Month: July 2016

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Deep Cleaning your Vacation Rental Home to Boost Your Bottom Line

You never get a second chance to make a first impression.  This is true with people and also for your vacation rental home.  Your guests’ expectations will be met or exceeded when they first arrive or they will be crushed and probably not recover during their stay.  Your home’s exterior and interior must make a good impression to attract repeat business.Fortunately, most vacationers are considerate and clean up behind themselves so that the weekly cleaners can properly maintain the home f... Read more
Categories: Airbnb

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Simple Upgrades to Increase the Value of Your Vacation Rental

Owning a rental property can be a very profitable operation for homeowners. Not only are you able to cover your mortgage and expenses, but the property pays you to own it in many cases. To keep the extra income flowing will require some updates to the rental from time to time. But thankfully, you do not need to put a large investment into the updates. By simply thinking through the updates and choosing the best product options to reduce the cost and improve the home to bring more profit to you. ... Read more
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Airbnb Hosts Under Cloud of Discrimination

In January 2016, 3 Harvard researchers released a study, “Racial Discrimination in the Sharing Economy: Evidence from a Field Experiment”.  They concluded “In a field experiment on Airbnb, we find that requests from guests with distinctively African-American names are roughly 16% less likely to be accepted than identical guests with distinctively White names. The difference persists whether the host is African-American or White, male or female. The difference also persists whether the hos... Read more
Categories: Airbnb