From Property Management to Rentals Agents!
A guide for a owners first-time holiday rental!
Your holiday home is your own little piece of paradise. The place where you escape the stresses of everyday life to lay on the beach, enjoy a round of golf or spend time with family under the warm Algarve sun. For many owners though, a holiday home is as precious a financial investment as it is an emotional one…with the rental rewards of ownership requiring a considerable commitment of time and effort. People live busy lives and devoting themselves to running a rental property abroad is simply not practical, therefore many owners within the Vilamoura, Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo area choose to hand over these responsibilities over to our property management team at Management Works!
Despite being a daunting process, there are many reasons why holiday rental makes sense which is why we want to welcome you to the satisfied community of owners that trust us with their homes.
A truly full-service holiday rental management agent based in the central Algarve, we are dedicated to setting industry benchmarks for our personal service and exquisite attention to detail. Our goal is to provide the consistent, high-end experience one would expect at a fine hotel, while retaining the unique benefits and authenticity of a holiday rental home. With pool management and maintenance teams, a private laundry, professional maid service and a personal property manager, your home will always be guest ready, inside and out. Many management companies claim a turn-key service, but when we say we do everything - we actually mean it.
You wouldn’t leave your residential home unoccupied and unattended for more than a few weeks, and this is doubly true for holiday home rental. We make sure that utility bills are paid on time, including the less well-known costs such as Insurance Property Tax (IMI), condominium fees and stamp duty. You will get a monthly account statement from us that details all monthly bills for full transparency, and our management team are more than happy to guide you through it. Payments are made from our client account with monthly meter checks to ensure that you only pay out what you should – all part of our due diligence. Our team also carry out regular property visits, prepare quotes for any necessary repairs and, of course, deliver the perfect arrival experience for you and your guests.
Our advice helps you develop a smarter, more efficient property with annual maintenance of facilities and infrastructure, including BBQ areas, drainage, air conditioning, water heating & solar panel technology benefiting from special bulk discounts.
Our philosophy of being proactive, as well as responsive, applies to our guest services as well, with each facility fully checked, tested and signed off before arrival. Upon the guest’s departure we lock up and ‘switch off’ the property, reducing running costs and equipment usage – all as part of our management service.
Our concierge services offer owners the best of both worlds with an unforgettable arrival experience for their own stay. At no extra cost, we will arrange your airport transfer and have your fridge stocked just how you like to find it. Simply turn the keys…and relax. Enjoy a stress-free holiday, reassured that your property will be completely taken care of after you leave.
Many years of experience helps us specialise in working with new owners to prepare their recently acquired property for rental. This is a more complex operation than you might think, especially when in a foreign country. Our start up service sets up utility contracts, projects future running costs and fully sources all the equipment, fittings and furnishings that you may need. This requires local knowledge and a network of trusted suppliers, all in line with Portuguese legal requirements.
By building our relationships with new owners, we are proud to develop a level of trust that sees our long-term clients relying on us to project-manage renovations and refurbishments – because they know we care about their home just as much as they do.
As you can tell, we understand that homeowners have a lot of concerns and that is why we are here to help. If you are preparing a villa for first time holiday rental, our complete, open-book service offers you the stress-free support you need to guide you through the process. Call us now or email us to take action and discover how Management Works can make property management work for you.