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 24, 2020

Wheelhouse v. Beyond Pricing v. Pricelabs: Comparing Popular Airbnb Pricing Tools

As an Airbnb host, you know how important it is to set the right price for your short-term rental.But, there’s a lot of work that goes […]
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 […]
February 14, 2020

The 6 Most Important Lessons From The World’s Best Operators

From Puerto Rico to Cartagena, I've met some of the world's top short-term rental operators at STR Legends. These operators run 7-figure businesses with anywhere from […]
February 7, 2020

Everything You Need To Write Effective Airbnb Photo Captions

Airbnb photo captions are often overlooked by Airbnb hosts. But they shouldn't be. They're your listing's prime real estate, because the first thing your future potential guests […]
February 4, 2020

How to Turn Your Apartment into an Airbnb and Earn Extra Cash

Whether you own or rent an apartment, there's a question I get asked often: can you Airbnb an apartment? For many apartment owners, Airbnb can be […]
January 4, 2021
Guest Communication tips in a COVID World

Guest Communication Tips in a COVID World (Ep367)

Guest communication has changed in the COVID era. Travelers have more anxiety right now, and there is a strong need for STR hosts to communicate clearly […]
December 29, 2020
Learning lessons from 2020 for STR hosts

Learning Lessons from 2020 for Short-Term Rental Hosts (Ep366)

2020 was a roller coaster ride for short-term rental hosts. Yes, the COVID crisis presented some very big challenges. But for those of us who stuck […]
December 21, 2020
Ep365 Revenue Management Secrets Blog Post

Revenue Management Secrets: Increase Your Revenue by 15%+ (Ep365)

To maximize revenue from your Airbnb listing, you have to adjust your pricing based on demand. But how do you identify when you can command a […]
December 14, 2020
How to grow an STR management company

How to Grow an STR Management Company (Ep364)

Last week, we took a closer look at the ownership model for a short-term rental business. But what if you’re not interested in buying real estate […]
December 7, 2020

How to Grow an STR Investment Portfolio (Ep363)

The first step in building a short-term rental business is choosing the right business model. Do you want to lease properties and then list them on […]
November 30, 2020
prevent an Airbnb ban in your city

Prevent a Ban on Airbnb in Your City (Ep362)

In July 2019, Theron Lewis was in the process of scaling a short-term rental business when he read about a proposed ban on Airbnb in the […]
November 23, 2020
Top SEO strategies to drive bookings

Top SEO Strategies to Drive Bookings (Ep361)

Short-term rental hosts know that ranking on the first page of Google results is crucial in driving traffic to a direct booking site. So, what can […]
November 17, 2020
From Host to Hospitality Brand

From Host to Hospitality Brand (Ep360)

The short term rental industry has completely changed. Guests are staying closer to home and more focused on unique experiences they can create themselves. What can […]
November 9, 2020
How to manage your cleaners when scaling your STR Business

How to Manage Your Cleaners When Scaling Your STR Business (Ep359)

Cleaners are an integral part of any short-term rental (STR) business, and their role has become even more vital in the season of COVID-19. So, how […]
November 1, 2020
How to Make Your Airbnb Pet Friendly and Increase Revenue up to 25%

How to Make Your Airbnb Pet Friendly and Increase Revenue up to 25% (Ep358)

Learn how STR Legend member Mathieu Laflamme increased revenue on his units by going pet-friendly. Click on the video below to watch and listen to this […]
October 26, 2020

How to Avoid the Pandemic Partiers (Ep. 357)

The pandemic has limited our ability to engage in social interaction. Sporting events and concerts have been cancelled, nightclubs are closed and even restaurants are restricted […]
October 19, 2020
How to drive direct bookings with Your Porter App

How to Drive Direct Bookings with Your Porter (Ep. 356)

We know it’s beneficial to have a direct booking website for our short-term rental (STR) business. But having a webpage doesn’t do us much good if […]