Feb 15, 2018 Landlords can double or triple their rents using Airbnb, but how easy is it in practice? Sarah Megginson talks to Quirin Schwaighofer, co-founder of MadeComfy, whose mission is to become Australia’s first performance-based short-term rental specialist, creating positive experiences for hosts and guests.
One of the most vital components of property investing is cashflow. It can make or break your investment success, and when deciding upon how much rent to charge, you have to be right on the money (pardon the pun!).
In current times of low rental yield, more investors are looking at alternative ways to maximise rental returns. What are the benefits of working with a specialist short-term rental property manager for your investment property?
Property management that includes many of the costs of repairs and maintenance – and still manages to save you money – is an investor’s dream. And it may just be a matter of looking outside the property management box to achieve this. Pauline Hatch reports
Many investors are beginning to see Airbnb as a strategic opportunity to boost their yields. But what risks do you need to be aware of – and as landlords, what rights do you have if your tenants start subletting your properties? Sarah Megginson reports
We expect our landlord insurance to cover us whenever anything goes wrong with our investment. However, some insurance providers offer far more security than others – and some fail to cover even the most basic tenant misfortunes. When the unexpected happens, can you be sure you’re safe?