Keeping up with trends in this rapidly evolving industry can be a huge job in itself. We keep up with the latest news and trends both locally and nationally, and as a partner in our rental program, you’ll receive timely and important information. Our blog posts and email newsletter will provide what you need to know to understand what’s happening in the market and how it might affect your rental business.
From assessing the impact of the changing business model of distribution channels like HomeAway and Airbnb to providing insights into what guests are looking for and tips for how to maximize your rental revenue, we will help empower you with the knowledge you need to stay ahead of the game.
Be My Galveston Guest Vacation Rentals was founded in 2018 by Managing Director Billie Archuleta, a licensed Realtor who has served as an Office Manager and Property Manager for a local real estate office for 13 years, and currently Treasurer of an Island HOA.
Your rental home will have a dedicated landing page on our website emphasizing your property’s unique value proposition and a rating, description, and photos that are optimized to be found in online search Our website looks great and can be viewed on a desktop computer, a tablet, or a mobile phone. We invest time and energy into search engine optimization (SEO) and rank highly for relevant keyword searches. Our destination marketing highlights the many benefits of choosing Galveston Island as a vacation destination. We reach rental guests on our blog, social media, and our email promotions. While most bookings are made direct with a Be My Galveston Guest reservationist, properties in our rental program are distributed to major online travel agencies (OTAs) like HomeAway, VRBO, and Airbnb.
Be My Galveston Guest Vacation Rentals is a licensed and insured management company. In addition to managing the rental of your home, our expert staff will ensure your property is well cared for. We require Rental Damage Protection or a security deposit from each renter to protect your home against accidental damage. Travel insurance is optionally available to guests and can help ensure that you are paid and the renter is protected when an unexpected travel delay or event occurs that results in a cancellation.
If you own a vacation home and are thinking about or already renting it out, we can help. Read more about what we have to offer below.
Renting your vacation home when it’s not being used can be a great way to offset the costs of homeownership, but the challenges can be daunting. We make it easy for you by managing the entire process.
We manage the marketing and advertising, booking reservations, guest amenities, arrival and services, housekeeping, and necessary bookkeeping including the collection and remittal of state and local accommodation tax.
Our expert staff will also ensure that your property is well cared for. When a need arises, we coordinate qualified and experienced contractors for services and repairs necessary to maintain your home.
And as a homeowner in our rental program, you will receive detailed monthly trust account reports on your rentals and receive your rental money quickly. You can also easily block out time for your own use without restriction.
Renting out your vacation home doesn’t need to be hard! We take the work out of it, making it practical and convenient for you.
Be My Galveston Guest Vacation Rentals offers a choice of competitive fee options for the management of your vacation rental home. While other vacation rental management companies might compete on price alone, our competitive commission rate options can provide you with the best value in professional rental management.
Take ownership of your time and allow us to do the heavy lifting.
Our experience and team have a track record that speaks for itself. Compare the BMGG difference.
Be My Galveston Guest Vacation Rentals, you don’t need to worry about running into extra work, having to acquire new skills, or facing unexpected costs. And because we only earn a commission when your home is rented, we are highly motivated to help you maximize your bookings and rental revenue.