As a vacation rental host or cleaning service, it is important that you stay informed about the latest in cleaning costs and trends. The following information was pulled from an infographic compiled of data from TurnoverBnB Q2 2020:
As shown in the infographic, the national average for vacation rental cleaning for a 2 bedroom property is about $67. This is substantially higher than the cost for 1 bedroom, which is $50. The price drops quite dramatically when you add or subtract a bedroom to the property. Our data indicates a slight drop in price from Q1.
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The top three most expensive states for vacation rental cleaning are:
- Hawaii – $121.94
- Maryland – $97.61
- California – $93.64
These states are notorious for their high cost of living and high rental costs. It is common in states with a higher cost of living to have higher vacation rental cleaning costs. Take note of this if you live in one of the more costly states, whether you are an Airbnb host or Airbnb cleaning service.
The least expensive states for vacation rental cleaning are:
- New Mexico – $49.30
- Washington – $45.77
- Indiana – $44.43
As a host in one of these three states, you can count yourself lucky. The cost of vacation rental cleaning is not bound to put a large dent in your funding for your rental property. As a cleaning service, you may look into lowering your costs to remain competitive, or strive for a high volume of customers.
The infographic shows that vacation rental cleaning costs remain relatively unchanged throughout the year. While the average cost of vacation rental cleaning did not take any major falls or climbs, it had a gradual incline from the start of the quarter to the end.
In the end, make sure to stay up-to-date with the cost of vacation rental cleaning in your state. As a good host or cleaner, you can stay on top of the competition by adjusting your prices as necessary.