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Tips for Protecting Your Vacation Rentals Furniture From Fading

Investing in a vacation rental is no small expense, and you want to make sure you get your money's worth from the property. There's one big factor working against you, the sun can brighten the space until the furniture starts to fade. 

By Kacey Bradley
January 14, 2020

6 Ways to Make a Vacation Home Energy-Efficient

Your vacation home is an escape from reality, but it can also cause unwanted stress. Namely, you might worry about the extra utility bills and waste your second property creates, whether you're

By Kacey Bradley
January 08, 2020

5 Styles for Making Your Home Look More Expensive

Designing your space is one of the best parts of owning a home. You get to mix and match countless decor pieces and furniture, and there's no limit to the colors you can incorporate.

By Kacey Bradley
January 06, 2020

The Highpointers – Virginia (Part 3 of 3)

Day 3 of our Virginia Highpointers trip. SUMMIT DAY!

By Branndon Bargo
December 23, 2019

The Highpointers – Virginia (Part 2 of 3)

Day 2 of our Virginia Highpointers trip.

By Branndon Bargo
December 18, 2019

Northeast Vacations: The 9 Cutest Towns for Your Trip

Tiny cottages with smoke puffing from their chimneys. Glassy water crashing into rocky coastlines. Fishermen pulling up cages full of fresh lobster. We all have an image of what New England looks like, and most of our daydreams...

By Kacey Bradley
December 18, 2019

The Highpointers – Virginia (Part 1 of 3)

Our most recent adventure was a non-stop 3 -day extravaganza covering the vastness of Virginia- from beaches, history, and southern cooking, to a beautiful hike to the top of Mt. Rogers with a Navy Seal. 

By Branndon Bargo
December 02, 2019

5 Cost-Effective Tips for Decorating Your Vacation Rental

You've found the perfect property in your dream location. Now what? Decorating any property can be tough, but a vacation home can be even more challenging.

By Kacey Bradley
November 28, 2019

The Highpointers - aka The Bargo Brothers

Welcome to the first installment of The Highpointers' Blog. We will try to keep things brief, mainly because we have ADHD and if we sit in front of a computer too long we will go crazy!

By Branndon Bargo
November 06, 2019

Top Kid-Tested Beach Essentials for Your Next Trip

Heading to the beach with little ones? Don’t panic! While the beach is the ultimate place for fun and sun, packing for a beach trip can be a tall order for those responsible for little beach-goers.

June 05, 2019