Vacation rental income calculator

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Make the most of your vacation home

Our vacation rental income calculator analyzes hundreds of data points about your market and your home. We compare it to similar properties with similar appeal to get your custom income estimate—an idea of how much your home could earn as a Vacasa vacation rental.

Partnering with the right manager is key, because your home’s success depends on many factors: pricing, photography, marketing, home care, guest experience, review management, and much more. We’ll handle all these details to help you earn the financial return your home deserves.

Getting started is simple—we’ll help secure any necessary permits, stock your home for guests, build your online listing, and promote it everywhere guests are searching for vacation rentals like yours.

How we get your estimate

It’s all about the data.
1. Analyzing your home’s tourism market

How in-demand is your general area? How big is the supply of vacation rentals?

2. Analyzing your home’s micro-location

Is your home oceanfront or does it just have an ocean view? Are you next to a golf course or a convention center?

3. Analyzing your home itself

What’s the property value? How many bedrooms? Bathrooms? Do you have a hot tub? Would you accept pets?

4. Putting it together

Then we layer it all together and compare your home to similar properties with similar appeal to get your custom rental estimate—a realistic idea of what you could earn with Vacasa.

Vacation rental income calculator FAQ

It's a tool that estimates the gross rental proceeds a property could generate if offered as a vacation rental, based on information about the performance of similar vacation rental properties.

The calculator’s estimate is not a guarantee—it is intended to be a starting point as you consider renting out a vacation home. Actual rental proceeds could differ substantially from this estimate and depend on many factors outside our knowledge or control, such as the property's condition, layout, and furnishings; existing and future regulations; current and future economic, social, and political trends and conditions; and weather and environmental factors. Vacasa makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, about the accuracy of this estimate.

The results are generated by a machine learning algorithm that was designed by our team of data scientists. Each estimate analyzes historic pricing, revenue, occupancy, demand, geographic, and demographic data from sources like public census records, real estate listings, vacation rental bookings, and our own portfolio.

Currently, more than 70% of estimates end up being within 25% of the property’s actual rental income.

Yes—our data scientists are constantly improving the calculator as we gather more information. We try to be as accurate as possible overall, but there's always variance within any given market (some estimates are spot-on, others not so much).

The accuracy of the calculator might be off if our underlying data isn’t correct—details like square footage and historic pricing. If you think the data on your property is incorrect, contact us at 888-711-0781 and we’ll work with you to update it.

We assume that properties are in very good condition (nicely furnished, with modern amenities). If you have a particularly unique or upscale property—or are looking at a property that needs substantial renovations or improvements—let us know and we can provide a custom estimate.

Our employees can tweak a few of the calculator’s underlying data points for a home (such as the condition of the property). It’s always good to confirm data from a model with our experts in your specific market. If you’re not already in touch with a local representative, call us at 888-711-0781 .

Vacasa offers property management and other real estate services directly through Vacasa LLC and through Vacasa LLC's licensed subsidiaries. Click here for more information about Vacasa's licensed real estate brokerage/property manager in your state. Vacasa’s licensed real estate brokerages/property managers include: Vacasa Alabama LLC; Vacasa Arizona LLC; Vacasa Colorado LLC; Vacasa Delaware LLC, 302-541-8999; Vacasa Florida LLC; Vacasa Louisiana LLC, Dana MacCord, Principal Broker, ph 504.252.0155 (Licensed in LA); Vacasa Michigan LLC, 947-800-5979; Vacasa Missouri LLC, Susan Scanlon, Designated Broker; Vacasa Nevada LLC; Vacasa New Hampshire LLC, P.O. Box 283, Conway NH 03818, Dave Grant, Broker of Record; Vacasa New Mexico LLC, 503-345-9399; Vacasa New York LLC, 888-433-0068, Susan E. Scanlon, Real Estate Broker; Vacasa North Carolina LLC; Vacasa Pennsylvania LLC; Vacasa Real Estate Corporation, California DRE #02105811, Joseph Czapkowicz, California DRE #01380722; Vacation Palm Springs Real Estate, Inc., California DRE #01523013, Joseph Czapkowicz, California DRE #01380722; Vacasa Real Estate LLC (licensed in Colorado, Daned Kirkham); Vacasa Real Estate LLC (licensed in Idaho, Oregon, and Utah); Vacasa Real Estate LLC (licensed in Maine, Michael McNaboe, Designated Broker); Vacasa Real Estate LLC (licensed in Texas, Debra Brock, Designated Broker); Vacasa Real Estate LLC (licensed in Washington, Robert Brush, Designated Broker); Vacasa Seasonals Inc., California DRE #02160171, Daned Kirkham, California DRE #01424621; Vacasa South Carolina LLC; Vacasa Tennessee LLC; Vacasa Vacation Rentals of Hawaii LLC, 3350 Lower Honoapiilani Road, Suite 600, Lahaina, HI 96761; Vacasa Vacation Rentals of Montana LLC, Cameron Bree James, Licensed Property Manager; Vacasa Virginia LLC; Vacasa Wisconsin LLC; Vacasa Wyoming LLC. In Canada, this advertisement is provided by Vacasa Canada ULC, CPBC lic. number 75826, 172 Asher Rd. V1X 3H6 Kelowna, BC.