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Learning to be the Perfect Host

Revenue, "host guide"

Why Hosts Should Never Risk Going Off Platform When Renting Out a Property
By Andrew Simmons on May 13, 2019

Short-term rentals of the past were much more chaotic when everything was offline. You most likely had to go through an agency and spent hours...

Revenue, Corporate Housing

The Best Corporate Housing Websites in 2019
By David Adams on March 28, 2019

For the longest time, corporate housing has been an offline market where business travelers and booking agents communicated with property managers...

Revenue, Intern Housing

Summer Intern Housing - Bay Area in 2019
By Anton Javelosa on February 20, 2019

Every year, students around the country vie for internships with top companies like Uber, Google, and Facebook. It’s a grueling process to say the...


4 Ways To Get Higher Returns On Your Rent
By Anton Javelosa on September 25, 2018

Getting the most value out of a furnished apartment or home for rent is the goal of most of the hosts we’ve had the pleasure of meeting. It's one...


How To Find An Online Apartment Rental Platform That Gets You Bookings
By Anton Javelosa on August 9, 2018

With all the options open to those investing in a rental property, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with choices. You’ll want to pick the best way to...


Common Mistakes When Renting a Property (and How to Avoid Them)
By Anton Javelosa on June 19, 2018

Becoming a landlord is something that can creep up on you. There may come a time when you need to move for professional or personal reasons and...


What Short-Term Rental Legislation Means for Extended Stay Hosts
By Anton Javelosa on March 26, 2018

The impact of the short-term rental business model can’t be overstated, but not everyone is thrilled by the changes caused by this facet of the...


Seattle City Council Votes to Restrict Hosts Running Background Checks
By Jon Falker on August 31, 2017

  On January 20th, 2018, the "Fair Chance Housing ordinance" went into effect, barring many landlords and property managers/owners from running...


Best Blogs for Hosts
By David Adams on April 26, 2017

Getting started as a host has a steep learning curve. Unfortunately, much of the knowledge is locked up in books or with the people that have...


How to Boost Rental Property Income
By Jing Zhu on July 21, 2016

The short-term rental market is constantly growing. New listings are added to various online platforms daily. As the competition grows, you may be...