STR/Airbnb Direct Booking Strategies (Episode 288)

Airbnb Hosting Hotline: Help for Short-Term Rental Hosts

Hosting Hotline: Direct Booking Tips and Strategies for STR Success

Welcome back to the Hosting Hotline! This is an Ask Me Anything where each week we’ll answer your questions on Airbnb, STRs, real estate, and everything in between.

What Are Some Top Tools for Direct Bookings?

Dori asks: 

I had a question about short-term rental direct bookings and the tools that you use for that. I’m working on a website right now and was wondering if you had any recommendations on how to process online payments or what to use for that, as well as signing contracts electronically.

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