April 13, 2020

The Short-Term Rental Operator’s Guide to Renting to Travel Nurses

Just last year, the short-term rental industry was one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Anybody could become an entrepreneur, and you could build […]
April 11, 2020

How to Write a Recession-Proof Vacation Rental Business Plan

Running a vacation rental has been around for years. Airbnb may have taken up the urban market – and is now in deep water with the coronavirus […]
April 6, 2020

How Birdnest Group Increased Occupancy By 40% During The Crisis

This won’t be another post just talking about how Airbnb coronavirus cancellations are destroying our livelihoods. Today, we’re looking at the strategies one host is using […]
March 30, 2020

Hosts: How to Deal with Airbnb Coronavirus Anxiety

​With over 630,000 reported cases, COVID-19 has people scared. The resulting mass hysteria has had a profound impact on the short-term rental industry. Airbnb coronavirus cancellations […]
March 27, 2020

How to Prevent Squatters When Switching To Medium-Term Rentals

Quick Navigation What is a squatter?What is adverse possession?How do squatters establish tenancy?How to prevent your guest from obtaining tenant’s rightsWhat are squatter rights?Airbnb guest won’t […]
March 25, 2020

6 Hospitality Email Marketing Strategies For The 2020 Host

Today we're going to talk about 6 hospitality email marketing strategies to use to dramatically increase your bookings. It's an important part of vacation rental marketing, […]
March 25, 2020

Help Protect Your STR Business During COVID-19 With These Tips

Last updated: March 25, 2020. This post is time-sensitive and will keep getting updated as the situation evolves. In a very short time, the world has […]
March 10, 2020

Wheelhouse v. Beyond Pricing Comparison for Airbnb Pricing

How do you set the best price for your Airbnb? Should you do it yourself or should you invest in an Airbnb pricing tool?When it comes […]
March 3, 2020

Vacation Rental Industry Glossary: A Complete List of Terms

Quick Navigation #ACDEFGHIKLMNOPQRSTVWXY #1031 exchange: A transaction under United States law where an asset (e.g. real estate property) is sold and then the proceeds of the sale […]
March 3, 2020

How to Deal with Natural Disasters as an Airbnb Host

As an Airbnb host, you’re probably prepared for when things go wrong. If your property’s electricity goes out, you have an electrician on call to help […]
February 26, 2020

How to Set Up an Airbnb Lockbox the Right Way

Do you host remotely? Do you struggle with arranging in-person check-ins with your busy schedule? What do you do if a guest arrives and you can’t […]
February 17, 2020

How to Earn Extra Cash from Airbnb While Traveling

Do you travel often? Are you looking to make some extra cash when you're out of town? For a lot of homeowners, their properties sit empty […]

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May 6, 2022

Tiny Homes Listener Q&As (Ep469)

Are tiny homes the solution for our Freewyld experience? The jury is still out! For those of you who may have missed our recent podcast, we […]
May 2, 2022

How to Buy Run-Down Motels and Convert Them into Airbnbs (Ep468)

Francisco Arango is an old-school host with over 5000 5-star reviews on his combined Airbnb accounts. He reads and responds to all his feedback because he […]
April 29, 2022

STR Legends Mastermind Last Call for Applications (Ep467)

  There are just a few spots left open in the STR Legends Mastermind! The STR space has changed and evolved in the past two years. […]
April 26, 2022

From Master Leasing 100+ Units to Owning Boutique Hotels with Rebecca Slivka (Ep466)

How does a short-term rental entrepreneur grow from two to 100+ Airbnb units? And then leverage the cashflow from that business to buy a boutique hotel? […]
April 22, 2022

Freewyld Updates: Investigating the Tiny Home Concept for the Freewyld Brand (Ep465)

We’ve run into some construction challenges that could delay our Freewyld project by up to two years. A massive boom of people moving out of the […]
April 18, 2022

Leverage Airbnb’s to Create Positive Change in Our Communities (Ep464)

We can all agree we need to conserve energy to save money as heating costs soar out of control. But how can we do that while […]
April 15, 2022

Do Rising Gas Prices Affect Airbnb Demand? (Ep463)

Gas prices are currently up 50% from last year, and it doesn’t look like they will level off anytime soon. After we faced off with the […]
April 8, 2022

Top Interior Design Resources for Airbnbs (Ep462)

One of the hardest things about establishing new short-term rental properties is deciding on the direction of the interior design. It’s often overlooked, but it’s crucial […]
April 4, 2022

Living Like a Short-Term Rental King in Paradise (Ep461)

We talk a lot about growing short-term rental (STR) companies. But what happens when we grow our businesses quicker than we anticipate? Six years ago, Alex […]
April 1, 2022

STR Legends Mastermind Doors Are Open (Ep460)

We have big news! Our STR Legends Mastermind program is officially open for new members. We’re kicking off the program in May, followed by an in-person […]
March 28, 2022

How to Create a World-Class Guest Experience on Airbnb (Ep459)

How do you take an Airbnb property from a stay to an experience? The goal of any Airbnb is to understand your guest avatar so well […]
March 25, 2022

The STR Legends Mastermind is Back! (Ep458)

Have you ever been part of a group of elite business owners connecting, learning, and helping each other solve problems all while having a good time? […]
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