The housing market has been a real-estate unicorn in the Valley, but it has become a hot topic of conversation these past few months after a rash of Airbnb listings in Phoenix went viral.
It seems like everyone is looking for a home, and everyone wants to get in.
This is the third year Airbnb has become the topic of discussion, and the first time it’s been this long.
Since the beginning of the year, there have been over 100 Airbnb listings and a record number of Airbnb guest bookings in the Phoenix metro area.
According to a new study from the Arizona Republic, more than half of Phoenix hotel guests book through Airbnb and another quarter book through other lodging platforms, such as Homejoy, Kayak, and Rooms.
According the study, in February, hotel occupancy in Phoenix topped the city of Seattle’s total and reached 2.2 million rooms.
The number of people booked through Airbnb increased from 7,812 in January to 12,826 in February.
It’s hard to say how many people will be staying in Phoenix hotels this year, but the numbers are definitely higher than any other hotel industry in the region.
Airbnb has long had an advantage in the hospitality industry, and that advantage is growing.
In 2015, the average Airbnb stay was only 15 minutes, which is not too bad considering that a typical night in a hotel typically lasts about two hours.
But this year there have only been a handful of new Airbnb listings per night, and only one Airbnb hotel in the metro area that has more than 10 listings per day.
As more and more hotels are starting to come online, there will be more and better opportunities to book on Airbnb, which has helped Airbnb jumpstart its growth.
“We have an advantage over our competition in terms of occupancy numbers, because we have a lot of rooms that are rented,” said Matt Stossel, the co-founder of the real estate consultancy Real Estate Intelligence.
“That is really what has been driving this.
People are starting the process of finding homes, and when they are, they want to book in our hotels.
So we are a big beneficiary.”
In addition to a steady stream of listings, Airbnb has also seen a surge in the number of rooms booked through the platform.
Airbnb says it’s seeing a 5 percent increase in guests in the last 24 hours.
“The surge in occupancy numbers that we saw this year really put our occupancy numbers in perspective,” Stosse told The Verge.
“Our occupancy numbers have been very consistent year over year, year after year.
And we are seeing occupancy numbers rise.”
Airbnb has more room to grow, and it is not going to be the only player in the room.
The company has also been gaining traction with other real estate industries, such the hotel industry.
According for example, a recent study from Sotheby’s, the world’s leading auction house, showed that Airbnb had been the number one hotel-booking platform in the United States since December.
This year, Sothebys revenue from its hotel-related businesses increased by more than 80 percent, and more than 70 percent of the revenue comes from Airbnb.
The study also showed that the average price of a hotel room in the U.S. is $1,068, and as of February, Airbnb had earned $2.2 billion in revenue.
That’s an impressive growth rate for a startup, and one that has helped make Airbnb the hottest real estate asset of all time.
Airbnb’s popularity has been on a steady rise in the two years since it started.
But for all of the excitement surrounding the company, it’s also an issue for many in the real-torial industry.
There are concerns about the safety of the business model.
Some landlords are calling for the company to change its policies and get rid of the “guests only” policy.
Airbnb also faces a growing number of legal and regulatory issues, such a pending lawsuit filed by a group of Arizona real estate professionals in which they argue that the company is breaking the state’s consumer-protection laws.
The suit alleges that the platform violates state consumer-fair housing laws by excluding guests from its service.
“It’s a very difficult situation to navigate and has a lot to do with the way the law is interpreted,” said Stossell, who is a partner at Real Estate Insight.
“You’re not just competing with a landlord who is going to have to comply with all the requirements, you’re competing with an unregulated marketplace that is going out of control and is going after your business.”
Airbnb may be getting ready to go public, but there is still a lot riding on this company.
The startup has been valued at over $70 billion, which puts it in a class of its own.
If the company’s success continues to rise, and its stock price continues to grow fast, it could be worth the risk of taking.
Airbnb may not be the most popular company in the world, but as it grows,