True Security Breach Stories from Airbnb Hosts

Our inclination to trust is rooted deeply in human psychology. According to one 2015 study published in the Journal of Neuroscience, our “default” behavior toward complete strangers is actually to trust them, regardless of what we know (or don’t) about … Read More

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Party Squasher to Be Included in Carterro’s Offerings

Austin, Texas – March 23, 2017 – Austin-based mobile app company Carterro has become a reseller of Bluefox.io’s Party Squasher app. The inclusion of the new feature is in response to a dangerous and increasing trend among Airbnb hosts: the presence … Read More

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Investor or Juggler? Managing Multiple Rental Properties without Losing Your Mind

There’s a delicate balancing act to juggling multiple properties as an owner. Truly, the venture is not for everyone. The tenant horror stories seem to flow in continuously, each more stress-inducing than the last. Missing doors, broken windows, backed-up main lines, … Read More

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Top Short-Term Rental Insurance Mistakes to Avoid

This is a guest post by Hanna Ogle, CIC, CRM, VP Personal Lines of the Watkins Insurance Group. The sharing economy is here to stay. From Uber to AirBNB, the sharing economy is beginning to be a regular part of … Read More

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4 Professional Services Hospitality Entrepreneurs Can’t Live Without

You’re not a real estate dabbler — your rental properties are a serious business, and you treat them as such. Here are five professional services you should be working with to make sure your business is top-notch. Interior Designers and … Read More

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Unconventional Tips for Advertising Your Rental Property

Owning a rental property, whether it’s a long term unit, a bed and breakfast, a bedroom for lease, or a vacation rental, is getting more difficult as competition grows online. Marketing a rental property can feel like shouting into a … Read More

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AirBnB Superhost Q&A with Ninon Aprea

An AirBnB “Superhost” is more than a fancy title — it’s a moniker reserved for those hosts who consistently exceed guest expectations, and it requires ongoing work and attention. According to the AirBnB website, you can lose your Superhost status … Read More

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Know What’s Covered in AirBnB Host Protection Insurance

Bringing a (paying) stranger into your home comes with great responsibility. What if a clumsy guest slips on your staircase and files a lawsuit? What if a former visitor remembers your keycode and breaks in? It may sound extreme, but … Read More

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AirBnB Hosts Listen Up: Get More 5-Star Reviews with These Tips

  The very thing that sets Airbnb apart from traditional hotels and couch surfing is its transparent review system and the community built around it. Let’s be honest: without public reviews from real people, how comfortable would you be sleeping … Read More

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Keep Customers Loyal with These 3 Tech Tips

From The Hilton transforming smartphones into room keys and W Hotels’ app that allows anyone to remotely send gifts to its guests, tech is changing the way hotels cater to customers. Social applications invite an especially promising new territory for … Read More

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