We’ve heard from many hosts who want to continue hosting right now and what are the best rental options. Things are changing quickly, and we’ve noticed some hosts are starting to think strategically about ways to adapt to the shifting landscape. Continue reading “Rental options in this changing industry and times”
With the event of Coronavirus it is recommended to implement the following cleaning measures to deal with the spread of COVID-19. Inline with Airbnb enhanced cleaning initiative and short-term accommodation guidelines according to STAA, these should be carried out to help prevent and stop the spread of Coronavirus and virus. Continue reading “Cleaning Initiatives to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19”
With the rise of online advertising platforms such as Airbnb, Booking.com, HomeAway and Expedia the demand for short-term residential accommodation is now higher than ever. Continue reading “Short Term Let – Put your Property on the Map”
If you are using a short let property management company they can help you to create a welcome guide, however for those of you who don’t, please find below some tips on how to create a welcome guide for your short term let. Continue reading “Create the perfect and informative welcome guide for your short term let”
The interior design that you select for your property should provide the guests with a comfortable, attractive and durable place to enjoy their getaway break whilst also providing you with an advert for your holiday let. Continue reading “Interior design tips for your short term let.”
Feedback is the cornerstone of the Airbnb system. As a host, it’s a great opportunity to attract new guests, and to share your view on people that have let your property. This trust-based system allows people to make informed decisions about rentals. Continue reading “How do Airbnb reviews work”
Here at Hello Guest, we understand how difficult handling short-term let properties can be. It’s not only managing the property between stays and keeping everything looking ship-shape, but knowing where to advertise your accommodation in order to attract a continuous stream of guests through your doors. Continue reading “Where can you advertise short-term let properties?”
With spending on inbound business visits to London in 2016 reaching 3.25 billion pounds (Statista) it is no wonder that property owners are looking to make their short-term let Airbnb listings more appealing to the business sector. Continue reading “How to Target Business Travellers for your Short-Term Let”
Yes it is that time of year again; love it or hate it Christmas is fast approaching, read on for some tips on how you can transform your short-term let for the festive season.
Christmas is not complete without decorations. There is no need to go overboard as even a few accessories can help to give your property that touch of magic. Continue reading “Get your Short-term Let Christmas Ready”
Everyone running short-term lets wants guests to feel special to encourage repeat visits. Gifts are a way to do that, but of course you don’t want to go over the top and spend all your profit. They are also a great way to improve guest review scores, which are critical to driving your property’s listing higher in the search results on websites such as Airbnb. Continue reading “6 Welcome Gift Ideas for Guests”
When providing your property as a short-term let the safety of your guests should be at the top of your priority list. Continue reading “Make your short-let a safe place to stay”
Whether we are conscious of it or not photographs play a significant part in many of our day-to-day buying decisions. Continue reading “The importance of using professional photos in your Airbnb and short-let listings”
If you have a short let property it’s great when you receive a booking but what’s even better is when those guests return time and time again, as well as refer you onto their friends, family and co-workers. Continue reading “How to Encourage Repeat Guests”
Short term letting has become increasingly popular, especially with the birth of platforms such as Airbnb that allow people to easily market their properties. This is fantastic but it also poses some challenges for necessary auxiliary products and services that come with property ownership, such as insurance. At the heart of the matter is short letting of a residential space no longer neatly falls under either purely residential or commercial classification as it is a mix of both. Continue reading “Insurance Cover for Short Term Letting”
If you have a property, a flat, house or any shared space in London you will already know how valuable space is in the capital. The demand for letting on a short term basis has significantly increased from both people visiting London for tourism/leisure and also for work or to visits friends. This is projected to continue growing as London remains a major attraction and place to visit. Continue reading “Should I rent out my home on a short term let basis?”
Airbnb has grown from leaps to bounds over the past decade and even more so in the recent past. Continue reading “Co-Hosting with Property Management Services”
It doesn’t make any difference whether you are new or a veteran to Airbnb.
Anyone who is in a full-time job- knows and understands very well the pressures that come with juggling that and your part-time income or any side business. Continue reading “Hosting on Airbnb with a full time job – How easy/stressful is that?”
Become a SUPERHOST and avoid Host Fatigue Continue reading “Become a SUPERHOST and avoid Host Fatigue”
How much can you make from Airbnb in London?
Short-term rentals and lettings have dramatically increased and with this the potential to earn more ever since Airbnb has become a way of living from the time of its inception in 2008. Continue reading “How much can you make from Airbnb in London?”
Airbnb has grown exponentially in the past few years ever since its inception 8 years ago. Continue reading “Airbnb Host Guarantee – Complete details”
It was not too long ago when property owners in London would have to go through a Rental management agency or a broker to make a deal for renting their properties out.
But times have changed and AirBnB has revolutionized the business. Continue reading “Professional management for your AirBnB account”
Hello! The guest is calling this summer..
In the light of the recently introduced ‘tax break’ by the UK Government/UK Chancellor George Osborne on March 16th 201, micro-entrepreneurism in the Airbnb domain is now in full swing. This allowance in essence means Airbnb hosts in the UK will now be able to earn 1000£ tax free which means more income for the cash strapped citizens who own homes that have the potential to be let out. Continue reading “Hello! The guest is calling this summer…”
Airbnb management London & New years resolutions?! What, oh yeah those things, about as traditional as Christmas turkey, so whether you went for a Heston Blumenthal hand fed turkey (just kidding!) or just headed down to Aldi with the growing masses, its likely our finances are a looking a bit less ‘Oh ho ho ho’ and more like ‘Oh no no no’.. Continue reading “New Years Resolutions – Airbnb Management London”
Airbnb management and renting your London property have hugely evolved and expanded very quickly over only the last few years proving to be a great source of additional income and making more space available in London for rent. As well as facing a shortage in short term space to let, London is also a top touristic destination, so the more we can utilize unused space the better. Continue reading “Airbnb London Management & Information for Renting”
Often we get asked what Airbnb is and how it actually works. Lets face it a few years ago very few people had heard of Airbnb at all.
In this article we will focus on what Airbnb is and how you can successfully manage your property on Airbnb. Continue reading “Airbnb Property Management”
How do you make your Airbnb guests stay special and make them feel welcome? There are ofcourse things that can be offered over and above what guests expect but we believe ensuring the basics are right goes a long way to achieving a high level of guest satisfaction and 5* reviews. Here we will point out some of the important items to make a good Airbnb management service London as well as provide some ideas how you can go beyond that to offer an excellent experience. Continue reading “Welcoming guests – Airbnb Management Service London”
Managing and renting a property nowadays costs a lot of money but did you know your space can also be an opportunity to earn money? More and more people in London are renting out their places to guests coming for short stays. Airbnb management London helps lots of people to rent their houses while they are away. The Airbnb platform offers a clever way to connects hosts with available space to guests from around the world looking for a place to stay. It does mean opening up your home to strangers so there are some good practices and rules that can help ensure your Airbnb management London experience goes well. Continue reading “Some Things to Remember for Airbnb Management London”
Some people find it difficult to let strangers stay in their house. However, Airbnb has provided a way for many people to do just that and let their homes and flats to strangers to stay for short periods. Why not rent out your property or extra space and earn some extra money? Continue reading “Tips for Good Airbnb Property Management London”
Its good to see Airbnb advertising and promoting the service
If your interested you can also win a stay on a Floating Blue House on the River Thames (see here) although they advise against diving out of the living room window for a swim in the Thames..
Price setting is one of the trickiest areas for hosts to decide and one of the most commonly asked questions – is the price too high? is it too low? what’s the right price level? Continue reading “Airbnb pricing – How to set the best price & maximise your rental income on sites like Airbnb”
Short stay rental sites such as Airbnb, Housetrip, Wimdu & others offer travellers an alternative to staying in hotels. They are online market places connecting private landlords with people looking for a place to stay typically for short periods or weekend visits. This includes a wide range of places to stay from just a room, studio, apartment or even a entire house. But this isn’t exclusively for tourists as many regular business travellers have also been attracted by the benefits over staying in hotels. Continue reading “Should I rent my property on sites like Airbnb?”
Welcome to our blog!
In addition to our short stay property management services in London we thought it was useful to launch our new blog to provide useful information about short stay rentals both for hosts and guests. Its a pretty exciting area evolving rapidly as several sites such as Airbnb, Housetrip, Wimdu, etc are leading the way in providing market places for anyone with space to make it available for people to rent for short periods. This is great news as it offers travellers an alternative and more personable experience compared to staying in hotels and a great way for renters to earn some extra income!