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How We Background Check Our Guests

Posted on August 3, 2018

(Spoiler alert: We don’t.) A common question we get from homeowners, especially ones not yet fully immersed in the sharing economy, is “Do you background check all guests?” Often that question is[...]

The Thing About Fees on Rental Platforms

Posted on January 15, 2018

When guests book through a short-term rental platform like Airbnb or HomeAway, there are two numbers that stick out: The price per night – and the total they pay. Often times the total guests end up[...]

How Much Does Airbnb Charge Guests Vs. Their Competition?

Posted on December 9, 2017

The easiest way to answer the question posed by the title of this post is with a chart. So let's take a look at one:

5 Simple Ways to Be a Better Host

Posted on November 4, 2017

We all want to be better hosts.

What's The Right Amount of Guest Interaction?

Posted on November 3, 2017

If you want to figure out what the right amount of guest interaction is, consider the perspective of your guests. Try to remember all those times where you were a guest.

Booking.com: The New Guy in Town

Posted on November 3, 2017

Do you remember those booking dot yea commercials that used to make you laugh? With 21 years of age, booking.com is one of the oldest and most popular travel sites around. Before getting bought out[...]

Keeping it Legal: The Laws & Taxes For Short-Term Rentals

Posted on November 3, 2017

Note: This blog post focuses on entire apartments or houses as far as short-term rentals are concerned. Different regulations may apply for sharing only part of a home, especially if the host lives[...]