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The ultimate 5-step guide to durable decoration in your apartment

Jan 24, 2020 4:15:00 PM / by Brecht Machiels posted in Apartment Experience

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8 Hidden costs of owning a holiday rental

Jun 4, 2018 11:21:00 AM / by Brecht Machiels posted in Property Management Company, Revenue Management

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Owning a holiday rental in Barcelona sounds great. It is indeed a good investment. Did you know, however, there are some hidden costs to owning one? Yes, doing a good job at revenue management is a big part of the success of your holiday rental. What hidden costs are there for you to take into account? Let’s dive into this matter.

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On the lookout for the perfect booking channel for your apartment?

May 11, 2018 6:06:16 PM / by Brecht Machiels posted in Property Management Company

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How to choose the best booking channel for your holiday rental in Barcelona?

Especially when you are starting out it is hard to create momentum and have direct bookings on your holiday rental. OTA’s (Online Travel Agencies) help you get bookings. That is because these platforms have gathered massive popularity and travellers all across the globe will log in to them to search for the best deal.

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Should you be charging a damage deposit for your holiday rental?

May 1, 2018 2:57:05 PM / by Brecht Machiels posted in Property Management Company, Revenue Management

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Damage deposits can be a tricky subject. Especially for a holiday rental. Although, there are a lot of pro’s and con’s to it, it is a part of your revenue management. Whether or not you have to implement deposits is completely up to you. This list is just to help you figure out what best fits your needs.

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Why trained and happy cleaners are the key to your rental success

Mar 26, 2018 12:39:28 PM / by Brecht Machiels posted in Apartment Experience

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Have you ever stayed in a holiday rental which wasn’t very clean? You probably didn’t enjoy that stay that much right? Your guests will feel exactly the same. But are your cleaners the ones to blame?

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7 essential decoration details every good apartment in BCN has

Mar 12, 2018 3:25:41 PM / by Brecht Machiels posted in Apartment Experience

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When decorating a holiday rental, there are various things to take into consideration. A lot of people prefer a holiday apartment over a hotel. Mostly because they find it gives them a better holiday experience. You want to make sure you give your guests that experience. Most of all you want to decorate your holiday rental to sell itself. But how can you do that? Well, there are a couple of things to take into consideration.

7 essential decoration details every good apartment in Barcelona has 

 

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8 essential questions you should ask yourself about your maintenance company

Feb 28, 2018 11:12:58 AM / by Brecht Machiels posted in Apartment Experience

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Looking for a trustworthy maintenance company for your holiday rental seems like a lot of work. You probably don’t want to be overspending, nor do you want them to do a quick fix up that ends up breaking again the next day or week. If you are in the business of renting out touristic apartments, you also want a maintenance team that you can trust around clients. That’s why we made this list with things to take into consideration when deciding on a maintenance company.

8 essential questions you should ask yourself about your maintenance company for your holiday rental in Barcelona 

 

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