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How to Protect your Property Against Parties

The majority of short let guests are good guests and they are very respectful of the property. However, there is a risk some guests may intend to hold a party during their stay.

Its previously been a rare occurrence but with COVID restrictions limiting places to go out, this has increased the risk of using short let accommodation and Airbnb’s as party venues. In fact, Airbnb has also become aware of this risk and as a temporary measure banned any parties until the end of the summer. Continue reading “How to Protect your Property Against Parties”

A Great Time for Hosts to Benefit from UK’s Staycation Boom

We all know how the COVID pandemic has had a dramatic impact on the travel industry and limited our holiday plans. As a result, people are rediscovering the UK and booking staycations instead of traveling abroad for their holidays. This is good news for hosts who have properties available to rent especially in popular UK holiday hotspots, coastal and country locations. Continue reading “A Great Time for Hosts to Benefit from UK’s Staycation Boom”

The Pandemic’s Impact on the Short Letting and Rental Market

The Coronavirus pandemic has had a major impact on the property rental market from short letting to medium term and long term rental.

Short lets or holiday letting have been the most affected with domestic and international travel severely limited with lockdowns and government restrictions in place. As a result, there has been a general shift to longer average stays or medium-term rentals if people need a place to stay. The biggest beneficiary has been a boost for ‘staycation’ locations across the UK. Continue reading “The Pandemic’s Impact on the Short Letting and Rental Market”

6 Welcome Gift Ideas for Guests

Chocolates

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”

Insurance Cover for Short Term Letting

Airbnb Insurance Policy

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”

Should I rent out my home on a short term let basis?

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?”

Hello! The guest is calling this summer…

Let Out Your Home

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 London Management & Information for Renting

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”

Welcoming guests – Airbnb Management Service London

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”

Some Things to Remember for Airbnb Management 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”

Have you seen the new Airbnb TV ad?

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..

Should I rent my property 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?”

Hello Hosts & Guests!

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!