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40. The Top 3 Causes of Damage

There’s no doubt about it, your properties will require maintenance. Broken glasses, scuffed walls, stains on rugs, etc. Let’s take a deeper dive into your rentals and expected maintenance in the long run: 


  • Top 3 things that will cause damage
  • Luggage racks
  • Airbnb prevents users from booking under the age of 25 (without 3 positive reviews)
  • Blocking the calendar for routine maintenance
  • The danger of getting behind!


Refer to Episode 12 on budgeting for furniture and Episode 18 on having reserves to cover those costs. Episode 24 for our recommended house rules to protect you from any potential damage.


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