Bob discusses best practices for managing all of the moving parts of a short-term rental, commonly referred to as vacation rental, with Matt Hoffman, Head of Short-Term Rentals at Kigo, a RealPage Company. The software as a service (Saas) provided by Kigo is specifically designed for managing short-term rentals. Bob and Matt exchange views on the definition of a short-term rental, what distinguishes a short-term rental from a long-term rental, and the ideal characteristics of a property owner thinking about renting their home as a short-term rental. Matt also offers his insights and opinions on the rapid growth of the STR market as well as valuable advice to owners of short-term rentals looking to maximize their income and book great tenants. Bob also offers his experiences in implementing and using Kigo as a current subscriber to the software at North County Property Group. For more information about Kigo, click on this link to the Kigo website. This episode is always available for listening, sharing, or download at Property Management Brainstorm. See a complete time-stamped transcript of This Podcast Episode 9.