Common Scams to Avoid in Pattaya

Common Scams to Avoid in Pattaya

If you are planning to take a holiday to Pattaya and rent a short term property then you have to be careful of the various scams which target tourists. Ensuring you are aware of what can happen out on the streets is the best way to prevent yourself from becoming a victim of such a scam. Thailand is known as the land of smiles due the people being of a very friendly nature but unfortunately, when tourists are involved there is the nature for some people to want to take advantage of the situation. Let’s take a look at some […]

Why Choose Managed HomeAway Hosting?

Why Choose Managed HomeAway Hosting?

HomeAway and other vacation rental websites take a lot of time to manage. They are nearly a full time job if you want to make the most of your property and get the most bookings possible. That is why there are services such as Roomfilla which can take care of everything for you. The day to day handling of your property and online presence can really add up and that is why through this article we want to show you and hopefully convince you of the benefits of managed HomeAway hosting.

Customer Enquiries

Having a spare property and trying to answer […]

Why use short term rentals in Asia?

Why use short term rentals in Asia?

Everyone looks at Asia and the first thing that people think of is that hotels are so much cheaper than they are in the rest of the world. This is quite often the case but it isn’t the only thing which is cheaper. I will let you into a little secret. Property prices tend to be a lot cheaper too. With cheaper property prices, people can afford to rent out their places on the short term rental market at a lot cheaper prices. If you are looking for more space the next time you visit Asia then it may be […]

Vacation Rental Management in Asia

Vacation Rental Management in Asia

Vacation rental management services in Asia are generally lacking. The reason for such a thing is that traditional agents are more interested in the long term rentals so that they can make their money on the commission of a month’s rent or in sales. Sales brings in a lot of cash for them in a commission. Short term rentals is something which takes a lot of time and effort to do well this is why there are not as many services doing it. Let’s take a look at the things that vacation rental management in Asia has to offer to […]

What if we could get you a greater yield on your investment?

What if we could get you a greater yield on your investment?

Banks were always seen as a safe place for keeping your money. With the financial meltdown in 2008 and the lack of interest rate rises since, this is not the best way to ensure that your money does not depreciate with time. There must be a better way to keep your money I hear you ask. Well, here at Roomfilla, we will let you into a little secret. The other age old safe bet property is still hot for making a large return. The best returns however are not got by just holding onto a property if it is empty […]

Why Thailand Is Perfect for Vacation Rental Investment

Why Thailand Is Perfect for Vacation Rental Investment

When thinking of investing in property, the thing most people think about is how to make the best return possible. Property is often seen as a safe investment but you want to be sure that you can make as most profit from it as possible. There are spots around the world which have traditionally been seen as super safe for property investment. Manhattan, London and Paris come to mind to name just a few. However, Asia is seeing more and more investment from inside and outside the country. Let’s take a look at 3 reasons Thailand is perfect for vacation […]

The Hidden Cost of Vacation Rental Payouts

The Hidden Cost of Vacation Rental Payouts

When you decide to rent your property on the short term market, there are a few things which you need to figure out. Of course, there are the basic things like, what price do I charge? How many people can stay here etc etc. But there are other things which you will not realise til later down the road. One of these things to consider is the hidden cost of vacation rental payouts.

If you do decide to use a site such as AirBnB, HomeAway or the many other sites which you can use for marketing your property then you […]

Are reviews important for my short term rental listing?

Are reviews important for my short term rental listing?

Having a short term rental property that you rent out means that more than likely, guests who you have come to stay will communicate with each other and their friends. Whilst some offline reviews and gossip can be far from damaging, what happens if someone writes something quite bad about you online? Are reviews important for my short term rental listing? Well, let’s take a look and find out.

Usually when someone books through an online booking platform, after they have completed their stay, they are offered the choice of whether to leave a review or not. Not all guests […]

The best vacation rental site revealed…

The best vacation rental site revealed…

I know, I know, how can you possibly reveal the best vacation rental site? There are so many to choose from and there can’t be a best can there? Can there? Well, this article aims to show you that there is a best vacation rental site. We will stop the suspense any more. Keep reading for the best vacation rental website revealed…

Which can it be? AirBnB does a pretty good job, Homeaway has a strong presence and Tripadvisor runs multiple vacation rental listing websites. We of course, were lying to you. There is no best vacation rental site. The best […]

ROI of Investment in Thailand

ROI of Investment in Thailand

Thailand has always had a strong allure as a holiday destination. The cheap prices, the paradise beaches and the friendly people have been attracting travelers for many years. If you are young or old, Thailand has something for you. You often find that if you like somewhere a lot and know that you will be coming back year on year, it may be worth doing an investment in the place where you spend a lot of your time. What better investment to make than to buy a property. Buying a property blind is not the best thing to do however […]