Sarah and T - The professional Vacation Rental Manager's Podcast

Sarah and T - The professional Vacation Rental Manager's Podcast
This is Sarah and T - The Professional Vacation Rental Manager’s Podcast. The first podcast dedicated to the professional vacation rental manager. Join Sarah Bradford and Tim Cafferty on their journey through day to day issues affecting the professio…

54 - C.J. Stamm, The Blue Ridge BBQ Master
Sep 9 • 35 min
C.J. Stamm, III talks about building a world class company in the mountains of Georgia
53 - Technology Tools, Tidbits, and Tips. The Skinny on Tech from Sarah and T
Aug 26 • 43 min
Sarah and T give their opinions on software and technology available to Vacation Rental Managers
52 - The Data and Revenue Management Conference Report
Aug 13 • 45 min
This episode is a wrap up of the Data and Revenue Management Conference.
51 - Vince Perez - From 100% dependence on OTA’s to Zero percent.
Jul 29 • 39 min
Vince Perez tells you how you can become independent of 3rd party travel sites
50 - Front Line Employees explain how you can be better!
Jul 15 • 34 min
Two front line employees reveal keys to success in the vacation rental business
49 - 10…No, make that 11 Reasons why Owners Will Leave you.
Jul 1 • 37 min
Sarah and T take a deep dive into 11 reasons why a property owner would leave your program
48 - 11 Must have amenities you should have in your properties
Jun 17 • 37 min
Analyzing the top amenities guests are looking for in a vacation rental property
47 - Creating an Effective Partnership with REALTORS
Jun 3 • 40 min
This episode discusses how to create a partnership relationship with your local sales agents
46 - Sharon Walker - Texas Vacation Rental Manager!
May 20 • 32 min
Sharon Walker of Austin Texas talks about delivering on the promise of luxury in vacation rentals.
45 - Matt Landau The star of Vacation Rentals
May 6 • 45 min
Matt Landau, the face of vacation rentals to many is interviewed this week by Sarah and T
44 - Durk Johnson - Vacation Rental Housekeeping Part 2 - All About Laundry
Apr 22 • 31 min
Durk Johnson, Executive Director for the Vacation Rental Housekeeping professionals talks laundry!
43 - Mr. Clean - Durk Johnson challenges us on cleaning in Vacation Rentals
Apr 8 • 33 min
Durk Johnson, Executive Director for the Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professionals talks about the importance of cleaning standards
42 - Would You Do That To Your Mother?
Mar 25 • 40 min
Sarah and T talk about 4 major touch points with your guests
41 Onboarding Owners Properly!
Mar 11 • 43 min
Sarah and T explore the pitfalls of onboarding new owners into your rental program
40 - A chat with Simon Lehmann, global travel industry consultant
Feb 25 • 31 min
Find out the world wide state of the vacation rental industry from one of the leading experts in the world on this episode
39 - Netflix Famous. “Stay Here” co-host Peter Lorimer is interviewed by Sarah and T
Feb 11 • 42 min
Peter Lorimer of Netflix original series “Stay Here” is interviewed by Sarah and T
38 Listener’s Questions are Answered!
Jan 24 • 35 min
Sarah and T answer listener’s burning questions in this fast paced episode
37 - Reviewing 2018 and Predictions for 2019
Jan 7 • 35 min
Sarah and T revew 2018 and make bold predictions for 2019
36 - Steve Milo - The Watchdog of the Vacation Rental Industry
Dec 17, 2018 • 45 min
Steve Milo of VTrips discusses several hot topics in vacation rentals.
35 - Amy Hinote of VRM Intel Shares Industy Strengths and Weaknesses
Nov 26, 2018 • 32 min
VRM Intel chief talks about the state of the vacation rental industry with Sarah and T
34 - VRMA/VRHP International Conference Takeaways
Nov 8, 2018 • 43 min
VRMA/VRHP Conference takeaways with Sarah and T
33 John DiJulius - Delivering World Class Customer Service
Oct 10, 2018 • 39 min
John DiJulius talks to Sarah and Tim about deliving world class customer service in the vacation rental business
32 Talking Reservation Sales with Doug Kennedy
Sep 24, 2018 • 33 min
Doug Kennedy talks about success in vacation rental sales
31 The Refund Wars - Dealing with Guest Compensation Issues
Sep 8, 2018 • 47 min
Learn about how to effectively deal with guest satisfaction issues
30 Why be 1 of 600 when you can be with Toby? Tech vs. Touch in Vacation Rentals
Aug 17, 2018 • 32 min
Toby Babich of Breckenridge Resort Managers talks about making your buisness more personal
29 Oh Canada! Vacation Rental Challenges in Quebec
Jul 30, 2018 • 33 min
Tim and Sarah interview a the owners of Tavata Chalets in Quebec about the challenges of stating a new business
28 The Rapid Fire Episode
Jul 11, 2018 • 26 min
Tim and Sarah go through a series of rapid fire questions with each other to share more about themselves with the audience
27 Why are We Doing That? Looking at your Business and Getting Proactive - Claire Reiswerg
Jun 21, 2018 • 34 min
Claire Reiswerg of Sand N Sea Properties talks about being proactive in politics (what is GARM?), and asking why about everything in her company
26 To Sell or Not to Sell - An Interview with Miller Hawkins of Booe Realty
Jun 4, 2018 • 30 min
Miller Hawkins of Booe Realty talks about selling his business and the challenges of that process
25 No More HomeAway - A talk with Michelle Hodges of Meyer Vacation Rentals
May 21, 2018 • 34 min
Michelle Hodges of Meyer Vacation Rentals talks about going cold Turkey off of HomeAway
24 Delivering Quality in Vacation Rentals - A talk with Clark Twiddy
May 6, 2018 • 33 min
Clark Twiddy talks about delivering outstanding service and working in challenging environments
23 Talking Owner Acquisitions with Peter Reeburgh of Summit Cove Lodging
Apr 26, 2018 • 31 min
Peter Reeburgh is interviewed and reveals outstanding strategies on owner recruitment
22 Sea To Desert? An Interview with the owners of Book My Vacay
Apr 16, 2018 • 24 min
Find out the challenges of running a vacation rental in the heat and busyness of the 5th largest city in the United States
21 The Fiscal Four - The Budgeting Episode
Apr 6, 2018 • 33 min
How to create a budget you can live with in running your vacation rental company.
20 Squeezing 10% more Profit from your Company’s Income
Mar 22, 2018 • 34 min
How to squeeze 10% more profit from the income side of your business
19 Squeezing 10% More Profit by Watching Expenses
Mar 12, 2018 • 33 min
Finding 10% more profit in your company by watching your expenses more closely
18 Fueling the Engine that Runs Your Company - Reservations!
Feb 27, 2018 • 33 min
Discover 5 foundations of any successful reservations sales teams
17 The Blogging Episode!
Feb 17, 2018 • 28 min
Blogging is a great way to help your website rank higher, and create more buzz for your website!
16 Hiring Winners - Not Whiners. The Hiring Episode!
Feb 6, 2018 • 32 min
The Hiring Episode gives our listeners key takeaways on how to get the right people hired.
15 The Decor Episode! (Part 2)
Jan 29, 2018 • 31 min
Part 2 of the popular Decor episode.
14 The Decor Episode! (Part 1)
Jan 25, 2018 • 33 min
Decor of vacation rentals is an integral part of success of your property owners. This episode gives you many reasons why
13 The Mystery Shopper Episode - “She said whaaat?”
Jan 15, 2018 • 34 min
The pros and cons of using a mystery shopper to take a look under the hood at your vacation rental company!
The Crystal Ball Episode -2018 Predictions!
Dec 31, 2017 • 35 min
Predictions for 2018 from the professionals in the Vacation Rental Business
What Gets Measured - Gets Treasured. Vacation Rental Metrics
Dec 21, 2017 • 43 min
Taking a look at key metrics in your business to help maximize profits and productivity
Sold! How Not to be Left Out in the Cold. - Episode 10
Dec 10, 2017 • 35 min
Rental Property for Sale? Now What? Find out what to do from the experts.
How to Wow your guests - Episode 9
Nov 30, 2017 • 38 min
Four Strategies of How to Wow your guests to ensure they come back again and again.
10 Keys to Housekeeping aka The Uber Episode - Episode 8
Nov 13, 2017 • 27 min
10 key points to ensure your Housekeeping department doesn’t cause you problems.
Takeaways from the VRMA Conference - Episode 7
Nov 6, 2017 • 29 min
The best takeaways from VRMA. Come and get it!
Making Lemonade out of Lemons at VRMA - Episode 6
Oct 27, 2017 • 34 min
3 Interviews with top leaders in the Vacation Rental Management Industry
7 Ways to Ensure you Know What the Face of Your Company Looks Like
Oct 11, 2017 • 35 min
Train your Front Line Staff to ensure your Company Image is being presented as you hope!
11 Ways to Keep your Owners Happy - Episode 4
Oct 1, 2017 • 35 min
Without happy owners you don’t have a happy company. Learn how to have both on this episode
4 Strategies to OTA Independence - Episode 3
Sep 19, 2017 • 30 min
In this episode of Sea To Ski with Sarah and T our two professional vacation rental managers tackle one of the biggest in the industry - operator dependence on 3rd party On Line Travel Agencies (such as HomeAway, Air BnB, FlipKey, TripAdvisor and the l…
Ten Reasons why Owners really Need You - Episode 2
Sep 13, 2017 • 29 min
In this episode of Sea to Ski with Sarah and T our two intrepid professional vacation rental managers explore 10 reasons why vacation rental owners really need the help of a professional. Join us on our journey to help pump you up as a vacation rental…