Airbnb Host

Make $100s/Day Renting Out Your House
(In America In 2019)
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By Michael Wong | May 18, 2019.

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1. Airbnb Host (http://c1ick.me/airbnbhost):

  • Make money renting out a shared room, private room, or an entire property as an Airbnb Host on their online accommodation rental marketplace.
  • Benefits:
    • List your spaces for free.
    • You may charge a cleaning fee.
    • You keep 97% of the booking fee.
    • Earnings paid 24-hours after guests check in, by PayPal, direct deposit into your bank account, international money wire, Payoneer, or Western Union.
    • Invite friends with a $50 Airbnb credit, by email, or share your referral code on Facebook or Twitter, and earn $25 in Travel Credits when they travel, and $100 in credits when they host ($5,000 max).
    • Insurance provided by Airbnb:
      • $1 million Host Guarantee protects your property and your stuff from accidental damage.
      • $1 million Host Protection insurance provides primary liability coverage in the event of third party claims of bodily injury or property damage.
    • You have full control over the availability, prices (nightly, weekly, and/or monthly rates), check-in and check-out times, and house rules.
    • Smart Pricing tool can help you set your prices automatically.
    • 24/7 email & phone support in 11 languages.
    • Webinars, online forums, and local host meet-ups.
    • Secure messaging with guests.
    • Free smoke and carbon monoxide detector for your property.
    • Guest screening:
      • Full name.
      • Date of birth.
      • Photo.
      • Verify their phone and email.
      • Payment information.
      • You may ask potential guests to provide an official ID and complete Airbnb's Verified ID process.
      • Learn from other hosts' experiences with a guest with host reviews.
      • Background check.
      • Screen guests against regulatory, terrorist, and sanctions watch lists.
  • Requirements:
    • Maintain a high response rate by replying to booking enquiries and reservation requests within 24 hours.
    • Accept reservation requests when the property is available.
    • Avoid cancelling confirmed bookings, unless there are extenuating circumstances, or you face penalties, including financial penalties.
    • Make sure your space is clean before the next guest arrives.
    • Handoff keys to guests in person, or send them a door entry code for self check-in.
    • Provide toilet paper, soap, linens/sheets, and at least one towel and one pillow per booked guest.
    • Be proactive in your communication with guests.
    • Functioning smoke alarm and carbon monoxide detector.
    • Clearly marked fire escape route.
    • Make sure your property is safe for children, or notify guests of potential hazards.
    • Make a first aid kit available.
    • Property meets government safety guidelines for your area.
    • Disclose whether there are security cameras or other surveillance equipment at or around your listing.
    • Maintain a high overall rating.
    • Make sure your homeowners or renters insurance policy has adequate coverage.
  • Mobile app ratings:
    • Android: 4.4 (270,000+ reviews / 10 million+ downloads)
    • iOS: 4.7 (12,000+ ratings)
  • Stats:
    • 300 million+ guest arrivals all-time.
    • 4.5 million+ listings worldwide.
    • 19 offices globally.
  • Funding: $4.4 billion (http://c1ick.us/airbnb-crb)
  • Employees: 1,001+ (est. 2008) (http://c1ick.us/airbnb-lkd)
  • Minimum age: 18+
  • Countries: USA, worldwide.
  • Free to join: Yes

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