Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to some of our most commonly asked vacation rental management questions

  • Lifty Life organizes and manages all of the cleaning.
  • We will hire or contract professional cleaners to ensure the property is showroom ready at all times.
  • Lifty Life will supply and cover the cost of all the towels and linens to ensure consistency and cleanliness across all of our short term rental units.
  • Paid monthly on the 10th of the month
  • Paid for all checkouts of the preceding month
  • Statement of reservations sent
  • Direct deposit or E-transfer
  • In very Special cases we may send a cheque
  • Provide a minimum of 60 days notice by email
  • Must honour confirmed bookings
  • We will always honour the owners request if the unit is available
  • That depends on the property size, location, calendar availability and how many people the property can accommodate.
  • A standard studio in Whistler, BC could earn $35,000+/ year with 60-80% occupancy.
  • A standard 1 bedroom in Harrison Hot Springs, BC could earn $15,000+/ year with similar occupancy.
  • Lifty Life manages all key exchanges
  • Depending on the circumstances, we will install electronic locks on the doors or provide lock boxes.
  • We will not physically give the key to any guest.

Lifty Life Hospitality manages all the major headaches of vacation rental hosting;

  • Cost of Acquisition (COA)
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Difficult to manage guests
  • Guest complaints
  • Organizing Cleaning
  • Check-in & Check-out
  • Financial reporting & Bookkeeping
  • Listing Optimization
  • Price Optimization
  • Multi-channel communications
  • We are a full-service short term rental management company, meaning we cover the cost of the booking platforms, sales/ hotel taxes, linens, shampoo/conditioner, etc.
  • We employ professional photographers.
  • Manage the listings on multiple platforms
  • Regular property inspections
  • Routinely optimize the listing content, photos, and pricing.
  • We also organize and manage all of the cleaners
  • As long as you have the right zoning and can legally operate everywhere has the potential to do well as a short-term rental.
  • Inquire with us and we will determine the short term rental potential of your area for FREE!
  • We recommend all of our clients try our services for a minimum of 3 months.
  • After 3 months we can discuss additional tactics to grow your revenue and profitability.
  • Professional Cleaning
  • Professional Photography
  • Home Staging & Design
  • Listing Optimization
  • Revenue & Pricing Optimization
  • Online Distribution Management
  • Digital Advertising Consulting for Short-term Rentals
  • Advanced Hospitality Consulting


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