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It is not all about occupancy

Learning to price your Airbnb listing effectively

It is not all about occupancy

About Andrew

Andrew first came to Hostmaker as a user of our ad-hoc housekeeping and check-in services. With little insight as to how to effectively manage his Airbnb listing, Andrew opened up his calendar and priced each night at the same price, regardless of seasonality. Although Andrew had 100% occupancy, Hostmaker knew he was not maximising the potential of his monthly income. After making the switch to our fully-managed service option, our pricing experts more than doubled his revenue, demonstrating that a full calendar might not always equal a full bank account.

Why Hostmaker?

Our years of experience mean that our team are easily able to unlock the true potential value of your home.

We list your home across multiple platforms, maximising your potential bookings and therefore the amount of money in your pocket.

Hostmaker prioritises optimising income through managing both the daily rate and the occupancy, to ensure you get the best results possible.

The Challenge

Taking over a listing with back-to-back bookings at a low price.

Re-pricing available days to a more profitable - yet competitive - nightly rate.

Creating an effective plan for a calendar whose most desirable days were booked up.

Execution and Delivery

Our dedicated pricing team re-builds the pricing strategy for the listing taking into account seasonality and competition.

They list the home on multiple channels including Airbnb,, HomeAway and VRBO to increase visibility.

The pricing analysts increase prices because Andrew had underestimated the full potential of his beautiful home.


We maximised nightly rate based on competition, data and seasonality.

Doubled revenue for Andrew in both peak and low season!

A happy host who could concentrate on his work while making outstanding returns from his home.