Hosting Your Home - Airbnb host stories
By Debi Hertert
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Every day, around the world, millions of people stay in other people's homes using the Airbnb hosting platform. Debi Hertert listens for great stories that come from these social interactions and shares them with you. Listen in, as we hear the human side of hosting your home.
||CleanHYH-38 Sedona: Listing Platform Intuition||Join Debi Hertert and Michele Fitzgerald as they talk about Michele’s vacation rental in Sedona (that is not on Airbnb). Debi and Rob traveled to Sedona, Arizona in early 2017 to find some sun, and stayed in Michele's wonderful vacation rental...||7/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-37 Evan Ross of Cycle Portland (Host2Host 2017 vendor series)||Debi Hertert interviews Portland Superhost Evan Ross, owner of Cycle Portland. She visited Evan at his Cycle Portland business in downtown Portland. They first met at the 2017 Host2Host conference where Evan participated as a vendor....||7/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-36 "Meet our Distinguished Guest" (Host2Host 2017 vendor series)||In this episode, Debi Hertert talks with Alanna Schroeder of “The Distinguished Guest”, a vendor at the Host2Host 2017 conference in Portland, Oregon. Alanna started as a commercial real estate agent, then wanted to have another baby, so...||6/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-35 “Is the Price Right?” Andrew Kitchell, Wheelhouse (Host2Host 2017 vendor series)||Prior to the Host2Host 2017 conference in Portland, Debi Hertert of HostingYourHome interviewed Andrew Kitchell of Wheelhouse. Wheelhouse provides a pricing service for short-term rentals. They analyze the pricing of the local home-sharing...||5/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-34 “No key IS the key” Nolan Mondrow, LockState (Host2Host 2017 Vendor series)||Listen in as Nolan Mondrow, founder and CEO of LockState is interviewed by Debi Hertert of Hosting Your Home. LockState offers electronic locks for Airbnb hosts, and in a beautiful illustration of responding to hosts’ needs, the codes for the...||5/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-33 "We're Better, Working Together" Rod Fitts, AVROA (Host2Host 2017 Vendor series)||Debi Hertert interviews Rod Fitts from AVROA, in her series of Host2Host 2017 Vendor interviews. AVROA stands for "Association of Vacation Rental Operators and Affiliates". Rod began this company in 2008, when the recession wiped out his...||4/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-32 "Keeping your Airbnb Clean" Becky Knecht, TBH Clean (Host2Host 2017 Vendor series)||Join Debi Hertert for her interview with Portland's Becky Knecht (pronouned "connect"), owner of TBH Clean, specializing in Airbnb-style homes. Becky's company slogan is "Your Mess is Our Mission!" Debi is working her way through...||4/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-31 "Picture Perfect" - Carlos Rafael Photography (Host2Host 2017 Vendor series)||Airbnb host Debi Hertert of the HostingYourHome podcast interviews Carlos Rafael Camarena, a Portland, Oregon photographer who specializes in architectural photography and is expanding to add Airbnb and other short term rentals. Carlos is a...||4/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-30 "Are you inSUREd?" Geoff Dorn, Country Financial (Host2Host 2017 Vendor series)||Join Debi from HostingYourHome.com as she interviews many of the vendors who will attend the upcoming Host2Host 2017 conference in Portland, Oregon. Vendor support is critical for Airbnb hosts who want to provide the best accommodations and...||4/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-29 "Host2Host 2017" A dream turned into a conference!||No interview! In this episode, Debi explains her dream of having a local Portland conference to support Airbnb and other hosts, and how it's come true: Host2Host 2017. If you don't see the links to the conference in your iTunes or whatever...||3/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-28 Airbnb Guests' Ultimate Guide to Portland||Please join Debi Hertert of the podcast HostingYourHome and Portland's Airbnb Superhost Shannon Hiller-Webb. Debi discovers Shannon’s amazing involvement in hosting and curating guest experiences, and about her own local food business...||2/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-27 "Airbnb Open 2016" Part 2||This episode is part 2 of our podcast about the 2016 Airbnb Open in Los Angeles. Debi Hertert of HostingYourHome.com interviewed several hosts there, and there is the same happy background noise that gives you a flavor of the overall vibe of the...||1/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-26 “Airbnb Open 2016” Part 1||Join Debi Hertert of HostingYourHome.com as she interviews three people at the 2016 Airbnb Open conference in Los Angeles. For each of the past three years, Airbnb has held an annual conference called “The Airbnb Open”. In 2014 it was...||1/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-25 Airbnb Can Mean Whole Houses, too||Debi Hertert of Hosting Your Home talks with Todd Brandewie, owner of a whole-house rental near Dayton, Ohio. At the time, Debi and her family were renting Todd’s house for a family reunion. Todd is a single dad and lives in his house with his...||12/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-24 We are all People and we are Connected||Portland, Oregon Airbnb host Nina Liebow talks with Debi Hertert of the Hosting Your Home podcast about Nina's life and how she came to hosting with Airbnb. Listen in as Nina shares her wonderful story, her Japanese connection, and her deep, heartfelt...||11/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-22 They Started It! (Public Policy series)||Join Debi Hertert of the podcast HostingYourHome.com as she talks with Bob and Sue Low, the Portland citizens and now Airbnb Superhosts who prompted the City to change their ordinance prohibiting short term rentals. A concept: “Age in Place”...||11/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-21 When You Need Airbnb's Help....||Debi Hertert of the podcast HostingYourHome.com talks with Portland Airbnb host Nancy Stevens. Debi hears a great story of Airbnb support when Nancy needed it most. 0-02:15 Introduction 02:15-06:15 A short tour: Nancy shows Debi the view,...||10/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-20 Is it Done Properly? (Nuts&Bolts series)||In this interview, get to know Airbnb Superhosts Alex Nigg and Tammi Sims as they talk with Debi Hertert of HostingYourHome.com. Alex is the creator of “Properly”, a suite of tools that allows homesharers, vacation rental owners and property...||10/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-19 Hosting with Heart||Debi Hertert of podcast HostingYourHome.com visits with Steve Niebrand, owner of the "Hoffman Woods" Airbnb in West Linn, Oregon, a whole-house listing where large families can celebrate special times together. Debi and Steve talk about his very...||9/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-18 The Hobbit Hole (Getting Started series)||This week's podcast is a special treat as Debi Hertert of HostingYourHome.com tours the brand-new “Hobbit Hole”, Greg Raisman’s artistic creation for an Airbnb apartment in Portland, Oregon. Greg and Beth and their architects, builders and...||9/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-17 Reaching Out (Meet Airbnb series)||Soon after Taylor Scheftstrom began working for Airbnb she recognized a need for reaching out to Airbnb hosts in the Portland area. Debi Hertert of hostingyourhome.com talks with her about working at Airbnb and Taylor’s efforts to build...||8/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-16 Slater House||Please join Debi Hertert of HostingYourHome.com, as she visits with Airbnb Superhost Kym Cumbo and tours the "Slater House" in Portland, Oregon. Kym and her husband Fred live at the “Slater House” in Ladd’s Addition in Portland, Oregon. ...||8/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-15 Uber Meets Airbnb (Getting Started series)||This week, Debi Hertert of hostingyourhome.com coaches Ann Sigler, a Portland area Uber driver and imminent Airbnb host. Ann has lived in her house for 36 years, just retired from Intel, and wants to try her hand at hosting. Debi is...||8/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-14 Above a Recording Studio||Join Debi Hertert of HostingYourHome.com as she talks with Airbnb host Kaila Thomson. Kaila and her husband Matt have a house just five minutes from the Portland, Oregon airport in the up-and-coming Montavilla neighborhood. They host two rooms above...||7/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-13 No Hope No Fear (Getting Started series)||This week, Debi Hertert of HostingYourHome.com talks with soon-to-be Airbnb Host Ashley Kern, as they go over Ashley’s plans and final touches. Be sure to see the pix at the end of these notes. Ashley and her husband James own the “No...||7/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-12 An Engaging Followup||Debi Hertert from HostingYourHome.com talks with Michael Burke and Caitlin White, as a follow up to last week’s episode “Hear the Wind Give Voice to the Trees”. Michael and Caitlin have twice been guests at Alan and Dabney’s Airbnb...||7/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-11 Hear the Wind Give Voice to the Trees||Debi Hertert of HostingYourHome.com talks with Airbnb superhosts Alan Colley and Dabney Tompkins, self-described “City Slickers” who none the less, live on a very remote 160 acres. In a house, but it's on a 40-foot high lookout tower....||7/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-10 Keep it Clean! (Nuts&Bolts series)||Debi Hertert of HostingYourHome.com interviews two veteran housekeepers who take care of Debi’s three Airbnb vacation rentals on the Oregon coast. Bonnie (left) and Billie (right, with Makenzie) bring their wits and humor as they discuss...||6/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-9 Money Matters (Nuts&Bolts series)||Debi Hertert of HostingYourHome.com leads a panel discussion about money matters with Airbnb hosts from Portland. This episode was requested by Marcus, one of Debi’s listeners, who wanted to know about the financial aspect of hosting. The discussion...||6/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-8 Apples to Applesauce!||Apples to Applesauce! You may THINK you’re busy, but there is busy, then there is really busy! This week, Debi Hertert of HostingYourHome.com talks with Katrina Eastberg about her rental in southeast Portland and her nonprofit “Apples to...||6/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-7 Making Life-Long Friends||Making Life-Long Friends Join Debi Hertert from HostingYourHome.com as she interviews Jill Palamountain and Michael McCarron about their Portland Airbnb. Jill and Michael have hosted people from all over the world in the short year that they...||6/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-6 From Camino to Airbnb||Walk Your Airbnb Talk! Debi Hertert of HostingYourHome.com interviews Portland Airbnb Superhost Kathy Peterman, who has amazingly compressed 5 months of trash into this tiny bottle! Listen as Kathy explains how she came to walk the Camino in...||5/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-5 A Tiny Bit of Country||No, it’s not a new song! Debi Hertert of HostingYourHome.com and Airbnb Superhost Nancy Scott visit at Nancy’s home on a tree farm in West Linn, Oregon. When families stay there with kids, the kids are up early feeding the chickens....||5/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-0 Meet Your Host Debi and her Faithful Editor Rob!||Download this episodeDebi of HostingYourHome.com and her husband Rob talk about how they met, how they got started with vacation rentals, and Debi's podcast about Airbnb stories. To see the Hertert's properties: http://www.oregonshearwater.com||5/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-4 A Superhost duo supporting other hosts||Debi Hertert of HostingYourHome.com interviews Portland Airbnb Superhosts Charity and Maylene Kuahiwinui (koo-ah-hee-vee-new-ee) and learns how they have built a small business of supporting other hosts. These two energetic and fun women...||4/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-3 Josh's House in the Trees||An interview with April Brenneman||4/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-2 Youngest Airbnb Guest in the World?||A conversation with photographer and superhost Emily Andrews||4/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHYH-1 It's Not All About the Money||(sometimes the Sharing Economy IS about sharing)||4/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
So much fun!
Love the podcast- great topic with an amazing host!!
Fun and useful!
Really helpful information for Airbnb hosts -- great interviews, great host!
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