– SleepOver Brisbane insider’s guide
The short-term rental market in Brisbane is growing steadily…
As you can imagine, currently there are no overseas travellers, but the shift has been to Australians looking for a change of scenery, people remote working in Airbnb’s & families moving properties with Airbnb being the ‘in between’ house.
As a result, the trend has resulted in an increased length of stay.
These new trends are perfect for investment property owners to list their homes on Airbnb and enjoy a higher return on their investment than traditional rental.
If you are looking to find the best Airbnb Property Management company…
Some points to consider when searching;
Guest Cleaning Fee
- Most companies will outsource their cleaning + linen to others
- The cleaning fee is paid by the guest, but the higher the cost, the lower the occupancy.
- Check what the cleaning fee is + what it includes
- Also check to see that if there is any cost to you…
- Put yourself in the guest’s shoes, as without them…you have no income.
- Find out what supplies are available for guests in your investment property
- Is the cost of these included in the management or cleaning fee?
- Will you pay for the top-ups / restocking of these?
- This is a huge component, as guests (generally) won’t water the plants, tighten the screw or fix the…
- With guests departing + arriving same day, or even with an ongoing guest… fixing the screw, toilet seat, shower etc…needs to be done with priority
- Ask what the cost of these services are & who pays
- The cleaners find the air-con remote has water spilt on it & doesn’t work…
- The management company should seek the monies from the previous guest, but foremost replace the remote at no charge to you (it’s not your fault &/or why should you pay?)
- Fast, Friendly + Accurate 🙂
- This is up there with number 1 on your list
- Airbnb shows the response time of the host
- Now imagine, you are outside the property, kids on one arm, bags in the other & you cannot find how to get the keys…
- You want…. Fast, Friendly + Accurate!
- Each property management company has their own style
- Some manage the property like your traditional rental & all you get to see is the monthly income / reporting
- Airbnb has a Co-Host feature that allows you to see all communication between the Guest & Host
- Ask what is available for you to see (calendars, reporting, communication)
Like Uber was to Taxis… Airbnb is to Rentals…
SleepOver Brisbane is the premier boutique short-term rental + property management company.
Now partnered with Airbnb as a Pro Host + Brisbane’s Host Leader.