Stacked Up Suburb Lists

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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