Introduction to Self-Management Systems

Successful property management in the short-term rental market demands efficiency and strategic planning. Thankfully, several digital systems can assist in streamlining the process, saving time, and increasing revenue.

Zapier: Automating Your Workflows

Zapier offers a platform that connects various apps and automates workflows. It can integrate with your existing property management tools, automating tasks such as sending welcome emails, updating calendars, and more.

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Hostaway: Managing Multiple Listings

Hostaway serves as a comprehensive management solution for short-term rentals. It allows you to manage bookings from various platforms like Airbnb, VRBO, Google Rentals, and more, all in one place.

Avalara: Simplifying Tax Compliance

Tax compliance can be a headache, especially for short-term rentals with different rules in various locations. Avalara can assist with automatic tax calculations, ensuring you comply with all local, state, and federal tax regulations.

Airtable: Organizing Your Operations

Airtable offers a flexible, visual way to organize your work. From tracking cleaning schedules to managing guest communications, this platform is an excellent tool for keeping your operations in order.

Eversign: Managing Digital Signatures

Eversign allows you to securely sign, approve, and deliver documents online. It simplifies the contract process, making it a breeze for guests to sign rental agreements digitally.

QuickBooks: Handling Finances

QuickBooks provides an all-in-one solution for managing your business’s financials. Track your income, expenses, and even automate your tax calculations and submissions.

Stripe: Processing Payments

Stripe is a reliable and secure online payment processor. It integrates easily with most platforms and provides a smooth checkout experience for your guests.

OpenPhone: Streamlining Communications

OpenPhone offers a business phone system that can help streamline your communications with guests. With text messaging, voice calls, and voicemail, staying connected is simple and efficient.

Your STR Partner: A Comprehensive Solution

At Your STR Partner, we offer systems that automate the entire property management process, making it easier to self-manage your short-term rentals. Learn more about the role of automation in property management in our previous blog post.


Streamlining property management requires the right tools. By utilizing efficient systems, you can enhance your property’s profitability and better serve your guests. Ready to streamline your property management? Contact us today through our contact form!