Homeowner Services

If you've been thinking of renting your property in Charlottesville for short or long-term stays, you've come to the right place.  Guesthouses is a marketing and reservations management service for homeowners in the City of Charlottesville and surrounding Albemarle County.   

OUR SERVICES

  • Free and paid listings, including our proprietary website, Airbnb, TripAdvisor, VRBO/HomeAway (when applicable), Visitors Bureau, and more.
  • Collection of guest payment in full and remits host payment after each stay.
  • Collection and remittance of state sales tax and city/county accommodation tax on your behalf.
  • Intelligent pricing of your home according to local demand and your individual goals
  • Tracks property availability and matches guests to host accommodations.
  • Vets potential guests to make sure they are suitable.
  • Promptly responds to all inquiries to increase the likelihood of converting an inquiry to a booking.
  • Provides confirmations for all bookings - one for the guest and one for the host.
  • Returns phone calls and emails to both owners and guests promptly and with a personal touch.

Please note we are not a full service property management company.  We like to give homeowners the freedom to outsource or DIY the cleaning and maintenance of their property.  We can however, provide referrals for  local housekeeping and handyman services if needed.

DID YOU KNOW...

When you want to start renting your home for short-term and long-term stays in the city of Charlottesville and Albemarle County, you must file for a business license and pay transient and lodging taxes.  Work with Guesthouses and we’ll have you covered!

WANT MORE INFORMATION?

The team at Guesthouses would love the opportunity to discuss your needs and our offerings further to see if our service is the right fit for you.  Please submit an inquiry below with a brief description of your property and a Guesthouses team member will contact you.

New Homeowner Inquiry