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Washington Airbnb Management Service by MasterHost

Masterhost has had a long history with the Washington Metropolitan area ever since first entering the short-term rental market back in 2015. We have been serving Airbnb and VRBO hosts in and around the following cities: Washington (D.C.), Arlington (Virginia), Alexandria (Virginia), Frederick (Maryland), Gaithersburg (Maryland), Rockville (Maryland), Bethesda (Maryland), Silver Spring (Maryland), and Reston (Virginia).

MaserHost offers a full Airbnb management service that includes everything from professional Airbnb photography and listing creation, full calendar management, pricing optimization, and SEO to day-to-day guest communication, property maintenance, Airbnb cleaning and laundry, emergency response, and licensing consultation. 

MasterHost in Washington at a Glance

8+

Years on the market

Offering Airbnb Management Services in Washington since 2015

From 10%

Per booking

Most Competitive Airbnb Management Fees in Washington

300+

Properties

Largest Airbnb Management Portfolio in Washington

How Much Your Airbnb Property In Washington 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 Washington Works

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

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  • Free Consultation in Washington

    Reach out to MasterHost today and schedule a free consultation to discuss how we can help with Airbnb management of your property in Washington. 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 Washington. We will manage your Airbnb calendar and respond to booking requests while thoroughly vetting Airbnb guests and confirming booking reservations.

  • Airbnb Property Management in Washington

    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 Washington. 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 Washington Clients Say

“Can’t praise them enough for the outstanding Airbnb management service Masterhost offers. Thank you!”

CarlaWashington, DC

“Thank you for all your guidance and assistance with managing our Washington property!”

MichaelWashington, DC

Airbnb Management Fees In Washington

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 Washington

Nobody Can Beat Our Airbnb Management Fees

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

Full Control and Direct Payments from Airbnb

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

Airbnb Management Services In Washington

Airbnb Licensing Support in Vancouver

Airbnb Licensing Support In Washington

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 Washington 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 Washington.

Airbnb Interior Design Services in Vancouver

Airbnb Interior Design In Washington

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

Airbnb Professional Photography in Vancouver

Airbnb Professional Photography In Washington

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

Airbnb Property Insurance in Vancouver

Airbnb Property Insurance In in Washington

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

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

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 Washington 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 Washington

The main elements of our Airbnb Booking Management in Washington 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 Washington

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

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 Washington.

Airbnb Concierge Service in Vancouver

Airbnb Concierge Service In Washington

What is Airbnb Concierge Service in Washington? 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 Washington

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

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Airbnb Property Maintenance In Washington

Preventative Airbnb property maintenance in Washington 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 Washington. 

Advertise On Major Platforms In Washington

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

Washington Airbnb Management FAQ

The Washington Airbnb market is competitive in its very basic nature. The pandemic hit the Airbnb market hard, and the supply-demand ratio crashed during these times. However, the market is reviving now and the occupancy rate reached its highest in April this year at 86%. It has remained more or less the same. The Airbnb cash-on-cash return is 1.87% with a daily rate of $149. Since the market has gained momentum, it’s a great time to invest your money in the Airbnb business.

Because Airbnb is such a market that demands more hosts, the pandemic crashed the rental business. The demands of the guests couldn’t be met by the hosts. So, there is already a great setting for investment in rentals. The average daily rental rate in Washington is $149, and it has been steadily rising since the pandemic years. People who moved into rural areas or suburbs are coming back to the town and taking rentals.

The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has implemented and enforced a set of regulations on renting properties on short-term renting platforms. Any property owner who wants to list their property must have to get a license from the DCRA. Renting a property that is not the primary residence of the host for more than 30 days could lead to a permanent ban. Before renting the place the owners must also secure their properties by installing smoke detectors and also getting liability insurance for the rental.

Managing a rental business like Airbnb could be hectic. MasterHost helps you manage your business professionally. MasterHost has solutions to your complexities and offers a complete hand-off experience for you. We can assist with investing in the correct property and in maintaining and marketing it. MasterHost relieves you of the tiresome tasks that are holding you back. Among the unique services our company provides are property maintenance, key exchange, concierge service, and price optimization. By using MasterHost, you can sustain and make your Airbnb business profitable.

The average Airbnb daily rate is $149 in Washington. It was continuously falling due to the pandemic. The lowest recorded this year is in February which is $162. However, it has seen an abrupt rise and reached its peak in June with $197 as the average daily rate. The rates fluctuate but it is highly improbable that they will go down as they did in the pandemic years. The daily rate will likely remain constant. Since Airbnb businesses follow flexible pricing strategies, it adapts to the dynamic situation based on demand. 

In Washington, Airbnb has a stronger presence in the rental platforms used by hosts. 73% of the total rentals available prefer to use Airbnb to list their property. Only 10% choose VRBO as an alternative to Airbnb. 17% of the rentals are listed on both of these platforms. Booking.com and HomeToGo have a minor presence in the market. Guests, however, prefer to compare and analyze the listings to find a suitable place for their stay.

In Washington, Airbnb is the platform of choice for renting out vacation homes. The number of Airbnb listings is higher compared to other competitors in the city, and the number of guests is much higher. Other well-known rental platforms include HomeAway and VRBO. You may manage several properties on both Airbnb and VRBO in Washington with the aid of a well-organized team and knowledgeable manager.

Washington’s streets are always crowded with tourists. People travel to the city all year long to see monuments like the Capitol Building, the Lincoln Memorial, and the National Mall. Few visitors come to the city from October through November, seeking a tranquil getaway free of overflowing crowds and expensive hotels. In Washington, the summer is both the busiest and most lucrative time of year for Airbnb operations. The occupancy rate rose to 94% in July. Even during major holidays like Christmas, the listings are reserved.

The hosts often require a minimum stay of 1-2 nights each. It is a calculated move to draw in the masses because Washington draws a variety of visitors throughout the year. However, hosts typically don’t let reservations for less than 4 nights for an exclusive listing with distinctive facilities and a premium daily charge. An average visitor stays 6 days to take in the city’s fascinating experiences.