The STR Sisterhood
The STR Sisterhood
Aug 29, 2023
Thriving Together: Secrets to Building an STR Empire with Your Spouse, Revealed by Brianne Hamilton
Play • 42 min

In this engaging episode, we are joined by Brianne Hamilton, co-founder of Junction House Getaways & Junction House Properties. She sheds light on the intricacies of running a short-term rental (STR) business alongside her spouse. Drawing from her personal experiences, Brianne delves into the strategies that have helped her and her husband thrive in their partnership.

One key takeaway is their thoughtful approach to defining roles within the business, allowing each partner to leverage their unique strengths for maximum efficiency. By assigning tasks that align with their individual capabilities, they’ve managed to maintain a harmonious balance while driving their STR venture forward.

One challenge many couples face in such joint endeavors is maintaining a clear distinction between business and family conversations. Brianne shares a practical tip: leveraging shared notes on iPhones to distinguish conversations in these two important spheres of life.

The episode offers valuable insights for couples seeking to collaborate harmoniously in the STR industry.

Let’s tap into some of Brianne’s wisdom.

Key highlights in the episode

[02:28] Introducing today’s guest, Brianne Hamilton

[02:53] How Brianne got into the STR space

[06:26] Brianne’s experience running her short-term rental business with her spouse 

[10:48] How they determine roles and responsibilities in their STR business  

[14:36] How do they separate short-term rental conversations from family conversations?

[18:38] How Brianne and her husband navigate the challenge of having different opinions about business

[22:11] How to ensure that you are accelerating at the same pace as your spouse in business

[26:07] Distinguishing between family and business conversations

[26:49] Tip on how to utilize the shared notes on iPhone to distinguish between family and business conversations

[29:44] Advice for anyone considering working with their spouse in the STR business

[31:06] The lightning round

[38:05] Best way to connect and learn more from Brianne Hamilton

Golden Nuggets

  • To ensure that you are accelerating at the same pace as your spouse in business, focus on tasks that align with your individual strengths. 
  • To accelerate your growth in the short-term rental industry, don’t depend solely on a single tool or platform. 


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