Furnishing an Airbnb Rental to Attract Guests and Increase Profit

If you’re just starting out on Airbnb or looking to refresh your property to improve booking rates and profitability, focusing on your interior design and furnishings can make a huge difference to the quantity and quality of enquiries you receive. With many Airbnb users seeking out unique and aesthetically pleasing places to stay in when … Continued

How to Operate an Airbnb in a City You Don’t Live in

Profit on Airbnb, just like all businesses in the short-term accommodation sector, is usually subject to location. There are always hotspots that are more popular with tourists and these are the areas that will attract and generate the most revenue for hosts. Taking New Zealand, for example, the most profitable areas for Airbnb hosts are … Continued

What to do if an Airbnb Guest Damages Your Rental Property

As an Airbnb host, you are undoubtedly proud of your property and the service you are providing your guests. For this reason, there are a number of steps that should be taken to prevent damage happening and to keep all involved parties happy with the experience. With the right planning and foresight, in the unlikely … Continued

The Benefits of Hiring an Airbnb Property Manager

With the gap between long-term rental income and expenses for property investors narrowing in Auckland, a movement has grown for those looking into alternative opportunities to earn in the property sector. Multiple factors have contributed to this change in perspective, traditional tenancies, while still the major avenue, are often plagued with issues that eat into … Continued

How to Encourage Returning Customers on Airbnb

Successful full-time Airbnb hosts are the ones that treat their listing as a business. With proper preparation, continued optimisation and forward planning, these hosts are the ones that achieve their goals and maintain high booking rates throughout the calendar year. The bread and butter of any thriving business is the ability to retain and grow … Continued

Airbnb Hosting and Surveillance: Rules and Guidelines

It’s natural for owners of short-term and long-term rentals to be concerned with security and protecting their property. As an important investment, many landlords will take steps to ensure that they feel safe in their efforts. For some, this may mean installing security cameras to monitor their property. While outdoor surveillance for properties may be … Continued

Airbnb Maintenance: Keeping Your Investment Pristine

The Problem with Long-Term Tenants Maintenance is a major concern for everyone investing in property. It takes a significant amount of time and money to sustain high standards and to ensure the property retains and grows in value over time. With traditional property investments, maintenance can be an area of difficulty for many landlords. Regular … Continued

Tenancy Issues that are Avoided with Short-Term Guests

It’s a common problem that New Zealand landlords face a huge thorn in the side of any investment, tenancy issues that dig deeply into the pockets of many property owners. Whether it’s damage to property, broken tenancies, unpaid rent or just pure time wasted, long-term tenancies are often a drain on what could be a … Continued