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Senior Contributor Senior Contributor (1,040 points)
Member Since:
Mar 4, 2011
Primary Role:
Owner
My Property(s) are in:
United States
Groups:
Product Updates   Social Media   How To Buy Vacation Rental Property   Former Ambassadors   Owners

Recent Activity

sophie replied to Potential guest is requesting a contract

"Www.rightsignature.com is wonderful. You upload your document and they sign it electronically.  Very user-friendly and I believe you get fiv"

in Managing Bookings 18 replies
5 hours ago
sophie replied to Potential guest is requesting a contract

"Here is the link to the standard one HA/Vrbo gives out:   http://community.homeaway.com/docs/DOC-1278"

in Managing Bookings 18 replies
12 hours ago
sophie replied to BeGold Invest scam?

"This is a scam!   This is the mob that is also known as Pro Rentals Inc, and more lately as Best VRG Rentals, and PFR-Team. Their modus ope"

in The Phishing and Scams Report 3 replies
12 hours ago
sophie replied to welcome packet: request for sample or link

"stone,   If you follow this link, there are tons of samples letters, directions, pre-arrival info, security deposit, etc.   home>owner>fo"

in New to Renting 7 replies
1 day ago
sophie replied to Has Airbnb become the default in public awareness of vacation rentals?

"lazym wrote: My other problem is that they don't let you send any type of rental agreement before the reservation is actually complete. T"

in Get More Bookings 26 replies
1 day ago
sophie replied to Has Airbnb become the default in public awareness of vacation rentals?

"I travel extensively to other countries out of the US and usually rent vacation rentals. I have seen a huge shift to Airbnb in other countri"

in Get More Bookings 26 replies
1 day ago
sophie replied to Tips on Valuing Property - Considering Buying First Vaca Rental

"One more thing, since you are financing this property I assume you are aware of the mortgage requirements on an investment property?  There"

in New to Renting 13 replies
2 days ago
sophie replied to Tips on Valuing Property - Considering Buying First Vaca Rental

"I think the first question you need to ask is from a real estate point of view. Is the home worth $450k? Will it appraise at that?  Is it in"

in New to Renting 13 replies
2 days ago
sophie replied to Taxes

"Here are some articles that can get you started:   http://community.homeaway.com/docs/DOC-3311   http://community.homeaway.com/docs/DOC-13"

in Operations 3 replies
2 days ago
sophie replied to I give up on Civility in the Community

"I don't think that this post was targeted to ONLY Stone??   There are many posters on this forum who create discourse and dissension and I"

in Interacting with Guests 47 replies
2 days ago
sophie replied to Guest will not answer the phone or call you back

"I wanted to add that if a renter requests that I call them on the initial inquiry I absolutely do."

in New to Renting 5 replies
3 days ago
sophie replied to Guest will not answer the phone or call you back

"Randy,   It is totally up to you as an owner if you wish to call your prospective renters when you receive an inquiry. There are owners tha"

in New to Renting 5 replies
3 days ago
sophie replied to Guest will not answer the phone or call you back

"Randy,   Normally when a guest sends out an inquiry, they send it to multiple properties. Just because someone sends an inquiry doesn't mea"

in New to Renting 5 replies
3 days ago
sophie replied to Listing

"Can you give us more information please? Are you looking for a property that you have booked? That you stayed in? That is just a wish list?"

in HomeAway.com 2 replies
3 days ago
sophie replied to Please critique my listing

"Hi Randy!   I will just touch on the photos. I'm sure others will come along with regard to pricing and copy.   Exterior photo: I would br"

in Advice for New Rental Owners 2 replies
3 days ago
sophie replied to Will you Critique my listing?

"WOW WOW WOW!!!!!!!   I cannot believe this is the same house that you had pictures posted before. This house is absolutely breathtaking! Yo"

in New to Renting 104 replies
5 days ago
sophie replied to HOW DO I CONTACT HOLIDAY RENTALS

"Yorkie,   Thee are 2 phone numbers on the top right of the home page.  One is a UK number and the other is a US number."

in UK Product & Service Updates 1 replies
5 days ago
sophie replied to I give up on Civility in the Community

"anja,   You always seem to put into words what I am thinking. I am one of the first original members and Ambassdors of this community joini"

in Interacting with Guests 47 replies
6 days ago
sophie replied to How do I share my calendar with my cleaning lady?

"As carol said it would be best to send her the days you want her to clean. Unless you have the same cleaning day every week, it would be imp"

in Operations 4 replies
6 days ago
sophie replied to Passport request???

"When traveling abroad, it is not uncommon for hotels or vacation rentals to want some sort of ID to include your passport number.   With th"

in Forums 7 replies
1 week ago
sophie replied to Passport request???

"By vendor do you mean owner?   Can you give us more information as to what country you live in and what country the vacation rental is in?"

in Forums 7 replies
1 week ago
sophie replied to Need to do some light updating for an inexpensive condo...what to do and when...

"30 responses just disappeared within minutes??"

in New to Renting 218 replies
1 week ago
sophie replied to Need to do some light updating for an inexpensive condo...what to do and when...

"Yes you can remove yourself from the emails but is there any way to remove the entire thread from your personalized view? 205 responses to u"

in New to Renting 218 replies
1 week ago
sophie replied to Corporate Housing

"FYI,  their website is www.corporatehousingbyowner.com"

in Phoenix, Arizona 4 replies
1 week ago