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​Airbnb isn’t Renting, It’s Buying...by Selling.

You may have been hearing a lot about IPOs this year. Some say 2018 and 2019 are reminiscent of the .com bubble in the late 1990s. There’s plenty of debate on how this will pan out comparatively, but rest assured, Airbnb isn’t going anywhere. First, some background for those of you who may be...

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A Little Quote Goes a Long Way!

One of the most important things when taking on an entrepreneurial venture of any kind, Airbnb investing included, is staying recognizing that challenges will come, it is what you do with them that matters. I thought of this last weekend while watching one of my favorite movies of all time, The...

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Spice Up Your Life!

We opened another Airbnb today and I am exhausted! But it has been a while since I have written so I thought I would hop on. Preschool is out so I had my 2 and 4 year old with me and it made me once again so thankful to have Airbnb as a stream of income. They were great helpers and hung out...

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Marriott in the Home Sharing Business?

"Marriott expanded its luxury home rental business to over 100 markets, and Airbnb said it would partner with RXR Realty to develop 10 floors of Rockefeller Center into a boutique hotel-like service." Yes folks- Marriott is taking home sharing seriously and Airbnb is getting in at Rockefeller...

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Did Sears Rip Off Airbnb Logo?

You guys! I thought this was a bit funny so I had to share. First off, props to Sears for fighting through all the stuff they are going through. I do feel bad though. I'm a multi-business owner. I've made many logos over the years. There is a lot of thought, analysis, and research that goes...

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WHOA!... Then and Now

I hope you had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend! It is one of my most favorite holidays. I was raised in a very patriotic family and try to pass that on to my children. We have established some wonderful traditions on this holiday. After church on Sunday we went and set up flags on the...

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Shopping List

What to buy to set up your AirBnB: a shopping list to stock your new listing Here is our Master List we use when setting up and maintaining our AirBnB listings. When we get a new property, our goal is to have it rent ready within 48 hours of acquiring the property. One time we...

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The Best Airbnb Lock to Save You Time and Money

We use 2 main types of locks: Housekeeping Closet (Interior only) Exterior E-Locks Housekeeping Closet I LOVE our Housekeeping Closet locks. They are only $50, super easy to install, up to 8 codes, and worth every penny. We use the SOHOMill 99. I haven’t had any complaints about these...

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Why NOT Me? To start hosting Airbnbs

Years ago we decided we wanted to control our life and not have our lives control us. We wanted build a life that we didn’t need to take vacations from. The way we strive for that everyday is by having the Why Not Me? Mindset. One of the many ways that we have taken the plunge into following our...

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