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How One Bed Created Happiness and $48,000


How One Bed Created Happiness and $48,000


When I wake up in my vacation rental home in Fiji, and pull back the curtains to see blue waters…picturesque islands…my private pool…the hanging bed…I know I made a great decision buying this place. I get to spend two weeks a year fully relaxing here…snorkeling every...

Turn a Profit from Your Dream Second Home

Turn a Profit from Your Dream Second Home

Mornings are lazy in Fiji. The slim thread of light in between the insulated curtains finally wakes me, just in time for breakfast at about 10 a.m. I slip into a bathing suit, tie a sarong on and I’m ready for the day. The smiling maids, Rozy and Reshmi, greet me as I...

Easy Peasy Money

Easy Peasy Money

You may already have a second home. Or, you may be in the market, but afraid to take the leap. A lot of people are intimidated by renting out their second home. It’s never been easier. For example, with a listing on HomeAway and FlipKey, they will take the credit card...

How to Turn Your Home into a Vacation Rental

How to Turn Your Home into a Vacation Rental

What’s your biggest asset? Most people would say their home. If you travel a lot, or would like to, you can rent your own home to other vacationers on a short term basis. There’s cash in your bedrooms! You can either do it in conjunction with a vacation rental you own...

Vacation Rental Rock Stars

Vacation Rental Rock Stars

The Rock Stars of REI World I’ve been an investor for over 15 years. I’ve designed and built, rehabbed, purchased commercial property, had a very quick foray into note buying (not for me!) and manage 14 long term rental properties. With the exception of one rogue...

Vacation Rentals- The Dollars and Sense

Vacation Rentals- The Dollars and Sense

Why Vacation Properties Are a Great Source of Wealth and Freedom What would you do if you had $20,000 to spend any way you’d like? Many people say they would put it in the stock market hoping for big returns – but most, I think you’ll agree, would upgrade their car,...