Enroll in the Short-term Rental Bootcamp

September 13 - November 21

Learn how to purchase and manage your first or next short-term rental property.

If you’re ready to dive in and purchase your first or next short-term or vacation rental property, this course is for you! Join Avery and Luke Carl, short-term rental experts, to learn how to purchase your first short-term rental (STR) property and manage it effectively. This 10-week course is for rookies and intermediate STR investors alike, and covers finding and funding deals, analyzing properties for short-term rental potential, managing your properties and more!

You and about 500 other STR Bootcampers will attend live Q&A sessions, complete homework assignments, network, and stay accountable to your goals through accountability groups.

Bootcamp overview

Course Dates:
September 13 - November 21

Live Session Schedule:
Weekly on Mondays @ 8 p.m. ET

Time Commitment:
2 hours per week

What's Included:
Weekly video content, live Q&A class sessions, exclusive resources, and classmates for accountability and support

Avery Carl, CEO and founder of The Short Term Shop and Luke Carl, co-founder of The Short Term Shop.

The Short-Term Rental Bootcamp gives you the opportunity to learn from Avery and Luke Carl, other experts, and your fellow classmates through a variety of features:

Bootcamp features

Video course content
Before the weekly Q&A sessions, you'll complete your coursework online, including short, pre-recorded lectures from Avery and Carl. Plus, you'll have access to your video lectures after the bootcamp ends.

Live Q&A sessions
Meet as a group online at the end of each week to ask questions about the course material. 

Access to accountability groups
Optional accountability groups give you the opportunity to connect with your classmates in smaller groups and cheer each other on throughout the course.

Exclusive resources and worksheets
Get exclusive resources and worksheets, designed by your instructor, to track progress, make decisions, and more. 

Agent Finder Concierge
Work with the BiggerPockets Concierge service to find and connect with investor-friendly real estate agents in your area.

Weekly homework assignments
Tackle weekly homework assignments like reaching out to investor-friendly agents and creating a tenant criteria list.

What people are saying

The BiggerPockets Real Estate Rookie Bootcamp is the lifeline you need! I gained a fantastic network and vanquished my analysis paralysis to get a deal under contract in 90 days!

– Danie Stover
Rookie Bootcamp Participant

Each week, you and your classmates will learn from Avery, Luke, and other expert investing guests about the topic of the week. The course is structured to follow you step-by-step as you learn and grow into a multifamily investing mogul. 


Short-term rental foundations

Understand the key differences between investing in short-term and long-term rentals.

Choosing a market

Learn how to choose the right geographic market for purchasing short-term rentals.

Finding deals

Once you've determined your market, dive into finding deals and how to create a consistent deal flow. 

Funding deals

Review different types of loans, partnerships, and financing options to feel confident in your plan to fund your short-term rental investment.

Deal analysis

Master analyzing deals to quickly and efficiently understand the anticipated returns and cash flow for a potential purchase. 

Operation and management

Learn how to utilize listing platforms, automate processes and hire a team to make your STR run smoothly and scale your operation.

Pro Annual membership benefits

In addition to your STR Bootcamp, BiggerPockets Pro Annual membership helps you become a better investor.

 You'll gain unlimited access to deal analysis tools, digest educational content, and engage with our community to find and close your next deal faster. 

Analysis calculators and rent estimator tools

Analyze investment properties in minutes—and determine which ones are worth pursuing.

Pro Exclusive events and bootcamps

Grow your network and your knowledge base at in-person and  virtual meet-ups, events and courses.

Pro exclusive videos and articles

Get access to curated article and video content, plus exclusive reports covering everything you need to make smart investments and avoid bad markets.

Lawyer-approved lease agreements

Save time and money and minimize risk with lawyer-approved lease documents for all 50 states.

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Are you ready to grow your portfolio with short-term rental properties?

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Join our 10-week bootcamp designed to give you the knowledge, tools, and network you need to purchase and manage your next short-term rental property.

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Online bootcamp, a FREE year of Pro membership ($390 value), and a FREE e-book.



Meet your instructors,
Avery and Luke Carl

Avery Carl was named one of Wall Street Journal’s Top 100 and Newsweek’s Top 500 agents in 2020. She and her team at The Short Term Shop focus exclusively on vacation rental and short-term rental clients, having closed well over 1 billion dollars in real estate sales. Avery has sold over $300 million in short-term/vacation rentals since 2017. An investor herself, with a portfolio of over 100 doors, Avery specializes in connecting investors with short-term rentals with the highest ROI potential, and then training them to manage their short-term rental from their smart phone from anywhere in the world.

Luke is a full time investor and co-founder of The Short Term Shop who found financial freedom at the age of 38. He has a portfolio consisting of large and small multi-family, single-family long-term, and short-term vacation rental properties. In addition to hosting over 4,000 reservations on Vrbo and Airbnb, he has the longest listed property on Airbnb in the Smoky Mountains, the top STR market in America. He has taught thousands of people how to self manage their vacation rentals from anywhere in the world.

Enrollment is now open.


Bootcamp Bonus Features!

All fall BiggerPockets Bootcamp students will receive FREE access to a mini-tax course with expert CPA,  Amanda Han. This introductory tax course will help you unlock the power of tax savings as a real estate investor so you save smart and don’t run the risk of overpaying. Once you have completed the bootcamp, you’ll receive instructions on how to enroll.  



Enroll now to receive a free ebook copy of the book Short-term Rental, Long-term Wealth by Avery Carl. Bonus! You’ll also receive a 20% discount for any title in the BiggerPockets bookstore!