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How to Make Your Short-Term Rentals More Environmentally Friendly

Making your property more environmentally friendly allows you to future-proof your business. We spoke to Deborah Labi of The Green Path Podcast about a number of ways that you can make your short-term rental more eco-friendly.

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How To Create Amazing Videos for Your Vacation Rental Listing

To give you the insights you need to create quality videos for your short-term rentals yourself, we talked to Robin Christman, who got her start in short-term rental photography by shooting for the Airbnb Plus pilot program, capturing some of Airbnb’s premier properties.

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How to Evaluate Rental Property: Top Metrics You Should Know

This article will help you determine how to evaluate vacation rental property to inform your buying decision. We’ll also talk about evaluating ROI on a rental property and determining whether the rental is worth the investment.

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Marketing Vacation Rentals: 101 Guide

Marketing vacation rentals is imperative to survive and thrive in this highly competitive market. In this post, we will discuss how to get your first direct booking guest, make them a repeat visitor, and make the best use of online travel agencies like Airbnb.

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Digital Nomads and STRs: Market Growth Since COVID-19 and How to Capitalize On It

In this post, we explore how the digital nomad market has grown since the pandemic, the benefits and tips for capturing digital nomads as reliable guests.

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Vacation Rental Organizations You Should Follow

Vacation rental organizations exist as support hubs and focus on simplifying legislation, communicating industry trends, and providing resources to their members. In this blog, you’ll find a list of vacation rental organizations you should consider following.

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How to Renovate a Property for a Short-Term Rental Business (with Expert Tips)

When you purchase a property to renovate and rent it out as a vacation home, you want to be sure you’re making the most of your investment. We spoke with Rick and Carly at Fresh Coast Flips to learn about the nuances of renovating homes for rental income.

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Sustainable Practices for Your STR: What’s the Business Value?

While it’s generally thought to be financially advantageous, investing in sustainable practices can be costly, and there’s no guaranteed return on investment, which can make implementing a sustainable strategy complex. See how making your STR more sustainable, environmentally conscious, and socially aware can impact your vacation rental business.

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Airbnb Risks and Remediation Strategies for Hosts

The financial benefits of listing your rental property on Airbnb are apparent, certain risks come along with renting your home or apartment to strangers. In this article, we’ll walk you through common Airbnb risks that short-term rental property owners face and offer suggestions for preventing and overcoming these challenges.

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Why and How to Set Up a Vacation Rental Loyalty Program

Question: What’s better than a happy vacation rental guest? Answer: A happy vacation rental guest who books again and again! And a great way to make that happen? Set up a successful loyalty and referral program. Read the post to discover the benefits, types, and best practices of loyalty programs.


Short-Term Rental Investment Tips & Tricks with Tony J. Robinson

Our VP Customers, Matthew, hosted a Hospitable Masterclass together with Tony, where they talked about getting the most out of the world of short-term rental investments. Missed the show live? Let us bring you the selected inspirational insights in our blog format.


Assaf Karmon, CEO & Founder of TurnoverBnB, “What Will Take You a Month, We Can Give in Three Minutes”

Those who have ever tried to fully take over their properties’ maintenance will definitely back our statement that cleaning management often takes most of the host’s effort.

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Airbnb Virtual Tour: Should You Add It to Your Listing?

Are you looking for a creative way to market your Airbnb and attract more travelers? Create an immersive experience for your potential guests using an Airbnb virtual tour. It can help them get a more realistic picture of what to expect when staying at your vacation rental home.

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How to Capture More Last-Minute Bookings and Win All 5 Stars Doing It

While last-minute bookings can do wonders for your occupancy rates, they can also create operational nightmares. Success means not just winning those last-minute reservations, but also providing the same quality guest experience.

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Keeping your SmartThings connected with Hospitable

Have you heard that there are some changes coming to the software that powers SmartThings? The big news is that this will impact some providers’ existing integrations. We have a solution for you not to lose your smart lock features.

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7 Great Energy Saving Tips for Your Vacation Rental

Energy bills aren’t getting any cheaper. It’s becoming ever more important to cut back and reduce consumption, both to save money and to appeal to more eco-friendly travelers. We asked Axel Persson from Operto for his expert advice on the topic.

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Short-Term Rental License: Do You Need It to Run Airbnb?

Renting out your property short-term on platforms like Airbnb or Vrbo can be a viable source of income, but you should remember that you’re starting a business. That means you must understand the laws and regulations governing the short-term rental market.

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Rental Renovation Tips and Ideas for Short-Term Rental Hosts

If you are considering remodeling your rental property, in this blog, you’ll find some tips on how to renovate your rental space to make it more appealing to travelers without breaking the bank.

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