Average Airbnb Host in D-FW Brought in $6,800 in Extra Income in 2018

Airbnb is out with some eye-popping numbers on how much cash is going into the pockets of Dallas-Fort Worth property owners offering up their homes for short-term rental.North Texans pulled in $64 million in supplemental income in 2018, with the typical host earning $6,800 for the year, according to Airbnb. They welcomed a combined 466,000 guests last year.Renters in Dallas, Tarrant, Collin and Denton counties accounted for 92 percent of that income -- $59 million of the region's total. Dallas County was the biggest market for short-term rentals, accounting for more than $37 million in income.Some of the popular rentals in Dallas featured on Airbnb's site Thursday included a two-bedroom executive suite in the Oaklawn/Uptown area for $117 a night, an eclectic two-bedroom home in Lower Greenville for $99 a night and a renovated duplex four miles from downtown for $61 a night.   Continue reading...

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