In Some Markets, Vacation Rentals Take Off During Covid-19 Remote Work Trend


Vacation home rentals really hit their stride during the Covid-19 pandemic as many people switched to remote work. The ability to juggle personal and professional pursuits under the same roof continues to take center stage, even as many people return some parts of their life to “normal.”

According to a recent Bankrate story, there is a growing trend of homeowners in vacation areas, especially in outdoor-friendly destinations, looking to rent their homes to visitors. This goes beyond tourists and encompasses repeat visitors traveling to a destination to work and relax in the same place.

Mike Flannery, CEO of Acme House Co. and Flannery Exchange, agrees. His company rents vacation homes in destination markets like Palm Springs and has seen tremendous growth during the pandemic. He reports many repeat visitors staying…

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