I Rent a Room in my House on Airbnb, and These are the Questions Everyone Asks About It

Sam Cook
8 min readJan 2, 2019
A wide shot of the Airbnb room, ready for renting

For the past couple of years, my wife and I have rented a room in our house on Airbnb year-round, and generally it’s been a great experience. With relatively little maintenance and hassle, we’ve turned a spare bedroom into an asset, and created a significant revenue stream for ourselves.

Sam Cook

Former writer for Tested.com and Geek.com, currently a technology professional, teacher, and father. I write about whatever is on my mind.