Right now, international travel isn’t exactly on the menu. In case you’ve been living under a rock, COVID-19 has ground air travel to a standstill. However, the day will come when travelers once again head abroad. When … [Read more...] about How to Accept Foreign Currency Payments for Your Airbnb
Hosting on Airbnb
Have you ever thought about making more money with the extra living space in your home? Or better still, how about investing in a small house or condo in a vacation destination town? These posts lay-out the benefits and many tips for making a healthy profit on Airbnb (and VRBO).
If you've recently taken the plunge into Airbnb hosting, you'll quickly find yourself swimming in a proverbial sea of variables. Everything from pricing strategy to marketing and finding a reliable cleaner. It's exhausting, … [Read more...] about Get Paid for Your Pad: How to Optimize Airbnb Listings
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Airbnb hosts have been dealing with unprecedented cancelations and concerns over the long-term viability of their investment. Obviously everyone's focus needs to be kept on physical distancing … [Read more...] about Airbnb Host Checklist for Condo Conversions
The COVID-19 outbreak has presented a big challenge for Airbnb and its legion of hosts. We're now in year 3 as hosts and despite the pandemic, we remain cautiously optimistic. At this point in 2020, our Airbnb is profitable … [Read more...] about Is Airbnb Profitable for Hosts?
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! … [Read more...] about How to Protect Your Home From Burglary
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 … [Read more...] about TurnoverBnB: Making Airbnb Cleaning a Lot Easier for Hosts
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 … [Read more...] about My Top 10 Tips for Airbnb Hosting
I'm happy to report that the inaugural year of our vacation rental investment concluded in December with excellent results. Curious how much money can you make on Airbnb? Let's dive in... We made about $12,000 in net … [Read more...] about How Much Money Can You Make on Airbnb?
I have a confession to make. I'm now hosting our new vacation rental on VRBO, having started our listing solely on Airbnb. I've had to learn to love those pricey VRBO owner fees ($499 per year - read on). and a user interface … [Read more...] about Airbnb or VRBO for Owners of Vacation Rentals?
As a bachelor, I spent the better part of my twenties not giving a rip about the interior decor of my apartment. A few relationships later, I came to understand the value of not living like a pig when it came to impressing … [Read more...] about How to Make Your House Look Like a Palace