Sonoma County is a lot of things: a sustainable farming hub, wine lover's paradise, outdoor enthusiast's playground, and an all-around great spot to own a vacation home. Sonoma County has something for families, couples, and traveling pals alike, making renting your vacation home a lucrative and fulfilling enterprise. However, making your Sonoma vacation rental compliant can get complicated.
Owners must pay the 9% Transient Occupancy Tax and maintain an active vacation rental permit with the county or city in which their home is located. There are also a number of exclusion zones within Sonoma County and a fire perimeter where vacation rentals are not allowed. Homes within the Coastal Zone are exempt from requiring a permit. Homes that fall within specific city limits must check with the city to find out if there is a permit requirement, while homes in unincorporated county area and not in the exclusion zones are required to have an active vacation rental permit. It's important to check with the Sonoma County planning office to make sure your home can operate as a vacation rental and that you can secure a vacation rental permit. In addition to permit requirements, vacation rental homeowners need a ToT certificate and a business license to operate.
Lucky for you, our local staff is made up of Sonoma County vacation rental experts. We keep up with these regulations through our relationships with local planning offices, realtors, and HOAs. New and existing owners get updates about any changes to vacation rental regulations, and we'll help you work through the red tape to list your home legally.
We know Sonoma County because we live here, and we hire people who feel as passionately about this beautiful place as our owners do. Our local teams work hard to develop strong bonds with our owners and provide the best possible care to their guests. We are proud that as a full-service property company, we provide housekeeping, marketing, and maintenance services to make renting your vacation home as painless and profitable as possible. Anytime you want to visit, we’ll have your home ready for you. So talk to us; we’re here to help you earn more, worry less, and rent with ease.
Guests’ expectations are getting higher, especially when it comes to cleanliness. Our enhanced professional cleaning program, Vacasa Premium Clean, meets or exceeds CDC guidelines, so guests have extra confidence to rent your home.
Once your home is thoroughly cleaned, we treat hard and soft surfaces throughout the home with a hospital-grade, EPA-approved disinfectant, paying special attention to high-touch surfaces.
Employees are provided with personal protective equipment (gloves and face masks) to wear at all times while visiting homes for maintenance, housekeeping, or any other purpose.
Our upgraded cleaning measures and the additional time our housekeepers spend caring for your home all come at no extra cost to you or your guests.
Your listing will be prominently featured everywhere guests are searching, like Airbnb, Vrbo, and Booking.com. And our digital marketing specialists ensure Vacasa homes are highly visible across search engines, display advertising, social media, and email marketing.
We obsess over delivering a seamless, stress-free vacation for your guests, from booking the right home to stocking the bathroom toiletries. And if your guests have questions, our Customer Experience team is available around the clock to answer all guest phone calls and emails.
We believe in earning your long-term business, not locking you into an ironclad contract. We don't limit your use of your vacation home—so you can enjoy it whenever you like, and know that it'll be sparkling clean and ready for you when you get there. Your home will always be yours.
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 Florida LLC; Vacasa Louisiana L.L.C. (licensed in Louisiana); Vacasa Michigan LLC, 947-800-5979; 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; Vacasa Real Estate LLC (licensed in Idaho, Oregon, and Utah); Vacasa Real Estate LLC (licensed in Tennessee, 615-671-9916); Vacasa Real Estate LLC (licensed in Washington, Robert Brush, Designated Broker); 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, Patrice Tompkins, Licensed Property Manager; Vacasa Virginia LLC; Vacasa Wisconsin LLC.