Eventually, it'll happen. Your home or the home of someone you know will get broken into. There's never an ideal time for this. Just last week one of my tenants was burgled, on Christmas Eve no less. The nerve of these jerks! If you're curious how to protect your home from burglary, read on... Good thing we (the landlords) were in town for the holidays. When I heard from my … [Read more...] about How to Protect Your Home From Burglary
Real Estate Investing (and Airbnb)
Learn how to build wealth with planful and smart real estate investing! Learn how to be a good landlord and how to find and set up rental properties. Recognize how your own choice of domicile contributes to your long term wealth.
Finding a dependable cleaning crew for your Airbnb can be a difficult task. When you find a good cleaner, you then need to coordinate turnovers - making sure both the host and cleaning crew are on the same schedule. Thank goodness we stumbled upon the free app, TurnoverBnB. Hosts must show appreciation to their cleaners, whenever possible. After all, being stuck without a … [Read more...] about Airbnb Cleaning Got a Lot Easier for Us (Thanks to TurnoverBnB)
If you've ever considered starting your very own Airbnb vacation rental, this post covers the basics. From finding a solid property to getting the unit set up for bookings, we'll answer the question, "Are vacation rentals profitable?" Read on and learn from my experience. Your comprehensive Airbnb host checklist is all here! Real estate investing can be a lucrative way to … [Read more...] about Airbnb Host Checklist for Setting Up a Condo Vacation Rental
No matter how long ago you started your career, it's never too early — or late — to start thinking about retirement. Along with the traditional savings method your bank or workplace will provide, you should also consider more lucrative ways to improve your finances, so you're fiscally ready to retire. Can real estate investing help you retire sooner? Let's find out! The … [Read more...] about Can Real Estate Help You Retire Sooner?
Now that we're well into year 2, the Airbnb Experiment continues to generate solid returns. With summer just about fully booked, I figured by now I have enough experience to share some of my top Airbnb hosting tips. Before diving in, let me be clear: You need to be willing to put in the work. And when I say "work" I mean educating yourself, and being willing and ready to put … [Read more...] about My Top 10 Tips for Airbnb Hosting