Airbnb is a foreword thinking and fast moving company and they like to know how they can best improve their hosts experience. The Global Airbnb Q & A is held twice annually and the last one was in October 2018. I only came across this recently when I couldn't find the answer to a question I had and actually found some even more interesting information.. read on to find out more! We've chosen some of the most relevant questions, we felt could help both ourselves and our client
What do you look for when you are purchasing anything new for the first time? You look for product reviews.. you want to know what other peoples experiences were with this product. It really doesn't matter what it is, could be a local plumbing service, an internet provider, a beauty product, or a hotel. Likewise, everyone wants to know what sort of experience previous guests have had at your property. So how are you going to ensure that everyone leaves you a five star review?
If you're new to the Airbnb platform then congratulations on your first listing! Once you're up and running there's a few simple strategies you can implement to boost your listing. Be sure to read through my previous blog posts so you are best set up to host your first guests and then try implementing the following strategies to boost your appeal on Airbnb. 1. Competitive pricing Airbnb has a function available to attract your first guests, they will show a special offer to t
All Airbnb properties should meet a basic standard of being clean and comfortable. One of the great aspects about Airbnb is that there really is a property to cater for everybody. Personally when I travel abroad I always mix up my stay with a blend of hotel and Airbnb properties. I love the luxuries, services and facilities that can only be found in a hotel or resort but then source Airbnb properties for a way to connect with the local culture or when I just want a place most
First impressions really are everything so here are the Property Hosts tips for the perfect listing! 1. Styling Once you have your perfect space, you need to create the best feel for the property. Styling doesn't have to be expensive but it does have to be done properly. If you can afford to then by all means employ a styling service. If your budget is tight then you can even have just a consult from a professional stylist who will come to your property and give you recommend
If you're familiar with some of my other blog posts then you'll know how much I love the Sunshine Coast and why I think it's such an evolving area with huge growth potential! When I say huge I should be more specific. The Sunshine Coast property market is certainly moving forward and it is becoming a highly desirable place for interstate buyers to move to. Historically speaking the growth experienced here, as much of the rest of Queensland, has been slow and steady and at a r
Looking for the next property hotspot? I think I may have found it. After whats been happening in the Property Markets of Sydney, Melbourne and to some extent Brisbane, in the past 12 months, it's easy to see why people are moving their cash to other areas. It seems to me that whilst Sydney and Melbourne experienced an unprecedented frenzy of buying and pushing prices to the point that they were no longer sustainable, the Sunshine Coast quietly plodded along (sounds about rig
Property Investment isn't exactly rocket science but there are some basic concepts you should understand before committing to purchase any property. One of them, is yield and the other is Capital Gains but for now we will look at yield. Yield is an easy one to calculate because its an accurate and for the most part more predictable outcome. I always like to err on the side of caution and calculate what I believe is the most likely amount (which is always the lesser amount) th