Frequently Asked questions about Airbnb


What types of properties can I rent?

Anything. You can rent out anything from a single room, a basement, to a treehouse or an entire beach house. 

Can I rent out multiple properties at once? 

Yes, you list multiple properties provided that you abide by Airbnb’s rules and maintain them. 

Does the property need to be available all the time? 

No, it’s completely up to you how many days you offer the property and you can set check-in times and check-out times.

What if my property gets damaged? 

Airbnb has an “Airbnb Host Guarantee” that provided up to $1,000,000 reimbursement for property damages caused by a guest. There are certain exemption from the Airbnb Host Guarantee, but it is a good start.

You can also buy additional short term rental insurance for companies such as USAA and Allstate . 

How much can I rent my property for? 

Rental income depends on many factors including: location, time of year, competition, amenities, and your host ranking. The best way is to to use a tool such as AirDNA to estimate how much you can earn in your area!

Next Steps

If you’re interested in starting your own Airbnb business as a side hustle or to build passive income read How to get Started with Airbnb