Airbnb RentalsWhere to Find Airbnb Data in 2020 for Real Estate Investing? by Daniela Andreevska November 16, 2019October 24, 2019 by Daniela Andreevska November 16, 2019October 24, 2019Access to real estate data and analytics will make Airbnb property investors rich in 2020. Successful real estate investing is no longer about working hard but about working smart. And smart real estate investment decisions in the 21st century are those based on evidence and analysis. If you’re planning to start a short term rental business in 2020, here’s where to find all the Airbnb data that you’ll need.Real Estate Market Airbnb DataThere isn’t just one type of real estate data that you need in order to start an Airbnb business in 2020. The first kind of Airbnb data necessary for buying rental properties is real estate market level data.Everyone knows that location is a major factor in determining the return on investment in real estate. This is because so much depends on your Airbnb location including the short term rentals regulations, property prices, demand, nightly rates, monthly Airbnb rental income, Airbnb occupancy rate, optimal rental property type, and others.Some of the most important factors which you should look at to find the most profitable locations for Airbnb rentals include:TourismThe economy and local businessesThe supply of Airbnb listingsAirbnb laws and rulesTaxes on short term rental propertiesHowever, searching for all these indicators sounds overwhelming and even discouraging to beginner real estate investors striving to become successful Airbnb hosts in 2020. Do you really have to look for all this Airbnb data to buy a single investment property?Not anymore. Alternatively, you can check out Mashvisor’s real estate investment blog. There you’ll find up-to-date articles which highlight the best places to invest in real estate in 2020 for renting out on Airbnb depending on your criterion. Whether you are interested in high Airbnb occupancy rate, Airbnb rental income, Airbnb cap rate, or Airbnb cash on cash return, you are bound to find it in Mashvisor’s Airbnb rentals blogs. Here are a few examples:What Airbnb Occupancy Rate Can You Expect in 2020?Where to Invest in Real Estate: The Highest Cap Rate Cities in 20202020 Cash on Cash Return by City: What Real Estate Investors Should ExpectWhat is really important is that you will find not only a list of the top locations for buying an Airbnb property, but very detailed Airbnb data on each one of them. All figures and analytics are based on real estate market analysis conducted by Mashvisor’s Airbnb profitability calculator. This must-have real estate investing tool for 2020 uses big data on Airbnb rental comps from all across the US housing market to analyze the investment potential of US cities and town.While the city-level Airbnb data is not available on the platform, you can find it on Mashvisor’s blog. All related articles have city data including:Median property pricePrice per square footNumber of real estate listings for saleNumber of Airbnb listingsAirbnb occupancy rateAirbnb rental incomeAirbnb cash on cash returnAirbnb cap rateBest neighborhoods for buying a Airbnb investment propertyAirbnb laws and regulationsTo start reading through our Airbnb rentals blogs, just click here.Neighborhood Airbnb AnalyticsAs anyone in the real estate industry knows, location is not only about the city or town. It is also about the neighborhood. Even adjacent areas within the same real estate market can offer strikingly different rate of return on a rental property, including vacation rentals. What that means for Airbnb investors is that they have to find Airbnb data on the neighborhood level in order to guarantee optimal return on investment, whether in terms of Airbnb cash on cash return, Airbnb cap rate, ROI, or IRR.How do you do that in 2020?Through the best real estate investor website for property data online: Mashvisor.Once you’ve selected a real estate markets where short term rentals are legal and promise high return, you can use our heatmap to find out the best neighborhoods for investing in Airbnb properties in this city by:Property listing priceAirbnb rental incomeAirbnb cash on cash returnAirbnb occupancy rateRelated: Airbnb Rentals: Finding Income Properties Using a HeatmapHave a look below at the Airbnb Dallas neighborhood map to get an idea of what to expect:Mashvisor’s Heatmap: Dallas Neighborhoods by Airbnb Cash on Cash ReturnUsing the heatmap analysis tool, you can choose a few neighborhoods which offer the best balance between property price and Airbnb cash on cash return. Don’t focus on the promised rate of return too much and forget about home values. After all, an investment property has to be affordable to secure financing and avoid foreclosure.Now that you’ve narrowed down your neighborhood search to a few areas, you can further research each one of them. The neighborhood pages on Mashvisor’s Airbnb profit calculator will show you the following Airbnb data for all areas in any US housing market:Median property priceAverage price per square footAverage Airbnb cash on cash returnAverage Airbnb rental incomeNumber of investment properties for saleNumber of Airbnb rental listingsAverage Airbnb occupancy rateOptimal rental strategy (to confirm it’s Airbnb and not traditional rentals)Walk Score (that’s also an important factor for attracting Airbnb guests)Real estate compsAirbnb rental compsOptimal property type (single family home, multi family home, townhouse, condo, apartment, etc.)Optimal number of bedroomsJust imagine all the time and effort you’d need to collect all this data and information on your own! No wonder that our real estate investment tools turn 3 months of research into 15 minutes.Related: 5 Best Real Estate Investment Tools for 2020But do you know what’s still best about Mashvisor’s Airbnb data: The accuracy. All our calculations and estimates are based on actual data from Airbnb.com. For the neighborhood Airbnb data, Mashvisor’s investment property calculator computes the averages from the information reported on all short term rental listings there, taking into consideration the property type and the number of bedrooms.Airbnb Rental Property DataGreat! You already know where to find Airbnb data for real estate markets and neighborhoods in 2020. But is this enough for making profitable real estate investments in vacation homes? Unfortunately, no!Don’t worry though. We’ve got you covered. The last type of Airbnb data that you can find on Mashvisor’s website is at the rental property level. After all, not all investment properties in the same city and neighborhood have the same potential for return. That’s why you need data for conducting investment property analysis to choose the best Airbnb rental.In 2020 you can narrow down your property search in your neighborhood of choice with Mashvisor’s Property Finder. This will leave you with a few top-performing Airbnb income properties so that you can focus on analyzing the Airbnb data for them.Simply click on any of them to access Mashvisor’s rental property calculator detailed analysis of short term rental properties. For each property you’ll see:Property listing priceProperty status: for sale, pending, or foreclosureProperty addressProperty descriptionProperty type: single family home, condo, apartment, townhouse, multi family home, or otherProperty characteristics: year built, lot size, price per square foot, number of parking spaces, owner occupied or not, MLS ID number, number of bedrooms, number of bathrooms, heating and cooling systems, and othersVirtual tourTax historyComparable rental income for AirbnbCash flowAirbnb cash on cash returnAirbnb cap rateAirbnb occupancy rateOne-time startup costs: home inspection, real estate appraisal, closing fees, repairs, furniture, etc.Recurring monthly expenses: property insurance, property tax, property management, utilities, rental income tax, HOA fee (if investing in a condo), Airbnb cleaning fees, property maintenance, and other customizable costsPayback periodReal estate compsAirbnb rental compsAirbnb reviews influenceTop-performing real estate agents in the local housing marketHave a look below at part of the investment property analysis of a Dallas real estate listing:Mashvisor’s Airbnb Profit Calculator: Investment Property AnalysisThat’s a lot of Airbnb data, isn’t it? To help you make the best real estate investment decision in 2020, let’s have a more detailed look at a few of these figures. Find a Profitable Airbnb Investment PropertyAirbnb Occupancy RateAirbnb occupancy rate data is crucially important for determining the return on investment on your short term rental property. How many booked nights you’ll have will affect your Airbnb rental income, cash flow, Airbnb cap rate, and Airbnb cash on cash return. Always aim for properties with high Airbnb occupancy rate to become a successful host. In addition to the expected occupancy rate, on Mashvisor’s Airbnb analytics platform you will see find out data on how much Airbnb reviews by guests affect the occupancy rate of a specific property. In this way you will know how much effort to put into getting positive reviews from your Airbnb guests.Airbnb Rental IncomeEven a beginner real estate investor understands that rental income is the way to make money in real estate. The higher your income, the higher your rate of return. The income of an Airbnb rental property is affected by a number of factors including the location, the nightly rate, the occupancy rate, and the season. In 2020 there will be no need to look for rental comps to find Airbnb rental income data. It’s already available and waiting for you on Mashvisor.Cash FlowInvesting in positive cash flow properties is a must. This is the only way to make money from real estate. The cash flow is simply the difference between the rental income and the rental expenses, but there’s so much Airbnb data required to calculate it the traditional way. Well, in 2020 you can find out cash flow data on any Airbnb rental with Mashvisor’s cash flow calculator.Related: How to Find Positive Cash Flow Properties in 2020Airbnb Return on InvestmentWe’ve come to the core of the whole point of finding Airbnb data: to calculate what rate of return to expect on a certain income property. Investment property analysis used to take days if not weeks of gathering data, using messy spreadsheets, and making endless calculations.In 2020 you can find all the cash on cash return and cash rate data that you want on Mashvisor.Related: 10 Best Places for Buying a Vacation Home in 2020So, if you want to be able to find Airbnb data for real estate markets, neighborhoods, and rental properties in 2020, sign up for Mashvisor today. Your money-making Airbnb rental property is just a few clicks away. Start Your Investment Property Search! START FREE TRIAL Cash on Cash ReturnInvestment Property AnalysisMarket AnalysisNeighborhood AnalysisOccupancy RateReal Estate Data 0FacebookTwitterGoogle +PinterestLinkedin Daniela AndreevskaDaniela is Marketing Director at Mashvisor. She has been writing about real estate investing for a number of years. Previously, she worked in economic policy research and fundraising. 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