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If you believe your property management company qualified for platinum certification, contact the Short-Term Rental Association Research and Certifications Team and we can give you more insight on what performance metrics fell short. The badge below is a trademark of NASTRM® and all companies on the Platinum Certifications list have full license to use the badge.

short-term rental association certification badge for platinum qualifications

Platinum Short Term Rental Association Criteria:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in short-term rental management.
  • Management of at least 100 active short-term rental properties.
  • Maintain an average guest review rating of 4.5 or higher across all managed properties on major vacation rental platforms.
  • Hold all necessary licenses and registrations required by state and local jurisdictions.
  • Adequate insurance coverage for business operations, including general liability, property, and workers’ compensation insurance. 24/7 guest support and customer service.
  • Dedicated property inspection and maintenance teams.
  • Use of professional tools and platforms for managing bookings, communication, and marketing.
  • Active participation in NASTRM-sponsored events and ongoing professional development.
  • Demonstrated commitment to sustainable and eco-friendly practices.
  • Must earn within the top 5% of revenue per door when compared to the overall market.

2023 Platinum Certifications

Short-Term Rental Association Certifications In Alphabetical Order: #1 Ranking as presented at the Short Term Rental Awards is Soda Stays based upon revenue generation metrics per unit managed. They hold an unbelievable 97.19% occupancy rate in all cities Soda operates in.

360 Blue
Beach Realty & Construction
Beachhouse Vacation Rentals
Cabo Platinum
Carolina Designs Realty & Vacation Rentals
Carolina Mornings
Cinnamon Shore Rentals
Elliott Realty
Evolve Vacation Rental
Exclusive 30A
Exclusive Resorts
Finger Lakes Premier Properties
Five Star Properties
Hatteras Realty
Hawaii Life Vacation Rentals
Island Realty
iTrip Vacations
Jackson Hole Real Estate Company
Lake Tahoe Accommodations
Latitude 38 Vacation Rentals
Luxury Retreats (now part of Airbnb Luxe)
Martha’s Vineyard Rentals
Natural Retreats
Ocean Reef Vacation Rentals & Real Estate

Oceana Resorts by Wyndham Vacation Rentals (now part of Vacasa, following acquisition)
Padre Island Rentals
Rent Key West Vacations
Resort Realty
Resort Vacation Properties of St. George Island
Royal Shell Vacations
Russian River Vacation Homes
Sand `N Sea Properties
Sandbridge Blue
Sanibel Captiva Island Vacation Rentals
SeaBreeze Vacation Rentals
Seaside Vacation Rentals
Southern Vacation Rentals
Soda Stays
Sterling Resorts
The Vacation Company
Time & Place
Treasure Realty
TurnKey Vacation Rentals
Tybee Vacation Rentals
Wyndham Vacation Rentals (now Vacasa, following acquisition)

Short Term Rental Property Management Disputes Record:

Idan Shkedy | DS Investments Group

Claim: Well-established and highly-respected property managers (5) in Florida and Ohio have made claims of violence and hired gangs to attack the property managers on behalf of Idan Shkedy and DS Investments Group (property owner).

DS Investments Group Response: None

Jeremiah Hines | The Neat Suites

  • Claim: Fiduciary impropriety between the Neat Suites and between 8-20 property owners. 
  • The Neat Suites Response: None

Jim Thompson (REMOVED) | Satisfied restitution agreement with mediator. [Closed | No longer on the Avoid List]

All claims are investigated by the Certification and Research Team. This is not a complete nor exhaustive list. We will only post claims that at least 2 verified NASTRM members submit to maintain the highest level of accuracy.