Shaun is the VP of sales and marketing and is responsible for short-term-rental portfolio growth and real estate sales/compliance. He is experienced in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and public and private partnerships. Shaun is also a Licensed Real Estate Agent and Mechanical Engineer with extensive program and project management experience. His focus is in leadership, strategic consulting, business operations, digital marketing, business development, project management, and program management.
Market conditions are always shifting, but the accelerated and lasting adoption of short-term rentals during the pandemic has had a clear impact on second home sales. The spike in guest demand and preference for new, more remote destinations is changing where prospective buyers can find the best investment properties. According to our 2021 Vacation Rental Buyer Report, more people are looking to capitalise on the opportunity too, with 70 per cent of current buyers looking to invest in their first rental property–a significant jump from the 46 per cent who were first-time buyers in 2019.29 November 2021