Hostfully’s integrations to smart device systems enabled self-check-in, lowered energy costs, and led to more 5-star ratings. For a boutique short-term rental management company, this represents significant time savings, and reclaimed freedom to operate.
Jim Sheehan is the owner of Wydaho Property Management, a vacation rental management company (VRMC) nestled at the base of the magnificent Teton Range in Wyoming. Wydaho offers property owners a full-service management experience that focuses on the guest experience.
Wydaho differentiates itself from its local competitors by implementing technology in all aspects of the business.
To anyone that knows Jim, that’s not a coincidence. As a retired tech entrepreneur, Jim understands that scaling a complex operation like a VRMC can’t be done through grit alone. Wydaho uses tech to streamline and automate processes to cut down on labor costs and focus on growth, acquisitions, and marketing.
What Wydaho needed to solve access management was for the guest to receive a unique code for a smart deadbolt. Ideally, the unique code would expire at check-out so that no previous guest could access the property. After some research, Jim chose the following combination of devices and tech solutions for his properties: