Category: Housekeeping

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Mar'16
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Are You Ready to be your own Rental Manager?

The sharing economy, I think, is not just a fad but here to stay.  While there may be future regulations concerning “employee” safety or community restrictions; the idea is not going away. Increasingly, employment is not a single gig from 9 to 5 and collecting a pension at 65.  Individuals now have more ways than ever for sharing their passion and getting an audience and a following through multiple channels serving multiple interests.  The idea is likely to spread even wider than sharin... Read more
Categories: Airbnb

26
Feb'16
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Cabin Fever? Improve Your Outlook and Get Your House Ready for Spring

After a long and cold winter, many important home projects have often been neglected for months on end. The outdoor temperatures can often make outdoor work extremely difficult. Luckily, spring is just around the corner and with the improvement in the weather comes and opportunity to take care of lingering projects or tackle new ones. Read below to learn about a few projects to take care of around your home before the heat of the summer season sets in.Upgrade Your Exterior DoorsUse the break in... Read more
Posted: Xpert Team
Categories: Blog

4
Feb'16
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Make Your Garage a Man-Cave or Just a Place to Hang Out

One neglected place in the home is typically the garage.   While some homeowners actually do park a car in the garage, many do not.  Typically, it is a dumping ground for all things that don’t have a place.  As a result, it becomes a disorganized mess in little time. Homeowners rarely put the time in to make their garage a space in which they enjoy spending time. A major cause of this is due to the fact that garages often remain cluttered and ugly. Take back your garage space and make it a... Read more
Posted: Xpert Team
Categories: Blog

26
Jan'16
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Power Washing Before the Season Starts

Everyone wants their house to look its best.  The winter nor’easters can be severe in the Outer Banks and tend to blow dirt and debris onto your home’s exterior.  It is best to start the spring season off right and do a power wash of the exterior surfaces of your home and decking; just like a spring cleaning performed on the interior.A power washing tool is not a magic wand.  If you don’t use it right, you won’t get the expected results and can even do damage to your house.  You must... Read more
Categories: Blog

21
Jan'16
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Get On The Right Track – Shelf and Drawer Organization Tips

The New Year is a great time for a fresh, new start with your home and personal life.  While it is common for people to go on diets, it also makes sense to corral those possessions with a fresh organization project. If you feel like your belongings are taking over your life, there is hope. Everyone experiences this feeling at one point or another. Start with one room at a time by removing and/or donating any unwanted or unneeded items.  Implement the organization tips below to make your space... Read more
Posted: Xpert Team
Categories: Blog

7
Jan'16
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Home Automation Is the Key for the Next Generation Vacation Rental Manager

Home automation for Vacation Rental Managers and home owners has more options and advantages than just keyless entry systems. By now, the advantages of keyless entry systems are obvious; with improved security, guest / vendor convenience and improved access reporting.The keyless entry system from Point Central provides real time control unlike other systems currently available.  As the guest leaves, cleaner completes cleaning and the inspector finishes the inspection, the property manager is au... Read more
Categories: Blog

31
Dec'15
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Beyond Duck Tape: 5 Extraordinary Home Hacks Every Home Owner Should Know!

In today’s world, keeping your home clean and in tip-top shape can be an arduous task.  We are constantly pulled in different directions by work, family, and maybe some free time for ourselves if we are lucky.  But there are always some parts of the home that can frustrate and irritate you to no end because they never seem to be clean or always need repair.But never fear, use these following hacks to fix and repair those annoying items that keep your home from looking its best.Use Nail Polis... Read more
Categories: Appliance Repair

29
Dec'15
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Spring Cleaning Myths and Mistakes to Avoid with your Rental Property

Many people around the country are looking at the brutal cold of winter in the months ahead now that the calendar has almost turned to 2016.  But there is one thought that everyone should keep in mind and find solace in, …Spring is just around the corner.Soon enough the weather will warm, the flowers will begin to bloom, and people will be looking at coming to the Outer Banks again.  Of course they will need a place to stay and hopefully they will choose your Vacation Rental Property.  But ... Read more
Categories: Blog

20
Sep'15
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Closing Your Vacation Home for the Season

The Outer Banks is your happy place. You reminisce about vacations past and imagine future ones spent relaxing on the beach with no responsibilities other than to spend the afternoon doing more of the same. You wanted your children, friends, and family to spend joyful summers without a care in the world, so you purchased the perfect vacation home. Now it is everyone's happy place! Life on our wonderful island means expecting the unexpected. A serenelyperfect, sun filled beach day, complete with... Read more
Posted: Xpert Team
Categories: Blog

25
Aug'15
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Use Xpert Home Services to Maximize Vacation Rental Return

You have a beautiful vacation home in a beautiful location, the design of the home is perfect for large parties and guests of all types. There's a pool, a recreation room, multiple bedrooms with their private bathrooms and gorgeous views from the deck. All of these attributes are signs of a vacation rental that will see success in the marketplace. However, it takes more than a nice house and great amenities to keep guests coming back time and time again. Guests want a clean, well-functioning vac... Read more
Posted: Xpert Team
Categories: Blog