Why consider a vacation rental for my property?
In one word: ROI (is that a word?). Short-term rentals consistently deliver significantly higher revenue than conventional long-term tenant leasing. As of 2019, annual vacation rental revenue in the U.S. is at $14.8 billion and averaging an annual growth rate of 6.4%. Over 50% of travelers now equally consider a vacation rental with a traditional hotel when planning their travel. Millennials, who are the largest vacation rental market demographic at 40%, are predicted to spend $1.4 trillion on travel in 2019. The online vacation rental marketplace, along with the “sharing” economy, has become a true disruptor of the traditional hotel and hospitality industry. All this and more points to a booming vacation rental industry that is one of the most exciting growth areas for real estate investment. This is providing many investors in this business a significant advantage, with net income often being 50% to 100% higher than traditional lease arrangements.
Who Stay In STRs
Since 2015, the amount of people who have stayed in a vacation rental has more than doubled – from 13% to 29% of all travelers. By 2022 the gross revenue for the vacation rental business is expected to top $18 billion!
Revenue In Billions
Over 1,000 5-Star Reviews
We are a small, family-owned business, based in Waco, Texas. Having hosted over a thousand guests over the past few years with a full 5-star rating on every property, we know what guests want and need–from amenities to communication. Our prompt and genuine customer care is what our guests most appreciate.
Keep it Simple
Our automated systems for check-in/check-out, digital welcome books, guest communication, reviews and more offer a sophisticated, personalized experience for each and every guest. We handle the entire process for you, from advertising, booking and cleaning to revenue management, accounting and home maintenance.
Because of our dynamic pricing and knowledgeable management, we can often increase your current vacation rental revenue by 30% to 50%–more than paying for our services. You can focus on doing what you love most while resting assured that your investment is in good hands.
How it Works
Your Home. Their Home. Our Home.™
Get It Out There
Using our PMS (Property Management Software), we will list your home on multiple channels, including Airbnb, HomeAway, TripAdvisor, Booking.com, VRBO as well as our own direct website. This maximizes your exposure to travelers from many different areas. Our dynamic pricing software is continually analyzing events across the local region as well as monitoring hotel bookings to set and update nightly rates to keep you perfectly priced in your market.
You will be given a personal online portal to view in real-time all of your bookings and revenue as well as to be able to reserve the property for yourself if you so choose. By the 10th of each month, you will receive an automatic direct deposit of funds into your bank account for the previous month along with a detailed, professional owner’s statement.
Sit Back and Relax
You will have no out-of-pocket expenses and no sign-up fees–a small annual linens and amenities fee will come out of your first deposit and we retain a commission on each booking. Our annual contracts have a 60-day exit clause, so you don’t have to fear being stuck long-term with an arrangement you are not happy with. We will handle photos and listing the property and once it’s listed, we will manage the entire guest process along with coordinating maintenance and cleaning of the home. You can sit back, relax and enjoy the income! Contact us today to discuss how we can help you make the most out of your investment.
- No Up-front Costs
- No Maintenance Contracts
- No Marketing Fees
- Annual Contract with 60-day Exit Clause
- Increased Revenue with our Dynamic Pricing
- Maximum Market Reach with Multiple Booking Channels
- All Maintenance and Cleaning Handled
- 24-hour Guest Service & Communication
- Easy to Read Monthly Owner Statements
- Online Portal for Real-Time Revenue and Booking Stats
- Monthly Direct Deposit of Funds
At VillaStay, our mission is to provide a flawless experience for every single guest, every single stay, while treating your home as if it was our own. This combination of peerless service to both guests and homeowners guarantees long-term success, giving you maximum net revenue possible and maximizing your bottom line
What Others Say
“VillaStay has done a great job of managing my rent house. The owner statements that they send each month are very professional, thorough and timely. They have been so easy to work with and I credit the great income I’m receiving from my investment to their stellar management. Highly recommended!”
– M.H. (Homeowner)
“VillaStay has been an incredible partner since Day 1. Our guest reviews rave about how spotless our house is and they always mention the thoughtful touches that set our property apart from others. Consistent communication and transparency is really important (for both us and our guests!), and the folks at VillaStay are the gold standard. They’re truly full-service, and that setit-and-forget-it nature of our partnership is absolutely invaluable to us.”
– M.H. (Homeowner)
“My mother and I stayed here for a night and we wish it was longer! We will absolutely be back to stay in one of the other homes they have available!! Check in was a breeze, communication was great, everything was spotless, so many thoughtful touches and it was beautifully decorated!!!”
– T. (Guest)
“Thank you all for being such A+ hosts. It is hosts like you that make AirBnB such a great experience for travelers.”
– B. (Guest)
“We loved every second of our stay here. There was no detail left undone. I’ve stayed at a lot of AirBnBs. This was by far my best experience yet!”
– B. (Guest).
“From the moment I booked with Kenneth, every step in this experience was outstanding. The bed was ridiculously comfortable and the towels were so fluffy and clean. So many extras that made me wish I had booked my stay for much longer. Kenneth was such an awesome host and I can not recommend him highly enough!!”
– F. (Guest
“Thank you for being a great host! This is the first time we have used Airbnb, and we were very impressed! I think it will be hard for us to find other places to live up to the standard we have been provided with by your rental.”
– T. (Guest)