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Property Owner Frequently Asked Questions

Owner FAQ's

How much does it cost to advertise on your site?
A twelve-month listing costs $150.00; this includes unlimited space for pictures to include in your advertisement.

How do I register for an account?
We offer a step-by-step guide on how to create an account/listing with Watermark Vacation Rentals that will walk you through the entire process. Click on the link Using this Site to begin.

How do I create a listing?
First, you will want to create an account. Next, click on Using this Site for a step-by-step guide to create your listing.

Why should I list my vacation home?
Listing your property with Watermark Vacation Rentals will ensure your property gets exposure to potential renters. This saves you time, and in the end, makes you more money!

Do you offer a guarantee?
We do not offer any guarantee as to the level of interest your property will generate. However, we can guarantee that the property will get more exposure on Watermark Vacation Rentals than it would if it wasn't listed on our site! Watermark Vacation Rentals is committed to gaining as much exposure as possible with the general public; that is why 70% of all revenue goes towards marketing the site to drive potential renters to our listings.

How do I accept credit cards?
We are currently in the process of evaluating potential credit vendors to assist with accepting credit cards. In the meantime, subscribing to a service such as PayPal will allow you to accept credit cards from renters.

What are some tips to make sure my listing is appealing to renters?
There are several things you can do on a regular basis to maximize the effectiveness of your listing(s).

  1. Upload various pictures of your unit and the surrounding areListings with pictures will do much better than those without pictures because the renter can see what they are getting before arriving. This can help minimize false expectations.
  2. Be creative with your property title. This is the first line renters will see. Say something that makes your unit stand out!
  3. Be sure to keep your rental rates up to date. Perhaps even offer promotions during slower travel periods to help spur interest.
  4. Keep an updated availability calendar. This lets potential renters do one-stop shopping without having to wait for a response from a property owner regarding availability.

I don't want my property listed on Watermark Vacation Rentals. Can I remove it?
Yes. It is very simple. Log on to your owner homepage and click delete on the listing you wish to remove.

How is Watermark Vacation Rentals promoted to help gain exposure for the listings?
70% of all revenue goes towards marketing. To gain exposure, we advertise on MSN, Google, and soon will be on Yahoo. We also perform periodic email campaigns with reputable marketing firms as well as other various types of marketing.

Do you make my personal information available to third parties?
No. Information you give us is completely confidential. We will not share your information with any third party. The only information given out is the information you choose to share in your listing. We offer places to share contact information such as your name and phone number, but it is completely optional. In fact, we do not even advertise the address of your vacation property. Potential renters can only see properties by city and state.

Is my email and phone number public?
It is your option as to whether or not to include your name and phone number on your listing. We do allow potential renters to email property owners for inquiry on a property. However, this is a form renters fill out, and your email address is not visible.

I forgot my username and/or password. How can I retrieve this?
Your username is always your email address. If you forgot your password, click on the link forgot password on the owner homepage login. You will enter your email address and click retrieve password. We will immediately email your password to you.

Can you list/manage my property for me?
For a short period only, Watermark Vacation Rentals is offering to create listings at no additional cost for vacation home owners/managers. You will still need to create an account with Watermark Vacation Rentals. Once we create your listing, we will transfer that listing to your account. We do not manage properties.

How do I change my email address?
It's simple. Log on to your owner homepage. Click on edit profile. Scroll down to the email section and update your email address. Click on save changes at the bottom of the page, and your email address will be updated.

Can I advertise my timeshare with Watermark Vacation Rentals?
At this time Watermark Vacation Rentals does not accept timeshare listings.

 
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