Reading about this change on the board, I was quite freaked about how to
manage it. Also confused as to why we hadn't been alerted. Although I
try to stay on top of things, I was completely unaware of this change
and how close it was. I just reached out t...
We were told that if you rented your place longer than 30 days, your
information would not be shared with the city of Vancouver. Just
received an email that it was.. After I called Airbnb, they confirmed
that they are sharing all information with the city...
Hello Everyone, I found another thread that was discussing the upcoming
implementation of PST and/or MRDT tax collecting by hosts that is
beginning October 1st 2018. I thought I would create a new thread and
post the link to the pdf from BC government tha...
Hi Airbnb Community!We have looked everywhere on blogs and forums... And
haven't found anyone who went through the whole process of getting a
licence for short-term rental in Vancouver BC.The city and Airbnb make
it look easy, in couple clicks, but when y...
Hello Hosts. How are you? Firstly, let me introduce myself. I have been
a host since 2012 and a member of the expert community since 2015
(Directly expert). But besides that, I'm also a phd candidate in Tourism
at the Federal University of Rio Grande do N...
The city make it sound simple but if you read between the lines it
certainly isn't. You will have to put in hard wired smoke alarms
throughout your house and get an inspection, and in 5 years from now
you'll have to install a sprinkler system that costs a...
with the new by-law coming into effect, i don't think it will make too
much of a difference. The greatest hurdle is the building stratas that
won't allow and refuse to hear about the benefits of airbnb / STR. Am I
the only one that thinks this is the case...
Around 3-4 months ago, i was in a dispute over the pluged sink. Unless
there is a professional inspector, we can not tell whether the sink was
pluged or not before our entering. The host asked for a quiet a bit of
money and Airbnb asked us to pay a portio...
Hello! My boyfriend and I are traveling to Vancouver, B.C. in the fall
of 2018 and have a few saved apartments from the downtown, Woodland, and
Mt. Pleasant area, but we don't know all that much about where the best
place to stay is! We'd like something c...
I'm faily new to hosting. I have a property in Sooke and am wondering if
we are required to comply with the Hostel Guest Registration Act. It
states: (1) A keeper of a hotel must provide and keep a suitable guest
register for the registration of all perso...