Cashing in on Airbnb

Airbnb has changed the face of the hospitality industry, but its popularity is such that it is also starting to adversely affect the housing market

16th April, 2017
Airbnb has proven to be a much-needed extra source of income for hosts

Airbnb has only been around since 2008, but in those few years, it has profoundly changed the rental and hospitality industry worldwide. There are currently more than three million listings on its website.

However, depending on who you talk to, Airbnb has either done a lot of good or a lot of bad. It was in the spotlight recently in Ireland when, last October, An Bord Pleanála upheld a Dublin City Council ruling that an apartment...

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