As a short stay owner you can claim back significant tax relief via capital allowances. This tax benefit does not apply to normal lettings and means you can essentially operate tax-free for a number of years. Our advisors will talk you through it.
We take full control of your property, liaise with all guests and manage paperwork and payments. We inspect the property at least once a month to make sure it is kept in tip top condition. Never worry about tenants not paying or mistreating the property. No voids too!
On average over a 12 month period, our mid-range short stay properties achieve 50% more profit compared to standard buy-to-let properties. That is a significant uplift in your returns as a property owner.
By treating your property as if it was our own, we help to retain its value and protect your long-term investment. We’ll make sure it stays in optimum condition with regular inspections and maintenance giving you peace of mind.
We’re flexible and agile and don’t tie our landlords to hefty contracts. Instead, we have a signed agreement with a two month’s notice period, so you are free to leave at any point should you need to. We only ask for two month’s notice so we can manage existing bookings in the property.
Online travel companies such as Booking.com will charge a percentage of the entire gross fee that the customer pays. We charge net of that fee, reducing the amount you pay us.
Every year since we have been trading we have achieved over 95% of the forecasted client payouts over our complete portfolio. Even during the COVID pandemic, we hit our forecasted rates, with all our clients either breaking even or achieving a profit during what was the most challenging times on record for the hospitality and rental sector.
We’re an end to end agent and leave nothing out. From property assessment, refurbishment, staging and marketing to managing tenants, compliance and maintenance, you benefit from a 360 service leaving you to relax.
Instead of communicating over emails, we use WhatsApp for same day responses, if not within the hour. We pride ourselves on very fast response times to landlords and our customers. You can be assured of a proactive approach to any concerns or issues.
It’s quick and easy to get your property set up for short stay rentals. Here is a quick snapshot of the steps involved, and don’t forget, we’ll be with you every step of the way.
Over a call, we’ll ask for details of the property and give you an online estimate of your short stay rental valuation. Go through the set-up costs, projected monthly costs and income.
We’ll visit the property to confirm our assessment, go over our terms of business and services.
If you’re happy to go ahead, you will sign our agreement and pay the on-boarding fee.
Before any marketing, we will prepare the property, recommend any refurbishments, arrange furniture etc.
We’ll make sure your property is presented in the best possible light. We’ll make the beds, clean the property from top to bottom and take photographs of the property.
It’s time to advertise your property across multiple online travel agents, multiple partners (who source bookings for us and charge a fee) , the KG Short Stay website and on social media. We also use email marketing to reach our extensive database of potential customers.
We offer comprehensive day-to-day management for our landlords. This includes:
For each and every property, we provide the following set-up services:
Director of Business Development and Co-founder
Director of Operations and Co-founder
Head of Commercial
Head of Operations
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