This is why Airbnb could crash the housing market. The United States (US) housing market has appreciated significantly over the past 2 years. There is a concern that the housing market will crash soon. Investing in short term rentals (airbnbs) has skyrocketed in recent years. Investors have been purchasing houses to use as short-term rentals on popular listing sites like AirBNB and VRBO. Investors have been able to make a ton of money buying properties and listing them on Airbnb as the rent they can generate is significantly higher than long term rentals. Investors in these short term rental properties were able to generate significantly higher cash on cash returns than traditional rental property investing.
The reason house prices in the United States have skyrocketed is due to low inventory of houses for sale and high demand. Rising mortgage rates have decreased demand but supply still remains low. As investors in short term rentals see their bookings decrease, there is a concern that this properties could start loosing money for the investors. Eventually, the investor will be forced to sell the property, causing additional supply in the housing market and causing downward pressure on housing prices.
This video covers topics such as how to invest in short term rentals, short term rental investing, how to invest in Airbnbs, how short term rentals could crash the US housing market, real estate investing, 2023 housing market predictions, 2023 real estate crash, and the coming Airbnb crash.