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    How to Improve Your Holiday Rental Listings
    How to Improve Your Holiday Rental Listings

    What makes certain holiday rental listings so popular? Why is it that some listings seem to get lost in a sea of similar listings, while others stand out like a sore thumb? As any holiday rental owner knows, listings play an important role in bringing in bookings. A good listing has…

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    Short Term Rental Styling Tips
    Short Term Rental Styling Tips

    Short term rental styling plays a vital part of your success in the holiday letting game. As tools such as Airbnb continue to grow, more people than ever before are letting out their property to guests. The City of Cape Town allows home owners to build a second property on…

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    Holiday Letting Property Features to Avoid
    Holiday Letting Property Features to Avoid

    Not too long ago, we shared some tips on essential holiday apartment features that add value to your offering. Today, we have some tips on the features that can put guests off when browsing listings. From clutter to water-wasting, power-guzzling features, poor quality products and personal decor choices, this list…

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    Protecting Yourself as a Short Term Rental Host
    Protecting Yourself as a Short Term Rental Host

    Not too long ago, we heard an interesting question on how a new short term rental host could protect themselves against risks such as theft, damage and other issues. We have written about how to protect your rental against holiday letting scams, and shared a common holiday rental scam that…

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    Cape Town Water Restrictions 2017
    Cape Town Water Restrictions 2017

    If you had not already heard or read in the news, Level 5 Cape Town water restrictions 2017 are here. As of 3 September 2017, the City of Cape Town implemented the toughest restrictions yet. With the drought showing no signs of going away, drastic measures are needed in order…

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    Buying Holiday Property
    Buying Holiday Property?

    Thinking about buying holiday property? There are many things to consider when making your selection, from location to property type. With so many mistakes to avoid when buying a holiday let, it can be hard to know what not to do. Many new property owners may also get confused by the…

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    More Airbnb Hosting Mistakes to Avoid
    More Airbnb Hosting Mistakes to Avoid

    On social media, Airbnb hosting often appears to be a fun way to meet people from all over the world. Many people make the decision to rent out a spare room and bring in extra cash in the process. Although it may seem simple on the surface, there is a…

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    How to Upsell Holiday Accommodation
    How to Upsell Holiday Accommodation

    Wondering how to create enticing holiday accommodation packages for your short term rental? Upselling is a smart strategy that allows you to ‘sell’ additional services that add value to your guests. Whether you offer tours, car hire, private chefs or even personal butler services, there are a number of ways…

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    Preparing Your Short Term Accommodation Rental for Summer
    Preparing Your Short Term Accommodation Rental for Summer

    The peak season is just around the corner, which means that short term accommodation rental will be in high demand here in Cape Town. Is your rental equipped for the upcoming summer season? If not, what can you do to make your property summer-ready? In Cape Town, the busy summer…

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    Essential Holiday Apartment Rental Features
    Essential Holiday Apartment Rental Features

    Which features are most important for guests staying at your holiday apartment rental? As anyone who has ever stayed at a holiday apartment knows, it is often the small touches that have the most impact. Booking an apartment that only offers the absolute basics can lead to a less than…

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