airbnb property management

Property Management Mayfair London Guide

Mayfair has long been associated with exclusivity. The playground of wealthy and home of luxury hotels, private members’ clubs operate including The Arts Club and the uber- elite Annabel’s. Shopping in Mayfair is as posh as it gets, designer stores, jewellery shops and tailors. Its the address that everybody want to stay when they visit […]

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Property Management Marylebone London guide

Marylebone is packed with shops, fine restaurants and street-side cafes, all lai out on a grid system with leafy garden squares. Tucked away from the busy shopping street Marylebone is a huge attraction for both tourists and business travellers and if you are a landlord or developer in the area keep reading. The City Keys […]

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Property Management Knightsbridge London Guide

Knightsbridge. Just the name rings of wealth. This part of London is all about the finer things in life, Luxury goods shops such as Harrods, high-end restaurants and walking down the street is like stepping into a fashion shoot. This part of London is a great place to stay, shop eat and be close to […]

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Property Management Kensington and Chelsea London Guide

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is one of the most desirable areas to live in Central London. With great parks (Holland Park Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park), some of the world’s most famous museums and galleries. Some of the wealthiest Londoners have home addresses in Kensington & Chelsea and it is a very popular […]

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Our top five tips to successful home & London block management

    A quick click onto hosting sites like Airbnb will reveal hundreds if not thousands of properties available across the capital.  As a newbie in the short term rental market, this can seem a bit intimidating but you would be surprised how easy it is to make your property stand out from everyone else’s. […]

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Guaranteed rent & Why are more and more people signing up for short term rentals?

It’s easy to see the appeal of a short term let.  Imagine you are staying for a few days in London with your family or have to base yourself there for a conference or an event, which would you choose, a short stay in someone’s comfortable home or a few nights in a hotel? Hotels […]

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Increase your rental income with a sofa bed – London Property Management

Savvy homeowners are always looking for ways to gain that extra edge, that little bit of an advantage which makes their property more bookable than the one down the road.  Guest capacity and the quality of accommodation really dictate how much rental income you can expect to achieve for your property so are there any […]

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How to write a good Airbnb property manual

  Writing an informative and comprehensive house manual is crucial to happy guests and repeat business.  Imagine staying in someone else’s home in a foreign country, there are bound to be things you need to know or little quirks about the house that it would be helpful to have documented. At The City Keys, house […]

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Five reasons to use an Airbnb Property Management Service

It is tempting to rent out your property yourself, there’s no loss of control of your precious home and no dent in the rent you can collect either with costly management fees.  But not all Airbnb property management companies are alike and what might seem like a good idea at the outset can end up […]

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Why Airbnb property management services are booming amongst owners in London

Since its early days in 2008 when two people wanted to rent out their loft space and realised there wasn’t a bespoke accommodation rental platform on which to do this, Airbnb property services have grown exponentially.  Airbnb’s staggering success reflects the popularity of short-term home lets whether you want to rent a room, a loft […]

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Explaining London property management service fees for homeowners

Renting your property short term to business travellers and tourists has much to recommend it – it’s flexible and far more lucrative than tying up your property in longer lets.  The City Keys offer London property management services which not only look after your cherished home but take care of all the leg work associated […]

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Understanding the Airbnb 90 Day Limit in London

Confused by the 90-day rule?  Let The City Keys explain If you are new to the short-term rental market or are considering hosting short stay guests in your home then you may well have heard of the 90 Day Rule. The 90 Day Rule is part of the rules and regulations surrounding short term letting […]

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How to keep your home secure with short term property services Ditch the stress and let your property with Airbnb