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How to Save Your Vacation Rental Business

Jan 6, 2022

In this episode we unpack Dana's final takeaway of the season, that professional operators have a huge chance to differentiate themselves from the casual Airbnbers that often come to the table with us.  And that strict and complicated laws may end up stifling the path to professionalism.  

Ryan Dame of Casago joins to...


Dec 29, 2021

In this episode we talk with Davide Proserpio, an Assistant Professor of Marketing at University of Southern California Marshall School of Business.  David studies problems related to digital markets and has spent years analyzing the sharing economy.  

It all started with a research paper showing a positive correlation...


Dec 22, 2021

In this episode Pam Knudsen, Senior Director of Compliance Services at Avalara, gives us perspective on advocacy efforts across the country through the lens of lodging tax data.  

We've been hearing a lot this season about outright bans and a curious reluctance by cities to take the economic impact of vacation rentals...


Dec 15, 2021

In this episode we take a deeper look at statewide preemption with Tiffany Edwards of the VRMA Advocacy Fund and Right to Rent.  We're very much about local community interaction on this podcast and nothing in this episode changes that, but sometimes going to a higher power might be the only tool left to save your...


Dec 6, 2021

In this episode we dive into a case study on Santa Barbara and Theo Kracke, the man who sued his hometown and won.  We dedicate a lot of time on this podcast to finding compromise and working with local government, but in the face of outright bans it doesn't always work.  Theo's solution took a great deal of time,...