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Airbnb Problems and How to Prevent Them

In most cases, Airbnb hosts don’t encounter any serious problems with running their businesses. But there are some situations when problems may happen despite your best effort. Read this article and make sure you're well prepared.
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Airbnb Home Safety: Best Practices for Hosts

It’s your responsibility as a host to make your place safer for guests and ensure they will access help in case of emergency as quickly and easily as possible. Read this article to learn what you can do to minimize safety risks to guests and provide them with the necessary information.
Airbnb identity verification

Airbnb Identity Verification 101

Trust and safety are the main priorities of Airbnb, so they are constantly working on making their community as secure as possible for everyone. That’s why they introduced the Airbnb identity verification procedure for hosts and guests. Read to discover the how and why of Airbnb ID verification.
Pros and Cons of Airbnb Hosting

Pros and Cons of Airbnb Hosting

Considering renting out your home or apartment to Airbnb to earn extra income? Operating a vacation rental business can be very profitable under certain circumstances. Hence, the idea sounds nice, but how hard could it be? Read the article to find out.
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Vrbo Premier Host Program: How to Qualify and Is It Worth It?

Vrbo is one of the largest vacation rental marketplaces that features more than two million listings available in nearly 200 countries. In this article, you’ll find information on how to become a Premier Host on Vrbo and the advantages of this status.
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Airbnb Host Login

Airbnb host login process is easy. The website has a user-friendly interface that is accessible on desktop and mobile. If you want to access Airbnb from your smartphone, you can download the Airbnb app for iOS and Android, or you can get there on your mobile browser. Read our article for a step-by-step guide.
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Vrbo Owner Login: Everything You Need to Know

Vrbo is one of the most popular vacation rental platforms among travelers, hosts, and property managers. To get started, you need to register on the Vrbo platform and then use your Vrbo owner login to create a listing for your rental property. In this article, you'll find instructions on how you can do it.
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Airbnb Insurance for Hosts

If you've decided to rent out your home on Airbnb, you might be wondering how much insurance coverage you need to protect your assets and if there is Airbnb insurance available for homeowners. Read this article to uncover details on Airbnb insurance.
Booking Extranet

Booking Extranet: How to Navigate It?

If you are looking to rent out your home or apartment on to earn extra money, you should know how to use this platform and all its advantages. To help you get started, we'll discuss here in detail how to use the Booking Extranet.
How Much Do Property Managers Charge

How Much Do Property Managers Charge?

Thinking about hiring a property manager but are not sure whether it’s worth the cost? Should you pay someone to take care of the ins and outs of managing an Airbnb rental property for you, or is it better to DIY and keep the money? Read the post to learn more!
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Short-Term Rental Furniture: Furnishing Your Rental Property

To catch the attention of potential guests and maximize bookings, it's essential to create a perfect home that will look clean, modern, and inviting. So you need to design and furnish your STR property for the best guest experience. Read this guide to uncover hands-on design and practicality tips.
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Short-Term Rental Cleaning: Independent vs. Cleaning Company

There are three ways of keeping your STR property clean. Do it yourself, hire an independent cleaner, or hire an established cleaning company. Let's discuss the pros and cons of each option.
OTA meaning

OTA Meaning Explained

If you are looking to start a vacation rental business, you should know that listing your rental property on OTA websites will open the door for many opportunities and experiences. And the best thing is that it will allow you to reach more potential guests and get more bookings. So what is an OTA?
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New Name, New Jokes—a Message from the CEO

I don’t know if you’ve noticed but we changed our name recently. We were very excited to share the news but we never went into detail about the reasons behind our decision.
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Vrbo Fees for Owners: How Much Is Vrbo Charging You?

Today, the Vrbo boasts over two million private homes in over 190 countries and attracts millions of vacation rental guests searching for the perfect stay. But is it the right listing site for your short-term rental property? Read the post to learn about Vrbo fees for hosts.
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Smartbnb becomes Hospitable

As of August 10th, 2021, Smartbnb becomes New name, same team, same product, same support.
Sync update June 2021

[New Features] Availability and Pricing Sync

When you list your vacation rental property on more than one site, it's important to sync your prices and availability on all your booking channels. It's much easier with hospitable if you enable our new sync features. They will save you a lot of time.
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US Short-Term Rental Outlook: What to Expect in 2021 and Beyond?

May 2021 data show that short-term rentals recorded month-to-month increases in occupancy in many markets worldwide. So what does the future hold in store for the STR industry and short-term rental hosts? Read the post to find out!

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