How to Improve Your Vacation Rental Listing

The market for vacation rentals is a competitive environment that grows annually. Many listings get scrolled past and ignored due to not having the wow factor. These days when it comes to a vacation rental listing, there’s much more to it than simply uploading pictures, coming up with a listing description, and correctly setting your rates. Creating a successful listing is one of the essential steps for every vacation rental. 


Photos are the first thing that guests pay attention to when searching for a property to stay in. The photos for your vacation rental should showcase the style and aesthetic of your property while highlighting the ambiance of the home. 


Most guests will look at reviews before they consider booking a vacation rental. Reviews will show that you care about the stay and experience for your guests. Good reviews mean a good host who provides a wonderful guest experience. 


Having a successful listing means knowing your target audience and understanding the needs of your guests. It’s good to be specific in your listing, start by defining selling points of your vacation home that will attract guests and don’t forget to list all amenities. Include what would make guests choose your vacation home over other similar properties. 


The faster you respond to an inquiry for your vacation rental, the more bookings you are likely to receive. The best way to ensure guests continue to choose your vacation rental  is to make sure their experience is positive and it starts with you responding in a timely manner to their questions and inquiries. 

Upscale Lakeshore is here to help you with your listing. If you’re overwhelmed by the amount of work required to create and maintain your listing, let us take care of it for you! At Upscale Lakeshore, we’ll list your property not only on our website but also across all multiple booking sites such as Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway, Booking and much more.