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Man walking with suitcase - How to Attract the Best Guests Using an Airbnb Guest Avatar
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How to Attract the Best Guests Using an Airbnb Guest Avatar

It is in the interest of every Airbnb host to attract the best guests for their space. The hope is to attract guests who will not only enjoy and appreciate your property and your hospitality but, guests who also respect your rules and boundaries. Finding the ideal guest is far from easy though, as I…

When to give a refund after a cancellation on Airbnb
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When to give a refund after a cancellation on Airbnb

One of the questions I get often is: “When is it ok to give a refund after a cancellation on Airbnb?” Or, “should I refund an Airbnb guest who cancels?” This is a valid question and one that depends on how strongly you want to enforce your policy. Strict cancellation policy I normally have a…

How to Be the Best Airbnb Host
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How to Be the Best Airbnb Host

If you’ve been hosting on Airbnb for a while or If you’re thinking of becoming an Airbnb host, you might be wondering: How can I get started on the right foot to become the best Airbnb host? The answer is to be an Airbnb guest yourself. This might seem like a no-brainer, especially if you’ve…

Eight Reasons Why You Should Have an E-lock On Your Airbnb Property
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Eight Reasons Why You Should Have an E-lock On Your Airbnb Property

I’ve talked to many guests over the years and I’ve learned that the check-in process is the part of their travel that causes the most stress when using Airbnb. And for good reason! Traveling can be very hectic and arriving at an unknown place can bring about many unfortunate and stressful experiences. Many hosts like…

The Airbnb Course was featured in Hostfully
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We Were Featured in Hostfully!

Have you ever visited the website Hostfully? If you haven’t you really should. It’s full of great tips, tricks, information and advice for those in the vacation rental business, especially Airbnb and recently it also featured an article all about us! Hostfully asked us about our business, our lifestyle and the amazing city we call…

Airbnb Superhost Program
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Why you want Superhost Status on Airbnb, How to Get It and How to Keep It

Airbnb Superhost Status. It sounds truly impressive, but what is it? What makes a host ‘super’? Does attaining this lofty status take a lot of hard work? Or a lot of money? Is it something that is worth working towards? What’s in it for the average Airbnb host? People usually have lots of questions about…

Get Paid for your Pad Episode 227 with Nathan Rice
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Get Paid for Your Pad: Airbnb Tips from an Austin Superhost

Podcast: Get Paid for Your Pad, Episode 227 with Nathan Rice I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Jasper Ribbers, the host of Get Paid for Your Pad, the most well-known Airbnb hosting podcast. In the podcast, you’ll learn: How to optimize your guest experience How to create a detailed digital House Manual How…

Procrastinating on starting your Airbnb? You’re not alone
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Procrastinating On Opening Your Airbnb Listing? You’re Not Alone.

If you’ve been procrastinating on opening your Airbnb listing. You’re not alone! Anxiety and fear are all natural feelings when embarking on a new journey as a host. Having doubts and feeling scared are all completely understandable feelings…. After all, you’re going to be opening your home to complete strangers. I know this can be…