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Want To Know What Airbnb Guests Want? We Have the Details

By Candy's Dirt / May 18, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Compass Agent Phillip Murrell Finds Airbnb Success With M Streets Duplex

By Joshua Baethge / May 17, 2019 / 1 Comment

About three years ago, Compass Real Estate agent Phillip Murrell discovered an attractive off-market duplex in the M Streets. He liked it so much, he and his partner bought it.  Then they had to decide whether to seek out a long-term tenant or try the short-term rental market. “At that point, Airbnb was big but a […]

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When Foreign Investment And Short-Term Rentals Turn to Poison

By Jon Anderson / September 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

In the good old days, the wealthy used to scoop up gold and jewels and flee in the dead of night before poor, angry peasants descended upon their estates. Today, the million-dollar jewels are often red carpet loans where today’s décolletage is rented like a yesteryear billboard. Hiding assets from pillagees, modern-day pillagers have offshore […]

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Dallas Company Touts Solution for Neighbor-Minded Airbnb Hosts

By Bethany Erickson / October 20, 2017 / 2 Comments
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A couple of weeks ago, I looked at a problem a few neighbors approached me with — a nearby property owner renting out a house on Airbnb that had become a nuisance, they felt, with a succession of parties. That column prompted David Krauss to email me. Krauss and his business partner, Andrew Schulz, have […]

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Northaven Park Neighbors Riled By NSFW Airbnb Rentals

By Bethany Erickson / October 7, 2017 / 4 Comments
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Some Northaven Park homeowners are pretty peeved about a house they say has become a party house on Airbnb. But what really chapped their hides was what happened last weekend — a nekkid photo shoot around the pool. As a Southern girl from way back, I learned the difference between “naked” and “nekkid.” Naked, you […]

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Airbnb’s Promotional Campaign Not in the Best of Taste

By Candy Evans / August 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

The city’s fourth largest city is being pummeled by one of the most destructive storms in American history. 30% of Harris County is flooded. It appears that Houstonians in a single family house need a boat as much as they do an auto to navigate. And worse of all, at least five people have now […]

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