Investing in AirBNBs with Superhosts Malyssa and Taylor Meek
Malyssa and Taylor Meek are a husband and wife team of real estate investors and Airbnb Superhosts, with W2’s as perfusionist and a lawyer. They’re using their individual skills to achieve financial freedom by investing in and managing Airbnb rental properties. Malyssa uses her expertise in finding and setting up a place, decorating, and curating an experience for their guests. Taylor focuses his attention on the backend, communicating with guests, handling bookings, and running the day-to-day operations. Currently, they are running three Airbnbs and also helping other investors manage their own Airbnb rentals.
How Taylor and Malyssa got into the Airbnb model
Airbnb versus long-term rental models
Rules of thumb in analyzing short term rentals
How to increase your Airbnb return
Managing your Airbnb property remotely
Scaling your Airbnb business
Important qualitative features of Airbnb investment property
How Taylor and Malyssa promote their Airbnb properties
1. What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it?
Finding a cash-flowing property was difficult, but using an Airbnb model allowed them to buy a property and achieve the returns they needed.
2. Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success?
Malyssa writes a daily journal on a list of priorities, and tasks.
Taylor gets up early in the morning and works out.
3. Do you have an online resource that you find valuable?