Property Management in London
We manage your holiday home from start to finish so you can enjoy your time doing things you love.
We are best short-let management company that delivers on its promise
We are landlord’s best short-term property management company. At Superhost we acknowledge each Airbnb business is unique and one service will not fit them all. Your involvement in the property management of your Airbnb will determine the service you require and fee you pay for it. You may have spare time and don’t mind managing cleaners, you might love to do maintenance yourself. We work hard to determine the type of service the holiday home owner requires from us and we tailor the service fee accordingly to make it very attractive for the landlord to work with us.
We use a dynamic pricing software and strategies to generate highest prices for your holiday home.
Superhost software adjust according to the seasonal changes in demand. Different minimum nightly rates and pricing helps maximise revenue for your Airbnb. When the season is down the minimum nightly stays reduce and when the season is strong we promote longer stays.
We take care of the set-up of listings on various channels, revenue management, guest communication, instructions,welcome book design, cleaning and key management, so you can sit back and relax.
Sending messages at 1am in the night or leaving your warm house to drop off the keys because they lost their set of keys can be very time consuming and stressful. So why not to spare yourself from those experiences.
Pay Only For What You Need
We can work together to find out what you need. It can vary from bookings management to full service. You may not need full service and we are happy to discuss your needs to determine the scope of service and tailor our service fee accordingly.
If you are prepared to do some work, make a list of things you want to take care and write the things you wish for us to manage. Let’s do it together!
Holiday home management in London.
Where are best places to Airbnb your holiday home in London?
Most popular places for Airbnb are places which have good transport connection, so being located in the city center and/or close to the train station, airport, port, harbor and/or close to the factory, major company or sightseeing would be a good spot to do short letting of your holiday home. Don’t be upset if your Airbnb does not tick any of the above features, there are plenty of people who would choose to stay in a remote cottage or flat.
When best to Airbnb your holiday home in London?
The answer to this question depends on the customer market. If your target market is tourists then the best time of the year to open your Airbnb is May to September and if you miss these dates then your second best time to open your short let accommodation is in November – January time. If your target market is contractors then you are in luck you can launch your Airbnb anytime of the year.
What legal requirements you need to comply by in London?
To open and run your short-let property you need to have the following things in order. You would want to avoid any liability from your holiday home to interfere or endanger your personal finance. Some legal requirements are getting public liability insurance, drafting holiday home terms and conditions, holiday home rental agreement, fire inspection certificate. Some councils introduced permissions or licenses and you would need to apply for the license before you short let your property. Find out what your local councils require. Serviced accommodation is considered a business so registering for business rates might a good idea, but consult with your council and your accountant to be 100 percent sure.
Short Let Property Management in London.
Why to become an Airbnb host in London?
London with its international visitors and domestic visitors can be enough of a market to fill out your rooms at all times. On top of the tourism trips to London, you have major international and domestic business trips, the conferences, the shows, music festivals. You name a thing and London will be doing it. This is a great place to holiday let your accommodation. But as you can imagine there are thousands holiday homes and they are all established and know what they are doing. If you don’t want to be lost in the gigantic list of the accommodations, it is advisable you go with strong Airbnb management company. Their pricing systems, their software will allow you to rank high and keep that ranking in OTAs. At the end of the day these platforms such as Airbnb and Booking.com simply save time of the staycation visitors and they provide peace of mind to the London visitor. You need to target to achieve 75+ percent occupancy on your short-let accommodation. It is important to keep occupancy high and keep your ranking high. Get things right in London short-let accommodation market and you can make quite a solid return on your asset for many years to come. Revenue you will get from short letting your property will outweigh your revenue from long-term letting.
What technology helps to property manage your Airbnb in London?
To smoothly run your serviced accommodation business in London, you need to invest time and money on the right systems. Otherwise, you will literally spend 24 hours a day doing small menial tasks. If you want to systemise your Airbnb Short-let accommodation in London and spend less time on small tasks and concentrate on important ones, then the following systems worth investing. Also, it is paramount your chosen Airbnb management company in London has the following systems in place. 1) Channel management software, 2) Property management software 3) Reliable smart telephone system that allows you to have business line on your mobile 4) Dynamic pricing capabilities 5) Marketing suite 6) Social Media Automation 7) Review management system 8) Internet Captive Portal Remember these systems don't attract guests, they simply help to systemise work and increase revenue for your asset.
Why to use property management company in London?
To generate a maximum number of bookings at any given time in London short-let market you need to have three things in place: 1) Good Quality Product with Good Quality Photos i.e., it is your holiday home, short-let accommodation and serviced apartment. 2) You need to be smart with your pricing. Pricing should be at the level where the guest thinks it is a great value for money and your occupancy rate in London should be at least 75% and your nightly rate is set so that it brings profit after subtracting direct expenses. There are many instances where the host feel they need to charge high prices and they will have 20% occupancy and they will lose the rest of the money for smart hosts. Don’t let your pricing strategy work against you. 3) You need high attention to detail and genuine care to your guests to generate high customer reviews. Without good customer reviews the holiday home business is tough to survive. Our pricing strategy and knowledge of the London market can help optimise your Airbnb revenue for many years to come.
What else to know about property management in London?
It is relatively easy to fill out your nights on busy season in London, what about the quieter season? The holiday home management companies like Superhost UK understand where the actual challenge is and concentrate to generate bookings throughout a year. Our pricing strategy and statistics and number crunching in the London market help optimise your short-let accommodation revenue. Airbnb Property management companies know what local councils want from your Airbnb. It is important to obey by their rules. Building relationship with commercial partners in the area and establishing good ties with local businesses improve direct bookings and repeat stays. Moreover, you need to invest in systems to protect your house from damage and many more matters than can be small but if done wrong can cause damage which you would always want to avoid. Ability to choose the best cleaning and linen team and negotiate better prices for you are one of the few benefits of having a good property management company on your side.