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Seattle Airbnb Management Service by MasterHost

It has been an exciting journey for MasterHost to serve the Airbnb hosts community of the Seattle Metropolitan Area since early 2015. We have been offering our full Airbnb rental management services across the area in and around the following cities: Seattle, Tacoma, Bellevue, Kent, Everett, and others.

Our dedicated team of highly trained professionals offers everything from full Airbnb calendar management and pricing optimization to professional Airbnb photography, listing creation, keys exchange, maintenance, emergency repose, licensing, insurance consultations, professional Airbnb cleaning, and laundry services.

MasterHost in Seattle at a Glance

8+

Years on the market

Offering Airbnb Management Services in Seattle since 2015

From 10%

Per booking

Most Competitive Airbnb Management Fees in Seattle

300+

Properties

Largest Airbnb Management Portfolio in Seattle

How Much Your Airbnb Property In Seattle 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 Seattle Works

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

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  • Free Consultation in Seattle

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

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

  • Airbnb Property Management in Seattle

    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 Seattle. 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 Seattle Clients Say

“Masterhost is presently managing my Seattle condo on VRBO, Booking.com, and Airbnb. I can say that they are one of the best management companies I’ve tried so far.”

JohnSeattle, WA

“Highly professional and punctual. Very experienced and knowledgeable team. Our home is well taken care of and we can always rely on our agent at Masterhost.”

SamanthaSeattle, WA

Airbnb Management Fees In Seattle

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 Seattle

Nobody Can Beat Our Airbnb Management Fees

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

Full Control and Direct Payments from Airbnb

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

Airbnb Management Services In Seattle

Airbnb Licensing Support in Vancouver

Airbnb Licensing Support In Seattle

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 Seattle 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 Seattle.

Airbnb Interior Design Services in Vancouver

Airbnb Interior Design In Seattle

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

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Airbnb Professional Photography In Seattle

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

Airbnb Property Insurance in Vancouver

Airbnb Property Insurance In Seattle

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

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

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 Seattle 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 Seattle

The main elements of our Airbnb Booking Management in Seattle 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 Seattle

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

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 Seattle.

Airbnb Concierge Service in Vancouver

Airbnb Concierge Service In Seattle

What is Airbnb Concierge Service in Seattle? 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 Seattle

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

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Airbnb Property Maintenance In Seattle

Preventative Airbnb property maintenance in Seattle 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 Seattle. 

Advertise On Major Platforms In Seattle

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

Seattle Airbnb Management FAQ

Seattle is a sublime city with lots of natural scenic destinations. It has seen rapid growth over time. The pandemic hit the rental business of the city hard and the adverse effects are still apparent. The average daily rate in Seattle is $180 and the cash on cash return is 3.08%. The occupancy rate sits around 81% on average, which has gone up significantly in recent times. The numbers indicate the fact that Seattle is indeed a viable market for short-term rentals. Investing in the business would be fruitful. 

The technological innovation and business metropolis make Seattle one of the fastest-growing and largest cities in the country. The housing market is tempestuous in contemporary times. With the lowest inventory and constant increment in property prices, a rise in the seller’s market is expected this year in Seattle. The rise in population in the city is also responsible for this upsurge in property prices and interest in the market.

Seattle has a few regulations regarding the rental business, keeping in mind the regulations would help you run your business without any troubles. To run a short-term rental in Seattle one must have to obtain a business license, a tax certificate, and an STR regulatory license. Then the Airbnb property must be part of the owner’s primary residence otherwise one has to register the separate rental property with City’s Rental Registration and Inspection Ordinance program (RRIO).

In a city with such growth in the Airbnb market, if you are going to invest your hard-earned money in this business you must first take a robust knowledge of the market of the city. With proper knowledge and a supportive workforce on which you could lean, your business is sure to rise. With Masterhost as your side, you will enter the Seattle market in full force. Masterhost will help you at multiple levels in your business, from managing multiple listings to taking care of a key exchange, guest book, concierge service, and much more. Masterhost is the strategic decision that always gets your back. 

The average daily rate of Airbnb in Seattle is currently $180. The daily rate has seen a growth from the previous quarter. It was lowest in February this year, growing as low as $156. However, in July the market picked up greatly and the daily rates reached the peak of $228. You must invest in amenities such as Air conditioning, a dryer, parking, Wi-Fi, a washer, and a kitchen. The daily rates may vary depending on the season.

VRBO and Airbnb both have a significant presence in the Seattle rental market but Airbnb is the most popular and preferred by hosts and guests as well. 72% of the total rentals have been listed on Airbnb and only 7% on VRBO. 21% of the rentals have chosen to be listed on both of these platforms. This data shows just how popular Airbnb is in the city. 

Since Seattle is such a popular city and with an upheaval in population there is an abrupt increment in the number of rentals present in the city. The number of active rentals in Seattle is 5,476. The most popular among them are entire home rentals which consist of 84% of the total rentals in the city. The remaining are taken up by Private Rooms. The number of shared rooms in Seattle is almost negligible.

Seattle attracts both types of visitors, tourists, and business visitors. For business visitors, the seasonality does not matter but for the tourists, both summer and winter have an adequate amount of attractions. In summer the tourists go for hiking, water sports, etc and in winter they go for hot springs, skiing and snowboarding, and various ice-related outdoor activities. When considering investing in the Seattle Airbnb market you should always look for a suitable location for your property. Right choice of location and property will keep you business running throughout the year.

The hosts usually specify the minimum stay time as 1-2 nights each stay. Because Seattle gets a diverse range of travelers even throughout the holiday season, this is a purposeful move to attract the masses. However, hosts normally do not allow bookings for fewer than 4 nights for an exclusive listing with unique facilities and a premium daily charge. A typical visitor stays 6 days to enjoy the city’s experiences to the fullest.