How It Works

Homeowners link their listing for free which allows their guests to partake in a variety of first class services.

Extensive series of a Caucasian Real Estate Agent and African-American Couple in front of a home.

HOMEOWNERS

  • Select a Service Provider
    1
    Housekeeping? Yard maintenance? Sure. Photographer? Guest concierge? Holiday decor setup? Absolutely. If you can dream it, we’ll connect you with a service provider in your community who will make it a reality.
  • Link Your Current Listing
    2
    The HOST will integrate your listings across multiple other platforms to funnel your bookings into one place. Don’t worry, we’ll keep your information secure and limited to team members you select.
  • Schedule Your Provider
    3
    We’ll use your availability and your provider’s schedule to find a time that works for both of you. No more games of phone tag or email correspondence. No more wasted time.
  • Give Your Provider Access and Details
    4
    We have a broad knowledge of security tools and partner with companies that keep your home safe with ekeys only available to service providers and guests in a limited capacity. We can also use current home access, if preferred. Upload existing photos and tag any instructions that your pro needs to know.
  • Confirmed
    5
    We’ll send the service provider the details and contact information so you can go about your day.
  • Provider Arrives
    6
    Get an alert when your provider is on the way with GPS tracking.
  • Service is Complete
    7
    You’ll know when the service is complete and can even receive photos and/or video to see what a five star service really looks like.
Woman who is doing laundry in her home

Service Providers are local individuals or businesses that provide home-enhancing services for homeowners while elevating the travel experience for guests.

SERVICE PROVIDER

  • Make a Profile
    1
    After you make a profile on The HOST, you’ll start getting requests from homeowners or their assigned Host Ambassador looking for your services. Our travelers are looking for customized experiences, so any skills or knowledge you have could be applied to a service with The HOST.
  • Browse Listings
    2
    You don’t have to sit around and wait for opportunities. You can be your own proactive agent by referring a homeowner with your custom link who might be able to use your services for their home or guests.
  • Keep an Eye on That Schedule
    3
    The HOST will keep all of your upcoming jobs in a tidy schedule for you along with important details like: address, time commitment, and homeowner contact information. Everything you need in one place, so that you can do your job better.
  • Get Home Access
    4
    We work with companies like Kevo and recommend them to our homeowners, so that you don’t have to take extra steps to remember a code or pick up a key. Your phone can link via bluetooth with a code that we send in advance. Just ensure your smart phone is bluetooth activated.
  • Get Directions
    5
    You can use your phone to get real-time GPS directions to each of your service locations. The homeowner will even know when you’re on your way!
  • You’ve Arrived!
    6
    You can communicate with the homeowner via our platform about any last-minute questions or details. Can’t find the laundry detergent? Noticed a light out in the bathroom? We’ll make sure communication is smooth, so that you both feel taken care of.
  • Job Completed!
    7
    When you’re done, you can notify the homeowner and even send photographs or video to show off your beautiful work. You can request your homeowner to assign you to the house team for future jobs.
Extensive series of a Caucasian Real Estate Agent and African-American Couple in front of a home.

Homeowners

Homeowners link their listing for free which allows their guests to partake in a variety of first class services.
1. Select a Service Provider

Housekeeping? Yard maintenance? Sure. Photographer? Guest concierge? Holiday decor setup? Absolutely. If you can dream it, we’ll connect you with a service provider in your community who will make it a reality.

2. Link Your Current Listings

The HOST will integrate your listings across multiple other platforms to funnel your bookings into one place. Don’t worry, we’ll keep your information secure and limited to team members you select.

3. Schedule Your Provider

We’ll use your availability and your provider’s schedule to find a time that works for both of you. No more games of phone tag or email correspondence. No more wasted time.

4. Give Your Provider Access and Details

We have a broad knowledge of security tools and partner with companies that keep your home safe with ekeys only available to service providers and guests in a limited capacity. We can also use current home access, if preferred. Upload existing photos and tag any instructions that your pro needs to know.

5. Confirmed

We’ll send the service provider the details and contact information so you can go about your day.

6. Provider Arrives

Get an alert when your provider is on the way with GPS tracking.

7. Service is Complete

You’ll know when the service is complete and can even receive photos and/or video to see what a five star service really looks like.

Maid or room service making the bed in a hotel room

SERVICE PROVIDER

Service Providers are local individuals or businesses that provide home-enhancing services for homeowners while elevating the travel experience for guests.
1. Make a Profile

After you make a profile on The HOST, you’ll start getting requests from homeowners or their assigned Host Ambassador looking for your services. Our travelers are looking for customized experiences, so any skills or knowledge you have could be applied to a service with The HOST.

2. Browse Listings

You don’t have to sit around and wait for opportunities. You can be your own proactive agent by referring a homeowner with your custom link who might be able to use your services for their home or guests.

3. Keep an Eye on That Schedule

The HOST will keep all of your upcoming jobs in a tidy schedule for you along with important details like: address, time commitment, and homeowner contact information. Everything you need in one place, so that you can do your job better.

4. Get Home Access

We work with companies like Kevo and recommend them to our homeowners, so that you don’t have to take extra steps to remember a code or pick up a key. Your phone can link via bluetooth with a code that we send in advance. Just ensure your smart phone is bluetooth activated.

5. Get Directions

You can use your phone to get real-time GPS directions to each of your service locations. The homeowner will even know when you’re on your way!

6. You’ve Arrived!

You can communicate with the homeowner via our platform about any last-minute questions or details. Can’t find the laundry detergent? Noticed a light out in the bathroom? We’ll make sure communication is smooth, so that you both feel taken care of.

7. Job Completed!

When you’re done, you can notify the homeowner and even send photographs or video to show off your beautiful work. You can request your homeowner to assign you to the house team for future jobs.



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A Fluff-Free Guide to Short Term Home Rentals

We designed this guide to give people who are new to the short-term rental industry some functional tips from what to think about before purchasing the property through dealing with your guests. Think of it like a crash course. No fluff. Just honest advice. Please enter your name and email below to download the eBook.