Tim dreams of seeing the world beyond. But first, she wants to explore and experience the beauty of diverse cultures in her home country. It’s more fun in the Philippines!

5 tips for attracting guests during the off-season


Every property owner knows that attracting guests during the off-season can pose a few challenges. After having your business run for the last few years, you should be able to pinpoint when your low and high seasons are. This allows you to make some advanced plans and help attract more ... Read More
November 5, 2018Tim
Beautiful Fall Vacation Rental Collection


Fall is here! It’s that time of the year again when nature gloriously paints orange and red all around. We’ve handpicked some of our best fall vacation rentals for you. Choose your favorite, book and surround yourself with the best of fall foliage. Escape to the mountains. Go to ... Read More
October 22, 2018Tim
Why travel is important



Why travel is important

by Tim / / Contests, Travel
Nathan Wu's winning piece for Owner Direct Vacation Rentals Study Away Scholarship essay contest. You’re in Bora Bora, sleeping in the famous, stunning huts of the Four Seasons Resort. You hear the melodious chirping of love from the Canary birds which happens to be your morning call. As your feet step out ... Read More
September 24, 2018Tim
29 of the Best Vacation Rental Upgrades that are Worth the Money


Thinking of upping your game but can’t decide what vacation rental upgrades are worth the money? We got you covered for every season! Even occasional vacation rental upgrades can be expensive. You have to be careful where you put your money. Whatever your budget, remember to choose the upgrades that give ... Read More
June 4, 2018Tim
Vacation Rental in Qualicum Beach


Today we have a great guest post from our friends at Myrtle Beach Real Estate. Travelers should realize that a home burglary may happen at any time. According to the FBI, in the United States, home burglaries occur every 20 seconds. Travelers who want some peace of mind while ... Read More
September 25, 2017Tim


I always think of summer as a season best spent with family. To a place where kids and adults alike are comfortable while having a great time. And I just can’t think otherwise. How about you? If you’re thinking just the same, then I’m ... Read More
June 5, 2017Tim
7 Habits of Successful Vacation Rental Owners


Success is unarguably a product of hard work, persistence and consistency. And these same things are key towards becoming a truly successful vacation rental owner. Through the years of Owner Direct Vacation Rental’s existence, we have observed a few habits that are common among our successful vacation rental owners. We gathered ... Read More
April 24, 2017Tim
12 Vacation Rental Blunders You Must Avoid


There is a fine line between your home and your vacation rental home. And that is they are different. The first is the home where you actually live and truly feel at home in, while the second is the one home that you try your best to have ... Read More
February 27, 2017Tim


The pressure to make your vacation rental home stand out among competition is growing ever more pressing for owners. To help our owners compete, we have gathered these 5 ways vacation rentals stand out among competition to keep, if not get you, in the lead. #1 Great location A savvy traveler is ... Read More
January 2, 2017Tim


GUEST POST - Is your vacation rental home not getting the attention you want? If so, a new paint, both inside and out, can make your home more appealing to renters. A fresh coat of paint is one of the most inexpensive upgrades you can add to any home. It ... Read More
December 5, 2016Tim
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