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London Airbnb Management Service by MasterHost

For more than 8 years Masterhost has been offering full Airbnb management service to short-term rental hosts around the Greater London area. We work with experienced commercial clients and novice Airbnb hosts throughout all 32 London boroughs including Barnet, Croydon, Newham, Ealing, Enfield, Bromley, Brent, Wandsworth, Lambeth, Tower Hamlets, Southwark, Hillingdon, Lewisham, Redbridge, Greenwich, Hackney, Camden, Westminster, and Islington.

Our full-service package includes everything from professional Airbnb photography and listing creation, listing optimization, and calendar management to Airbnb cleaning and maintenance, keys management, insurance, and licensing consultation.

MasterHost in London at a Glance

8+

Years on the market

Offering Airbnb Management Services in London since 2015

From 8%

Per booking

Most Competitive Airbnb Management Fees in London

300+

Properties

One of the Largest Airbnb Management Portfolio in London

How Much Your Airbnb Property In London Can Generate?

Note that you will receive an approximate rate. A more accurate estimate will be provided after the meeting at the property as factors like quality of renovations and furniture, view, building amenities, etc can significantly affect the rate.

How Airbnb Management in London Works

Forget about the stress of Airbnb property management in London and let our team take care of your guests so that you can relax and enjoy your free time while earning more from your investment. Your hassle-free Airbnb management experience in London begins with three simple steps:

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  • Free Consultation in London

    Reach out to MasterHost today and schedule a free consultation to discuss how we can help with Airbnb management of your property in London. Our management team will visit your home, recommend interior design improvements, schedule a professional photo shoot, and provide targeted market analysis.

  • Airbnb Listing & Booking
 Management

    MasterHost will create SEO-optimized Airbnb listings with special attention to high-ranking keywords and premium short-term rental rates in London. We will manage your Airbnb calendar and respond to booking requests while thoroughly vetting Airbnb guests and confirming booking reservations.

  • Airbnb Property Management in London

    This is where MasterHost really excels! You can sit back, relax, and let us handle everything related to the guest’s experience of your Airbnb property in London. Watch the 5-star listing reviews roll in as we take care of guests check-ins and key exchange, 24/7 concierge service, laundry/cleaning services, and everything in between.

What Our London Clients Say

“Masterhost has been managing our London flat exceptionally well and always spot on with pricing. We can definitely recommend them to our colleagues and friends.”

KarenLondon, UK

“Superb customer service and outstanding professionalism when it comes to Airbnb rental management. Getting my calendar booked during the slow season is the reason I hired these guys.”

LukeLondon, UK

Airbnb Management Services In London

Airbnb Licensing Support in Vancouver

Airbnb Licensing Support In London

It is a known fact that most countries, provinces, cities, and often even strata buildings have special rules and bylaws that directly or indirectly regulate the Airbnb licences in London that are required to list on the platform. MasterHost will be your trusted and knowledgeable source of information in this complex process. We will guide you all the way when it comes to working with the municipalities and building stratas ensuring that you meet the Airbnb licensing requirements in London.

Airbnb Interior Design Services in Vancouver

Airbnb Interior Design In London

When it comes to making your listing stand out from the competition, superior Airbnb Interior Design in London is among the top priorities. This in turn will allow you to significantly increase guest traffic. It is crucial to understand how your property should be staged in order to highlight the key features. This will affect your bookings and experience of your guests. Let our Airbnb Interior Design partners improve the aesthetics of your property in London and increase its value.

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Airbnb Professional Photography In London

The first impression counts the most and that is a fact! Investing in Airbnb Professional Photography in London is one of the most important steps you will need to take during the Airbnb rental journey. MasterHost will arrange for our Airbnb photographers in London to make your listing stand out from the rest.

Airbnb Property Insurance in Vancouver

Airbnb Property Insurance In London

We know the short-term rental and vacation management industry in London inside out and over the years we have seen it all. Our goal is to connect you with the most trusted home insurance providers. Only with them can you have peace of mind and be certain that your home and your guests are safe and insured during their stay.

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Airbnb Search Engine Optimization In London

We work hard to stay up to date with Airbnb Search Engine Optimization (SEO) in London. With years of experience and constant improvements, we continue getting our clients’ listings in the top Airbnb search results. We use many different strategies and analyze response rates, cancellations, headings and listing content, photos, reviews, and much more.

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Airbnb Price Optimization In London

Because of the nature of our business model and unlike most of the competition our main priority is to achieve highest occupancy rates at the top nightly prices. MasterHost employs many Airbnb Price Optimization tools in London and uses Big Data competitive analysis, seasonality, hotel industry, and local events. This allows us to stay ahead of the competition.

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Airbnb Booking Management In London

The main elements of our Airbnb Booking Management in London are calendar management, multi-channel capabilities, guests vetting and communication, instant booking settings, price optimization, and booking confirmation. Most of this work is completed before the guests arrive behind the scene.

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Airbnb Key Exchange Management In London

We ensure that the most challenging part of Airbnb property management in London is handled with ease. If done incorrectly it can easily destroy the guests’ entire experience. Yes, you’ve guessed it – we are talking about Airbnb key exchange management in London. We will make sure to provide your guests with seamless 365/24/7 access to your property. No matter what time of the day or night they arrive you can be certain that they will enter your property.

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Airbnb Welcome Guest Book In London

When you sign up with MasterHost it will be our job to prepare a custom Airbnb Guest Book that will be distributed to all future arrivals. The Guest Book will highlight your property listing the most important instructions about the unit, the parking, amenities, emergency contacts, WiFi, house rules, strata bylaws, trendy restaurants, and coffee bars in London.

Airbnb Concierge Service in Vancouver

Airbnb Concierge Service In London

What is Airbnb Concierge Service in London? Often overlooked by inexperienced hosts this is a crucial element of our overall Airbnb Management Strategy. It can earn you a significant added cash flow when executed correctly. For example, we can offer your guests services like guided excursions and tours, Airport pick-ups and transfers, booking tickets to local events and shows, reserving space at restaurants and so much more. 

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Airbnb Cleaning & Laundry In London

We will share our corporate secret with you and let you know the most common reason why hosts fire their Airbnb property managers before switching to MasterHost. Poorly executed Airbnb Cleaning and Laundry get mentioned most often in the negative reviews. We understand that our cleaners’ performance directly impacts the reputation of your listing. That is why we take Airbnb Cleaning in London very seriously. We invest in training and building our cleaning team to offer you a 5-star hotel cleaning experience in London.

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Airbnb Property Maintenance In London

Preventative Airbnb property maintenance in London remains on the top of the list of all sophisticated Airbnb investors and for a good reason.  If you complete them on a regular basis you can prolong the life expectancy of your real estate investment. The last thing you want is a loss of revenue in the middle of your peak season because you have failed to perform routine maintenance of your property in London. 

Advertise On Major Platforms In London

Based on the latest short-term rental market statistics Airbnb is the most popular platform in London with 92% of the market share. VRBO/HomeAway is standing in second place with a market share of 5%. Booking.com and TripAdvisor have the third largest share of the market at 3%.

MasterHost uses all tools at our disposal to achieve superior results. One of the most important tools is Airbnb management software with multi-channel capabilities and native integrations. With this software at hand, we are able to reach 99% of the entire London short-term rental traffic. Achieving maximum occupancy rates throughout the year for your Airbnb property has never been this easy!

Airbnb Management Fees in London

BASIC

Basic Airbnb Management

10%

per booking

FULL

Full Airbnb Management

12%

per booking

ONLINE

Online Airbnb Management

8%

per booking

Airbnb Insurance Consulting

Airbnb Key Exchange

Airbnb Cleaning & Laundry

Airbnb Property Maintenance

Airbnb Guests Communication

Airbnb Listing Creation

Airbnb Listing SEO

Airbnb Booking Management

Airbnb Price Optimization

Airbnb Guest Screening

Multi-Channel Management

Payment Processing

Airbnb Guest e-Book

Airbnb Concierge Service

Airbnb Licensing Support

Airbnb Interior Design

Airbnb Photography

Benefits of Working with MasterHost in London

Nobody Can Beat Our Airbnb Management Fees

MasterHost offers the most competitive Airbnb management fees in London with flexible pricing packages starting from 8%.

Full Control and Direct Payments from Airbnb

Our clients in London maintain full ownership of their Airbnb accounts and listings and receive payments directly from the platform.

Forget About Fixed-Term Contracts

You will never be locked in a fixed-term management contract with us. All contracts are on a monthly basis with 1-month cancelation policy.

No Onboarding or Cancelation Fees

Unlike with other Airbnb management companies in London, you will never have to pay any onboarding or cancellation fees with MasterHost.

Full Transparency & Detailed Statements

We issue invoices at the end of each month based on revenue hosts collected and include detailed statements.

Special Deals for Hosts with Multiple Listings

If you have multiple Airbnb listings in London and looking for a special deal, we can offer custom pricing packages to fit your property management needs.

London Airbnb Management FAQ

London is a busy market for short-term rentals. Tourists come to see the wonders of the city all year round. They keep the hosts occupied. The average daily rate of the STR in this city is around £178 which goes to its highest in July which is £200 and to its lowest in January to £157. The occupancy rate in London is 77% and remains the same throughout the year except in January, where it dropped to only 50%. On average, a short-term rental generates around £2.3K of revenue each month.

London is an extremely active city bustling with tourists and people from all over the world who visit the city to see the various wonders it has like Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, London Eye, British Museum, and London Tower. The hosts remain busy throughout the year. The data present on the internet says that it is a profitable place. Providing basic amenities will increase profits by large margins.

Firstly, Airbnb rentals are legal in London. You may need a license to run a rental business in London. The 90 days rule has been implemented here which means that the hosts cannot rent their property for more than 90 days. You also need to pay the taxes that the government requires every host to pay. If your rental revenue exceeds £7,500 you need to pay the taxes. You can run a rental business without getting into any legal trouble by following all the regulations.

MasterHost provides you with an expert team in the field of Airbnb rental management which will help you to run your business without any hassle. It can handle multiple listings of your rentals and bookings. It also optimizes your rental prices based on seasonality, local demand, and competition. MasterHost also does the laundry and cleaning of your rental. It also provides 24/7 concierge service, key exchange, property maintenance, and emergency response. 

London is one of the most famous cities in the world. It has 20.42 million annual visitors, according to data present on Wikipedia. It has an average daily rate of £178, the highest it reaches is in July i.e. £200. In the winter months like January, it goes down and reaches around £157. The daily rates are affected by the number of tourists visiting the city.

Airbnb is the most popular rental platform in London. It has around 85% of listings on its platform alone. VRBO only has 4% of the listings on its platform. And 11% of the rentals are listed on both of the platforms. Multiple listings are always helpful in getting your rental in the limelight. The guests explore all available platforms before booking, so it’s always beneficial to make your listing presentable and attractive.

The most famous type of rental is a one-room rental. 43% of the rentals present in London are only one-room rentals. 32% of the rentals are 2-bedroom rentals. They together comprise almost ¾ of the total rentals. The rentals that are present in the current Airbnb market seem to be dominated by entire homes rentals, 64% of the total rentals are entire homes. But 35% of the private room rentals are present in the market as well.

In London, the winter months witness the lowest daily rates and occupancy rates. The business seems to go dull in December, January, and February. Likewise the summer months like June, July, and August are the busiest and the daily rates go as high as £200 with occupancy rates around 70-80%. Researching about the seasons before investing in the business will always help get you more guests and boost your business.

To secure their rentals from being empty at the weekends some rentals impose the necessary two or three days stay. But almost 30% of the rentals have not imposed any minimum stay duration on their properties. Other than that 22% of the rentals have imposed a minimum of two days of stay and 17% of the rentals require the guest to stay for a minimum of three days and 15% of the rentals have 4-6 days of minimum stay duration.