JANUARY 24, 2023
# 12: The Essentials of Operating an STR Business at Scale with Sabrina Guler
Running a successful short-term rental business is no easy feat. Managing multiple properties across different markets can be overwhelming, making it essential to have effective systems and processes in place to increase productivity and efficiency as your business grows.
Equally important is having a reliable team with the right skills, experience, and motivation to ensure that all tasks are completed efficiently and effectively, giving your guests a fabulous experience during their stay.
In this episode, Sabrina Guler, a former Apple employee and Co-Founder at Techvestor, shares the systems and processes that have been most helpful in managing the 70+ properties she and her team handle. Sabrina also explains how they design and furnish their properties to ensure an outstanding guest experience.
Furthermore, Sabrina reveals the critical questions to ask when vetting prospective team members, helping you build a team with the right skills, experience, and attitude to support your short-term rental business.
Highlights and Key Points:
[03:32] Introducing today’s guest; Sabrina Guler
[04:53] How Sabrina got in short-term rentals
[06:54] The journey that led Sabrina to start Techvestor
[12:36] How Sabrina designs and furnishes properties at scale
[15:52] The crucial questions she asks when vetting prospective team members
[20:22] How they manage the process of buying furniture for all the properties in different markets
[22:37] Sabrina favorite item she loves to put in all her properties?
[23:33] The systems and processes that have been most helpful in the operation of multiple properties at the same time
[27:27] The most bizarre story from her experience
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