Jersey Shore Rental Market Heats Up

Jul 28, 2021

If you are looking for a place to rent at the Jersey Shore, you could be out of luck over the next few weeks. If you are looking for a place to rent at the Jersey Shore, you could be o... Read more

No more "Shore Tax" on Direct Bookings!

Aug 10, 2019

GOVERNOR MURPHY SIGNS LEGISLATION EASING TAXATION ON SHORE RENTALS - TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy yesterday signed legislation (A4814) amending the transient accommodations law enact... Read more

Vacation Rentals Wildwood – NOT Subject to collecting New Tax!

Nov 19, 2018

Good News! Because NO payments are exchanged on Vacation Rentals Wildwood website between owner and guest, Vacation Rentals Wildwood is NOT required to collect and remit the Sales Tax, t... Read more

HomeAway 25% Rate increase effective January 12, 2018!

Dec 20, 2017

Despite some opposition, HomeAway will level a big fee hike next month for property owners who opt to make flat subscription payment instead of opting to shell out a commission when a va... Read more


Jul 20, 2017

Ship Bottom, NJ, (July 20, 2017) – Long Beach Island is one of the most visited regions at the New Jersey Shore each summer. In addition to the generation of families who return year... Read more

Homeaway/VRBO to block ALL contact info until booked!

Jun 21, 2017

We had said this day would come and by the looks of the press release published yesterday by Homeaway’s Tina Weyand, that day will be by the end of this month! What does this mean? W... Read more

HomeAway Service Fee Update

Apr 12, 2017

HomeAway Service Fee Update The latest update from From VRM Intel regarding HomeAway's "dynamic" service fee testing. Homeowners and managers are reporting that HomeAway has be... Read more

BREAKING NEWS ! HomeAway/VRBO now requiring “online booking” for subscription renewals!

Mar 29, 2017

The writing has been on the wall for a while and the rumors of Expedia making a major change to HomeAway/VRBO by the end of Q1 2017 has happened! Following a move earlier this month by T... Read more

And the bumpy road continues…

Feb 19, 2017

Here we are on the one year anniversary of the roll out of “Service Fees” by Expedia on their VRBO/HomeAway /VacationRentals websites and how do they celebrate? By raising the servic... Read more

2016 Year in Review – Expedia ruined a good thing!

Dec 30, 2016

2016 for sure has been a confusing year to figure out and follow exactly what VRBO / Homeaway is up to. Luckily for us on LBI, the negative results of Expedia’s changes didn’t affect... Read more

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