December 3, 2019

This is Why Small Cities Are Best for a Short-Term Rental Business

It’s common knowledge that you need to be in a large city to run a successful short-term rental business, right? Wrong. It’s the smaller cities that […]
December 2, 2019

The Most Direct Way to Become an Airbnb Superhost

In this post, I'm going to explain two things to you: how to become an Airbnb superhost, and why you'd want to become one. I'm going […]
November 28, 2019

Lodgify vs Your Porter | Which one is really better?

Listing your property on Airbnb, Homeaway, and the whole gang is great, but there's an unfortunate caveat: they take a chunk of your profits. What […]
November 20, 2019

Mashvisor Review: Predictive Analytics For Your Airbnb Listing

Mashvisor enables Airbnb hosts to find the most profitable properties to rent out on Airbnb or other short term rental platforms. The software analyses over 450,000 […]
November 16, 2019

Automated Airbnb Property Software: Comparison Report [2020 Update]

When you start to have multiple short-term rental listings, it gets more challenging to manage them all at once. You may now be thinking it’s time […]
November 15, 2019

12 Super Actionable Ways to Handle Airbnb Off Season

When your Airbnb business has been booming all high season, off-season emptiness can feel like a pretty hard blow. But just because it's the low season […]
November 13, 2019

One Super Creative Way to Grow Your Airbnb Business For Free

Because Airbnb can be a very seasonal business, a lot of hosts struggle with making the most out of their properties year-round. During the summer, when […]
November 11, 2019

16 Expert Tips to Immediately Get More Airbnb Bookings

Your Airbnb business, just like a hotel, relies on bookings. Here's an expert list of how to get more Airbnb bookings. The number one influence in […]
November 7, 2019

3 Proven Airbnb Hospitality Strategies That Boost Reviews

Being an Airbnb host today means a completely different thing than it meant 10 years ago. Back then, an air mattress and an open heart were […]
November 5, 2019

Crushing It: What Successful Airbnb Hosts Do

At the STR Legends Live Mastermind, Eric Moeller and I connected with the top 25 short-term rental operators worldwide. Combined, these operators managed more than 1,000 […]
November 4, 2019

The Best Airbnb Cleaning Checklist That All Hosts Need

As a short-term rental operator, it should go without saying that your property should be spotless. And given that Airbnb hosts are, after all, business owners, […]
October 29, 2019

This is How Pros Easily Generate More Vacation Rental Leads

A vacation rental business will need rental leads throughout its whole lifetime. After all, you’ll only generate revenue if you have properties to manage and clients […]

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January 31, 2022

Get Funding to Grow Your Airbnb Portfolio with Nectar (Ep444)

Most Airbnb operators would love to buy our own properties. But it’s challenging to get a traditional mortgage for a short-term rental and very few of […]
January 28, 2022

The Five Stages of Hosting (Ep443)

The short-term rental industry has grown so much and so fast over such a short period of time. Now, more than ever, many people are trying […]
January 24, 2022

From Masterleasing to Managing Short-Term Rentals in Sarasota (Ep442)

In the beginning of 2020, Tia Castle had numerous masterleases but quickly found herself in quite the dilemma when she had no bookings due to the […]
January 21, 2022

More Listings, Higher Profits (Ep441)

People tend to strictly focus on scalability but we have to work backwards and focus on the vision, the brand and feedback to continue to improve […]
January 17, 2022

Matt’s journey From Hectic Host to Rising Star (Ep440)

In the summer of 2021, Matt Durian was the epitome of a Hectic Host, running around like a chicken with its head cut off to keep […]
January 14, 2022

Why 2022 Is Going to Be a Huge Year for STRs (Ep439)

Airbnb had a record-breaking Q3 in 2021. And based on current economic and cultural trends, we think the short-term rental industry is in for an even […]
January 10, 2022

How to Market to Military Families on Airbnb (Ep438)

There is a surprisingly high demand for short-term rentals in and around military bases—and a lack of inventory. But can you build an Airbnb business that […]
January 7, 2022

Overnight Success and Freewyld Recap of 2021 and What’s Coming Up in 2022 (Ep437)

The partnership between Eric and I began three years ago when I suggested we start a short-term rental mastermind. Since then, we’ve built out the Overnight […]
January 3, 2022

Airbnb Guest Communication Tips for 2022 (Ep436)

The pandemic initiated a boom in the staycation market, creating an influx of new Airbnb users and a demand for contactless check-ins. So, how do we […]
December 27, 2021
Recap of 2021 for the STR industry

Recap of 2021 for the STR Industry (Ep435)

2021 has been a unique year for the short-term rental industry. As the pandemic continued to limit international travel, people opted for unique experiences closer to […]
December 20, 2021

Setting Up Your Airbnb Listing for Faster Profits (Ep434)

How do you set up a new Airbnb listing to earn a profit right away? Whether you’re just getting started as a host or adding a […]
December 17, 2021

Legends X Takeaways and Learning Lessons (Ep433)

At the end of each session of Legends X, we ask our short-term rental host-students for feedback around what aspects of the program were most beneficial. […]
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