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Why your Short Term Rental needs a Hidden Lockbox

Whether you use keys or an electronic system to let guests into your unit, you need to plan for an emergency. Disaster seems unlikely when things are shiny and new. However, expecting the unexpected will make a big difference. Emergencies are always stressful, but having a hidden key somewhere on the property is always a…

Why Cheap Furniture is More Expensive

Covid 19 has been tough on AirBNB hosts on multiple levels. Angry guests, staffing issues, enhanced cleaning practices, you name it. But one of the most difficult challenges has been in finding furniture. Setting up a new home can be delayed weeks and months over furniture. I deal with this all the time. As a…

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Why you should never EVER cancel on an AirBNB Guest

Have you ever just had a bad feeling about a guest? We all have. Several times a year I get an inquiry and something just tingles on the back of my neck, telling me that this is a bad idea. Sometimes the guest is just looking for a place, other times the guest is already…

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Step by Step Guide to Photography for your Short Term Rental Home

A lot of money goes into getting your short term rental ready to rent. By the time the house is ready, you will be shopping your kidneys online or putting your kids’ electronics on eBay. There is one final expense that you need to save up for, and that’s professional photography. Chances are you know…

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Timeline for Setting Up your Short Term Rental

Setting up an AirBNB listing is expensive and time consuming. One thing to keep in mind is the timeline of events. Your house may be furnished, but does it have toilet paper? How will the guests get in? Often these little details are left until the host already has a guest coming. Organization is the…

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Sid’s Shopping List for your Short Term Rental

Setting up an entire house all at once is not an easy job. Read below for Sid’s Shopping List must-haves and don’t forgets. Kitchen 2 sets of silverware and dishes for the number of guests the home will sleep Silverware Dishes: Sid buys hers at Dollar Tree. White. Easy to buy, easy to replace if…

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Top Restaurant Choices in Brunswick, GA

Brunswick features a great variety of places to eat and drink. See our list below for our favorites. Nautica Joe’s Located In Historic Downtown Brunswick on Newcastle Street across from the Ritz Theatre.Casual lunch spot serving up traditional favorites and daily specials.Open Monday thru Friday 10:30am – 2:30pmFamily owned and operated sense 2002. 1523 Newcastle…

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Sid’s Must Do List for Round Rock, TX

Located in Central Texas, Round Rock is known for its outdoor activities and historic sites. Here are a couple of places you might want to pay a visit:  Please use #sidwashere to share your best Brunswick experiences with us! Dell Diamond  Catch a Round Rock Express game, the AAA affiliate to the Texas Rangers, or…

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Must Do in Brunswick, GA

Home to well-preserved arts and history sites, Brunswick, GA boasts a wide variety of places to see and things to do. Whether you’re on vacation or simply passing through the city, you can’t miss out on these places: Please use #sidwashere to share your best Brunswick experiences with us!   Hofwhyl Broadway Plantation  This beautiful…

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Sid’s Favorite Restaurants in Round Rock, Texas

Looking for great food in Round Rock. Sid Was Here have the list of favorite restaurants you can dine in while you are there.  Jack Allen’s Kitchen Jack Gilmore’s chicken fried steak could not be contained to the southwestern suburb of Oak Hill. When you think about that steak, along with the pimiento cheese, tacos,…