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5 reasons why you should work with an Airbnb management company in London

Written by City Relay

With London attracting upwards of 15 million tourists a year, the need for accommodation is extremely high. As the demand shifts from traditional homogeneous hotels to unique short term rentals, the industry often referred to as simply Airbnb’s, has seen an ever-increasing rise. In the wake of this trend, we have also noticed a similarly growing need from homeowners for Airbnb management services in London. But why? How can an Airbnb management company improve your short-term rental success?

Well, you’re in luck, this article will walk you through some of the benefits of working with an Airbnb management company and why it should be something worth taking a look at.  


Airbnb management property in London


Take away the hassle of managing your Airbnb property

Of course, the first advantage of working with a company that provides Airbnb management in London is that it takes the stress away from the host. You will never have to worry about your guests’ check-in, their support throughout the stay or the cleaning afterward; and this is only the start. You can be safe in the knowledge that a professional Airbnb management company is looking after your home and your guests in the best way possible. Simply enjoy the income from short letting your home without the stresses involved. 

Maximise your income 

Further to providing services to support your guest during their stay, a professional Airbnb Management company is able to generate more bookings at a better price continuously throughout the year. How do they do this? Well, they have the tools, staff, and experience. For instance, at City Relay we have developed a software that automatically updates the nightly rate dependent on a range of factors such as seasonality, market demand and days of the week. Combined with our unbeatable local London knowledge, our hosts always know their property is at the most optimum price.

Better service to your guests

Choosing to work with an Airbnb management company will provide you with the certainty that your guests will always be looked after at any time of day. You can rest assured that your guests will benefit from a more professional service at every stage of their stay, from pre check-in communication to providing maintenance services if there is a problem in the home.

To go even further, by choosing a company that is local, they understand the benefits and difficulties of short letting in your area. This could provide guests with great local suggestions and also predict pain points which could affect a guests stay; ultimately impacting on your reviews and future bookings.

Improve your property reviews

Reviews are very important for your listing, as the better they are, the better your property is ranked, resulting in more bookings. With the improvement in the level of service an Airbnb management company can provide, thanks to their extensive team and experience, great reviews are only a step away.

More time to do the things you love

The biggest benefit of an Airbnb Management company is that they deal with everything for you, so you can focus your time on the things you love to do. With the additional income that follows every month, without the time spent on cleaning your property, check-ins of the guests and marketing of the property, you can spend it freely. Paying for those tennis lessons, pottery classes or planning your next holiday away – it’s totally up to you.


So, you understand the benefits but here comes the hard part – which company do I choose? Is there an Airbnb management company in London that matches my values and provides the best service for me? At City Relay, we are proud to be the most trusted short let management provider to more London homeowners than anyone else. Don’t take our word for it though, why not read our host stories and our TrustPilot page (Rated 4.7 out of 5). 

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