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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Do I Need Extra Insurance for Airbnb?

Do you need additional insurance for your Airbnb? It depends on your exact needs with Airbnb. Unfortunately, there’s no one-size-fits-all answer. Let’s find out why. Does Airbnb Provide

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10 Great Airbnb Guest Review Examples

Writing great Airbnb guest reviews can be very, very challenging. We’ll give you some great Airbnb guest review examples so that you can get a better idea of what to write when you’re at a loss for

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How to Add a Cleaning Fee Airbnb (Quick Guide)

In this article, we explain how to easily add a cleaning fee on Airbnb. The interfaces for the webpage and app are a little bit different, and they can be difficult to navigate. If you’re looking

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Best Airbnb Guest Welcome Letter Example (Template Included)

The difference between a mediocre and outstanding Airbnb stay can be found in a good Airbnb welcome letter. This is your chance to set the rules and the tone for their visit, so don’t take it lightly.

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5 Best Airbnb Key Lockboxes 2023 – Top Rated

Looking for an Airbnb lockbox? We’ve got you covered. If you don’t want to travel onsite every time you rent out your Airbnb, a key lockbox is a fantastic solution. You can “hand

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Best Sofa Bed for Airbnb – Complete Guide

No matter what you call it, a sleeper sofa, sofa bed, pull-out couch, or day bed — a sofa that doubles as a bed is necessary for any Airbnb location. When you choose to add a sofa bed to your listing,

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Ultimate Airbnb Cleaning Checklist – Step by Step

Looking for a thorough Airbnb cleaning checklist? We’ve got you covered. With this checklist, no guest will ever complain again about the cleanliness of your rental — and, if no guest has

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Airbnb House Rules Template – Everything You Need to Include

Are you new to Airbnb? Looking for an Airbnb house rules template? We’ve got tips for everything you need to include. When it comes to setting up house rules as an Airbnb host, you have a tough

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