Becoming an Airbnb host isn't as easy as it might seem. While the extra money is nice, it doesn't come without sacrifices. Here are 10 lessons I learned after my stint as an Airbnb host - from how to manage a "vacation" rental, how to manage guests, and how to deal with the unexpected.
Even the simplest of spaces can feel like a luxurious retreat for guests when every detail has been carefully considered. When you start to plan your guest room, think about what you'd expect to find in a 5-star hotel and try to make your room measure up to that standard in any way you can, understanding that it obviously won't be perfect. Your budget may not have enough in it to let you create a getaway oasis, but you can clear the decks, arrange what's necessary, and provide a quiet ...