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Welcome to Property Management Brainstorm, the ultimate podcast for property managers, PropTech ventures, and real estate investors! Join industry expert Bob Preston as he brings you the latest trends, best practices, and invaluable guidance in the world of property management. Whether you're just starting or thriving in the business, Property Management Brainstorm is your go-to destination for all things property management. Please click the "more" button in our episodes below to view the episode notes, listen through the website audio player or the video link, and follow along with the whole episode transcript.

Five Minute Friday #40: Long Term or Short Term Rental Strategy?

A common question we get at North County Property Group is what type of rental should I have for my investment property, long-term rental or short-term rental? Long-term rentals involve annual leasing on a home that is normally unfurnished. Short-term rentals, sometimes called vacation rentals, are homes that are furnished with all utilities and amenities provided by the owner, rented to incoming guests while on vacation. In this FMF episode, Bob offers two differing profiles of success factors pertaining to both long-term and short-term rentals. He also suggests that if you take time to calculate the overall finances of both approaches, it is very likely to come out in the wash as a 50/50 proposition.

For more information on this topic, see Bob Preston's blog post, and the property owner profile table he offers and refers to in this episode:

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