The Clever Home Rental Service That Could Earn You Additional Income
The Clever Home Rental Service That Could Earn You Additional Income

The Clever Home Rental Service That Could Earn You Additional Income

If you’re looking for new ways to increase your household income, letting your home for short stays while you’re away could be the answer. For London homeowners, rental platform Veeve will manage every part of the process, so all you need to do is decide when to go on holiday. Here’s how it works – plus, how to take advantage of a new host offer for SL readers…

Created in partnership with VEEVE

High Art And Eclectic Style, Shoreditch
High Art And Eclectic Style, Shoreditch

How It Works

Whether you’re a frequent traveller or like to escape the city during the summer, you could be earning extra cash by letting your home, without the hassle of managing the bookings. Rental service Veeve makes this possible with its team of experts who take care of the entire process, enabling homeowners to earn money while they’re away. Designed for private and lived-in primary and secondary homes, Veeve offers a fully managed service and has earnt its reputation as a brand you can trust.

Each year, it helps thousands of homeowners across London and Paris let their properties during peak moments in the year, from school holidays to sporting events like Wimbledon. To date, Veeve has worked with over 3,700 homeowners across the capital who can earn an average of £1,500 per booking. The most popular months for bookings are May, June and July, as well as Christmas and New Year. However, as one of the short-stay capitals of the world, London attracts visitors year-round, so it's a great way to make your home work for you.

The Criteria

Veeve connects affluent travellers to luxury properties, offering a home-away-from-home experience. From one-bedroom flats to spacious townhouses, Veeve homes are in desirable London neighbourhoods, such as Belgravia, Kensington, Chelsea, Hampstead and Shoreditch, plus wider residential areas including Clapham, Wandsworth and Wimbledon. To sign up, you’re simply required to provide Veeve a minimum availability of four weeks across a 12-month period.

Keats Country, Hampstead
Keats Country, Hampstead

What To Expect As A Host

As well as having someone look after your property while you’re away, there are numerous benefits to hosting your home with Veeve. Here are some of the services you can expect:

  • A Personal Account Manager:
    Once you’ve become a host, you’ll be assigned a personal account manager who will manage your bookings and calendar to maximise your home’s earning potential. You’ll also have access to the Veeve Host app so you can update your calendar and view your bookings 24/7.
  • Guest Vetting & In-Person Greeters:
    All Veeve guests are vetted prior to arrival to provide maximum reassurance your home is in safe hands. On the day of check-in, a dedicated greeter will be there to show your guests around and relay any house rules.
  • Professional Cleaning:
    Your home will be professionally cleaned before and after each stay, ensuring it’s just the way you left it when you return.
  • Premium Guest Amenities:
    Your home will be prepared in advance with hotel-style linen, towels and toiletries to provide guests with a premium experience.
Aqua Nova Elegance, Battersea
Aqua Nova Elegance, Battersea
  • Guest Services: 
    The Guest Services team will manage all enquiries, so you can enjoy your time away in peace. Veeve also has its own in-house team of maintenance staff, housekeeping supervisors and property managers.
  • Multi-Channel Marketing:
    A professional shoot will be arranged to showcase your property at its very best. Once you’ve approved the listing, Veeve will market your home to global audiences on its website and channels, informing travellers it’s available for short-term stays.
  • Expert Pricing:
    The team will ensure your home is priced correctly according to the market: supply, demand, and local events in your area. They’ll also provide expert advice on how to maximise your rental income throughout the year.
  • Market-Leading Protection:
    For ultimate peace of mind, your home will be protected under Veeve’s bespoke host policy – designed specifically for private, lived-in homes.
  • Exclusive Host Rewards:
    Once you’ve signed up to Veeve, you can take advantage of its exclusive recognition schemes which reward hosts who refer their homeowner friends across London and Paris – earning up to £1,000 per home.
Classical Purity, Wimbledon
Classical Purity, Wimbledon

Keen To List Your Home?

Become A Veeve Host In 5 Simple Steps

  1. First, register your interest. The New Homes team will meet you in person to view your property and run through the service, as well as answer any questions you might have.
  2. Veeve will schedule its professional photographer to visit your home whenever works for you and capture your property in the best possible light. 
  3. A member of the team will visit the property to ensure it’s guest ready. They will also document all property information for the listing to create a bespoke home manual for guests.
  4. Once the account is set up, you’ll be assigned an account manager who will ensure your home is ready to list. They’ll also explain how everything works.
  5. Once Veeve receives your approval on the listing and availability has been added, they will publish the home on its website and the main booking sites, while also promoting your home via Veeve’s own marketing activity.

Here’s What Veeve Hosts Have To Say…

“As I live abroad for a considerable part of the year, it’s incredible my beautiful flat can earn money rather than lay dormant – all of which is beautifully managed by the Veeve team. An email simply pops into my in tray with the latest booking and I don’t have to worry about a thing as Veeve provide their own toiletries, sheets and more.”– Serena, Notting Hill

“We’ve been delighted with Veeve’s proactivity – advising us on availability, promoting our property, and generally making the booking process effortless on our side. They’ve also done a great job managing our guests and helping resolve the minor difficulties that inevitably arise from time to time. Thank you for your great work so far!” – Nick, Balham

Plus, Consider Booking A Veeve Property For Your Next Holiday

If you’re not quite ready to let your home, browse through Veeve’s selection of properties for your next trip. Whether you’re after a luxury apartment in the capital for a special occasion or want short-stay accommodation in Paris (there’s still time to book ahead of this summer’s Olympic Games), there are options for every traveller and budget. There are thousands to choose from – we’ve got our eye on this chic one-bedroom apartment in Paris for a city break. 

Natural Wonder, Pimlico
Natural Wonder, Pimlico

 SL Readers Can Take Advantage Of A New Offer…

New hosts who enquire by Sunday 2nd June 2024 and sign up with Veeve via SheerLuxe will receive a Bloom & Wild 'A Year of Flowers' (12-month) subscription. 

Quote code: V-BW-SL-24 at the initial enquiry. T&Cs apply*.

Enquire With Veeve Today

To register your interest to list your home with Veeve, please visit the Veeve Host page and complete their enquiry form. Alternatively, email or contact the team on 0203 998 3450.

*Applicable to new hosts only. Subject to providing at least 30 days availability and receiving a booking within 90 days of your listing live date. A digital redemption code for Bloom & Wild’s ‘A Year of Flowers’ (1 x 12-month subscription) will be sent to new hosts within 30 days of your first completed stay. There is no cash alternative. All enquiries should be directed to

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