Markets

Here’s How To Turn Your Home Into A Money-Making Vacation Rental

[credit provider=”Photo courtesy of Airbnb”] According to the Times-Picayune, 8.75 million tourists visited New Orleans during the Mardi Gras season in 2011.Living a mere three miles from the parties, concerts, and parades gives me a few great opportunities. One, I can have a lot of fun, and two, there are nearly nine […]
Here’s How To Turn Your Home Into A Money-Making Vacation Rental
Lifestyle

10 Unusual Vacation Rentals From Airbnb

[credit provider=”Photo courtesy of Airbnb”] It seems that more and more people are choosing to rent properties rather than stay in traditional hotels when they travel, as the vacation rental industry has morphed into a $25 billion industry.And that’s where Airbnb comes in.
10 Unusual Vacation Rentals From Airbnb
Tech

Airbnb’s Big Dilemma: Regulation Or Taxes

[credit provider=”Chad Riley”] After we reported that Airbnb and a host of other startups may be affected by California’s sweeping Money Transmission Act, which regulates almost any company acting as a middleman in a transaction, a reader asked a great question.Why doesn’t Airbnb just declare itself the provider of the […]
Airbnb’s Big Dilemma: Regulation Or Taxes
Tech

Our Dinner With Airbnb’s Founders Was So Good, It’s Illegal

[credit provider=”City of San Francisco”] Airbnb is really smart to start getting its founders out talking to members of the press—like the dinner it held last night.It was a tough conversation at times, with a freewheeling debate about the law, regulation, and economics—the kind of conversation Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky and […]
Our Dinner With Airbnb’s Founders Was So Good, It’s Illegal
News

Now You Can Rent A Famous Home From Your favourite Movies And TV Shows

[credit provider=”FlipKey” url=”http://www.flipkey.com/los-angeles-villa-rentals/p316018/”] We’re heading toward the Summer months and now is the perfect time to plan a vacation getaway. And if you’re a movie or television fan, we found some houses with fun pop culture history on the vacation rental site, FlipKey. 
Now You Can Rent A Famous Home From Your favourite Movies And TV Shows
Markets

This Renter Made $14,000 In 2 Years With AirBnB

[credit provider=”Missy S. / Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/listenmissy/4840262155/”] The rent for my 225-square foot, one-bedroom apartment in a Murray Hill non-doorman building is $1,525 a month. When I travel, I offset my costs by renting out my apartment by the night (three-night minimum) throughAirBnB.com. Yes, I let total strangers stay in my place—42 […]
This Renter Made $14,000 In 2 Years With AirBnB
Markets

4 Ways To Avoid Being A Horrible Houseguest This Holiday Season

When Robert Allen and Al Stillman wrote the song (There’s No Place Like) Home For The Holidays for Perry Como in 1954, they didn’t spend the better part of the holiday week before cleaning up after nieces and nephews, prying the remote out of their uncle’s iron grip and begging […]
4 Ways To Avoid Being A Horrible Houseguest This Holiday Season