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Most Important Feature List Of Self Catering Accommodation

This list of Self Catering Features only show the most critical. Washing machine Dryer Fridge Coffee Machine Hair dryer(s) Braai

HolidayMakers Tips: Save Cape Town's Water - Every Drop Counts

We have a major water crisis in Cape Town.

It ain't over 'til the fat lady sings - [Cape Town Accommodation Owners]

As you know we got worried as 2016 was running full steam ahead. Many Cape Town homes showed availability right through November and into early December. Wh

Available Cape Town Self Catering Accommodation for December January 2106 2017

Just a quick update on available Cape Town self catering accommodation for December January 2016 2017. As agents, we share our available Cape Town accommodation with more than 40 agencies focusing

Current Available Cape Town Homes For Peak Time - 4 Bedrooms

Dear Cape Town Home Owner This is an open letter to one of our Southern Suburb self-catering home-owners.

Wood Fired Hot Tub: Can It Address Low Occupancy During Winter?

Good question. People want a break from the cold winter in and around Cape Town. They have very many choices. Every owner fight for attention and most of them do it based on competitive rates. But tha

What is going on with the Cape Town Holiday Rental Market?

You know about Brexit, stronger rand, local elections, and winter. Let's discuss how these may impact the rental market

The Internet Solution To Your Self Catering Home

Are you willing to lose a deal because you don't have proper internet or no DSTV? We have learned at lot about self-catering; the needs of owners and the needs of guests. I believe we have earned t

Setting Cape Town Self Catering Rates & Other – Michael Farr – Sun International

Setting Cape Town self catering accommodation rates. This is a skill. But a skill is useless if you if your ego runs wild. I have come across many owners who want the high rate without understan

This Homeowner Ask For Ideas On How To Rank On Airbnb

Leon from Las Vegas searched and found this Cape Town self catering owner's blog. This is what Leon want

How to Prep Your AirBnB For The Business Traveller

The other day one of our Airbnb guests gave a very useful review at the same time I got an email from Airbnb on how, our more than 40, Airbnb listings can qualify for the business traveller. This

Outlook on Cape Town Festive Season 2015/2016

What's the outlook for Cape Town festive market for 2015.2016? Just the other day Elmarie was asked to 4 restaurants for guests of this festive season. Most of the popular places like The Test Kitc

Did You Ask The Bull What Happens When You Negotiate Cape Town Self Catering Rates?

Cape Town self catering rates negotiations: If you understand the bull fight then you'll understand how negotiable Cape Town self catering rates are. Let me tell you a joke to explain it:

2 Criteria For High Short-Term Rentals in Cape Town

You may be wondering why your self-catering home is not renting out as fast as you would like to see it go. Today I am going to share  two major criteria that have the most impact. After that we can
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Learn How A Professional Photographer Can Fix These Simple Mistakes For Only R850

Today everyone is a photographer. You constantly take photos with your smartphone. But does that qualify you or your amateur photographing friend as an expert? During peak December homeowners earn fro
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Is Cape Town As A Destination Getting Too Expensive?

Let's see what the Deutsche Bank, Cape Town homeowners and one enquiring client thinks.   Lets start with the client: He wanted 14 nights accommodation at R7000 per night for December (h
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Managing Self Catering Accommodation: Our Ideal Cape Town Clients Maximise Income

Managing self-catering accommodation in Cape Town is one of the choices remote homeowners need to consider carefully. Today I want discuss one of the ways homeowners can qualify any Cape Town short
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Buying Cape Town Property For Short Term Rental Income

The rental research we have done shows many homeowners who do a great job of marketing and management get 30% occupancy, most get 50% and those who do an exceptional job get 75% and more. If you activ

Setting Rates: Airbnb Is A Game You Play

Many Cape Town homeowners and accommodation owners ask us advice on Airbnb. It's critical that you play the Airbnb game. You need a great host, excellent and responsive marketing, great photos, compet

Self Catering Management in Cape Town: Relieve The Hassle And Earn From The Popularity

Today, if you don't get an income from the short term rental market then you are leaving a lot of money on the table. But to do that you may need a self catering management

Self Catering Rates: Advice To Cape Town Home Owner: Learn To Crawl Before You Run

One of our very trusted and landords in Newlands asked me for advice on how to set rates for her luxury 10 sleeper holiday home in Newlands Cape Town. This is what she asked me: P

Cape Town Self Catering Owner: 12 Home Setup Tips Get You Compliments Galore!

As a Cape Town Self Catering Owner, you want guests to be proud of your accommodation. There are always two types of owners; those who focus on making money and those who focus on having happy gu

Designed To Unfrustrate The Waiting For Self Catering Guests To Arrive

Meeting guests when they arrive or open the home for cleaners or maintenance guys: Your Your self catering agent can assist you. You can beg yourneigbours. You can ask your mother. You can cancel o

2 Little Mistakes That Cost A Cape Town Self Catering Home Owner R52000

I got this email from a Cape Town self catering home owner today 4 Dec 214. Just 20 days before season starts: "Urgent Green Point Rate Change"

What Is Green Grass Marketing For Self Catering Accommodation?

The other day someone said that my rugby team is great on paper but fails on grass. It may be painful, but it's true. Today I want to ask you if your Cape Town self catering marketing looks great

Simonstown Short Term Rental Agency

Are you looking for a Simonstown short-term rental agency? Trust is where we start. And I assume trust is also high on your list. Without trust we cannot do the business we do. And that's why o

What We Do As Simonstown Holiday Letting Agents

Holiday Letting Agents Simonstown: What a pain to have a couple a million investment but you get no return from it. Yes, capital may gain but you are not tapping into the lucrative short-term rental

Cape Town Self Catering Management Advice To A Prospective Homeowner

The owner in Marina Da Gama Muizenberg bought a lovely three bedroom self catering home. She want's to maximise her income and want us to help her in managing and marketin

Photo tips when marketing your Cape Town self catering accommodation

The other day two self catering owners asked me why their places have not been booked for December. The following are my responses where I only focus on photos as a possible issue. There may be other

How To Establish & Calculate Self Catering Rental Rates When You Start Out

It's not easy to know how to set your short-term rental rates when you start out with your self catering accommodation. The other issues is that you don't know what your potential income would or shou

Cape Town Holiday Home Rental Agents Listing Service

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How do you set rates for AirBnB and others to get reviews and a boost in rank?

I am not sure how you set rates but here's an idea I want to discuss with you. Before I do let me refer you my other post on "
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Setting Self Catering Rates: Margins Or Searching For A Mirage?

This post is all about setting self catering rates when self catering owners start out marketing and they want to maximise their income. Other rules may apply if you just would like some form of

Where Will CapeHolidays.Info Market Your Home?

After reading an article on if you should list your accommodation on multiple sites
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How to improve Airbnb ranking: Is this what you'll do?

How to improve Airbnb ranking when your are new to the game is not easy.

Cape Town Self Catering Marketing Trends

Marketing of your self catering accommodation is pretty useless if you don't have an idea how you compare. I started using

Are You Using The Shotgun Approach When You Advertise Your Self Catering Home In Cape Town?

How can we collectively learn more about marketing self catering accommodation in Cape Town: Getting more qualified bums on beds is important to many Cape Town self catering home owners. But where

Whose Fault Is It When Your Cape Town Self Catering Rental Agent Ignore You?

We (the shorter rental agent and home owner) chose this relationship together. And we have to work at it. But as they say it takes two to tango. And we like the tango. It's an effort initially but wit

What Can Self Catering Owners Learn From The Launch Our New Site?

Our site's was outdated. We wanted to make some changes to help us in getting more enquiries. We had to 

Short Term Rentals Pushing Up Housing Prices

Short term rental websites been blamed for pushing up housing prices because they remove rooms from the rental market.
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Why Does Sean Penn Visit Cape Town?

The answer is obvious. Sean Penn is like everyone else. They love Cape Town. There's something magical about Cape Town. Is it the mountain? The people? The Camps Bay beac

Are you giving your guests water?

If you are giving guests water then why not give them DSTV at R29 per day and ADSL at R98 per month + phone line costs? I know this is extreme but others take this ADSL Bandwidth (internet) idea even
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Cape Town Self Catering Rates: How Long You Stay

You know Cape Town is popular. Very popular. And the most popular time is betwe

Cape Town Self Catering Accommodation Rates

What are Cape Town self catering accommodation rates? Today I will only discuss rates in general. Then in another post I would discuss rates per area, and then how length of stay affects your rate.
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Joburg Has Cash Cape Town Has Class As Long As We Don't Get Blunt

Last week I told you how popular Cape Town is. And it never en
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Cape Town The Best City in The World: The Consequences

I read everything on Cape Town. I have to because Cape Town is one of your chosen holiday destinations. But when I get regular newspaper listings saying Cape Town is the best then I get worried. And y

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