Author: Chris

What to Consider When Buying a Property For Airbnb

Today’s story is a guest post from our friends at Short Term Stays. Their goal is to keep your Airbnb calendar full while keeping things simple. What a novel idea! These people know what they’re talking about and here is

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The Top 5 Mistakes That Hosts Make When Pricing Their Airbnb Listing

Today’s guest post comes from Ian McHenry of Beyond Pricing. Beyond Pricing is focused on developing pricing software to help hosts & owners maximize the performance of their vacation rental properties. Sounds pretty good right? If it sounds like something

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Top 5 Tax Deductions for Airbnb Hosts

With tax season now upon us it’s time for Airbnb hosts (at least in the U.S.) to start thinking about how they’ll file their taxes and what deductions they may be eligible for. Having personally gone through this last year,

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6 Reasons Why The Airbnb Magazine Will Fail Miserably

You may have heard that Airbnb is starting a new quarterly magazine called Pineapple. Yes, it’s a magazine…and it’s called Pineapple. Why are they doing this? Airbnb has made no secret that they’re trying to establish a brand rather than

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Tap To Pay, Tap To Stay – Airbnb Accepts Apple Pay

Just when you thought that Airbnb payments couldn’t be any more seamless, the latest version of the app has added a new feature.  Now users will be able to pay for their Airbnb rentals using Apple’s new Apple Pay service.

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Airbnb Seeks The Truth

Airbnb’s review process has remained largely unchanged since its inception. It’s quite simple really. You receive an e-mail telling you to review your host (or guest) right around the end of the stay. Both parties leave their review and the

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Why is Airbnb Sponsoring the NYC Marathon?

Airbnb recently announced that they will be a sponsor for the NYC Marathon taking place in November. One of the most prestigious road races in the world, the marathon brings thousands of runners and their families to the Big Apple

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The Top 5 Services Every Airbnb Host Needs To Use

We’ve already talked about ways to automate your Airbnb listing to simplify your life. But there is one particular part of that equation that requires further investigation. In the past year there has been an influx of new companies that

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Airbnb OpenAir 2014

  For those of you Airbnb hosts who want to learn more directly from the source, Airbnb has you covered! Today they’ve announced OpenAir 2014 taking place Thursday, April 24, 2014 at their San Francisco Headquarters.  This event aims to

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The Definitive Guide To Automating Airbnb

One of the things that makes Airbnb so special is the human connection that each guest has with their host.  There is nothing like the feeling of connecting with a potential guest and enhancing the quality of their stay.  But

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