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No New Posts Rental Agreements and Contracts

Examples and forms of rental agreements you can use for your STR business

1 1 A sample STR rental agreement
by High Priestess
May 30, 2019 4:30:06 GMT
No New Posts Adapting your Business to Airbnb policies

Sometimes Airbnb policies are difficult to work with, or even unfair, and can make our business more difficult to run. For instance the pressure to accept all bookings or get mostly 5-star reviews. How to work with these things?

3 4 Surveillance devices on your property: follow ABB TOS
by High Priestess
Jan 6, 2019 14:36:08 GMT
No New Posts Getting renters

How to get renters for your space

1 1 How to find renters
by High Priestess
Feb 10, 2017 16:41:43 GMT
No New Posts Communications with guests

What to say/ask and look for in your first communications with prospective guests -- processing inquiries, reservation requests. Also, providing guests information -- directions, house manual, guidebook, house rules, and more. Check out procedures and communication.

39 47 Amenity Limitations
by High Priestess
Dec 23, 2019 2:43:04 GMT
No New Posts The screening process

Screening and decision making about prospective guests

26 42 How to avoid squatters
by High Priestess
Mar 22, 2020 22:00:19 GMT
No New Posts Security Deposit

For questions related to security deposit

2 2 I just increased my security deposit
by High Priestess
May 30, 2016 20:49:03 GMT
No New Posts Verified ID

Verified ID -- what it means, what it doesn't mean, and why this is not something that is going to necessarily help you avoid problems with guests

7 11 Does Airbnb no longer use Government ID to do verification?
by helgaparis
Jan 2, 2017 18:54:56 GMT
No New Posts Third Party Bookings and/or guest profile issues

THis board discusses issues with third party bookings, and/or issues with the accuracy of guest profile

4 8 5 reasons not to allow 3rd party bookings
by High Priestess
Nov 16, 2018 0:10:54 GMT
No New Posts SEtup of your listing

Furnishings, features, security aspects

41 67 Wifi motion detector
by High Priestess
Oct 3, 2019 16:50:07 GMT

How-to-Host Issues

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newBookmarkLockedFalling Declining single male guests?
High Priestess 1 318 by Andrew
Oct 11, 2015 16:47:24 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling How far ahead do you allow guests to book?
High Priestess 1 371 by Andrew
Oct 11, 2015 16:46:08 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Extra fees charges?
High Priestess 0 366 by High Priestess
Oct 11, 2015 3:39:02 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Business cards?
High Priestess 0 307 by High Priestess
Oct 9, 2015 15:47:44 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Asking guests not to dine in our cottage?
High Priestess 0 346 by High Priestess
Oct 6, 2015 14:27:28 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Market reports on Everbooked
High Priestess 0 361 by High Priestess
Oct 5, 2015 4:54:27 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Language barrier?
High Priestess 0 226 by High Priestess
Oct 5, 2015 2:56:11 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Bike rentals
High Priestess 0 285 by High Priestess
Oct 5, 2015 2:52:23 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Accepting guests w/o host reviews?
High Priestess 0 268 by High Priestess
Oct 5, 2015 2:11:07 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Paris AIrbnb listing was a nightmare, says guest
High Priestess 0 266 by High Priestess
Oct 5, 2015 1:25:21 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Streaming movie access
High Priestess 0 311 by High Priestess
Oct 5, 2015 1:15:15 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Smart Locks
High Priestess 0 258 by High Priestess
Oct 5, 2015 0:50:51 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Co-hosting -- how to set payment to go to someone else ?
High Priestess 0 294 by High Priestess
Oct 4, 2015 16:53:36 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Example of a bad host
High Priestess 0 336 by High Priestess
Oct 4, 2015 5:30:28 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Thermostat and heating and A/C issues
High Priestess 0 420 by High Priestess
Oct 2, 2015 16:17:21 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling check in and check out--- how to do these with guest?
High Priestess 0 304 by High Priestess
Oct 1, 2015 23:56:18 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Don't have realtor show your house while guests stay there
High Priestess 0 261 by High Priestess
Oct 1, 2015 3:55:54 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Example of a Decline
High Priestess 0 830 by High Priestess
Sept 29, 2015 2:49:38 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling The "Let's Make a Deal" people
High Priestess 0 342 by High Priestess
Sept 28, 2015 15:09:18 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Minimum stay?
High Priestess 0 207 by High Priestess
Sept 28, 2015 1:34:18 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Airbnb bans host who evicted gay couple from home
High Priestess 0 384 by High Priestess
Sept 28, 2015 1:18:40 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Super Bowl Party Guests?
High Priestess 0 230 by High Priestess
Sept 27, 2015 19:34:05 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Spam causes your superhost status to be removed?
High Priestess 1 396 by Andrew
Sept 27, 2015 7:05:07 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Airbnb Arbitrage
High Priestess 0 317 by High Priestess
Sept 27, 2015 3:57:05 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Your listing will do better w/ a red pillow in your photos!
Alice 1 352 by High Priestess
Sept 27, 2015 1:29:45 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Everbooked and Beyond Pricing
High Priestess 0 329 by High Priestess
Sept 27, 2015 1:27:36 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Guest left belongings behind?
deborah 2 399 by High Priestess
Sept 27, 2015 0:08:42 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Difference between Airbnb and a regular B&B?
High Priestess 0 9,943 by High Priestess
Sept 25, 2015 17:21:13 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Federal Fair Housing Act info
High Priestess 0 348 by High Priestess
Sept 25, 2015 2:50:10 GMT
newBookmarkLockedFalling Decent host profile photo?
High Priestess 0 435 by High Priestess
Sept 25, 2015 2:46:45 GMT


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