Take your Airbnb income sky high on the Gold Coast

The Gold Coast, famed for its long sandy beaches, surfing spots, world class restaurants, unique outdoor experiences and thrill filled theme parks is also one of the most exciting growing Airbnb markets in Australia.

South East Queensland is the most visited area of this great country and the potential to succeed with Airbnb in this area could not be higher.

From theme parks to shopping, surfing to hiking in ancient rainforests, here’s how you can help guests fall in love with the Gold Coast region whilst maximising your returns on Airbnb.

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Gold Coast Airbnb Market Success Factors

House prices up + units stagnant

Gold Coast houses property asking prices are up 19.6% over the last 3 year period whilst units are stagnant with not even a 1% increase in the last 3 years.
(As of July 2019, from SQM research)

Declining asking rental rates

As property asking prices have increased, asking rental rates have declined, with houses down nearly 10% in the last year alone. Making it hard to achieve the rental yield you may be looking for.
(As of July 2019, from SQM research)

Declining rental yields

The Gold Coast market is experiencing a major downturn in rental yields as a consequence of rising house prices and stagnant rental rates.
(As of July 2019, from SQM research)

Opportunity for demand

With just over 8,000 rentals available and growing Airbnb guests per annum, the demand is starting to grow for this type of rental, however beating the plethora of hotel offerings in this region will take expert help.

Booming tourism destination

The Gold Coast is welcoming a record number of visitors, with international visitors soaring to an all-time-high. Data from Tourism Research Australia shows although hotels reign supreme for accommodation preferences, rented apartments are steadily growing year on year as a preference.
(Source TRA, as of July 2019)

Increasing Growth for Airbnb platform

Gold Coast has experienced exponential listings growth from just 406 rentals in 2016 to over 8167 now. That's almost a 2000% increase!

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Gold Coast Airbnb Services

Work with the best Gold Coast housekeeping services for your Airbnb guests

Your Airbnb guests expect impeccably clean properties. Let us help you deliver five star cleaning, laundry and welcoming services for immediate impact on your guest satisfaction. If you're tired of arranging cleaners or even doing the dirty work yourself, then let us free up your time, whilst helping you make more income - win, win!

Generate Reviews for your Gold Coast Airbnb properties - stress free

The best Airbnb Property Managers on the Gold Coast know every five star review starts with the guests happiness.
Knowing and anticipating the types of guests in your area will greatly improve your chances of achieving return Airbnb bookings and five-star property reviews. Both of which will improve your search ranking and maximise your investment.

Expert Airbnb Administration and Tax Advice

Help is here for the often time consuming administration that is required with Airbnb rentals.
KingsCoin offer full customer service admin as well as thorough accounting reporting.
We will also keep you fully informed of all State Government laws and regulations affecting your property.
Having over 100 years of experience in property amongst us we've got you covered.

The access was outstanding and KingsCoin was super on to it with messaging and the check in side of things. I felt so relaxed at this house. It is clean, neat and well organized.


Airbnb Property Guest

I recommend to anybody looking for a place in Adelaide. Thanks Matt for the attention and fast response to our requests. Cheers and looking forward to next year.


Airbnb Host

This is the nicest Airbnb I've ever stayed in. Simple check in/out, great communication, and helpful tips. I have absolutely nothing bad to say about the place or experience.


Airbnb Property Guest

Complete All-in-one Solutions

KingsCoin have decades of in depth property and property management experience, we aren’t new to the scene - we are the scene. Our experience helps provide you a complete all in one Airbnb management solution you can rely on, built from strong foundations in long term property management.

Our mantra is to ‘maximise returns’, this means your property will be booked for more nights at the best prices with overall higher guest satisfaction improving your search listing optimisation, driving more traffic.

You won’t need to lift a finger, we will take care of it all. Your property plus our expertise equals unrivalled potential.

We take care of all of the properties we manage as if they were our own and enjoy seeing the results for you and your family.

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How it works

Discover your potential

First step is to say hello, get to know you and your property to fully understand your hosting needs. Fill in your details to book a call at a time that is most convenient for you.
We will then phone you to provide an in-depth property forecast of your income potential with KingsCoin.
It’s an obligation free call, where you can make an enquiry without a commitment. Alternatively, if you are keen to begin straight away, you can call us now.

Your Airbnb Onboarding

Our KingsCoin management team will schedule an onboarding session with you, to include collating the full details and photos of your property in order to fully communicate the charm to Airbnb guests.
Your Airbnb guests expect transparency, as do we. So once you are signed up we will register ourselves as your professional co-host on your listing.
We may also send a handyman with two lockboxes to be installed close to your home.

Management & optimisation

Your job is done. Sit back, relax and let our Gold Coast team maximise your property's potential. We offer a complete management service of your property. Looking after your home as if it was our own.
We work constantly to understand what guests up and down the Gold Coast are looking for to optimise and manage your listing for more bookings.
We will ensure your listing is competitively priced and account for peak events and seasonal rates for maximum returns.

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Become a Gold Coast Super host super fast

Gaining Super Host status is a sort after part of any Airbnb Property Management strategy. Doing so means hard work and commitment to guest satisfaction and host responsiveness particularly.

KingsCoin’s Airbnb Property management team are well versed in what it takes to communicate for Super host success ensuring you swiftly reach this sort after status. However achieving a Super host badge is just step one, from there it's about utilising your earned title to further optimise your listing for more booking success.

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Top 3 Tips to become a Gold Coast Super Host

Remove security deposits - the more experienced hosts increase cleaning fees to cover any instances where a deposit may be required and remove the deposit entirely

Enable Instant Book - Airbnb gives preferential treatment to properties with this feature enabled, meaning more prominence in search results and better performance overall.

Strict Cancellation policy - start off with a flexible cancellation policy then change it to strict after receiving at least 10 - 5 star reviews. As cancellations can kill your profitability.

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7 ways to encourage 5 star Airbnb reviews

  1. Excellent, fast but thoughtful communication

  2. Fast and reliable check in

  3. Clean and presentable properties

  4. Surprisingly helpful local area instructions

  5. Gift baskets - consider including a selection of local produce or a public transport card

  6. Amenities they weren’t expecting - single use toiletries are a fave amongst guests

  7. Helpful offers of public transport directions or even a lift

Let's talk 5 stars

“Host responsiveness is the single most important determinant of successful Airbnbs. It has been proven to be the largest influencer of booking conversions, Airbnb search placement and overall listing views. Those who can’t respond to all messages within an hour are advised to sign up for an external service to help manage inquiries.”

- Courier Mail article

Key Airbnb Statistics Gold Coast

Over 8,000
Total Listings & rising fast
Average daily rate (ADR)
Average revenue / month
across all property types
Occupancy Rate
of Gold Coast listings
are the entire property
Current most lucrative listing
income per year for a  six-bedroom Currumbin family beach house 

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Potential to benefit

Taking those figures into account and considering the ongoing tourism growth, there is huge potential for home owners to benefit.

Gold Coast Airbnb property management is now easier than ever.

KingsCoin lives and breathes property. We will assist you in delivering high value Airbnb hosting services at an affordable all inclusive management rate of 15%.

Rely on over 100 years combined experience from the KingsCoin team to provide expert help in optimising your Airbnb listing to maximise returns for your Brisbane property.

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What income can Airbnb hosts expect on the Gold Coast?

The estimated average annual revenue for a property in Adelaide is $24,492.
This takes into account the average occupancy rate at 53%, across all properties.

KingsCoin Airbnb hosts frequently experience occupancy at 70-80%.

The Courier Mail reported that for just a spare room on the Gold Coast you could be earning $9,080 per annum on average compared to properties with four bedrooms or more, whose average annual earnings were $72,792 on the Gold Coast!

How does Airbnb compare to hotels on the Gold Coast?

The Gold Coast being a hot tourism destination offers a plethora of hotel options for visitors.
However Airbnb prices on the Gold Coast tend to be less than hotels, perfect for guests seeking more value for their money for their next vacay spot.

Pair that with the fact that more visitors than ever are seeking rentals rather than hotels due to the unique experience to live like a local and you can see why short term rentals are a growing market.

When are the peak Airbnb rental periods for Gold Coast?

The best time to visit the Gold Coast is between April to May when guests will experience the most comfortable temperatures and lower rainfall.

In saying that the peak times for Gold Coast Airbnb hosts coincides with the summer months of December to February, with average monthly revenues climbing to $3,660 in January.

This is the most popular time for visitors especially international visitors

Another important time to consider for Airbnb is Easter in either March or April, where there is a significant rise in potential revenue although not as much as the summer months it is a great time to consider seasonal rates for guests.

What are the top Airbnb guest experiences on the Gold Coast?

The Gold Coast's star attraction is its beaches, including the world-renowned over 70km stretch of sand at Surfers Paradise.

Beyond the beaches, discover laid-back neighbourhoods, a booming culinary scene and the Gold Coast's famous theme parks such as Dreamworld, Sea World and Wet’n’Wild.

It’s also home to a subtropical hinterland welcoming visitors with hiking trails through Lamington National Park’s mountain ridges, valleys and waterfalls home to rare birds and rainforest.

Guests will love beach hopping along the coastline, getting your thrills at world-class theme parks or swimming beneath waterfalls.

What are the major events Gold Coast Airbnb hosts can benefit from?

Gold Coast events play a pivotal role in ensuring the continued image as an incredibly liveable, lux beach lifestyle destination whilst providing benefits to Airbnb hosts who are attuned to pricing seasonality.

The Gold Coast attracts major world class events to the city and has earned a reputation as a global events destination.

Major events Airbnb hosts can benefit from include;

Magic Millions Carnival - January.
An intensive week of racehorse sales, attracting the who’s who of the racing industry to the Gold Coast Turf Club.
Australian Surf Life Saving Championships - Mar/Apr
An annual event where members from Australia’s 314 Surf Clubs come together to compete in more than 400 beach and ocean events. It is the largest event of its kind
Quiksilver Pro & Boost Mobile Pro Snapper Rocks - April
This is the first stop on the World Surf League Championship Tour where you can watch world-class surfing on world-class waves at world famous Snapper Rocks.
Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival | Broadbeach | May
Blues on Broadbeach is one of Australia’s largest free music festivals sure to draw a crowd.
TV Week Logie Awards, Broadbeach, June
The TV Week Logie Awards (the Logies) are an annual event celebrating Australian television.
Gold Coast Marathon, July
Attracting over 27,000 participants to the region, this is Australia’s premier road race. Considered one of the flattest and fastest courses in the world.
Gold Coast 600, Surfers Paradise, October
GC600 is the premier motorsport category in Australasia and one of Australia’s biggest sports.

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