About the Author Phil Sykora

Phil Sykora is a freelance writer from Cleveland, OH. His work is focused on the real estate industry covering short term rentals. Phil is currently living in Costa Rica taking advantage of "geoarbitrage." Phil combines his passion for travel with his short term rental experiences to offer hosts advice on how to make guests feel right at home.

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50+ Tips for Aspiring Airbnb Hosts in 2023

This article is a compilation of Airbnb tips and tricks from hosts on our Facebook group and articles we’ve written here at AirHost Academy, which have invariably been responses to requests from our

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How Do I Handle a Porno Shoot in My Airbnb?

One of the hosts on our Facebook group ran into a particularly sticky issue: his guests were shooting a porno in his Airbnb. Naturally, he asked the group for advice, and the group delivered. In

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Top 3 Best Wi-Fi Routers for Airbnb

Is your internet slow? At AirHost Academy, we’ve assembled a list of the best Wi-Fi routers for Airbnb. According to The New York Times, you should look to replace your router every three to

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How to Snooze Airbnb Listing (Quick Guide)

Sometimes you need a break from Airbnb: Here’s how to snooze your Airbnb listing so that you don’t have to worry about any unexpected bookings. How to Snooze Your Airbnb Listing on Desktop Here’s

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Airbnb Check-out Instructions – Everything to Include

Wondering what to include in your Airbnb check-out instructions? We’ve got you covered with this simple list, including a sample “check-out instructions form” that you can emulate

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5 Best Bed Frames for Airbnb

Whether you’re looking to add a new room to your Airbnb rental or you just want to upgrade your current bed frame, we’ve got you covered with our list of the 5 best bed frames for Airbnb. People

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What to Do When an Airbnb Guest Negotiates the Price

What should you do when an Airbnb guest tries to negotiate the price? When NOT to Negotiate with an Airbnb Guest Over the Price This depends on whether or not the price, in your eyes, as the owner,

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How to Set Up an Airbnb Experience (Quick Guide)

Setting up an Airbnb experience is easier than you think. All you have to do is go to the official Airbnb Experience page and apply. They’ll take you through it step-by-step. In this article,

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How to Make a Bed for Airbnb (Quick Guide)

A perfectly made bed gives your guests a sense of comfort physically and mentally. In fact, when you make a bed for Airbnb guests, it’s less about the bed itself and more about the display of

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