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Which NSW suburbs and price-brackets offer the best returns on Airbnb?

As Airbnb becomes more widely used, considering the potential benefits of renting a spare room through the sharing-economy platform, seems more and more like a good idea... This article considers the Airbnb "index scores" (as explained below) for different individual suburbs, and different groups of suburbs organised into price-brackets, to show variation across the state…

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And the Airbnb capital of NSW is... South Tamworth!

It turns out that the place where people can get the most bang for their buck renting out a spare room on Airbnb is a town perched in Northern NSW, about 300km from Australia's east coast. Forget Point Piper (which has the lowest short-term Airbnb rental index score in NSW), and Bondi Beach (although this…

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How do Airbnb private room prices vary by suburb near Sydney's CBD?

The below sequence of visualisations demonstrates that there is considerable variation in private room prices on Airbnb in inner-city suburbs. As Airbnb becomes more popular, and is increasingly used by business travellers, suburbs on the fringes of Sydney's CBD may become more sought after as better-priced options, presenting potential opportunities for homeowners with a spare…

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Just how much are people listing their spare rooms on Airbnb in Sydney?

This choropleth map shows the level of availability of private rooms listings on Airbnb across Sydney. The map uses data from Airbnb listing calendars to show the average number of nights a year that private, single-room listings are available across different postcodes. Levels of availability are notably lower in the inner city areas, suggesting that…

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This interactive map shows the median prices of Airbnb listings across Sydney

You can drill down by postcode, number of bedrooms and room type in this interactive map. <a href='#'><img alt='Dashboard 4 ' src='https:&#47;&#47;public.tableau.com&#47;static&#47;images&#47;Pr&#47;PriceofAirbnblistingsinGreaterSydney&#47;Dashboard4&#47;1_rss.png' style='border: none' /></a>   Disclaimer: Maps created using publicly available information from Airbnb. This blog post does not constitute financial advice. Click here to have a go at using the Stacked Up App!…

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This interactive map shows the density of Airbnb listings in Sydney

Explore this interactive map! Much of the density is as you'd expect - along the coastline and within the city centre. Notably, the northern beach suburb of Manly has a much higher density than the far more centrally-located suburbs around North Sydney. Furthermore, there is a striking drop-off in density on the fringes of inner…

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