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Dec. 15, 2023

5 Benefits of Spending Time Outdoors

Are you looking for ways to make the most of your time away? Spending time outdoors has countless benefits, from improving physical health to increasing mental clarity and relaxation. Whether you’re staying at a vacation home or a short-term rental property – being surrounded by nature can be the perfect opportunity for recharging and gaining […]

A row of colorful beach houses on the sand.
Apr. 07, 2022

Make Your Guests Fall In Love With Your Home

As a second home owner, you are either enjoying the beauty of your property with your friends and family or offering outside guests to enjoy the space you have curated to feel like home. Maybe you have stayed in your second property over one hundred times and are looking for a way to rediscover the […]

A laundry room with a washing machine and storage shelves and baskets.
Apr. 01, 2022

Top 10 Amenities for Rental Properties

If you use your second property as a vacation rental property, then you know you need more than a great location. You have to convey activities to do in and around the rental home, have everything a rentee could need, and so much more. This means more and more amenities come into play. Your additional […]

Two people fishing from the end of a dock at sunrise.
Mar. 07, 2022

Bass Fishing Days Are Here Again

Whether you are a pro or amateur fisherman, the waters are warming in the south which means the bass are biting! Bass are a popular sport fish, and fun to reel in. Whether you are at your lake house, cabin, or ranch with a body of fresh water, now’s the time to catch some fish. […]

A worker standing next to a stepladder is painting the exterior of a home.
Mar. 03, 2022

Your Spring Cleaning Guide for Your Second Property

The sun is setting later and later, the weather is getting warmer by the day and somehow it’s already March. With summer around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about getting your vacation property ready for you and your guests! For landlords this means sprucing up your rental and working on any repairs that […]

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Feb. 01, 2022

Getaway this Valentine’s Day: How to Organize Your Shared Property for Valentine’s Day

Happy February from your friends at backporch®. Love is in the air, and what we love to do is make your vacation planning seamless. Whether you are planning on celebrating Valentine’s Day with a loved one or are planning a Galentine’s weekend with close friends, we’ve got a few tips on how to organize your […]

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