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5 Dec 2019

There’s a lot that goes into being a good property manager. They need to understand the real estate business, stay on top of developments in the field, have excellent communication and time management skills, and so much more. Staying relevant and competitive in the market relies on those skills—especially staying on top of developments.

As a vacation rental owner, it’s important to understand the vacation rental industry as a whole. If you’ve been debating whether or not to turn to Telluride property management companies, take a look at the books that they read to stay up to date. To help both property managers and on-the-fence rental owners, we’ve listed the best property management books you need to read. These will help you stay up-to-date on the times and provide a deeper understanding of the industry—check them out!

Vacation Rental Mastery: Beyond AirBNB: High Occupancy, Direct Bookings & Serious Money

By Bex Brown

For those who want to be a vacation rental master, this is the book for you. Bex Brown has been running vacation rentals for over 20 years, so this book is filled with real-life examples and stories. There are tips for owning a website, basics for high occupancy, and more.Property management techniques and benefits

Building a StoryBrand

By Donald Miller

This book is transformative in more ways than one. It will change the way you talk about who you are, what you do, and the unique value you bring to the table. It’s important for those just starting in the business or for those who are struggling to rebrand.

Make It Ring: A Simple Plan to Get Exclusive Property Management Leads

By Mike, Dylan, and Audrey O’Neil

Finding renters is one of the biggest difficulties for rental owners and property managers. This book gives you the essentials you need to generate leads, market your rental, and even provides sales techniques specifically for the industry. From start to finish, this book helps you figure out the industry.Property manager meeting with potential tenants

The Book on Managing Rental Properties: A Proven System for Finding, Screening, and Managing Tenants with Fewer Headaches and Maximum Profit

By Brandon and Heather Turner

The ultimate guide for excellent rental property management, this book provides information on everything you need to know. From housing laws to marketing ideas, the Turners take you through the various problems that may arise. It’s a book wonderful for everyone, no matter their experience level.Policies and marketing procedures for property management

Vacation Rental Success

By Joel Rasmussen

Full of guidelines for those just starting out in the business, this book will help you earn big. Joel Rasmussen is a successful vacation rental owner and president of the Austin Rental Alliance—one of the largest non-profit associations of vacation rentals in the U.S. With his background, he provides both the best and worst practices to follow, as well as some great suggestions by key industry leaders.

Check out these books and learn more about what goes on in the vacation rental world. Here at Exceptional Stays, call and ask how we can help you with your Telluride vacation rental property management needs.