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bane 270 days ago | link | parent

As a homeowner, I can tell you with all sincerity that I'd rather post a "room for rent" sign at my local university than let random strangers with random problems I'm not used to dealing with come crash at my place for a fee.

Airbnb seems very cool as a user of the service, but I'd almost never even think of being a host.

graeme 270 days ago | link

That's fine. Airbnb doesn't need 100% of people to act as hosts.

They just need X% of people who haven't hosted to start hosting.

There's a large amount of people who haven't given the matter as much thought as you have. Some will decide differently.


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