Marketing Your Short-Term Rental for Success

The short-term rental market took a hit during the pandemic. Despite the lull, the opportunity for short-term rentals remains strong. Analysts anticipate over 59.5 million people will choose short-term rentals in 2021, reaching pre-pandemic levels. But like any business, succeeding in short-term rentals requires marketing. You have to get the word out, and you need

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Marketing Your Short-Term Rental for Success

The short-term rental market took a hit during the pandemic. Despite the lull, the opportunity for short-term rentals remains strong. Analysts anticipate over 59.5 million people will choose short-term rentals in 2021, reaching pre-pandemic levels. But like any business, succeeding in short-term rentals requires marketing. You have to get the word out, and you need

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Airbnb sees big opportunity with digital nomads

The shift to remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic has led to some people adopting more nomadic lifestyles, taking advantage of having more freedom to move. That has created a new opportunity for short-term rental providers like Airbnb and Vrbo, and it’s one they don’t intend to let up. Short-term rental firms saw their business

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Airbnb says it will verify every property listed on its site

Airbnb says it intends to carry out a review of every property listed on its website, with the new initiative starting at the end of next year. Airbnb’s CEO Brian Chesky made the announcement at a conference in New York last week, saying the company intends to verify the accuracy of photographs, addresses and other

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Beyond Pricing Raises $42.5M in Series A Funding

PropTech startup Beyond Pricing has just announced having raised $45 million in Series A funding from Bessemer Venture Partners.

Massachusetts slaps new tax on Airbnb hosts

Lawmakers in Massachusetts are trying to clamp down on short-term rental companies such as Airbnb with a new law designed to tax and regulate the industry. A new bill, signed into law by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker this week, requires all rental hosts to register with the state government. In addition, each host must pay

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Rentl launches short-term rental solution for real estate brokerages

Short-term rental management company Rentl is launching “Powered by Rentl”, a new end-to-end solution that allows real estate brokerages and their agents to instantly launch short-term rental programs under their own brands. Rentl will serve as a comprehensive backend solution, providing the necessary technology and operational infrastructure to service the brokerage’s listings. The program allows

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Airbnb offers an olive branch to the multifamily industry

The disruptive hospitality service company Airbnb, which focuses on short term rentals, says its working with the multifamily housing industry to ensure the long-term future

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