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China-Style Airbnb Driving Home Purchases on Profit Promise

Wu Junhua had been allowing her investment, a furnished one-bedroom apartment in the lake city of Hangzhou, to sit empty for a year until she found a solution: China’s version of Airbnb.com, known as Tujia.

Letting Tujia put up short-time travelers who otherwise would stay in a hotel, Wu shares the income they generate while waiting for her 400-square-foot (37-square-meter) asset to appreciate. Her place can rent for around 260 yuan ($43) a night, the starting price of nearby four-star lodgings listed as “most popular” on China’s biggest online booking website, Ctrip.com, which also carries Tujia’s listings.

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