Property Management

Reviews = rewards: Why reviews are crucial for increasing vacation rental occupancy rates & revenue

Optimal listings and having amazing photos are both really helpful when it comes to grabbing guests’ attention, but reviews are the real meat and potatoes when it comes to the decision to book with you.
We talk with Superhog about the importance of building strong reviews in increasing occupancy, and how to protect yourself from the associated risks.

Data

Impact of the 2022 Champions League Final on Paris Short-term Rentals

For property managers, one of the most challenging dimensions of short-term rental pricing strategy is events. One-off events are especially difficult to handle, with property managers blind as to the levels of demand that can be expected without historical data & how to build strategy optimally. Forward-looking data can demystify the picture, so, let’s explore the impact of the 2022 Champions League final on Paris short-term rentals: What’s the change in pricing & occupancy?

Revenue Management

Short-term rental pricing: setting optimal variable rates

How do you choose the right price for your short-term rental? We talk seriously about setting optimal variable rates. In reality that ‘right price’ will look different on a different platform or date. This is the fundamental principle of dynamic pricing.
Setting optimal variable rates is crucial to a vacation rental property manager’s bottom line. And, while there’s data to inform and automated pricing tools to implement these rates, it pays to understand the principles. So why not read on?!

Property Management

How professionalized are short-term rentals?

Vacation rental data shows unprecedented demand sweeping the sector. Questions resurface about how standardized the rental experience is. How do they compare with hotels for example, and how often your trip is managed by a professional property manager? So how professionalized are short-term rentals? Read on for a deep dive into the professionalization of short-term rentals across world regions and cities, and the the overall trends since 2018.