Long & Foster Listing Benefits for Vacation Rental Homeowners




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Long & Foster Vacation Rentals is a trusted name in the Mid-Atlantic region and known for producing record breaking results for our homeowners! Our experienced rental coordinators and support staff handle every rental inquiry in a professional friendly manner.

Long & Foster’s commitment to quality guest/client services includes 24/7 response to vacationers in the event of an emergency. We offer optional travel/trip cancellation insurance for all vacationers utilizing Long & Foster’s Resort Rental Division.

Our vacation website LFVacations.com is user friendly and mobile friendly, allowing vacationers the opportunity to preview all of our property offerings and make a fully secure online booking. Each on-line reservation is followed up within 24 hours by a licensed rental coordinator to ascertain that our occupancy guidelines are being met. You can check your property rental status 24/7 and record “owner holds” on-line.

We have determined that providing quality clean fully furnished and equipped rental properties supported by our knowledgeable rental staff is the key to success in the highly competitive hospitality business. Our goals are mutually rewarding with securing repeat and referral vacationers for your property.

Long and Foster Vacation Rentals provides our homeowners with direct deposit of their rental proceeds and a fully itemized 1099 for tax purposes.

Thank you for considering Long & Foster Vacation Rentals to represent you. Please fill out our form to receive a competitive rate consultation on your vacation home! We make it easy for our clients! How will you market my home?

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We make it easy for our clients!

How will you market my home?

Who knows better how to market your vacation home than Long and Foster Vacation Rentals? We live here, we participate in our communities, and we are part of tourism efforts. Local events, holidays, and seasonal opportunities are promoted to guests year-round via E-mail Campaigns. We maintain and market to an established customer base of thousands of guests who often return year after year as repeat vacationers. Our website has a strong focus on Search Engine Optimization, Pay-Per-Click advertising, and other areas of online marketing! LFVacations.com is attractive, easy to use and fully mobile responsive. We know how to help guests find your property online – easily - when they are planning a vacation in the area. We manage email marketing to past guests, social media marketing, listing sites and a variety of other internet marketing strategies that will lead browsers to our website and to book our properties. Along with that, pre-arrival and post-vacation emails, guest surveys, travel shows, shoulder season promotions and rental brochures... We are hospitality experts who promote the area and your property!

How do you handle maintenance, housekeeping, and inspections?

Guest/Property Services

We provide trained, skilled housekeepers who keep your vacation rental home cleaned to industry standards. When a guest departs, cleaners are in your property ensuring consistency, quality and making sure that everything is in order. We service our vacation rentals so you don’t have too – we respond quickly and professionally to guest inquiries, vacationing guests and homeowners. We provide all guests with our after-hours emergency number. Travel insurance, housekeeping services, linen services and much more... Long & Foster offers our guests everything they need for a great vacation!

Property Improvement Services

We offer in-house improvement property services to help our owners maximize their rental income to gain repeat guest business. Our team will view your property from the guest's point of view and offer suggestions for improvements designed to meet market demands and increase revenues.

Additional Services : Housekeeping & Inspections : Maintenance

We make sure all properties are in great shape at all times – safe, clean and in good repair. We offer professional maintenance services with a timely response to maintenance problems and after-hours requests for emergency services 7 days a week. We use insured reliable vendors who are qualified to handle practically any situation, at fair prices. We also offer a program to cover accidental damage.

How do you handle reservations?

Reservations Made Easy

In person, over the phone or online – whether paying by check or credit card – Long & Foster Vacation Rentals makes it easy for guests to book your property in a secure, professional environment. Rental & refund policies are clear and professional.

Records

We keep the records – from revenues to repairs, from lodging tax to 1099's – you’ll receive professional, monthly accounting of what is happening at your property. We offer online owner access so information is available anytime, from any device. Homeowners can review account information, rentals and revenues, make owner holds and more.

Why do your homeowners rave about your communication?

We let you know what’s happening – from property repairs and marketing initiatives to local issues and industry standards. We know the vacation rental industry and we’ll keep you informed. Also, we are the constant "eyes and ears" for your property. Instead of your investment property sitting empty, vacation homes are lived in, checked and maintained continuously. We meet your guests and provide them with information about your home and the area. We are available if a problem arises. We make the guest feel welcome and want to return.

We maintain relationships with local officials and agencies – from tourism boards to the police, from City Council to the Chamber. Long & Foster Vacation Rentals understands the importance of being good neighbors. We maintain connections to property owners associations and your neighbors; we keep guests informed about property rules as well as local laws. We enforce policies that do not allow overcrowding of your home, house parties, and parking violations.



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