What are rental operators helping developers with in new investments? At Renters, we are increasingly cooperating with developers, to whom we offer, for example, management of a separate floor of apartments for rent or the entire building.
Only some Ukrainian refugees find shelter with Polish families or in hostels. Most are looking for flats on the commercial market. Will the wave of migration change this market?
Since the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine, we have seen a sharp increase in the number of bookings of our flats by Ukrainian citizens. Today it is about 75% of all bookings in large cities such as Warsaw or Krakow. Refugees are looking for temporary accommodation with a view to long-term rentals. Most stays are bookings for two or three weeks, the longest ones are for a month. We all hope that the war will end soon.
Short-term rentals are becoming increasingly popular in our country, even despite the ongoing pandemic. Not only Poles are looking for apartments - refugees from Ukraine are also making bookings more and more often. Kamil Krzyżanowski, President of Renters.pl, talked about the current situation on the rental market.
Short-term rentals are doing very well. International booking portals are breaking records. According to Airbnb, the third quarter of 2021 was the best in the company's history, and their revenues grew year-on-year by as much as 36 percent. The length of stay in apartments is steadily increasing. Prices have already surpassed those before the pandemic.
Kamil Krzyzanowski, CEO of Renters.pl, talks about the extremely interesting situation of short-term rentals and Renters' further leap in 2022.
How to furnish an apartment to make a satisfying profit? What kind of apartments are tenants looking for? Check what should be present in an apartment intended for long-term rental. Ilona Górska, long-term rental specialist at Renters.pl, tells us about what tenants need and what elements of equipment attract profitable tenants.
Does short-term renting pay more than long-term renting? What type of apartments are tenants looking for these days? What help can an investor count on from professionals? And finally - does such an investment make sense at all during the pandemic? These and other questions are answered by Kamil Krzyżanowski, President of Renters.pl - the largest Polish company dealing with management of short-term rentals.
Renters.pl, a Polish short-term rental management company, was ranked 36th in the global ranking of the World's Top 50 PropertyManagers 2022 prepared by Rentals United. The position in the list was determined by the number of managed apartments and the quality of services provided.
Competition on the residential rental market is getting tougher. The demands of tenants are increasing. Many attractively priced apartments are standing empty due to poor standards and inadequate management. A low rate is definitely not enough.
Short-term rental operator Renters.co.uk is starting to test certified air purification devices in its properties. They are to filter and disinfect the air and make luxury apartments free of viruses, bacteria and the Covid-19 virus.
The holiday season promises to be insanely busy, as many months in isolation and seclusion have generated a huge demand in people to travel. Flat occupancy rates are again at a level that satisfies us and our owners, up to 80 per cent. - explains Kamil Krzyżanowski, founder of Renters.pl, in a conversation with us.
'We run a home-based business,' says Sebastian Hejnowski, one of the co-founders of a company that manages apartments and houses for rent. In pandemic 2020, it recorded more than 40% year-on-year growth and posted income of just under PLN 30m.
The entry of large hotel chains into apartment rental is nothing new in the world. In Poland, some hoteliers still insist that apartments are not suitable for tourists. Meanwhile, Marriott is opening its Homes & Villas platform in Poland and has invited Renters.pl as a partner in a joint project.
- We are proud to have been selected by Homes & Villas by Marriott International. This is further proof that we are a leader in service and standards for guests and property owners. Our flat owners are also pleased to be part of this highly selective, premium luxury offering. More and more people are looking for places away from home to spend time with family and friends or to work remotely," said Sebastian Hejnowski, co-founder of Renters.pl.
Renters.pl has become the first partner in Poland selected to manage the Homes & Villas by Marriott International premium property database.
"Owners entrusting Renters.pl with their apartments need not worry about anything. We bear the risk of liability for damages caused by guests. We do the photo shoot at our own expense and provide bed linen and towels" - says Kami Krzyżanowski, the company's president - "Our competitive advantage is the software for dynamic price setting, which can change the price even several times a day depending on demand". - he adds.
Renters.pl with a service of managing flats for short-term rent has been launched.