Tips for managing an Airbnb remotely

After the pandemic, many Airbnb hosts have realised that it is not absolutely necessary or safe in some parts of the world to host Airbnb guests in person. In the same way that employees are able to work from home rather than at the office, Airbnb hosts have also found they’re able to host easily … Continued

Airbnb Rental Truly is the New Way to Invest in Property

With the recent government changes to the tenancy law and property investing, short-term rental (AKA Airbnb rental) is becoming an ever-more appealing option for investors looking to stay ahead. Let’s examine the benefits of short-term rental management and residential tenancy management to get an idea of the key differences. Short-Term Rental Management Possible Benefits: No … Continued

5 Unique Ways to Improve your Airbnb’s Search Ranking

As an Airbnb host, you might have experienced that your listing was not showing on the first few pages in your area or more frustratingly, not showing at all. It’s often not clear to hosts what influences higher listing search results but there are actually plenty things you can do to increase your listing’s ranking … Continued

Preparing your Airbnb Listing for the Trans-Tasman Bubble Opening

Last week, Jacinda Ardern announced that the long-awaited Trans-Tasman Bubble will finally open on April 19th allowing New Zealanders and Australians to travel across the ditch without needing to quarantine. After a year of closed borders and primarily Kiwi guests, the return of Australians to New Zealand is sure to boost the number of Airbnb … Continued

Housing Announcement: What are the Changes?

Last Tuesday, the government announced upcoming changes that will be implemented in the hopes of stabilising the rapid inflation of house prices and encouraging first-home buyers to enter the property market. In addition to the increase to a 40% deposit requirement for property investors made earlier this year, these additional changes are intended to decrease … Continued

Zodiak Founder, Stefan Nikolic, gets his Real Estate License!

Stefan Nikolic, who founded Zodiak Management in 2017, has now obtained his Real Estate license and become qualified as a Real Estate sales consultant under REAA 2008.  Through operating one of Auckland’s most successful Airbnb Management companies, Stefan has an abundance of real estate knowledge particularly in regards to the Auckland CBD property market.  Stefan … Continued

Optimizing your Airbnb for Quick Turnover Cleaning

Excellent cleaning is and always will be one of the top requirements for a successful Airbnb. Now more than ever, thorough cleaning is essential for the peace of mind and safety of your guests. Airbnb have also introduced cleaning protocols that hosts are required to acknowledge in order to continue hosting their listings, which emphasizes … Continued

How to be a Good Neighbour as an Airbnb Host

Good neighbours can really be a hidden superpower for creating a successful Airbnb. If you’re not present on your property, a friendly face next-door is a huge asset for making your guest’s stay memorable as neighbours can offer directions as well as local tips for the area. Not to mention that having someone you trust … Continued

What to do if your Airbnb Listing is Suspended

As an Airbnb Host, one of the worst things to occur is a suspension of your listing. While this is extremely rare, a suspension may occur at any time – often without warning – and the reasons behind this might be difficult to understand. In most cases, a suspension will occur if there are recurring … Continued

Tips for Choosing Airbnb Furniture That Will Last

If you are an Airbnb host already, you will know that wear and tear often occurs faster in your short-term rental than it may happen in your own home. As a no-brainer, this is due to the increased amount of people coming and going as well as the fact that even the most well-behaved guests … Continued