Hosting Hotline: The Secret to Scaling a Short-Term Rental Business (Episode 334)

How Do You Quickly Scale a Short-Term Rental Business?

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.

Jennifer asks:

I run Pepin Forest Treehouse in Wisconsin. How does growth become exponential and how do people tend to do it so quickly? What does that look like with debt-to-income ratios? How are people growing their businesses on such short timelines? What’s the secret that I’m missing? 

(00:01:23) What’s the Secret for Exponential STR Business Growth?

(00:02:59) FOMO & Unpacking Social Media Growth Narratives

(00:06:08) Unexpected Ways Someone Might Finance Real Estate Deals

(00:07:49) Reframing Your Mindset: Total Doors vs. Profit Margin

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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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