HGTV ‘Hawaii Life’: Kahea Zeitz Talks to us about Adjustments in Trip House Leases

HGTV co-host Kahea Zeitz, Dealer in Cost for Hawaii Life Vacations, chatted with Showbiz Cheat Sheet about current adjustments within the trip residence rental market. Right here’s what she needed to say.

Showbiz Cheat Sheet: Why are individuals choosing trip houses over motels proper now? Do you see this pattern lasting?

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HGTV | Amanda Edwards/Getty Photographs for Discovery

Kahea Zeitz: Vacationers wish to mix in and expertise
life like a resident. Whether or not it’s discovering the hidden waterfall, cooking a meal
from a neighborhood farm, or spending time collectively in your personal lanai, trip
leases give vacationers the next high quality and native expertise.

CS: What are some advantages of renting a trip residence?

KZ: Most trip houses are in rural areas tucked away, giving
vacationers final privateness and an opportunity to expertise the island like a neighborhood. There
are many different advantages comparable to:  

  • Intimate experiences: No extra sharing the new
    tub or lanais with strangers. Submit-COVID friends can keep away from generally shared
    areas or pointless interactions comparable to a entrance desk, elevators, espresso
    kiosks, or pool/spa facilities.
  • Unique customized service:  Personal cooks, private concierge, devoted
    island host, and property supervisor, and housekeeping. House-cooked meals are a
    more healthy and cheaper choice than consuming each meal out.
  • Household-friendly areas: Mother and father can chill out
    whereas youngsters are free to roam in and round your personal residence as an alternative of being
    cooped up in a resort room.
  • Value-effective: Splitting the price of a house
    tends to be cheaper than particular person resort rooms.
  • Personal Facilities: Most houses will supply
    bikes, seashore and water gear, and added comforts.

CS: What ought to shoppers search for when buying a trip residence?

KZ: Take into consideration who your renter is. Most instances vacationers touring
to Hawaii are looking for the solar, ocean, and outside actions comparable to mountain climbing,
boating, golfing, browsing, and many others. It’s vital to decide on a rental to cater to
their trip objectives. A house nearer to the ocean goes to lease faster than
one which requires a drive.

If your house is farther from the ocean, select one other most well-liked location
comparable to on the golf course or close to mountain climbing trails. If that isn’t doable, a
residence with stunning mountain and waterfall views with added facilities comparable to a
sizzling tub, pool, bikes, or desk tennis is certain to draw friends.

When stocking your house take into consideration making your visitor as
snug as doable. Think about a house with air-con and ceiling
followers, a totally stocked kitchen for the connoisseur chef, high quality linens, stereo
leisure system, and household video games.

CS: What about leases? What are some do’s and don’ts for renting a
trip residence?

KZ: In terms of do’s and don’ts for trip residence leases:

  • Make sure to learn the descriptions fastidiously.
    Ask questions on facilities. For instance, don’t anticipate there to be
    air-conditioning as a result of it’s a heat local weather.
  • Educate your self in regards to the location and climate
  • Be conscious of the pure sources and
    setting. Cut back plastic use and use reef-safe lotions.
  • All the time wash the crimson dust and sand off earlier than
    getting into the house.
  • Inform your property supervisor of any damages.
  • Overview the beds to substantiate it’s a very good match for
    your social gathering.
  • Most houses are in native residential areas,
    please respect the residents and be conscious of quiet instances.

Keep tuned for half two of our chat. Zeitz
will inform us extra about Hawaii Life and what to anticipate for subsequent season.

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