Howdy, to all you happy hosts and rental rock stars! I hope your October was full of bookings and 5-star reviews. This month was a turbulent one for the Short Term Rental world as policy and law changes abound across the country. I hope everyone is planning on voting because the people you are voting for will be the ones making the STR regulations you will have to follow. So, get out there and let them know what you think with your vote! Now, let's get into October's Rent Host Wrap-Up...Read on
Hosting Tips & Tricks
Let's get to the bottom line. You run an Airbnb to make money. Meeting new people is nice and a wonderful perk. But if you weren't making money, you wouldn't be letting strangers from around the world stay at your place. So, if you are going to make money renting out your property, you want to make the most money you can. We have compiled this list of tips from experienced hosts on how you can maximize your rental income.
The bedding in your Airbnb is the most handled item in your rental. Oh, I hear the doubt in your reading. But think about it. They are pulled off, run through a washing machine, and put back on between every guest. And, out of all the hours in a day, guests will spend the most time between your sheets. Between you washing them and guests getting them dirty, your rental sheets are constantly in use. So, it is worth taking the time to make sure your choice in sheet material is the best option for your rental. That's why we at Good Host Shop created a quick and handy reference list of pros and cons of the most popular types of sheet material. Take a peek and make sure you have chosen wisely...Read on
Problem guests suck. They cause damage, waste your time, and never read your listing. How do rental hosts avoid the problem guests that lurk on every platform?Read on