Let’s face it - no matter who’s in the White House or what economists say, you need more money. We all do. I know I certainly do.
Whether you’re staring down the barrel of an eviction notice, a foreclosure, or just trying to keep the electricity on for another month, there’s no shortage of ways to make money online.
But taking surveys isn’t worthwhile, the majority of offers you see on Facebook are too good to be true, and everything else feels like a pyramid scheme. Herbalife and Lularoe make you buy inventory up-front, Postmates and Doordash will kill your car, and Uber or Lyft might get you killed too.
Airbnb has some fascinating stories from the past decade of its vacation rental marketplace. Everything from wild parties to wild animals invading people’s lives have made headlines. But these are the outlier cases.
In reality, there were over 6 million active Airbnb listings in 2019, and it’s not just in the United States. Airbnb is a global phenomenon, with cities like London, Paris, Shanghai, Beijing, Rome, Rio de Janeiro, Chengdu, Sydney, and Melbourne joining New York City in the top 10 cities with the most Airbnb listings.
There’s a lot of talk about how lucrative Airbnb rentals are these days. Before taking the plunge into an Airbnb loan, you’ll need to know what to look for in a property to get the most out of the investment. Many of the Airbnb investments that flop do so because investors miss concerns with the property that are potential red flags.
The Potential for Profit in Airbnb Properties
There are incredible opportunities in Airbnb rental properties. The Airbnb market is projected to bring in profits in excess of $3 billion by the year 2020. The jaw-dropping figure speaks volumes on how lucrative Airbnb can be. More importantly, a share of those profits can be yours when you choose the right properties to rent as an Airbnb.