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Wildwood News - admin - March 2, 2019

A Wildwood vacation rental can be a getaway for family and an investment opportunity. Part of that responsibility is ensuring that you run your business effectively. When you own a vacation rental, you want to have good cash flow, proper maintenance, modern furnishings, have a great presentation, minimize risk and provide excellent customer service.

Professional photography

Professional photos are the key to getting eyes on Wildwood rental. The better the photos the more likely a traveler will click on your listing. Make sure your photos are taken in high resolution. Present all of the features of your property with detailed descriptions including:


Living rooms

Pool areas

Outdoor spaces

Ocean views

Bay views

Game rooms


Nearby attractions like beaches, museums, lakes and more

List your property on local listing services

Many owners list with national listings sites however most travelers search locally for a rental. A typical search for a Wildwood rental will provide a traveler with local rental results. These local results are often found higher on search engines and can result in more visitors to your listing

Maintain your property

Travelers want the best. They expect clean and safe accommodations. Make sure your cleaning service is providing top notch services. Inspect their work to make sure your guests have no surprises when checking in.
Often times an owner can not respond quickly to a maintenance issue. Use professional and reliable maintenance services in the event of an emergency.

Take care of your repeat guests

Your Wildwood rental repeat guests are the most important guests you can have. You know them and they know your property. Offer them discounts when feasible to show your gratitude for them choosing your rental year after year. A little discount goes along way. Also offer early and late check times when feasible

Pay your taxes

Rentals are subjected to taxes and permits. Vacation rentals are frequently required to also collect local and state taxes. New Jersey now requires owners to collect taxes. New Jersey rental owners must register with the state to begin collecting taxes. Notify your repeat guests of the tax change.

Price your  Wildwood rental correctly

There are many facets to owning and operating a vacation rental. An owner must know his local market to set rental rates.
Travelers are very price conscious. Price to high and travelers look elsewhere. Check local listings to see what your areas rates are and try to keep your rates in line with these rates.

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Wildwood News - admin - March 2, 2019

Its a Real Business

This is a business not a hobby. Owners of Wildwood rentals will need to learn how to effectively market their rental. There is a wealth of information at your fingertips on the internet on rental strategy and techniques used to operate your rental. Marketing your Wildwood rental takes time. There is too much competition to think your property will be chosen by travelers without proper marketing.

What are your Goals

Owners need to set goals. How many rentals do you need each year to reach your financial goals of ownership. Know your ROI and calculate what it takes to run your rental at a profit or break-even point. Have a clear plan on how much income you need; how many weeks need to be rented; and the return on investment for all their marketing activities.

Someone always know more than you and they can help

The internet can be a wonderful resource for owners of vacation rentals. Many Wildwood rental owners share information on how they run their rental business. Tap into online forums where owners discuss everything from rates to reviews.

Tap into Local groups and share local information with your traveler base

On Facebook there are many location based groups who share information about vacation rental ownership in their area. Different areas can require different marketing strategies. Knowledge is power.

Build your own website

Travelers have little time to parse through hundreds of properties to find the right rental. Build a website to market your rental more effectively. Make it easy for a traveler to find out about local events, restaurants, shops and more by posting this information on your rental website. Make sure your rental can handle bookings and process payments. You must take advantage of having someone interested in your property by giving them easy access to book.

Use Listing Services that do not charge service fees to travelers

Every traveler has a budget. Stay away from listing services that charge service fees to travelers. This additional fee can range from 5 to 12 percent of your rental rate. Travelers are savvy, they look for ways to avoid service fees. Many travelers list with traditional listing services like to avoid service fees. More travelers are likely to search locally for rentals without fees. List your rental with a local listing service.

Think local

More and more Wildwood travelers are searching locally for a vacation rental. Whether its through a realtor or a local listing service travelers can get better information about the area and its rentals. Local owners and realtors know the area better than any national listing service. Check out for a great way to market your rental.

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Wildwood Dog Park is located between Glenwood and Maple Avenues

Wildwood News - admin - March 2, 2019

Have a dog that loves the beach? Look no further than the Wildwood Dog Park and Beach. Your pup will love the friends he will meet at the park.

Dogs visiting the Wildwoods area are welcome to join their families on the beach to swim in the ocean or visit the dog park. The Wildwood Dog Park & Beach is located between Glenwood and Maple Avenues. The dog park is open daily, and the dog beach is open from dawn to dusk. Use caution and only swim when a lifeguard is present. All rules for the Wildwood Dog Park & Beach are posted at entry and must be followed. Fresh water and clean up bags are available on site. Dogs on the beach must remain leashed, and leashes in the park are optional. Entry to the Wildwood Dog Park & Beach is at the owners risk, please be cautious and courteous to all dogs and visitors.


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Wildwood New Jersey Convention Center

Wildwood News - admin - March 2, 2019

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The Wildwoods Convention Center:

The Wildwoods Convention Center is a modern, multipurpose facility equipped with exhibit, ballroom, meeting and pre-function space.

Located on the Wildwoods Boardwalk directly against the beach and ocean, this unique, state-of-the-art, 260,000-square-foot facility offers one of the most spacious, flexible, innovative and inviting venues available for conventions, trade shows, meetings, concerts and exhibits. Located within a day’s drive of one-third of America’s population, it can accommodate groups as small as 100 or as large as 10,000.

Each area is flexible and can be divided to provide our clients with a variety of space options and configurations. In addition, we offer an array of amenities, including complete catering, state-of-the-art communication services and a friendly, experienced staff.

A Wonderful Location

The Convention Centers features:

  • A  Teflon-coated fabric roof that creates an attractive, acoustically stable interior. The roof floods the show floor with natural sunlight during the day and permits interior lights to illuminate the sky at night
  • Wonderful ocean views from the outside deck, main exhibit hall and lobby area
  • The boardwalk paths allowing direct access to the boardwalk and powdery white beach between meetings
  • Huge Glass doors that open to allow the ocean air inside
  • Two 37,500 square-foot areas
  • 20,000 square feet of ballroom and meeting space
  • A 6,600 square-foot oceanfront deck for pre-functions
  • 30,000 square feet of lobby and pre-function space
  • Flexible capacity for up to 7,000 seats in the main exhibit hall
  • Voice and data communication in exhibit hall floor boxes
  • Convenient loading docks
  • 38 blocks of boardwalk fun and excitement just outside our doors
  • On-site parking for more than 600 vehicles
  • Within a day’s drive of one-third of America’s population with easy access from the New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, DC metropolitan areas

Modern, high-tech benefits coupled with traditional, personal service

Opened in 2002, the Wildwoods Convention Center offers the advantage of the latest high-tech amenities along with the services of a staff of experienced event planners – there to ensure that your exact requirements are met. Whatever your needs, your Wildwoods Convention Center meeting planners will help you put together a successful event.

Need live Internet access? We’ll make sure it’s ready and working for your event.

Expecting over a thousand guests and need quality convention accommodations? We’ll coordinate the best event housing, tailored to your specific travel requirements.

Have hungry attendees? Delaware North…“A Global Leader in Hospitality and Food Service”, the Convention Center’s exclusive restaurant service group provides event catering, food service and concession needs as well as décor and theme consultations for meeting guests – from four-star cuisine to pizza, hot dogs and popcorn and everything in between.

So book your dates for the Wildwoods Convention Center now!

Discover how easily the friendliest New Jersey Convention Center fits into your budget. Complete your Wildwoods Convention Center bookings request online or call our meeting planners today at 609.729.9000 or 800-WW-BY-SEA (800-992-9732)


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