My husband and I are currently doing the math as well as weighing pros/cons of AirBNB vs lease-based rental on the home we currently live in. We are planning on traveling for a year and are considering AirBNB as a way to supplement our travels and avoid having to move out of our home and find/pay for storage. We did a three-week trial and it actually went really well! There were minor things like spill stains on the original hardwood floors/baseboards/walls, broken glasses, a chair that was broken and the needle to our vintage record player was pulled out. We were able to fix that, though.
Basically, we’ve got quite a few expensive pieces of furniture in our home along with one-of-a-kind vintage pieces that I would really hate to see damaged. They’re sentimental since we bought all of it together after we were married. We realize that general wear and tear on the property and broken items should be expected. All we really want is peace of mind during our travels. I’m interested to hear your thoughts on this. Any and all feedback of similar feelings you may have experienced is welcome!
If we’re going into this whole thing with this mentality, do you think it’s a good idea? Just interested to hear opinions!