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airbnb rules in Scotland

Airbnb Rules in Scotland—a Guide for Hosts

The Scottish Government has implemented new STR rules. In this blog post, we cover everything you need to know about Airbnb rules in Scotland. We'll also explain what conditions you need to meet and how to apply for a local license for your property.
podcast Roman Solyanyk

Leveraging Dynamic Pricing in the Australian STR Market

The latest Hospitable Hosts podcast was about leveraging dynamic pricing in the Australian short-term rental market. We invited Roman Solyanyk from Beyond, the revenue management platform for short-term rental hosts and property managers.
best towels for airbnb

Best Towels for Airbnb—A Comprehensive Guide for Hosts

As a host, you must provide your guests with essential amenities to ensure they feel comfortable and at home during their stay. In this blog post, we’ll cover everything you need to know about choosing the best towels for Airbnb that strike the perfect balance between luxury, practicality, and durability.
airbnb tax deductions

Airbnb Tax Deductions

As an Airbnb host, you must report your earnings from your short-term rental property as income on your tax return. The good news is that you can lower your tax bill by claiming Airbnb tax deductions. In this blog, we'll talk about common tax deductions that Airbnb hosts in the US may be eligible for.
Masterclass Tabatha Wild

Market Pulse: A Snapshot of the Short-Term Rental Market

The latest Hospitable Masterclass will help hosts stay ahead of current market dynamics and optimize their rental strategies to enhance competitiveness. Tabatha shared actionable insights into market trends and explained what performance metrics you should track.
airbnb accessibility

Airbnb Accessibility: What You Need to Know About Hosting Guests with Disabilities

To welcome and support the estimated 1.3 billion people in the world who have a disability, Airbnb has implemented several features and developed a set of guidelines that hosts should follow to comply with the Accessibility Policy.
airbnb license in Canada

Airbnb License in Canada

Before you turn your home into an Airbnb, you need to research Airbnb regulations in Canada and find out what requirements hosts must meet. This article will provide general information about getting an Airbnb license in Canada and licensing procedures for STR hosts in some Canadian provinces and cities.
podcast_Bart Sobies

Optimizing Marketing for Your Vacation Rental Direct Booking

What should you do to strengthen your online presence and attract more guests directly? For this episode of the Hospitable Hosts podcast, we invited Bart Sobies, an expert in vacation rentals, technology, and marketing who knows the answer to this question.
airbnb major disruptive events policy

Airbnb Major Disruptive Events Policy: What Hosts Need to Know

Airbnb has updated its policy for disruptive events, such as natural disasters that can strike without warning, affecting guests' travel plans and preventing you from hosting. The policy explains how the platform handles cancellations and refunds and prevents reservations.
airbnb cleaning fee in Canada

Airbnb Cleaning Fee in Canada: How to Get It Right

How much should you charge your guests to cover your cleaning costs while remaining competitive within your local market? In this blog post, you'll find some tips on setting an appropriate Airbnb cleaning fee for your rental in Canada to cover your expenses and avoid scaring off potential guests.
Case Nicole

Meet Nicole Bansal: From Marketing Maven to Short-Term Rental Entrepreneur

In this case study, we explore how Nicole Bansal, based in San Diego, CA, leveraged her marketing expertise and strategic thinking to transition into a thriving short-term rental business. Learn how she utilizes Hospitable and other automation tools to streamline operations.
airbnb vs renting in Canada

Airbnb vs. Renting in Canada: Which Strategy Is Better for You?

If you own a home or apartment in Canada, there are two main options for renting it out: short–term rental, listing it on sites like Airbnb, or a long-term residential rental property. Both approaches have pros and cons, but which is right for you?
Airbnb cancellation policy

Airbnb Cancellation Policy—A Host’s Dilemma [Recommendations Inside]

As a host, you want financial certainty and zero cancellations. Your guests, however, want maximum flexibility with the ability to cancel the last minute (without any penalties). Is there a happy medium?
podcast Nic Symons

Protecting Your Vacation Rental Property in Australia

Renting your property short-term comes with risk, as it means opening your home to strangers. So, what can you do to avoid potentially troublesome guests who may violate your house rules or cause property damage?
Airbnb hurricane policy

Airbnb Hurricane Policy—Everything a Host Should Know

Hurricane season can be a very hectic time for Airbnb hosts, so it’s in your best interest to be prepared for potential natural disasters ahead of time. We’ll look at the Airbnb hurricane policy and provide some tips to help you prepare your vacation rental property.
airbnb alternatives in Canada

Airbnb Alternatives in Canada You Should Know About

Although Airbnb dominates the vacation rental market, it’s not the only OTA platform you can use. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at some Airbnb alternatives in Canada so that you can find options that work for you.
airbnb insurance canada

Airbnb Insurance in Canada: What You Need to Know

In this blog post, we'll talk about Airbnb insurance in Canada and your options as a host to protect your home and belongings against damage and yourself against personal liability claims.
Vrbo marketing strategy

Vrbo Marketing Strategy: How to Get Your Property Seen and Booked

You need an effective Vrbo marketing strategy to target your listing to potential guests. In this blog post, we'll discuss how to market your Vrbo property and maximize your revenue.

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