The decision to outsource your vacation rental property management is driven by the desire for more freedom. But, with more freedom comes less control. Will a professional firm be able to maintain the same meticulous level maintenance and quality? Although the majority of Airbnb hosts have never worked in hospitality, they know what good service looks like. Trusting a property management company that won’t jeopardize their 5-star reputation isn’t easy.
There is no doubt that the service quality expectations of Airbnb guests are high. With the Majority of guests now expecting impeccable service during their stay. It is a must to have proper cleaning service provided after each stay as guests expect impeccably clean bathrooms, pressed linens, and something fresh to nibble on in the fridge. Providing this level of service at a consistent level all year round can be a difficult task to the most dedicated host. New tech-enabled property management companies have arrived to help Airbnb hosts maintain their 5-star reputation by maintaining management of bookings, maintenance and cleaning service after each guest stay.
Automotive response system
Communication between host and guest is vital when it comes to getting a 5-star review. This system allows hosts to stay on top of communication with their guest day or night. We take the pressure off hosts from sending check-in and check-out messages to automatically sending house rules once guests have confirmed their booking, our automated system saves the hassle of the host writing out the same message over and over.
Easily Manage Multiple Vacation Rental Platforms and Listings
We provide a management system that comes equipped with a master calendar through or top streamlining software service which allows hosts to see the various bookings of their vacation rentals across multiple sites which helps avoid schedule conflict issues, ensuring that hosts don’t double book the same days. Also having a list of nationwide maintenance services ensuring any issue from electrical to plumbing can be fixed etc. We also offer hosts to offer upsell perks and features like mid-stay cleaning and other additional services to ensure every request of the guest is taken care of. A huge part of property management is adjusting pricing or listing is based on past performance to ensure listing is always performing to its highest potential, factors which influence this could be local events near rental, the season, hotel room availability and demand for vacation rentals. Here we ensure to provide the best possible listing so it’s always performing to its highest potential.
New regulations to short term lettings
● People who let a second property on a short term basis now have to apply for change of use ‘planning permission
● If the home is not your principal private residence then you will have to seek planning permission for this type of use
● The process involves the usual planning time frames and fee attached
● Places such as Dublin, Cork and Galway which are in high demand as they are considered rent pressure zones. It is unlikely that planning permission would be granted
● Similar regulations have been implemented in other countries for the same reasons, such as Amsterdam, Berlin and Toronto introduced new laws which ensure a person can only rent their home as a short term let if their principle private
We here at JCMC can give you the guidance and assistance you need to proceed with this planning permission process, and take the hassle out of renting your Airbnb from day one.