AIRBNB Management Feedback Request

AIRBNB Management Feedback Request

10:34 AM, 30th July 2017, About 7 years ago 3

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AIRBNB Management seems to be a big growth sector, particularly in London, Birmingham, Edinburgh and other big cities. I haven’t been able to find a National operator yet but I suspect it is only a matter of time before we see them launching.

I have looked into this in some detail and many of the London operators appear to have excellent Trust Pilot ratings, so I am keen to engage a discussion about this on Property118 with my fellow members.

There are a number of issues such as whether letting with AIRBNB breaches mortgage, insurance and lease conditions but I am particularly interested to hear from landlords who have used these agencies.

Have AIRBNB Management Companies been able to give you a higher net return than would would have received by letting your property(ies) on a traditional AST?

What has been your experience of treatment of the property and also the bookings process, cleaning and key management?

Why did you decide to switch to this business model? Was it because furnished holiday lets are treated differently for tax, was it the lure of higher net rental yields or was it something else?

I look forward to reading your replies.

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Mark Alexander - Founder of Property118

10:39 AM, 30th July 2017, About 7 years ago

I would imagine the logistics of running a management company of this nature to be horrendous so I too would be interested to read of members experiences.

Nevertheless, I have done a Google search and checked out the Trust Pilot reviews and you're right, some operators really seem to have this sussed.

Marc Figveras

11:17 AM, 31st July 2017, About 7 years ago

Hi, I'm the co-founder of KeyNest, we manage and track keys for thousands of Airbnb properties all over the UK. Whatever Airbnb management company you choose, they should list your property on all platforms, manage the cleaning and guest communication, provide insurance, and offer key management via KeyNest or in-person check-ins. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if we can help - we're on 0203 633 4599.

Mick Roberts

11:38 AM, 31st July 2017, About 7 years ago

I'm gonna' comment, as I'm curious to what Airbnb can do for me.
And I'm gonna ring Marc above.

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