City landlords are used to price-gouging. It’s just that they’re customarily the ones doing it.
Airbnb designs its office space to look like real-life Airbnb hosts’ homes, which is kind of weird when you think about it.
Couldn’t a billion-dollar company do more to ascertain that guests who check in at one of its properties also, ultimately, check out?
Airbnb, which earns money every time a host rents a property, has the funds and the leverage to make sure it can keep taking its share.
In 2015, I raised the rate to $600 per night with a three-night minimum. It’s already booked at that rate for 2016.
Airbnb has begrudgingly started paying hotel tax in San Francisco, and the company decided to celebrate by creating an ad campaign to tell the city where it can stick its money.
Residents are worried that living next to an Airbnb party house will lower their property values.
Bernie Sanders comes off as a cantankerous old socialist in this interview, a really smart one, and I’ve kind of developed a crush on him, help.
It used to be that your status as a savvy shopper was predicated on whether you knew best how to wrangle every last mile, point, and freebie out of your credit cards. Now we’ve moved on to a more 21st century metric: how much you can make from promo codes.
I guess like most things in this new disrupted world of ours, I think Airbnb is bad for New York, but when family is in town and needs a place to stay, that’s exactly where I send them. On her last visit, my mom stayed in a place one block from us for $60/night.