The Homestay Series

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Homestay hosting isn’t well-known in the FIRE community—and I want to help change that! I think hosting students is such an amazing house hack/side hustle hybrid that everyone on the FI path should consider it.

That’s why I’ve created The Homestay Series—a series of articles that’ll tell you everything you need to know about hosting. I’ll write about:

  • Why we love this little-known house hack.
  • How much we earn from hosting.
  • How to get started.
  • How to deal with issues.
  • The honest truth behind hosting students.
  • … and lots more!

The Homestay Series

Homestay Hosting: A Personal Story

I launched The Homestay Series while on vacation in Korea. Why? It’s because of a special student we hosted during some hard times in our life. Here’s the story…

The Perfect Side Hustle?

Looking for a house hack/side hustle that you can do from home? Homestay hosting is an amazing ‘job’ that fits the bill (plus it’ll get you to FI sooner)!

7 Surprising Benefits of Hosting Homestays

The best benefits from hosting students are non-monetary. If you’re unsure about hosting, read on. I’ll have you fully convinced by the end of this post!

Hosting Homestays: All About the Money

Wondering how much we earn hosting homestay students? Curious about how hosts get paid? Is hosting even worth doing? I’ll share the numbers and tell all.

How To Get Started with Homestay Hosting

Getting prepared for homestay hosting’s pretty straightforward, but it’s nice have some advance knowledge. Let’s go through it step-by-step.

I’m here to help!

Homestay hosting has changed our lives for the better in so many ways. I’d love to help more people discover it and try it out for themselves. Feel free to let me know anytime if you have questions, feedback, or topic suggestions. 

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