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5 “Airbnb-for-Something” Websites that Someone Should Start

If you’ve been around startups or venture capital at all, you might have heard that some new company is building the “Airbnb for ___.” For instance, Swimply is often referred to as the Airbnb for pools.  If you own a pool, you can offer to rent it out for a few hours to someone that […]

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Does Installing a Swimming Pool Ever Make You Money?

You May Be Surprised but the Answer is Yes (sometimes) A basic new in-ground pool typically costs at least $30,000.  Some pools with elaborate water features and large decks cost $100,000 or more.  After it is installed, you will probably spend at least $1000 per year maintaining it. Assuming that pools are desirable and somewhat […]