Ideas Every Day #207 – Vacation Home Donations

When you rent homes or condos in resort towns for vacations do you look for interesting features that make you want to choose a certain place.   As an owner, are you looking for a way to make your property stand out from the rest and attract a (probable) better type of renter?

What if the property that was for rent advertised that a certain portion of the rental proceeds would benefit charity.

Having looked at thousands of rental properties in many different markets over the year while trying to find vacation spots I am surprised that no one has ever tried to use this positioning.

Imagine getting a letter a week after you left your vacation that had some sort of thank you and story about how your vacation helped support some amazing charity.  I bet you’d sign up to rent again the following year.   As the owner, you’d be able to get some sort of tax relief as well.

Donation vacation, seems like an even better reason to spend a week living it up.

Yes, and…

Matt Kane

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