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Vacation Rental Homeowner Forum

2019 Homeowner Forums

Join our staff experts and fellow homeowners as we explore how to successfully navigate today’s vacation rental marketplace. How has it been impacted by the new lodging tax? What can you do to remain competitive and fill your rental home?

Martha's Vineyard (waitlist)

Saturday, September 21

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Falmouth (New!)

Saturday, October 12

9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Brewster

Saturday, October 19

Morning session: 9:00 - 11:30 am
Afternoon session: 1:30 - 4:00 pm

Agenda

Registration and informal reception 30 minutes prior to the Presentation

Homeowner Forum Presentation

  • A review of the 2019 Cape and Islands rental season and the impact of the lodging tax
  • What's on the horizon for the 2020 season
  • Tips to help you stand out from your competition
  • How we can work together to achieve optimal success

Open discussion and Q and A

Sponsors

Directions

Martha's Vineyard Forum

Location: Jani Gardner’s home at 95 Franklin Street, Vineyard Haven. 508-696-8487 (Jani) or 781-771-3456 or 781-771-3504 (Joan and Jeff’s cells)

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  • From State Road in Vineyard Haven, turn onto Main Street (left or right, depending on which way you come up or down State Road).
  • Drive through shopping area on Main Street and turn left on Woodlawn Avenue.
  • At the end of Woodlawn Avenue, turn left on Franklin and pass two houses on the left. See tall stonewalls and arches on the left. (Do not enter -- very narrow.)
  • Fourway Carriage House stands to the right of the last stone wall/arch.
  • Park across the street from the Fourway building on Franklin. You will see a small Fourway sign at the 2nd floor level on the right side of the building.
  • Cross over Franklin Street to the short stonewall Fourway entrance and sidewalk. At the barn-looking door straight ahead, walk into the front yard. Turn right, and go around corner of building. Continue straight back to the back yard, turn left, and enter the huge dark green doors to the covered courtyard.
Falmouth Forum

Location: Falmouth Museums on the Green, 65 Palmer Ave, Falmouth

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  • From Rte. 28/Palmer Avenue southbound: After the stop light at the intersection with Jones Road and the Falmouth Hospital, take the 6th left onto Katherine Lee Bates Rd. The parking lot for Falmouth Museums on the Green is approximately 200 yards on the right, across from the baseball field. If it’s full, use the adjacent parking lot of the Congregational Church.
  • From Rte. 28 westbound: Follow Rte. 28 through Falmouth Center, and bear right at the fork just after the Post Office and before the Falmouth Green. Falmouth Museums on the Green is about 200 yards on the right, just beyond the Congregational Church.
Brewster Forums

Location: Cape Cod Sea Camps, 3057 Main Street (Route 6A), Brewster

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  • From Route 6 heading east: Take exit 10. Take a left at the end of the ramp onto Route 124. Take Route 124 for approximately 2-1/2 miles to Route 6A. Turn Right on Route 6A and proceed 2 miles. You’ll see the fields and sign on your left.
  • From Route 6 heading west: Take exit 10. Take a right at the end of the ramp onto Route 124. Take Route 124 for approximately 2-1/2 miles to Route 6A. Turn Right on Route 6A and proceed 2 miles. You’ll see the fields and sign on your left.