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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...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Experience the Close-Knit Communities of RV Parks
Recreational vehicle (RV) parks are commonly referred to as the “last small towns in America.” That hometown feel is due to the friendliness of RVers and the sense of community that they create at every stop.People from all walks of life are drawn to the RV lifestyle. They come together at different parks and campgrounds, shar...

Monday, June 25, 2018

Experience Summer with These Travel Trends
This year, more people are looking for unique and memorable experiences when they travel. But more than just visiting a run-of-the-mill destination, they are looking for personalized experience that leaves them with a great story to tell. So, chain hotels and boring accommodations are out, and small boutique hotels, Airbnb rentals, and ca...

Friday, June 1, 2018

Top Five Tips for First Time Airbnb Guests
If you’ve never heard of it before, Airbnb is an online marketplace which lets people rent out their properties or spare rooms to guests. It’s the biggest accommodation-sharing website in the world, and it’s growing fast! Since 2009, Airbnb has grown from housing 21,000 guests a year to more than six million a year!If yo...

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