Final New Host Checklist

Final New Host Checklist

  1. Your Airbnb listing is complete, and each item on the printed checklist has been completed. This includes:
    • House rules
    • Detailed Descriptions have been written (The Space, Guest Access, Interaction with Guests, The Neighborhood, Getting Around, Other Things to Note)
    • Photos of all areas of the house the guest has access to, as well as outdoors (if applicable).
    • All photos have unique captions
  2. Your Airbnb host profile is complete, and each item on the printed checklist has been completed. This includes:
    • A good photo of you, and photos of your pet(s)
    • Bio
    • Verifications (ID, Email, Phone)
    • Social Media accounts linked (Facebook, LinkedIn, Google)
    • You’ve accepted my Reference
  3. A friend has proof-read your listing and your host profile
  4. You’ve printed out house rules and info for your guest (either from your own template or my templates)
  5. You’ve printed out any signs you want to put up in your house (either from your own template or my templates)
  6. You’ve got extra keys for your guests (or a code entry system)
  7. Your house street number is visible at night.
  8. You’ve got the Airbnb app on your phone
  9. You’ve read the Correspondence Tips & Canned Text and understand when to use them.
  10. The last step is to bring your calendar is up to date (be sure to block any days you don’t want guests). Make all other dates available for booking.

And, voilà, you’re live!