7 Things to Consider Before Renting Out Your Home

If you’ve decided to rent out your home to strangers, in other words, join the Airbnb industry and learn how to become an Airbnb superhost, you absolutely need to get all the research done before you try yourself out in this business. While it can be quite fruitful, and the financial factor can be appealing,[…]

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How to Get Started on Airbnb – If You Have a Landlord

Becoming an Airbnb host sounds like a rental dream-come-true, but before you actually hang the welcome sign on your door, there are a few things to consider. One major issue being, are you the owner of the property? Before we go into detail on how to propose this to your landlord, let’s get one thing[…]


8 Items Each Dependable Airbnb Should Have

It’s pretty common to forget things while striving to become the best airbnb host ever. There are a million things on your mind, which need to be set in motion, and done perfectly, yet, you’re only human, and from time to time you forget to do something. In the eyes of some guests, you might[…]

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What Business Travelers Are Looking For In An Airbnb

    Although business travelers were not initially the primary target audience, websites such as Airbnb and Booking.com had their eyes open and noticed a trend in corporate e-mails being used for bookings. So, they made a smart move and started developing a section that will cater to business travelers. Why are travelers opting for[…]


Automation Tips for Airbnb Hosts

At The Casual Capitalist we are fanatical about automation and processes. Although it doesn’t sound sexy, it’s a great way to increase your income and maximize productivity. Business automation is not reserved solely for corporate giants. As an Airbnb host, you are a small business owner, and there are a number of options out there[…]


Airbnb: A glimpse into the future…

  Authors: Chris Chilton – Co-Founder of Simply Hospitality Ricky Neckles – Founder of Short Term Stays Airbnb has not only changed people’s lives and how they travel, it has also completely transformed the hospitality landscape for good. The hospitality industry is arguably the most active and exciting industry to work in at this point in time –[…]

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How to Become a Good Airbnb Host According to Guests

We would normally try to collect information and opinions from already established and successful Airbnb hosts and let them impair advice on how to become an Airbnb host that your guests dream about. In this endless discussion what’s necessary and what’s obsolete, hosts get confused and pressured into thinking they need all different and expensive[…]

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How to Use Instagram to Make Your Short-Term Rental Stand Out

Every entrepreneur who ventures into creating a sustainable business has to make a coalition with social media. It’s inevitable for every brand to be present in the digital world, no matter what industry it belongs to. This is a fact. And if you’re thinking that the hospitality industry, primarily your short-term rental won’t benefit much[…]


5 Things You Must Do Before the Photographer Arrives

For the first time ever here at Short Term Stays, we are sharing a little bit of rental industry wisdom from someone else’s perspective, and it comes from the genuine and wonderful Karen Spencer from www.thebusinessofholidayrental.com. Karen is a holiday home consultant, helping holiday home owners to create, to grow and to maximise the potential[…]