Matt Aitchison & Shawn Moore , Millionaire Mindcast

The Godfather Of STR's - Trending Markets, The AirBnBust, and How To Crush Your Cash Flow Goals and Competition With Unique Experiences | Shawn Moore

24 Jul 2023 • 42 min • EN

This Millionaire Mindcast episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at and get on your way to being your best self. Today, we have a wonderful guest, Shawn Moore who imparts a lot around owning real estate, diving into building wealth and financial freedom through grinding, playing, and buying properties, short-term rentals, and selling unique experiences and properties through building a story! Shawn Moore is an active investor, a real estate investment expert, author, and founder of Vodyssey, a leading platform in the US specializing in short-term rental property investing.  His interest is assisting investors in acquiring the dream lifestyle and financial independence they desire by investing in vacation homes.   Some Questions I Ask: What’s going on in your world, and where did this journey all start? What is Vodyssey, and what do you guys do? When you first started, what was the landscape, and how did it evolve to where you are today? For people that are thinking about short rentals, what are things they should consider, and who is this asset class for and not for? What are some of the risks of short-term rentals, and how can they be mitigated? What are some of the things that you’ve seen in terms of examples of the best experiences that people are creating? What are some of the good and emerging markets that you are seeing right now? How do you approach underwriting rules of thumb? What are some of your favorite tools and resources that you guys use and leverage when it comes to your business? What specifically are you more excited about or most paying attention to that might impact the future of STRs?   In This Episode, You Will Learn: The 3 major phases of buying short-term rentals. Understanding the buying short-term rentals game before playing it. Short-term rentals as mainstream assets. Where and when to buy assets for short-term rentals. Knowing you’re selling the right thing. Tips on how to start your business. Underwriting market deals. Why are some markets saturated.   Quotes: “There is no perfect asset for anybody.” “I want to walk into this with my eyes wide open.” “If they don’t allow it, you shouldn’t do it.” “Don’t try to be everything to everybody.” “Don’t let somebody else underwrite your deals for you.” “Underwriting is so important in understanding the number.” “If you’re diving into game, one, you really need to take the time to understand the game you’re going to play.”   Resources Mentioned:   Connect with Shawn Moore on: What the Hell is a Lifestyle Asset: How to Build Lifestyle & Financial Freedom Investing in Vacation Homes book by Shawn Moore Sponsor Links:  Indochino: Get 10% off of any purchase on $399 or more with the promo code: MINDCAST BetterHelp: Click the link to get 10% off your first month or use the promo code: MINDCAST Factor75: Use the code MINDCAST50 to get 50% off your FIRST box! Accredited Investor List - Text "DEALS" to 844.447.1555 Free Financial Audit: Text "XRAY" to 844.447.1555 Upcoming Events: Text "Events" to 844.447.1555 Millionaire Notes: Text "Notes" to 844.447.1555 Connect with Matty A. and Text me to 844.447.1555    Show Brought To You By: Questions? Comments? Do you have a success story you would like to share on the show?  Send us an email to:

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