December 3, 2021

How to find new Airbnb properties (Ep429)

So, you want to find new Airbnb properties to grow your short-term rental business. But you’re competing with big companies (with big marketing budgets) like Sonder […]
November 29, 2021

Taking Over an Old-School Vacation Rental Business in Rural Germany (Ep428)

We’ve talked at length in recent weeks about the opportunity to take over old-school vacation rental businesses and improve the guest experience. But how, exactly, does […]
November 26, 2021

Freewyld Updates—Wins and Challenges (427)

Just two months ago, Eric and I bought an existing vacation rental business in Idyllwild, California, with the intention of renovating the existing units and building […]
November 22, 2021

How to Quit the Rat Race and Go All-In on Airbnb (Ep426)

In the aftermath of the pandemic, a growing number of corporate workers are thinking about leaving their jobs to make room for what’s most important to […]
November 19, 2021

How to Build Your Team to Scale Your Airbnb Business (Ep425)

When Eric and I started building an Airbnb business together, our hiring process was entirely arbitrary. We would recognize the fact that we needed help, reach […]
November 15, 2021

How Craig TRIPLED the Revenue on His Airbnbs—with Craig Westaway (Ep424)

Craig Westaway took over the management of a luxury short-term rental property on July 1, 2020. And in one month, he made more than the previous […]
November 12, 2021

The Airbnb Winter Release (Ep423)

  Short-term rental hosts asked… And this week, Airbnb delivered, announcing 50-plus upgrades to the platform in its 2021 Winter Release. So, what are the most important updates? […]
November 8, 2021

Into the Weeds of the Operations of an Airbnb Business, Part II—with David Golshan (Ep422)

  Are you looking to scale your Airbnb hosting business? If so, you need to hire an operations manager sooner rather than later. But should you hire a […]
November 5, 2021

Tools and Systems That We Use to Streamline Our Hosting Business (Ep421)

  When Eric and I bought the existing Airbnb business at Strawberry Creek Village, the previous host didn’t use any technology tools at all. Running the community as […]
November 1, 2021

Into the Weeds of the Operations of an Airbnb Business, Part I—with David Golshan (Ep420)

If you manage Airbnb listings remotely, operations can be a real challenge. When you can’t be there to supervise, how do you maintain quality control? How […]
October 29, 2021

How Eric Got Started with Airbnb (Ep419)

  Today, my business partner Eric and I are focused on buying property and building a hospitality brand. We also run a short-term rental mastermind as well […]
October 25, 2021

Affordable Technology for Small Airbnb Hosts—with Henry Bennett (Ep418)

 Short-term rental operators understand that technology helps automate certain aspects of our hosting business, saving time and streamlining our operations. But there are few tools that […]