Unique Surf Podcast Focuses on Happy Balanced Life

Unique Surf Podcast Focuses on Balanced Life Live Swell

Have you desired the opportunity to fit more of your passion into your life & keep it balanced? If your like Imi Barneaud and I, you probably do. Imi, host of The Oceanriders Podcast, is a surfer, a mum (thats “mom” for American English folks), and an entrepreneur. As you may have guessed, one of Imi’s passions is surfing. Surfing … Read More

How to Build Wealth With Vacation Rental Homes

How to build wealth with vacation rentals Live Swell

A lot of people are interested in building wealth though real estate investments. Interestingly, not many people think of vacation rental investment(s) as a component of their real estate wealth building plan. Too bad for them, but good for you! It can be done and can be a lot more fun. In this article we will focus on how to … Read More

How to Short the Dollar via Vacation Rentals

How to short the dollar

How to short the dollar? What does that even mean? Wise investors, in every asset class, understand time tested financial principles. As it relates to “how to short the dollar” the principle that must be understood is the Time Value of Money! Let’s start there, next we will cover the simple 5 steps to show you how to short the … Read More

FAQ’s: Vacation Rental Insurance for Renters?

Vacation Rental Insurance for Renters Live Swell v1

Does Vacation Rental Insurance for Renters Exist? Yes! With more travelers than ever choosing private accommodation, like vacation rentals and Airbnb’s, many people have been curious if vacation rental insurance for renters is available to protect this type of stay, and yes it is. What are the main components of a vacation rental travel protection plan? These plans typically have … Read More

What are My Vacation Home Ownership Options?

Vacation Home Ownership Options

Did you know? There are a surprising number of vacation home ownership options available other than buying a second home outright. As with most things, each option has its own set of advantages and disadvantages, so it is important to consider which may be the right options for you based on your lifestyle goals, long term goals and financial commitment … Read More

Totally Unique Vacation Rental Training Experience

Vacation Rental Training

Live Swell Introduces One-of-a-Kind Vacation Rental Training “Whats your secret sauce?” “Do you offer vacation rental training?” were the questions we continually received from guests, fans and other aspiring and established vacation rental owners.  I have to admit, in the beginning I did not want to give away our secrets.  These secrets and process we distilled over years and via thousands … Read More

Podcasts Featuring Live Swell Founders Mike and Maria

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Podcast Featuring Live Swell Founders How to Build a Short Term Rental Brand  Host:  Neil Henderson, Commercial Syndicator + Short Term Rental Owner Podcast: “The Road to Family Freedom”  How to Build a Short Term Rental Brand with Michael Hamilton Practical Vacation Rental Investment with Michael Hamilton Host:  Heather Bayer, VR Owner, Manager + Industry Thought Leader  Podcast: “Vacation Rental Success”  VRS170 … Read More

Vacation Rental Insurance For Owners + Airbnb Host Insurance: The Breakdown

Summary:  Vacation Rental Insurance For Owners + Airbnb Host Insurance Vacation Rental Insurance:  The Skinny The Biggest Killers of Wealth:  Taxes + Lawsuits The Good News:  There is “custom penned” Vacation Rental Insurance for Owners Proper Insurance Reviews:  The Vacation Rental Insurance company we use Airbnb Host Insurance HomeAway Insurance Should you get Vacation Rental Insurance? Rad News for our blog … Read More

Vacation Rental Asset Protection

Live Swell Asset Protection

Summary:  Vacation Rental Asset Protection The Biggest Killers of Wealth:  Taxes + Lawsuits Vacation Rental Asset Protection: A Short Story How do I protect my vacation rental? 3 Steps Do you know the Biggest Wealth Killers? It is said that the biggest killers of wealth are taxes and lawsuits.  One of the consequences of NOT being properly protected with owning real estate … Read More

Smartbnb Review

Smartbnb Review Vacation Rental Dojo

Smartbnb Review Summary Smartbnb is a critical tool we leverage and have utilized at Live Swell Beach Bungalows for 3+ years, on multiple properties in multiple markets.  In this smartbnb review we will be discussing our experience with the product, team and smartbnb improvements.  As a bonus we will also cover why the leverage principle is so important and how … Read More