AUSTIN, TX – April 9, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — HomeAway, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWAY), the world’s largest online marketplace for vacation rentals, today announces that HomeAway Software for Professionals™ has launched Overview™, an affordable way for vacation rental managers with smaller inventories to streamline daily business operations and increase revenue.
Overview is an all-in-one software solution which automates time-consuming tasks in one web-based system, allowing property managers to save time on day-to-day administrative operations and focus on their customers and growing their business.
Overview customers also have access to full data integration with the largest collection of distribution sites in the vacation rental industry including HomeAway.com®, ensuring their properties are seen by the widest selection of potential renters.
With Overview, property managers can easily manage their business through the following key features:
• Centralized online reservation system and calendar
• Automated correspondence with guests and owners
• Easily generated business performance reports
• Fully integrated accounting designed specifically for vacation rental managers
• Optional website with SEO-friendly tools and online booking engine
• Full integration with the largest online distribution network for vacation rentals in the world
• Secure integrated credit card and payment processing at low, pre-negotiated rates
• Transactions and data protected by HomeAway security systems
“We know how valuable time is to property managers,” says Bill Furlong, vice president of HomeAway Software for Professionals. “Overview allows managers to focus on serving owners and guests and delivering the best experience for their customers instead of spending time handling tedious administrative tasks.”
Based on a pay-for-performance model, Overview can be purchased for an affordable, one-time setup fee of $995 and subsequent $7.95 per reservation fee. Tech support and hosting fees are $99 per month and are waived for the first 12 months. The optional website integrated with Overview is offered through a partnership with Vacation Storebuilder, a provider of world-class websites designed for the vacation rental industry. The website is offered for an additional $995 one-time fee and no additional recurring fees.
For more details on Overview, visit http://software.homeaway.com/vacation-rentals/products/overview