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Austin Airbnb Management Service by MasterHost

Serving the Greater Austin area since 2015 MasterHost has been the leading Airbnb management company offering a wide range of services.  Full guest communication, calendar management, and price optimization, professional cleaning and laundry, emergency response, and Airbnb SEO are just a few of day-to-day responsibilities we’ll handle on your behalf.

No matter how many investment properties you have, MasterHost will ensure you are profitable from day one you sign up with us. MasterHost manages short-term rental properties in the following communities: Austin, Round Rock, Cedar Park, Georgetown, Pflugerville, San Marcos, Leander and Kyle.

MasterHost in Austin at a Glance

8+

Years on the market

Offering Airbnb Management Services in Austin since 2015

From 10%

Per booking

Most Competitive Airbnb Management Fees in Austin

300+

Properties

Largest Airbnb Management Portfolio in Austin

How Much Your Airbnb Property In Austin Can Generate?

Note that you will receive an approximate rate. A more accurate estimate will be provided after the meeting at the property as factors like quality of renovations and furniture, view, building amenities, etc can significantly affect the rate.

How Airbnb Management in Austin Works

Forget about the stress of Airbnb property management in Austin and let our team take care of your guests so that you can relax and enjoy your free time while earning more from your investment. Your hassle-free Airbnb management experience in Austin begins with three simple steps:

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  • Free Consultation in Austin

    Reach out to MasterHost today and schedule a free consultation to discuss how we can help with Airbnb management of your property in Austin. Our management team will visit your home, recommend interior design improvements, schedule a professional photo shoot, and provide targeted market analysis.

  • Airbnb Listing + Booking
 Management in Austin

    MasterHost will create SEO-optimized Airbnb listings with special attention to high-ranking keywords and premium short-term rental rates in Austin. We will manage your Airbnb calendar and respond to booking requests while thoroughly vetting Airbnb guests and confirming booking reservations.

  • Airbnb Property Management in Austin

    This is where MasterHost really excels! You can sit back, relax, and let us handle everything related to the guest’s experience of your Airbnb property in Austin. Watch the 5-star listing reviews roll in as we take care of guests check-ins and key exchange, 24/7 concierge service, laundry/cleaning services, and everything in between.

What Our Austin Clients Say

“Thank you, Masterhost team. You’ve been so professional and helpful with the management of our Airbnb listing in Austin for the past 2 years.”

MikeAustin, TX

“We’d highly recommend Masterhost to other Airbnb hosts in Austin. They are extremely knowledgeable and will fight for every dollar. Our calendar is always booked. ”

NickiAustin, TX

Airbnb Management Fees In Austin

BASIC

10%

per booking

FULL

12%

per booking

VIP

Special Rates for Hosts with 5+ Listings

Airbnb Insurance Consulting

Airbnb Key Exchange

Airbnb Guests Communication

Airbnb Cleaning & Laundry

Airbnb Property Maintenance

Airbnb Licensing Support

Airbnb Interior Design

Airbnb Photography

Airbnb Listing SEO

Airbnb Price Optimization

Airbnb Booking Management

Airbnb Guest Book

Airbnb Concierge Service

Benefits of Working with MasterHost in Austin

Nobody Can Beat Our Airbnb Management Fees

MasterHost offers the most competitive Airbnb management fees in Austin with flexible pricing packages starting from 10%.

Full Control and Direct Payments from Airbnb

Our clients in Austin maintain full ownership of their Airbnb accounts and listings and receive payments directly from the platform.

Forget About Fixed-Term Contracts

You will never be locked in a fixed-term management contract with us. All contracts are on a monthly basis with 1-month cancelation policy.

No Onboarding or Cancelation Fees

Unlike with other Airbnb management companies in Austin, you will never have to pay any onboarding or cancellation fees with MasterHost.

Full Transparency & Detailed Statements

We issue invoices at the end of each month based on revenue hosts collected and include detailed statements.

Special Deals for Hosts with Multiple Listings

If you have multiple Airbnb listings in Austin and looking for a special deal, we can offer custom pricing packages to fit your property management needs.

Airbnb Management Services In Austin

Airbnb Licensing Support in Vancouver

Airbnb Licensing Support In Austin

It is a known fact that most countries, provinces, cities, and often even strata buildings have special rules and bylaws that directly or indirectly regulate the Airbnb licences in Austin that are required to list on the platform. MasterHost will be your trusted and knowledgeable source of information in this complex process. We will guide you all the way when it comes to working with the municipalities and building stratas ensuring that you meet the Airbnb licensing requirements in Austin.

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Airbnb Interior Design In Austin

When it comes to making your listing stand out from the competition, superior Airbnb Interior Design in Austin is among the top priorities. This in turn will allow you to significantly increase guest traffic. It is crucial to understand how your property should be staged in order to highlight the key features. This will affect your bookings and experience of your guests. Let our Airbnb Interior Design partners improve the aesthetics of your property in Austin and increase its value.

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Airbnb Professional Photography In Austin

The first impression counts the most and that is a fact! Investing in Airbnb Professional Photography in Austin is one of the most important steps you will need to take during the Airbnb rental journey. MasterHost will arrange for our Airbnb photographers in Austin to make your listing stand out from the rest.

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Airbnb Property Insurance In Austin

We know the short-term rental and vacation management industry in Austin inside out and over the years we have seen it all. Our goal is to connect you with the most trusted home insurance providers. Only with them can you have peace of mind and be certain that your home and your guests are safe and insured during their stay.

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Airbnb Search Engine Optimization In Austin

We work hard to stay up to date with Airbnb Search Engine Optimization (SEO) in Austin. With years of experience and constant improvements, we continue getting our clients’ listings in the top Airbnb search results. We use many different strategies and analyze response rates, cancellations, headings and listing content, photos, reviews, and much more.

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Airbnb Price Optimization In Austin

Because of the nature of our business model and unlike most of the competition our main priority is to achieve highest occupancy rates at the top nightly prices. MasterHost employs many Airbnb Price Optimization tools in Austin and uses Big Data competitive analysis, seasonality, hotel industry, and local events. This allows us to stay ahead of the competition.

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Airbnb Booking Management In Austin

The main elements of our Airbnb Booking Management in Austin are calendar management, multi-channel capabilities, guests vetting and communication, instant booking settings, price optimization, and booking confirmation. Most of this work is completed before the guests arrive behind the scene.

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Airbnb Key Exchange Management In Austin

We ensure that the most challenging part of Airbnb property management in Austin is handled with ease. If done incorrectly it can easily destroy the guests’ entire experience. Yes, you’ve guessed it – we are talking about Airbnb key exchange management in Austin. We will make sure to provide your guests with seamless 365/24/7 access to your property. No matter what time of the day or night they arrive you can be certain that they will enter your property.

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Airbnb Welcome Guest Book In Austin

When you sign up with MasterHost it will be our job to prepare a custom Airbnb Guest Book that will be distributed to all future arrivals. The Guest Book will highlight your property listing the most important instructions about the unit, the parking, amenities, emergency contacts, WiFi, house rules, strata bylaws, trendy restaurants, and coffee bars in Austin.

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Airbnb Concierge Service In Austin

What is Airbnb Concierge Service in Austin? Often overlooked by inexperienced hosts this is a crucial element of our overall Airbnb Management Strategy. It can earn you a significant added cash flow when executed correctly. For example, we can offer your guests services like guided excursions and tours, Airport pick-ups and transfers, booking tickets to local events and shows, reserving space at restaurants and so much more. 

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Airbnb Cleaning & Laundry In Austin

We will share our corporate secret with you and let you know the most common reason why hosts fire their Airbnb property managers before switching to MasterHost. Poorly executed Airbnb Cleaning and Laundry get mentioned most often in the negative reviews. We understand that our cleaners’ performance directly impacts the reputation of your listing. That is why we take Airbnb Cleaning in Austin very seriously. We invest in training and building our cleaning team to offer you a 5-star hotel cleaning experience in Austin.

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Airbnb Property Maintenance In New York

Preventative Airbnb property maintenance in New York remains on the top of the list of all sophisticated Airbnb investors and for a good reason.  If you complete them on a regular basis you can prolong the life expectancy of your real estate investment. The last thing you want is a loss of revenue in the middle of your peak season because you have failed to perform routine maintenance of your property in New York. 

Advertise On Major Platforms In Austin

Based on the latest short-term rental market statistics Airbnb is the most popular platform in Austin with 92% of the market share. VRBO/HomeAway is standing in second place with a market share of 5%. Booking.com and TripAdvisor have the third largest share of the market at 3%.

MasterHost uses all tools at our disposal to achieve superior results. One of the most important tools is Airbnb management software with multi-channel capabilities and native integrations. With this software at hand, we are able to reach 99% of the entire Austin short-term rental traffic. Achieving maximum occupancy rates throughout the year for your Airbnb property has never been this easy!

Austin Airbnb Management FAQ

The market is growing and offering opportunities to beginner investors. MLK is the most gainful neighbourhood in the city with a 4% cash-on-cash return and 70% occupancy rate. The city is painting itself as the hub for music and nightlife in the country with over two hundred and fifty music spots and over three hundred bars. The year 2020 was hard for Airbnb in Austin. However, with an occupancy rate of thirty-four per cent, it bounced back and reached a quarterly growth rate of 15%. Airbnb businesses in Austin prefer strict cancellation policies to avoid unwanted liability. 

Realtor.com ranked the city as the 9th best market for Airbnb operators. People visit Austin for adventure. You can maximize the profits by focusing more on the experiences. Over 400 thousand tourists are attracted during the spring and autumn music festival in Austin. 

Short-Term Rental (STR) owners in Austin must acquire a licence to operate. The licensing procedure demands the payment of hotel occupancy taxes. The hotel Occupancy Tax rate in Austin is 11 per cent, which includes a 9 per cent occupancy tax and a 2 per cent venue project tax. Other obligations or rules that bind you, such as leases, condo boards or co-op bylaws, are equally crucial to understand and follow.

MasterHost is here for the long-stay in the short-term rental market. Short-term goals can be achieved by average-performing management companies as well. MasterHost offers long-term management. We function on tried and tested solutions in the short-stay rental industry in Austin. We will help you stand out from the crowd with our marketing techniques. We will let you focus on formulating success plans for your Airbnb business in Austin while we handle the recurring tasks without bothering you. We will make every guest’s stay memorable with our hospitable services including concierge and key exchange. Besides helping you get good reviews, we will work on SEO to improve your ranking on the search results. Overall, together we will become a super host in Austin.

$235 is the average Airbnb daily rate in Austin. The closer you are to the adventures of the city, the better the pricing point you get. In South River City, the rental income for an Airbnb listing is around $6000. The changing seasons do affect the daily rates significantly. During October the rates can reach up to $276. For maximum benefits, you have to keep track of the market prices and adopt a dynamic pricing strategy.

In Austin, popular vacation rental websites like Airbnb, VRBO and HomeAway and FlipKey are favoured above other sites. Airbnb is best known for its super hosts. The title adds credibility to the listings. With a daily rate of $235, people expect the highest quality service in the city. Austin visitors can also be loyal customers of VRBO or booking.com. In the attempt of leaving no table unturned, Airbnb hosts often list on multiple platforms to reach their target guests. 

The vacation rental hosts in Austin are aware that visitors are looking for privacy during their Austin getaway. Thus, only 0.5% of active rentals are shared rooms. You can find around 10% of private rooms. However, the majority of short-stay rentals offer entire homes to the guests. The demand is highest for entire homes. The average size of rentals in the city is 2 bedrooms. It is spacious and private and yet offers the opportunity for the groups to hang out and connect. 

June to August is the slowest season in Austin due to the heat and humidity. The peak season starts when the weather becomes pleasant. March, April and May are known to be the most expensive months to visit the city. Austin is even crowded during September and October. November through February serves as the bridge between the busy and slow seasons for Airbnb hosts in Austin. 

Most hosts set 2 nights as the minimum stay duration in Austin. You can even allow 1 night’s stay in the city based on your property type and business plan. It is advisable to accept guests with at least a double-night stay plan. On average people stay for 3 days in Airbnb rentals in the city. Family trips can be longer. It all depends on the target group for your Airbnb business.