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Stocking Your Vacation Rental Kitchen

Many guests choose a vacation rental over a hotel for the express purpose of preparing meals, so providing a well stocked kitchen is key to guest satisfaction. Whether preparing a gourmet meal or just a quick on-the-go snack, opening the cupboard to find exactly what they need will let guests know you’ve put careful consideration into creating an excellent experience. Below we’ve detailed a...

Video: True Cost of Management

There's a lot of money to be made in vacation rentals. At Vacasa, we know it's tempting to try for an even higher return by managing your property yourself. But look again. It might seem like you're saving money by avoiding a management fee, but self-management comes with plenty of hidden costs in both time and money.

Video: This is Vacasa

We're a full-service vacation rental management company dedicated to providing exceptional experiences for homeowners and guests. All across the globe, we help people enjoy their vacations. We provide the best of both worlds: local teams delivering hands-on care AND industry-leading technology from our central support team.

Meticulous Screening

Vacasa takes great care to ensure that the guests we invite into your home are courteous and respectful. Our reservations team is trained to screen out any dubious guests. We’re alert for any sign that guests might not treat your home with consideration and care, such as: ✔ A weekend reservation of all adults, at or near capacity ✔ Guests who have trouble making the required payments ✔ Res...

The Vacasa Difference

Comprehensive, marketing-focused management fee Our management fee is comprehensive and competitively priced, and we reinvest in your home each year with our extensive marketing plan. Additionally, our fee covers many services other management firms typically charge extra for, like travel agency commissions, credit card fees, changing lightbulbs, and providing supplies. If you are new to renting y...

Optimized Rates

Vacasa uses a variable rate optimization engine that adjusts rental rates four times a day, every day, for each property. Rates are based on hundreds of variables, including weather forecasts, holidays, location-specific events, competitor pricing and occupancy rates, lead time, current sales and promotions, regional demand trends, proximity to local landmarks, and seasonal demand curves. This is ...

Marketing, Management, and Guarantees

Our comprehensive management fee is competitively priced at 35%. If you’re new to the vacation rental business, 35% might sound high. But if you’ve been around the block a few times, you know to steer clear of low commission structures that nickel-and-dime you for every little thing. An all-inclusive 35% marketing and management fee means that you never have to worry about important details fa...

What is Rate Optimization?

Whether you’re already a Vacasa homeowner or whether you’re still learning about our services, you’ve probably heard the term rate optimization. Optimizing rates is how we make our homeowners 34% more money on average, so it’s the key to our success – and yours. But what does rate optimization mean? Vacasa has developed specialized software that allows us to track and analyze data a...