Ashville, NC Comes Down Hard on airbnb “Entire Place” Rentals, But Supports airbnb “Private Room” Rentals

Asheville short-term rentals, Airbnbs now face $500 fines From the Citizen-Times, August 26, 2015 In a move to stave off what some City Council members said could be a dangerous tipping point, elected officials voted to push back against illegal short-term vacation rentals, jacking up fines to $500 a day. … “This we cannot get […]

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In Chicago a 2-bedroom Apartment Listed on airbnb Can Generate an Annual Profit of $23,000

How much can you really make on Airbnb? From Chicago Real Estate Daily, May 15, 2015 A two-bedroom Chicago home rented through Airbnb generates an expected annual profit of $24,175, according to an analysis by SmartAsset, a New York-based financial advice firm. Chicago ranks third in the nation in profitability potential among the 15 cities […]

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FlatBook Promises to Pay Your Rent if You Let Them List Your Apartment

Airbnb-based startup pays your rent when you’re away Working for landlords or consumers, Flatbook spruces up homes and rents them out on Airbnb From Inman, April 29, 2015 Consumers who leave home for months often waste thousands of dollars by paying for accommodations elsewhere while still covering the rent or mortgage on their primary residence. But a […]

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