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Meet the Muralist Who Transforms Ordinary Airbnbs into Extraordinary Experiences

Meet Bella Linchenko, a muralist, STR investor, and creative finance community builder.

Growing up, Bella wanted to be a dog groomer…or an olympic gymnast…or both.

And while neither of those dreams panned out, she does get to apply her love of art, form, and problem solving to the work she gets to do each day.

In this conversation Bella and I discuss:

How murals can elevate the value of your STR
Why Bella started a creative financing community for women real estate investors
What she’s learned from house hacking 
How she’s underwriting deals today
and so much more 

Alright friends, without further ado, get ready to meet Bella. 

Connect with Bella on Instagram

Check out her Facebook group

Check out her YouTube Channel

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