Avoiding the 3 Major Beginner Airbnb Hosting Mistakes

Starting out as an Airbnb host can be a stressful time. Creating a listing, meeting guests, cleaning between bookings and attempting to get your place booked as often as possible can take up a lot of energy. Between all these responsibilities, you will also be required to maintain high standards of hosting, ensuring you are … Continued

Crafting the Perfect Airbnb Listing Title

An optimised Airbnb listing depends on a few key factors that will greatly influence your booking rates and success as an Airbnb host. Appealing listing photos, a backing of 5-star reviews, dynamic pricing, and an attention-grabbing title will all work together to attract guests. By tackling each of these areas and ensuring they appeal to … Continued

Creating a Safe Home for Airbnb Guests

An important aspect of Airbnb hosting is ensuring that your property is up to home safety standards before guests are occupying it. As a host, it is always sensible to create a safe environment to protect those staying and your own property. By implementing procedures, providing information and installing safety equipment, you will be able … Continued

How to Deal with Demanding Airbnb Guests

As an Airbnb host, you may interact with hundreds of people every year. With a huge variety of personalities, requirements and expectations, it’s fair to say that at some point you will most likely need to engage with difficult or demanding guests. These guests may have extremely specific stipulations, may call for constant attention or … Continued

How to Write a Stellar Airbnb Description

Once you have appealed to your potential guests’ desires with your stunning listing photography and distinctive title, your description is where you seal the deal by selling the exceptional experience your property offers. With space to go into detail about your most appealing aspects, all Airbnb hosts should utilise this area by highlighting what makes … Continued

5 Best Tools for Seamless Airbnb Hosting

Managing an Airbnb or short-term rental property is not always easy. There is a lot of work that goes into securing bookings, keeping guests happy and cleaning it up once the stay has been completed. For this reason, it’s always important to keep looking for ways to streamline processes and improve on how a host … Continued

5 Simple Ways to Maximise Revenue as an Airbnb Host

Regardless of how long you have been hosting on Airbnb, there are always ways you can alter your listing and approach to improve profits and maximise your revenue. With competition amongst New Zealand Airbnb hosts increasing as more and more property owners try their hand at the platform, it has never been more important to … Continued

How to Attract Your First Airbnb Guest

Securing your first booking is one of the major steps in Airbnb hosting. Before you are equipped with numerous five-star reviews and recommendations, you will need to make the initial leap to appeal to people based on your listing on its own. Your first few bookings will set the tone for your career as an … Continued

How to Keep Your Airbnb Rental Secure

A major concern for many Airbnb hosts and those considering the venture is home security and asset protection. With many news outlets picking up stories of Airbnb stays gone wrong, it’s commonplace for prospective hosts to have concerns around home security for their property. While there are many ways in which Airbnb protects their hosts, … Continued

7 Strategies for Remaining Profitable on Airbnb During Winter

While the low-season does come with its challenges for hosts, through a few tweaks to listings, hosting style and mindset, it is possible to remain profitable all year-round. With Airbnb, winter doesn’t have to call for waning income and interest. Even though attaining bookings may not be as effortless as it can be during peak … Continued