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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Have Fun in the Sun During Your July 4th Vacation!
Heading to Tampa Bay or Hallandale Beach for the 4th of July holiday? We want to make sure you have a blast (but safely, of course)! Whether you’re planning an Independence Day cook out or a day by the pool, it’s important to stay safe. Here are some tips from Kong Vacation Homes to keep your vacation fun, safe, and stress-fre...

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

What You Need to Know BEFORE You Travel During Hurricane Season
Hurricane season is almost here, and storms are already brewing! But should that stop your travel plans to the (mostly) Sunshine State? No way! It just takes a little preparation and planning to prevent a hurricane from blowing your vacation off course. Know Your TimingHurricanes season stretches from June 1 to November 30, covering ...

Monday, April 22, 2019

Top Six Ways to Celebrate Earth Day 2019
Earth Day is an annual celebration of our planet, taking place every April 22. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day events span the globe with more than 193 countries participating. Whether you live at a Kong Management Group property or somewhere else, here are some easy ways that you can make a difference in the environment, beginning at...

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Minimizing Space to Maximize Life
Who isn’t intrigued by a tiny home? These small spaces hold big appeal to a wide variety of people, from hipsters to retirees and everyone in between. With the current trend to tidy and streamline spaces (thanks, Marie Kondo), the tiny house movement fits right in! Generally, a “tiny house” is defined as a residenti...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Spring Is in the Air!
The temperatures in Florida are trending up, the dogwoods are preparing to bloom, and we’re getting ready for spring at Kong Management Group! Spring is our favorite season in the Sunshine State, with its warm days and lower-than-usual humidity. It’s definitely the best time of year to experience the outdoors. In fact, it&rsqu...

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

It’s Snowbird Season!
When you were in school, you might have learned about the phenomenon of bird migration, where flocks of birds wing their way north in the spring, nest during the summer, and fly south to warmer climates in the fall. Floridians are familiar with another type of migration in fall and winter months, the arrival of the “snowbirds”...

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Stay Safe on Your Next Vacation
Your safety should be your first priority when you are planning a vacation. From the way you pay for your vacation rental to your privacy and security during your stay, Kong Vacation Homes has compiled this list of safety tips to consider before your vacation begins:Payment SafetyUsing a secure method to pay for your vacation rental is th...

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Tips for Stress-free Travel with Kids
If you’re a parent, you probably really need a vacation. The problem? Family trips can be very stressful – and not so restful for Mom and Dad! At Kong Vacation Homes, we keep the comfort and safety of your entire family in mind when we design our properties. Here are some tips to help you have a great family get-away:Plan Ahea...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tips for Booking the Best Vacation Rental
If you’re planning your next vacation but don’t want to stay in the typical chain hotel, a short-term home rental may be the perfect option for you. A rented vacation home generally is more budget friendly, more private, and more spacious than other accommodations. A host with good customer service also can offer more personal...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Mobile Homes Are Filling the Affordable Housing Gap
Home prices are rising nationwide, and low-cost housing is becoming all too scarce. With the stock of reasonably priced “brick and mortar” homes and apartments dwindling, home buyers are looking outside of traditional real estate for more affordable options. Mobile homes are at the top of that list!According to a recent report...

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