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Owning and operating an Airbnb property can be lucrative, especially if you rent it out for the maximum time period allowed each year. However, sometimes guests can cause damage, eating into your margins.  Note that no matter how well you prepare your Airbnb rental or how immaculately the rooms are before they arrive, some guests...

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Airbnb hosting has become popular since the apartment-booking service was launched over a decade ago. This community allows homeowners and travellers to review each other after the experience, which adds to their reputation. But, making a few mistakes can negatively impact your Airbnb reputation. The question is, how do you get that 5-star review and...

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If you are looking for ways to diversify your income streams, investing in rental property is a great idea. However, the task of managing your property can be overwhelming and challenging, making it difficult for you to enjoy the perks of this investment. By hiring a professional property management service, you can rest assured that...

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Airbnb service was launched in 2007 by Joe Gebbia and his friend Brian Chesky – the two had problems with paying expensive rental fees, so they decided to rent out three airbeds on their living room floor. The investment was a huge success, and the business duo built the Airbnb startup into a 25 billion...

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Airbnb has, without a doubt, revolutionised the way that people travel. It’s quickly become one of the most popular platforms to search for accommodation and it’s also opened up many income opportunities for people that own property. Whether it’s sharing a room in your home or turning investment properties into lucrative ventures, there are lots...

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You often hear people say that Australia has a wonderful real estate market that has plenty of positive cash flow properties to choose from. While not exactly false, it’s definitely a challenge to find properties that are worth investing. The approach people take to investing is usually the source of their woes, so in this...

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Airbnb hosting can seem like a huge responsibility, especially if you’re trying to maintain good standards and attract as many guests as possible. When you’re first starting out, it can seem like there are countless things to keep an eye on such as maintenance, housekeeping and property management. Fortunately, it’s actually a lot easier than...

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The COVID-19 global health crisis has had a massive impact on all businesses. However, lockdown measures have been felt particularly harshly in the travel and tourism industry.  Social distancing and the recommendations that everyone stays at home have put travel out of the equation.  If you are the owner of a property that you’d like...