The Best Tools & Apps To
Streamline Your STR Business
Wheelhouse: Automated Pricing
Wheelhouse stands out from other pricing app because of the market insights it offer. You can see how comparable listings in your area are performing. This is a very useful tool that can help you decide how to set prices.
The app also offers a lot of customisation options. You can set minimum nights stay, weekend variability, long-term discounts and last minute discounts.
Wheelhouse charges 1% of your Airbnb revenue for clients with less than 10 listings, and 0.75% for those with more than 10.
Smartbnb: Automated Messaging
Smartbnb is one of our favorite Airbnb tools. It’s an automated messaging app that can save you lots of time by sending messages to your Airbnb guests on your behalf when you’re not able to respond yourself.
This guarantees a perfect response time, which can help improve your listing’s search ranking. It comes with a lot of smart features, such as language recognition and flight delay notifications. Smartbnb is so smart, it even recognizes certain keywords (like WiFi) and it can respond automatically!
Your Porter: Property Management Software
Your Porter is the first mobile solution for Airbnb management, ideal for hosts who travel a lot and don’t always have access to a stable work environment. You can manage all your listings straight from your phone.
Your Porter comes with a wide range of features, such as automated messaging, multi-calendar management, auto inquiry response, automated reviews and daily task settings to manage your team. You can manage not just Airbnb listings, other platforms that are supported are Homeaway, TripAdvisor, Wimdu, 9flats and Booking.com.
Hostfully: Online Guidebooks
Hostfully provides beautifully designed online guidebooks to their members.
You can easily compose your own personal guidebook on the Hostfully website, and simply provide your Airbnb guests with a unique URL so that they access it from any device.
They can access it on web, mobile and even print it out. That’s it, your guests will have everything they need to make the most of their stay, and you’ll notice that in the reviews that you will get!
AirDnA: Market Research
There’s no doubt about it, AirDNA is the market leader in market research for Airbnb hosts. You can spy on the competition in your area, see exactly how much there are making, what their occupancy is, and much more.
You can even fill in any address in the US and get a prediction of what a property could earn as an Airbnb, based on the analysis of over 4 million short term rentals around the world.
AirDnA is a must for anyone looking to expand their Airbnb business or increase the profitability of their current business.