Who we are
Maximize top dollar out of your rental property without lifting a finger. We convert your second home into a premier vacation rental experience for guests traveling to the mountains of Western North Carolina. We are locally owned and operated.
When people look for a vacation rental, their goal is to live as the locals do. We provide this experience by offering the services and features of a high-end hotel with a concierge, with the benefit of offering guests the comfort of a private residence in neighborhoods like yours – inside the heart of the community.
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Why partner with us
Once we select your property to take part in our Airbnb Property Management Asheville NC program, we offer you headache-free management of your second home and help you earn more income than you could managing it yourself or renting to a traditional annual tenant.
Sit back and relax while we do all the heavy lifting.
Check out a few of our listings.
⭐5-Star Chalet on 22 acres w/fireplace+creek views⭐
Mars Hill, North Carolina
⭐Escape to this Secluded Countryside Mansion⭐
Price: $325/ night
Burnsville, North Carolina
⭐Fisher House – mountains, nature & relaxation⭐
Price: $286/per night
Brevard, North Carolina
⭐Gypsy Cottage⭐Wooded Hideaway with a Hint of Magic
Price: $165/per night
Rutherfordton, North Carolina
⭐Remote Cabin nestled in the forest w/stream+hiking⭐
Price: $150/per night
⭐Loam Haus - Modern Mtn Getaway tucked inside Pisgah Forest⭐
Price: $200/per night
Pisgah Forest, North Carolina
Check out what our clients are saying
"Matt and Bruna are extremely professional and conscientious. We didn't know the first thing about turning our historic home into a business. Hire them."
- Pete M
"It blew my mind how Bruna and Matt were able to transform my cottage into a premiere vacation rental. They take care of everything from staging, bookings, cleanings, interactions with the guests. My house has become a mini high-end hotel."
"We couldn’t be happier with the bnb way, they are so engaged, so friendly, so helpful! They transformed our Mars Hill Chalet into a thriving business. On the guest side, any stay with them is going to be fantastic. They have premium homes, are committed to details..." -
"Now about two years into working with the bnb way, I cannot recommend them enough. Extremely professional, great communicators, and still highly committed to a successful partnership, they've become trusted advisors. I highly recommend them to any property owners looking to turn their rental property into a successful, sustainable business."
"Matt, Bruna, and Ashley make the perfect team for success. They have been operating and maintaining our home on AirBnB for almost a year now and we couldn’t be happier. The guest reviews are always stellar, complimenting how clean and well-managed the home is. They really are looking out for you as the owner and keep the home's best interest first..."
"the bnb way goes above and beyond all of my expectations with their hosting of my property. I love them, the guests love them~ a win-win all around!!"
-Mary Beth J.
Meet the bnb way Team
Matthew Thomas Durian
Owner / Operator
Originally from Canton, Ohio, Matthew is a serial entrepreneur, Airbnb Ambassador, and multi-year Superhost. He owned and operated a personal concierge and property management business in Naples, Florida for more than a decade along with helping build a successful multi-million dollar telecommunications company. Matthew moved to Asheville, North Carolina in 2014 with is wife Bruna and 3 kids, Joao, Luis and Logan (the world's cutest Maltese)
Bruna Grimaldi Durian
Owner / Operator
Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Bruna earned a degree in Nutrition (with honors) from UBM | Centro Universitario de Barra Mansa. Bruna is passionate about gardening, photography, designing spaces, and spending time in the kitchen. She is a licensed real estate broker in North Carolina and a full-time business owner. Above all, Bruna is a dedicated mother to Joao, Luis, and Logan (the world's cutest Maltese)
General Manager - Housekeeping / Hospitality
Ashley has a background in food service and is a total coffee snob. She also did event planning for a swanky country club and sales for a large moving company for several years. She is a people pleaser and an excellent communicator. She has over 10 years of cleaning experience and 13 years of training and management experience
Director of Hospitality
Amber bends over backward to ensure that every guest who stays in one of our properties is treated to 5-star customer service.
Mykol has a background in sales and landscaping. He worked for a large home improvement store for many years so knows just enough to be dangerous on a variety of topics. Public speaking is one of his fortes, but he's just as handy with a toolbox.
We are currently working with properties located within Western North Carolina. If you are interested in learning more about the services we provide, please enter your name, contact information and property address below. Someone from our team will reach out to you within 24 hours.
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