Vacation rental “athletes” know that owning and operating a rental is a marathon, not a sprint. Along the way, many roadblocks will pop up...and successful, agile owners find ways to quickly change course.
As a whole house owner, I’ve been extremely hesitant to create an Airbnb listing. The company’s bad press and limited communication between owner and guests made me more than hesitant.
But in the interest of my vacation rental “marathon” I figured I’d give it a shot. Consider me your guinea pig.
Now, I’m two months into my Airbnb adventure. Here are 5 things I’ve learned.