Vacation Rental Machine

Airbnb Superhosts Jon Bell & Julian Sage

Vacation Rental Machine helps hosts just like you learn how to start, grow, and scale your vacation rental business. This show is all about creating systems that help you automate your Airbnb business, giving you more time and money freedom. If you're ready to start living the vacation rental life then subscribe to this podcast today.

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All Episodes

In this episode, we are going to talk about the 100 new updates that Airbnb recently announced. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm151 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Nov 23

13 min 15 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about Airbnb's new Aircover- the pros and the cons and if it is really all it is that they say it's supposed to be. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm150 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Nov 17

11 min 15 sec

In this episode, we are talking about "Smart Thermostats" and which one you should choose. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm149 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Nov 2

7 min 22 sec

In this episode, we are talking about Minut versus Noiseaware. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm148 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Oct 26

15 min 28 sec

In this episode, we are talking about cancellations that are happening between the August to October time frame on Airbnb and what is actually happening. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm147 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Oct 19

8 min 20 sec

In this episode, I'm going to be sharing with you 6 strategies you can use to build your cohosting Airbnb business. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm146 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Oct 6

10 min 20 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about the best sites to list your property for short term rentals. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm145 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Sep 28

7 min 33 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about "scammers" and how to prevent that from your short term rental business. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm144 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Sep 21

11 min 4 sec

In this episode, we are talking about how to become an Airbnb Superhost. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm143 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Sep 14

9 min 1 sec

In this episode, we are going talk about what is a PMS (Property Management Software) and why you need one in your Airbnb business. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm142 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Sep 7

14 min 37 sec

In this episode, we are talking about "Dynamic Pricing". What is it? And why you should use it? 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm141 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Aug 31

11 min 54 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about 8 things that you need to answer before you start your Airbnb business. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm140 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Aug 24

25 min 18 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk if now is a good time to start an Airbnb business (mid-2021). 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm139 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Aug 17

7 min 26 sec

In this episode, we are talking about what to do when you are operating an Airbnb rental arbitrage unit illegally. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm138 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Aug 10

11 min 47 sec

In this episode, we are reviewing Airbnb's market review by AirDNA for June 2021. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm137 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Aug 3

10 min 54 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about Covid round 2 and how you can best prepare for your Airbnb short term rental business. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm136 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Jul 27

8 min 14 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about how to find cohost clients for your Airbnb short-term rental business. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm135 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Jul 20

8 min 5 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about places you can find landlords for your Airbnb rental arbitrage business. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm134 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Jul 13

7 min 56 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about the pros and cons of starting an Airbnb cleaning company. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm133 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Jul 6

11 min 8 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about what to do when your cleaner is not performing well. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm132 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Jun 29

7 min 46 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about the top 3 tech items that you need to put in your Airbnb for 2021. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm131 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Jun 22

5 min 14 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about how to get more exposure for your Airbnb listing. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm130 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Jun 15

5 min 53 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about "How many Airbnb short-term rental properties do you need to quit your job?" 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm129 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Jun 1

14 min 24 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about business credit for your Airbnb rental arbitrage business. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm128 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

May 25

7 min 36 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about Airbnb's new policy regarding parties and the review process. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm127 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

May 18

5 min 17 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about when you should be cancelling on an Airbnb guest. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm126 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

May 11

7 min 44 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about how to screen for bad guests on Airbnb. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm125 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

May 4

7 min 2 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about how to find the best places for Airbnb rental arbitrage. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm124 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Apr 27

8 min 30 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about property management fees and how much should you pay your vacation rental property manager. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm123 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Apr 20

12 min 11 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about self management versus hiring a property manager for your Airbnb. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm122 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Apr 13

9 min 54 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about how to resolve if a guest is complaining in your short term rental property. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm121 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Apr 6

8 min 38 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about how to handle discount requests on Airbnb. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm120 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Mar 30

4 min 19 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about if you should meet your Airbnb guests in person or not. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm119 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Mar 23

3 min 33 sec

In this episode we are talking about how to handle smart locks with your rental arbitrage property. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm118 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Mar 16

5 min 43 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about how to setup your Airbnb maid closet or cleaner closet. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm117 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Mar 9

5 min 49 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about the things that you should NOT be doing on Airbnb. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm116 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Mar 2

8 min 32 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about how to maintain your Airbnb short term rentals. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm115 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Feb 23

7 min 13 sec

In this episode, we're going to talk about whether or not you need a real estate license to manage properties within Airbnb. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm114 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Feb 16

5 min 50 sec

In this episode, we're going to talk about what to do if someone smokes in your Airbnb short term rental units. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm113 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Feb 9

6 min 50 sec

In this episode, we are going to talk about how to detect if someone is smoking in your Airbnb short term rentals. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm112 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Feb 2

6 min 51 sec

In this video, we are going to talk about the things that you should be doing in 2021 in your Airbnb business. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm111 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Jan 26

9 min 58 sec

In this video, we are going to talk about things that you should not be including in your Airbnb short term rentals. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm110 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Jan 19

10 min 18 sec

In this video, we are going to talk about how to price your Airbnb without any data or comparables. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm109 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit  

Jan 12

8 min 35 sec

In this episode, we're going to talk about if you can become a cohost with no prior hosting experience. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm108 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Jan 5

8 min 7 sec

In this episode, we're going to talk about our review of 2020 as short term rental hosts. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm107 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Dec 2020

11 min 40 sec

In this episode, we're going to talk about cohosting versus property management and which one is right for you. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm106 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Dec 2020

6 min 10 sec

In this episode, we're going to talk about Airbnb's IPO and the future of short term rentals. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm105 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Dec 2020

9 min 58 sec

In this episode, we're going to talk about how to handle direct booking requests. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm104 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Dec 2020

10 min 9 sec

In this episode, we're going to talk about the Airbnb IPO and what that means for hosts like you. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm103 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Nov 2020

8 min 12 sec

In this episode, we're going talk about 2 really easy ways for you to be able to automate your business on Airbnb. 📝Show Notes https://shorttermsage.com/vrm102 🌎Join the Host Nation community! https://shorttermsage.com/HostNation 💲 Become a host today. https://ShortTermSage.com/airbnb 🔎See our Airbnb equipment. https://ShortTermSage.com/kit

Nov 2020

8 min 13 sec