I don’t think every Airbnb needs a safe, but I can say from experience that your guests visiting from outside the country will benefit from one. They will likely be traveling with important documents, like passports, and are also more likely to be traveling with cash. The best safe for your guests can be programmed with a custom code (by them) and, of course, must be secure. Our Airbnb Safe Experience We don’t provide safes for our guests, but I have been to a few Airbnbs that did have a safe. Kate and I live and operate our Airbnbs in the U.S. I don’t recall ever staying in a U.S. based Airbnb with a safe, but we have had safes in our rentals outside the states. Related: How to maximize profits in your Airbnb. The most memorable for me was…
Today, I just wanted to write down some thoughts. I’m not sure how coherent this article is, but there’s no doubt that your mindset plays a paramount role in your ability to achieve financial success. Here are some random excerpts from my mind. Before Investing We bought our first investment property late in 2017. That whole year, Kate and I had been reading books, listening to podcasts and generally taking steps towards our first investment. But I graduated from University in 2012 and I had been working full time for about 5 years before that first purchase. Honestly, it’s really hard for me to remember what life was like before that switch got flipped. We had a dog, we both went to work and came home, and in the evenings we tried to spend time with friends and family or…
Choosing the best laundry detergent for your Airbnb isn't one of the biggest choices you make as a host. But using the right detergent can make a difference to you and your guests.
The best TV for an Airbnb is cheap, has every feature a guest could want, and it's super easy to access everything. We use the TCL Roku TV.
Your expenses as an Airbnb host are directly tied to how profitable you are. So knowing all those costs can help you make good investing decisions. And tracking those costs will ensure your Airbnb continues to make money.
Kate and I have gone through a lot of air mattresses in our Airbnbs, and ultimately we've only found two that can hold up to the high usage.
I believe that as long as your bedrooms have the space, a King bed is the best choice for you Airbnb, but there are some arguments against this.
Every short term rental should have a microwave, and the best microwaves for Airbnb are easy to use, long lasting, affordable and they match the interior of your home.
The best pull out couch for an Airbnb is one that is easy for your guests to operate, but difficult for them to break.
In my mind, charcoal grills are the best for Airbnb. No, they aren't the most glamorous and they certainly don't feel luxurious, but they check every box. Plain and simple is always better than confusing or occasionally problematic. So I say go with a charcoal grill for your Airbnb, plain and simple.