103. Julie Gates

The Long Short: Renting Short & Long Term- with Julie Gates

Should you be focused on short-term or long-term rentals?

Julie Gates is a real estate investor, and while she enjoys the complex world of short-term rentals, she specializes in stays of 30 days or more. She’s been in the long-term rental industry for a while now, renting out a guest home on her property, but making Airbnb a part of her business allowed her to grow tremendously — to over 30 properties owned and managed.

She goes over all of the considerations when booking for longer term rentals, as well as where she finds her guests, booking for businesses, and more.




It’s time for #strsharesunday and today we are featuring Big Blue Haven!

This gorgeous rental is hosted by Janet and Grace and located in Michigan.

There are two things that really stood out to us when we checked them out…

1. They have a 7 night minimum in the summer and a 2-3 night minimum in the other seasons, and they explain this and the reasons behind it to their potential guests!

2. They also have TWO master suites on the first floor…. WOW! If you have the luxury of designing your space or are currently renovating, you should definitely consider having two master suites!

Go give Janet and Grace a follow, and send them a DM to let them know you love what they’re doing!

We would love to feature YOU, so don’t forget to use #STRShareSunday to get your chance!

Together, Annette & Sarah are the dynamic duo behind the wildly popular podcast Thanks For Visiting, co-creators of the Hosting Business Mastery Method, & seasoned short-term-rental hosts.

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