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Houston Airbnb Management Service by MasterHost

Since its inception in 2015 MasterHost has been the leader in the Airbnb rental management industry of the Greater Houston Area. Serving our clients in all major cities including Houston, The Woodlands, Sugar Land, Pasadena, Pearland, League City, Baytown, Conroe, and Galveston we strive for excellence in everything that we do.


Airbnb management packages start from 10% and include everything from listing optimization and price management to property maintenance, cleaning and laundry, booking management, access supervision, emergency response and so much more. 

MasterHost in Houston at a Glance

8+

Years on the market

Offering Airbnb Management Services in Houston since 2015

From 10%

Per booking

Most Competitive Airbnb Management Fees in Houston

300+

Properties

Largest Airbnb Management Portfolio in Houston

How Much Your Airbnb Property In Houston 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 Houston Works

Forget about the stress of Airbnb property management in Houston 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 Houston begins with three simple steps:

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  • Free Consultation in Houston

    Reach out to MasterHost today and schedule a free consultation to discuss how we can help with Airbnb management of your property in Houston. 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 Houston

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

  • Airbnb Property Management in Houston

    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 Houston. 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 Houston Clients Say

“Never been so ready to recommend a service before. Masterhost has been managing our condo downtown Houston for a while now and we can’t thank them enough for everything they do.”

JamesHouston, TX

“Thank you, Masterhost! You are simply the best Airbnb management company around Houston”

AmandaHouston, TX

Airbnb Management Fees In Houston

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 Houston

Nobody Can Beat Our Airbnb Management Fees

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

Full Control and Direct Payments from Airbnb

Our clients in Houston 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 Houston, 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 Houston and looking for a special deal, we can offer custom pricing packages to fit your property management needs.

Airbnb Management Services In Houston

Airbnb Licensing Support in Vancouver

Airbnb Licensing Support In Houston

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 Houston 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 Houston.

Airbnb Interior Design Services in Vancouver

Airbnb Interior Design In Houston

When it comes to making your listing stand out from the competition, superior Airbnb Interior Design in Houston 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 Houston and increase its value.

Airbnb Professional Photography in Vancouver

Airbnb Professional Photography In Houston

The first impression counts the most and that is a fact! Investing in Airbnb Professional Photography in Houston 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 Houston to make your listing stand out from the rest.

Airbnb Property Insurance in Vancouver

Airbnb Property Insurance In Houston

We know the short-term rental and vacation management industry in Houston 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 Houston

We work hard to stay up to date with Airbnb Search Engine Optimization (SEO) in Houston. 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 Houston

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 Houston and uses Big Data competitive analysis, seasonality, hotel industry, and local events. This allows us to stay ahead of the competition.

Airbnb Booking Management Service Vancouver

Airbnb Booking Management In Houston

The main elements of our Airbnb Booking Management in Houston 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 Houston

We ensure that the most challenging part of Airbnb property management in Houston 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 Houston. 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.

Airbnb Welcome Guest Book Vancouver

Airbnb Welcome Guest Book In Houston

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 Houston.

Airbnb Concierge Service in Vancouver

Airbnb Concierge Service In Houston

What is Airbnb Concierge Service in Houston? 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 Houston

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 Houston very seriously. We invest in training and building our cleaning team to offer you a 5-star hotel cleaning experience in Houston.

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Airbnb Property Maintenance In Houston

Preventative Airbnb property maintenance in Houston 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 Houston. 

Advertise On Major Platforms In Houston

Based on the latest short-term rental market statistics Airbnb is the most popular platform in Houston 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 Houston short-term rental traffic. Achieving maximum occupancy rates throughout the year for your Airbnb property has never been this easy!

Houston Airbnb Management FAQ

Houston is considered an affordable city for tourists. The accommodation prices are cheaper as compared to the majority of USA cities. The annual average Airbnb occupancy rate in Houston is 55%. More than 70% of short-term rental in the city is listed on Airbnb. The Airbnb cash-on-cash return is highest in the Greater Eastwood neighbourhood. Houston witnessed 22.3 million visitors in the year 2018. Covid-19 adversely affected the market for a short while, but it jumped back quickly.  On average the city has recorded quarterly growth of 18% in rentals. 

Airbnb released the report stating Texas is the top 3 most profitable states for Airbnb business in the USA. Houston is one of the prominent contributors to this number. The average revenue for an Airbnb listing is $1810. You always have the option to multiply the income by investing in multiple properties. In this scenario, you will have to invest in management services to operate everything smoothly. 

The city has a set of strict building and housing standards. You can contact the code enforcement division to avoid any legal contingencies. You can go through the Hotel and Motel ordinance to make a list of the permits you will require to start hosting in Houston. Based on the type and size of the rental, different documents are required.  The state, county and city also impose a hotel occupancy tax which even covers Airbnb businesses. 

Houston is a tricky market to find the right property for sustaining a profitable business. Masterhost will assist you in not only investing in the right property but also in maintaining and marketing it. The prices are low in Houston so you have to focus on the volume of booking on your property. Masterhost is the strategic decision that will help you manage multiple listings without any hassle. We pay attention to detail to maximize your ROI. Masterhost takes care of a key exchange, guest book, concierge service and many more operational duties for making your life easier and your Airbnb business profitable. 

The average daily rate calculated based on the annual stats is $150. This means it is affordable compared to other USA cities. You must invest in amenities such as Air conditioning, a dryer, parking, Wi-Fi, a washer and a kitchen. The daily rates might fluctuate based on seasonality. After including the basic amenities, you should set the pricing according to the average daily rate season-wise. 

The preferred platform to book vacation rentals in Houston is Airbnb. Compared to other competitors in the city, the number of Airbnb listings is more, and the number of guests is even greater. Some other well-known names are VRBO and HomeAway. With the help of a well-coordinated team and skilled manager, you can manage multiple properties in Houston on both Airbnb and VRBO. 

Only 13 % of active rentals in Houston are not entire homes. Thus, the majority of hosts are offering the luxury of privacy and space. Houston is known to be visited in groups. Thus, usually, Airbnb hosts offer 2 bedrooms in the rental. It gives enough space to live comfortably while enjoying the treat of the city.

Travellers looking for the best deals visit Houston during the summer. For the hosts, spring and fall is the peak season. Tourists come to enjoy the pleasant weather and the grand celebration of festivals. Houston is busy throughout the year, but every room is booked during spring and fall. The occupancy rate in July increased to 67%. The average revenue in the month of July was calculated to be $2140, which is 807 more than the average revenue of January.

Houston doesn’t have any restrictions on the minimum stay duration in short-stay rentals. The guests can book for one night or even 30 days. It depends upon the host to set the minimum limit. In Houston, 42 per cent of listings offer a minimum stay of a single night. Few Airbnb entrepreneurs target long-term stay so around 9% of the total listings have set 30 days as the minimum limit. On average, tourists spend three days in Houston. It gives them enough time to explore Galveston Island and the renowned NASA facilities.