdrop can command higher rental rates.

  1. Slope Access: A Premium Feature!

Whether it's a ski-in & ski-out property, easy public access, or HOA amenities, prioritizing slope access adds a premium touch to your vacation rental. Guests often seek the properties with convenient access or exclusive amenities that can command higher rental fees.

The key to a successful vacation rental investment lies in understanding and catering to the desires of your target clientele by prioritizing outdoor living spaces, hot tubs, secondary living areas, breathtaking mountain views, and premium slope access. You can create a rental property that not only stands out in the market but also maximizes income potential for years to come.


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