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Q&A with Hanan from Tahoe Little Black Cabins

Apr 09, 2021

I've said it before, I'll say it again. 

One of the best things about being involved in the short term rental space is meeting a community of other amazing hosts. Today I'm sharing a Q&A with some talented hosts from California, Hanan and Joe, who clearly must not sleep what with their full time jobs, multiple short term rental properties, AND 3 gorgeous children to raise. 

Let's dive in and learn what they have to teach us about hosting the right way. 

Tell us about yourselves! 


We are Hanan and Joe, a husband & wife team with a passion for interior design, renovation, entrepreneurship, traveling and family. We own and run short term rentals in both the Napa Valley and Lake Tahoe while also raising 3 lovely children (Jacob, Aminah & Jordan) and working full time jobs. Joe works as a registered nurse and Hanan works as a Realtor in the Napa/Sonoma region.


How did your Short Term Rental  journey begin?

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Q & A with Cabin Dreamweaver Hosts in North Carolina

Nov 04, 2020

I've been stalking this gorgeous North Carolina mountain cabin renovation since I first discovered them on Insta months ago. 

There is a good reason why this cabin is oh-so right. LB, the female half of the couple that owns this mountain house is an interior designer, and has a thriving design business located in Nashville, TN called Both Minds Design.  

Loree Beth Harris, who goes by LB, and her husband Will bought and renovated this cabin to share with the world as a short term rental, but also as a reprieve to rest and recharge as a family of 4 when they want to get out of Nashville and head to the mountains. 


Dive into this Q&A with LB and Will to learn all the things about this well designed vacation rental in the woods near Asheville, North Carolina. 

(P.S.- Stick around to the end to 'shop the look' that LB created in the living and dining Room!) 

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