Getting an additional source of income that requires a minimal amount of attention and time from you, creates a shift in your life. You create either additional income, or additional free time, or both. Two things you may not have now. Either, or both of these things give you more freedom, and more options. This ‘shift’ can move your life in a whole new direction.
The gap between putting up a listing as an Airbnb host, hoping for the best, and succeeding is wide. Do it badly, you won’t get any booking, or worse you’ll get bookings and then bad reviews. Once that happens, it’s hard to recover. There’s a lot to consider. As the saying goes ‘if you’re going to do something, do it well’.
When on holidays, there is something so alluring about staying in a beautiful, convenient Airbnb, versus the average run of the mill (or even fancy!) hotel. It is a more personalised, and often more affordable, experience. But in my professional opinion, only if the decor is on point!