Lokal Estates was established in 2016 when founder, Mariah Johnson, began mastery courses with fortune builders. She began her investment portfolio with traditional rentals. After much research, she soon discovered there was an opportunity in the vacation rental and short term rental industry. In which would double if not triple her monthly income she was making from traditional leases. Slowly she began transitioning all of her investments to vacation rentals. After successfully managing multiple properties in multiple states, she found herself becoming a mentor to other investors and or homeowners and while assisting them get their vacation rental business off the ground. It became very obvious there was a need for Airbnb, Homeaway, Booking.com management services.