Does the Stacked Up app, or ShareCover, advocate that first-home buyers purchase a home based on expected future returns from short term renting?

No.

Results created by the Stacked Up app are imperfect, and do not constitute financial advice. Financial decisions, including those made around purchasing and renting property, should be considered carefully by individuals. When making any decision about insurance, ShareCover recommends visiting the Australian Government website: www.moneysmart.gov.au

Also, ShareCover Enterprises is owned by Insurance Australia Limited and is not related to Airbnb. References to Airbnb on this website do not constitute an endorsement by these platforms of ShareCover nor an endorsement of these platforms by ShareCover.

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