A podcast about Airbnb and the shareconomy in general. Steve and Myka tell you about their experiences both hosting and guesting.
Live Let Thrive

Episode 1: Who are we? What is the Airbnb life?

This is our first episode of Live. Let. Thrive. Steve and Myka tell you who they are and what the Airbnb life is all about.

Episode 2: Pricing, Superhosts and Lasagna!

Steve and Myka talk pricing your Airbnb, attaining Superhost status, and Myka’s wife’s famous Lasagna!!

Episode 3: Fears, Crashed Cars and The Long Term Renters Blues!

Steve and Myka talk about the fears holding people back from using Airbnb to enhance their travels and incomes. Myka tells his story of a guest in need of help after a night of partying and totaled cars! Steve tells of his latest trials and tribulations dealing with the Long Term Rental Blues!

Episode 4: Dealing outside Airbnb, Spring Breakers, Security Deposits

Myka and Steve are at it again. This week’s episode touches on dealing outside of the Airbnb website, dealing with crazy spring-breakers, charging security deposits, providing a spot for guests to get their workout on, and much more!

Episode 5: Special guest Mahogany Artis gives us the female perspective on everything Airbnb!

Our first guest Mahogany Artis joins the guys and gives us the unique woman’s perspective on hosting Airbnb’s! We discuss angry, cursing guests. Tackle cool ways to decorate a room. And what it takes to become a Superhost and the expectations that follow. All that and sooooo much more, you’re gonna love this show! You can check out Myka and Mahogany’s Airbnb listings here!

Episode 6: Great 1st impressions, Finessed by the guests, Kicking it w/ locals

Myka and Steve talk about great first impressions for your Airbnb. Also, Steve continues to get “finessed by the guests.” And we talk about traveling, living, and kicking it with the locals, airbnb style. All this and much more on LIVE LET THRIVE!

Episode 7: Special guest JASPER RIBBERS from ``Get Paid For Your Pad!``

Our greatest Airbnb inspiration JASPER RIBBERS from the biggest Airbnb podcast in the world “GET PAID FOR YOUR PAD,” joins us!!! We pick his brain for all his Airbnb knowledge. He wows us with his amazing stories of being an Airbnb Nomad who travels the world living off his Airbnb income! And he lets us know what his vision is for the future of the Share-economy and where it will lead us. All this and much, much more on this amazing episode with the great Jasper! You can learn more about jasper at his website www.getpaidforyourpad.com

Episode 8: Long term airbnbers, Review battles, TURO, 2% rule for airbnb?

The boys are back with more car crashes, Long term airbnbers blues, battle of the reviews, TURO your ride, 2% rule for your airbnb and much, much more! Put your seat belt on and fire up your favorite new podcast ever. And LIVE LET

Episode 9: Paying your college using Airbnb! w/ special guest James Phan

This week we interview James Phan, a young man who paid for his college by renting out rooms in his house on Airbnb! We talk about rentals in war zones, instant booking to “questionable” guests, tips to get the most out of your Airbnb and much more on this amazing episode! Start Airbnbing already, what are you waiting for?! Live, Let, Thrive! You can check James out on his youtube channel James Phan’s Imagination or hit him up on BiggerPockets.

Episode 10: HOA's SUCK! Creepy Guests, Airbnb for Dogs, Rating your guests

Steve, Myka, and special guest James Phan are back at it again as they discuss creepy guests, instant bookings, airbnb for doggies, rating your guests and WHY HOA’s SUCK! All this and plenty of more craziness from your go to boys in the Airbnb/Shareconomy world. So Live Let Thrive!

Episode 11: Special Guest Al Williamson! Revitalizing the inner-city through short-term rentals.

In this week’s episode we talk to Al Williamson. Al was a guest on the BiggerPockets Podcast show 8. Al discusses neighborhood revitalization through corporate rentals, 1031 exchanges, and maximizing your rental profits with Airbnb or corporate rentals. You can find Al Williamson at his website Leading Landord or on Biggerpockets.

Episode 12: Maximizing your Airbnb, Subleasing, Lending out your Superhost Status

This week we talk about lending out your superhost Status. Getting started by subleasing. How to maximize your Airbnb to its upmost potential. Using your laundry room to make extra money and so much more!

Episode 13: Superhost Mahogony Joins, How Facebook Marketplace is changing the game!

Our favorite “drop-in” and Superhost, Mahogony joins us this week to discuss how Facebook Marketplace is changing the game! Also how to continue to expand your Airbnbs on the cheap. Helping family members to get involved in Airbnb. And Steve’s Big Announcement! All that and so much more…..so LIVE LET THRIVE!

Episode 14: Special Guest James Carlson, Prime Res/Airbnb Hybrids, and High Times in Denver!

Special Guest and Denver market expert, James Carlson joins us and we discuss buying primary residences that double as great Airbnb rentals! And 420 friendly rentals aren’t just for the youngsters! You can reach James at his website http://www.jamescarlsonrealestate.com or on Biggerpockets.

Episode 15: Hurricane Refugees, Airbnb Gripes, Work Away?!

We talk Hurricane refugees, Airbnb gripes, Steve’s first Turo experience, and Work Away?! Another show filled with laughter, insight, knowledge and fun! Join our conversation and LIVE, LET, THRIVE!

Episode 16: We interview the #1 most wished for Airbnb listing in the world owner Peter Bahouth!

Big interview with the owner/host of the #1 most wished for Airbnb in the world, Peter Bahouth! What does it take to be #1? And how heavy is the crown? Push play and find out. And Live, Let, Thrive! You can checkout Peter’s treehouse here.

Episode 17: Mahogony is back and madness ensues!

The Great Mahogany joins the cast as we discuss LLC’s, getting around HOA’s, Airbnb discrimination, and Steve’s wife Lupita makes a special appearance. LIVE LET THRIVE!

Episode 18: Bartering w/ Airbnb, Rowdy kids, Steve's 1st Airbnb!

Steve and Myka are back with more knowledge and fun times! We talk bartering with your Airbnb, rowdy kiddos, and Steve’s first airbnb setup.

Episode 19: Beyond Pricing Mystery, Local Biz Hookups, Backyard Campers, Surprise Ending?

This week we discuss Beyond Pricing mysteries, using local businesses to drive your Airbnb business, renting out campers in your own backyard, and a special surprise ending your gonna want to stick around for!

Episode 20: Guests from Hell, Art House Hurst, Loftium, Airbnb Overwhelm?

The boys are back with great stuff like THE GUESTS FROM HELL! Steve’s new Airbnb spot he calls Art House Hurst! What is Loftium? And overwhelmed with Airbnb?? Perhaps we can help. Or at least make light of things. All this and soooooo much more, so LIVE, LET THRIVE!!!

Episode 21: Advertising, Home-schooling, Negative Friends, Stocks?

We talk “negative friends”, Stocks, TAKL, traveling while renting your spot, home schooling, and advertising.

Episode 22: Special Guests Evan and Bailey tell us all about Glamping on Airbnb!

Special guests Evan and Bailey tell us all about renting out an Airstream Camper on Airbnb! And they’re making a killing at it! You’re not going to want to miss this episode! So Live, Let, Thrive!!! You can check out Evan & Bailey’s blog. You can also check out their Airbnb listing here!

Episode 23: Instant book, Multi-family-BnB, Subleasing, Steve's first booking!

The guys talk about “instant booking”, Myka takes a 90 day challange, the benefits of multi-family-bnb, subleasing for success, and Steve lands his first booking!

Episode 24: How special guest Charles Hawkins talks Landlords into Allowing Subleasing for Airbnbs!

Special Guest Charles Hawkins gives us all the ins and outs on how to convince a landlord to allow you to sublease and Airbnb their unit. He’s been doing this successfully for a while and it’s all in how you ask. You can check out Charles’ listings here.

Episode 25: Overcoming your fears and taking that Airbnb Leap!

We discuss overcoming fears and finally starting your Airbnb journey! Should you block a day after check outs to give yourself ample time for turnovers? Should you provide a washer and dryer for guest use or not? All this and so much more!

Episode 26: Steve and Myka's wives hop on and give their take on the Airbnb life!

Steve and Myka’s wives join the show and give their take on the Airbnb life! We talk cleaning fees, utilizing different hosting formats, pricing tools, and why guests don’t read the darn listings! All this and more so LIVE LET THRIVE!

Episode 27: Live Let Thrive meets Shampoo and Booze!!!

LLT meets their podcast inspiration, “Shampoo and Booze”, in a crossover show to remember! We talk to Ryanne from Shampoo and Booze about home renovations, making a living on Airbnb money, and funding it all with a little help from Ebay hustling! You’ll learn a lot from this episode, as we get a chance to mix it up with the show that inspired us to LIVE LET THRIVE!!!

Shampoo and Booze info:
www.shampooandbooze.com
www.scavengerlife.com
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/shampoo-and-bo…

Episode 28: Cleaning fees, Nonsensical reviews, New Airbnb layout and Attack of the wives!

This week we discuss cleaning fees, Airbnb vs VRBO, problems with the new Airbnb layout, not taking reviews personal, and ATTACK OF THE WIVES!!! All this and so much more.

Episode 29: Special Guest Huzefa Kapadia co-creator of GET PAID FOR YOUR PAD!

We are super honored to have special guest Huzefa Kapadia, the co-creator of the #1 Airbnb Podcast in the world, GET PAID FOR YOUR PAD, stop by to talk shop with us. He tells us all about Get Paid for Your Pad’s beginnings, how they grew, and how they became one of the biggest podcasts in the world. He also dives into his current passion in education, and how he’s shaking up the status quo with his fun, creative, innovative ways to teach kids and keep them eager to learn! It’s the Share-conomy in action, it’s LIVE LET THRIVE yall!!!

HUZEFA’S LINKS:

www.getpaidforyourpad.com

www.scalerlearning.com

US: www.liveletthrive.com

liveletthrive@gmail.com

469-300-9100 CALL US DARNIT! BE HEARD ON THE SHOW! =)

Myka’s Listings: https://www.airbnb.com/users/100605868/listings

Steve’s Listing: www.airbnb.com/users/show/2547920

Episode 30: Airbnb Burnout, Cancellations, Group Payments, Co-hosting

We dig into Airbnb burnout (the struggle is real!), those pesky cancellations, co-hosting for big bucks, and “group payments”. All this and sooooo much more, so LIVE LET THRIVE!

www.liveletthrive.com
liveletthrive@gmail.com
469-300-9100 CALL US DARNIT! DON’T BE SCARED, WE DON’T BITE! ……HARD! 😉

Myka’s Listings:
https://www.airbnb.com/users/100605868/listings

Steve’s Listing:
www.airbnb.com/users/show/2547920

Episode 31: Special Guest Sue Hoyuela! L.A. Airbnber and Timesharer

Special Guest Sue Hoyuela hops on and tells us all about the Airbnb life in sunny southern California! She kicked so much butt at it she was able to replace her entire income with Airbnbing full time. She also makes mad cash with timeshare rentals! Be sure to take notes and take your Airbnb game to the next level with tips and advice from the great Sue! And LIVE LET THRIVE!!!

Contact Sue! www.airbnbvacationrentalbusiness.com

Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/live-let-thrive-airbnb-life-shareconomy-real-estate/id1255345097?mt=2

Website: www.liveletthrive.com – Sign up to be a guest!

Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPheMumzo33uaTOTL…

liveletthrive@gmail.com – Send us an E-mail!

469-300-9100 CALL US DARNIT! BE HEARD ON THE SHOW! =)

Myka’s Listings: https://www.airbnb.com/users/100605868/listings

Steve’s Listing: www.airbnb.com/users/show/2547920

Episode 32: Long Term Airbnbing, No Locals Allowed, Partying w/ guests, Bud n Breakfast

The boys are back in full force! We talk about Bud n Breakfast, Long term airbnbers, Furnished Finder, never renting to Locals, and partying with guests! All this and soooooo much more….so LIVE LET THRIVE!

Podcast: Live Let Thrive

Website: www.liveletthrive.com – Sign up to be a guest!

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469-300-9100 CALL US DARNIT! BE HEARD ON THE SHOW! =)

Myka’s Listings: https://www.airbnb.com/users/100605868/listings

Steve’s Listing: www.airbnb.com/users/show/2547920

Episode 33: Special Guest Shelby Pracht, retired in her 20's using Airbnb!

The amazing Shelby Pracht drops by to tell her story. She retired in her 20’s from her day job by utilizing Airbnb! She owns and manages hers and other folks’ Airbnb’s in the beautiful ski town of Mammoth Lakes, California. Hear about her ups, downs, tips, melt downs, and crushing it moments while Airbnbing her way to financial freedom. Truly an inspiring story. And be sure to stick around til the end of the show for our first LLT Q&A segments where we answer YOUR questions! All this and so much more, so LIVE LET THRIVE yall!

Contact Shelby: www.shelbypracht.com

Podcast: Live Let Thrive

Website: www.liveletthrive.com – Sign up to be a guest!Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPheMumzo33uaTOTL…

liveletthrive@gmail.com – Send us an E-mail!

469-300-9100 CALL US DARNIT! BE HEARD ON THE SHOW! =)

Myka’s Listings: https://www.airbnb.com/users/100605868/listings

Steve’s Listing: www.airbnb.com/users/show/2547920

Episode 34: Steve's Airbnb gets Trashed, Scorched Earth Reviews, Duplicate listings

The guys are back with crazy fun times! We talk Steve’s house getting trashed, scorched earth reviews, group pay hiccups, duplicating listings and SOOOOOOOO much more! So get to it y’all and LIVE LET THRIVE!

Podcast: Live Let Thrive
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469-300-9100 CALL US DARNIT! BE HEARD ON THE SHOW! =)

Myka’s Listings: https://www.airbnb.com/users/100605868/listings

Steve’s Listing: www.airbnb.com/users/show/2547920

Episode 35: Special Guest Lucas, Moonshine & Airbnb in the Smoky Mountains!

Special Guest Lucas Carl joins the cast and tells us all about moonshine, managing remotely, and Airbnbing in the Smoky Mountains! Hit play and let us do the rest. LIVE LET THRIVE!

Lucas Carl info: www.biggerpockets.com/users/LucasCarl

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liveletthrive@gmail.com – Send us an E-mail!

469-300-9100 CALL US DARNIT! BE HEARD ON THE SHOW! =)

Myka’s Listings: https://www.airbnb.com/users/100605868/listings

Steve’s Listing: www.airbnb.com/users/show/2547920

Episode 36: Anti-instant book, Pet Friendly, Airbnb Burglaries, Booking.com

Myka and Steve are back! We discuss the benefits of Booking.com, why Myka quit “instant book” , Airbnb burglaries. and should you be “Pet Friendly?” All this and much more so LIVE LET THRIVE!

Podcast: Live Let Thrive

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469-300-9100 CALL US DARNIT! BE HEARD ON THE SHOW! =)

Myka’s Listings: https://www.airbnb.com/users/100605868/listings

Steve’s Listing: www.airbnb.com/users/show/2547920

Episode 37: Kem & Anne make $8k/month and bought their dream home using Airbnb!

Special Guests Kem and Anne make $8,000/month and bought their dream house in Indianapolis, Indiana using Airbnb! Check out their amazing story and, yeah, they kinda made us a theme song. LIVE LET THRIVE y’all!

HIT US UP!

Podcast: Live Let Thrive

Website: www.liveletthrive.com – Sign up to be a guest!

Youtube Channel: Live Let Thrive

liveletthrive@gmail.com – Send us an E-mail!

469-300-9100 CALL US DARNIT! BE HEARD ON THE SHOW! =)

Myka’s Listings: https://www.airbnb. com/users/100605868/listings

Steve’s Listing: www.airbnb.com/users/ show/2547920

Kem & Anne’s info:

www.facebook.com/kemandannelive/

https://www.airbnb.com/users/95355396/listings

Episode 38: Special Guest Adam James went from homeless to a 2 million dollar a year REI business!

Amazing show! Special guest Adam James went from homeless to a 2 million dollar a year REI business utilizing short term and corporate rentals. You’re going to want to take notes and listen to this one on repeat. You’ll be inspired to kick some serious butt! LIVE LET THRIVE!

Adam James Contact Info:
Cell: 918-818-1001

FB Pages:
www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=868090483

www.facebook.com/Velocity123/

Podcast: Live Let Thrive

Website: www.liveletthrive.com – Sign up to be a guest!

Youtube Channel: Live Let Thrive

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469-300-9100 CALL US DARNIT! BE HEARD ON THE SHOW! =)

Myka’s Listings: https://www.airbnb.com/users/100605868/listings

Steve’s Listing: www.airbnb.com/users/show/2547920

Episode 39: Local Airbnb Crackdowns, Honest Reviews & Rebuttals, Emotional Support Animals?

The guys are back in full force with an exciting episode about combating local Airbnb crackdowns, exit strategies, leaving honest reviews, emotional support animal madness, and wanna work for Myka?? All this and soooooooooooo much more so LIVE LET THRIVE y’all!!!

www.liveletthrive.com

liveletthrive@gmail.com

469-300-9100 (KEEP THE QUESTIONS COMING!)

Androiders: www.stitcher.com/podcast/live-let-thrive

Myka’s Listings: https://www.airbnb.com/users/100605868/listings

Steve’s Listing: www.airbnb.com/users/show/2547920

Episode 40: Special Guest Jerome Charles talks Fixer Uppper Airbnbs!

Jerome Charles hops on and shares with his experiences fixing up houses and doing complete renovations to make beautiful Airbnbs! We also talk utilizing “Alexa,” the best Philly Cheesesteaks, Cozy and sooooooooo much more. What y’all waiting for? LIVE LET THRIVE y’all!

HIT US UP!
www.liveletthrive.com
liveletthrive@gmail.com
469-300-9100 (KEEP THE QUESTIONS COMING!)

Androiders:
www.stitcher.com/podcast/live-let-thrive

Myka’s Listings:Myka’s Airbnb listings
Steve’s Listing & info:Steve’s Airbnb listings

www.facebook.com/stevenche
cell: 817-566-4777 (send me a shout!)

Jerome’s Listing:Cozy & Close to Downtown! Ideal 4 Singles/Couples!

Episode 41: Tyler Work joins us: Getting Landlords to say YES to Airbnb Subletting!

The Great Tyler Work hops on the cast to talk about Subletting your way to Airbnb success! As a property manager and an Airbnb owner himself, he gives us all the ins and outs on how to approach Landlords about subleasing their places and renting them out on Airbnb. We also discuss using Virtual Assistants to help scale your business. And the rise of Booking.com?? All this and sooooooo much more so LIVE LET THRIVE yall!!!

HIT US UP!
www.liveletthrive.com
liveletthrive@gmail.com
469-300-9100 (KEEP THE QUESTIONS COMING!)
Androiders: www.stitcher.com/podcast/live-let-thrive

Myka’s Listings:
Myka’s Airbnb listings
Meet Myka on Biggerpockets

Steve’s Listing & info:
Steve’s Airbnb listings
www.facebook.com/stevenche
cell: 817-566-4777 (send me a shout!)

Tyler’s info:
CoBNB
Meet Tyler on Biggerpockets

Episode 42: Business ready, Do your research, Stock market crash?

Steven and Myka are back talking business readiness, doing your research, Steve’s SPI journey, super trains and the stock market crash craziness?? All this and soooooo much more so LIVE LET THRIVE Y’ALL!

HIT US UP!
www.liveletthrive.com
liveletthrive@gmail.com
469-300-9100 (KEEP THE QUESTIONS COMING!)
Androiders:
www.stitcher.com/podcast/live-let-thrive

Myka’s Listings and information:
https://sharebnb.guestybookings.com/

Get 50% off of Myka’s timeshare consulting from the link below.

Myka’s Timeshare Consulting
Mahogany’s Airbnb/STR consulting
Steve’s Listing & info:
www.airbnb.com/users/show/2547920
www.facebook.com/stevenche
cell: 817-566-4777 (send me a shout!)

Episode 43: Inner City Investing, Automation, SpaceX & South Padre Island

We’re back y’all! This week we talk Automation, Business Readiness, Arbitrage, investing in the hood, South Padre Island, SpaceX and soooooo much more! Push play and enjoy. And…LIVE LET THRIVE Y’ALL!

HIT US UP!
www.liveletthrive.com
liveletthrive@gmail.com
469-300-9100 (KEEP THE QUESTIONS COMING!)
Androiders:
www.stitcher.com/podcast/live-let-thrive

Myka’s Listings and information:
https://sharebnb.guestybookings.com/

Get 50% off of Myka’s timeshare consulting from the link below.
Myka’s Timeshare Consulting
Mahogany’s Airbnb/STR consulting

Steve’s Listing & info:
www.airbnb.com/users/show/2547920
www.facebook.com/stevenche
cell: 817-566-4777 (send me a shout!)

Episode 44: Personal Finance, Booking.com, Auto Decal, Ramen-ghetti??

The guys are back and discuss Personal Finance, Booking.com, Auto Decal and Ramen-ghetti?? Plus, of course, tons of Airbnb, share-conomy stuff. So LIVE LET THRIVE YALL!!!

HIT US UP!
www.liveletthrive.com
liveletthrive@gmail.com
469-300-9100 (KEEP THE QUESTIONS COMING!)
Androiders: www.stitcher.com/podcast/live-let-thrive

Myka’s Listings and information:
https://sharebnb.guestybookings.com/

Get 50% off of Myka’s timeshare consulting from the link below.

Myka’s Timeshare Consulting
Mahogany’s Airbnb/STR consulting

Steve’s Listing & info:
www.airbnb.com/users/show/2547920
www.facebook.com/stevenche
cell: 817-566-4777 (send me a shout!)

Episode 45: Special Guests Lenny and Teresa Sharp discuss using Airbnb to boost their retirement!

Lenny and Teresa Sharp hop on and tell us how they’re using Airbnb to help build a great retirement. So much great info on this one, you’re gonna want to take notes. And LIVE LET THRIVE Y’ALL!!!

Lenny and Teresa’s contact and listing info:
Airbnb Listings:

Airbnb Listings

Live Create Connect

lennysharp@gmail.com

HIT THE GUYS UP!
www.liveletthrive.com
liveletthrive@gmail.com
469-300-9100 (KEEP THE QUESTIONS COMING!)

Androiders:

Stitcher

Myka’s Info:

Myka’s Airbnb Listings

Myka’s Consulting

Steve’s Listing & info:

Steve’s Listings

Steve’s Facebook

(ADD ME!)
cell: 817-566-4777 (send me a shout!)

Episode 46: Special Guest Traci Hemminger drops some Airbnb/VRBO knowledge!

Special Guest Traci Hemminger joins the cast to discuss fixing up old houses to Airbnb/VRBO, Following your STR dreams and fighting against anti-Airbnb legislation. She’s a warrior princess y’all! LIVE LET THRIVE!!

Traci’s info:

Traci’s Facebook

Email: traci.hemminger@att.net

HIT THE GUYS UP!
www.liveletthrive.com
liveletthrive@gmail.com
469-300-9100 (KEEP THE QUESTIONS COMING!)
Androiders: www.stitcher.com/podcast/live-let-thrive

Myka’s Listings

Myka’s Consulting

Steve’s Listing & info:

Steve’s Listings

Steve’s Facebook

(ADD ME!)
cell: 817-566-4777 (send me a shout!)