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Lease your home with Five Star Destinations TEAM


Our comprehensive Vacation Rental Leasing allows property owners to generate income with short-term rentals and still enjoy their Aspen home.

  1. Thinking about renting your luxury vacation rental but don’t know where to begin?
  2. With so many vacation rental websites, how can you make your property stand out.
  3. How will you handle the inflow of inquiries and process the payments, including those pesky lodging taxes?
  4. Who will make sure guests are taking care of your home?
  5. Who will take care of the rentals in your home like you would want your home to be treated?

We understand the challenges homeowners face when trying to compete with the growing number of vacation rentals on the market. Our team of vacation rental experts will help promote your property and take care of guest communication.

Five Star Destinations offers the following services all included in one simple commission structure:

  • Professional sales team with a proven track record of generating rental revenue.
  • Live booking capabilities on and
  • Listing on up to 25+ major booking websites, including VRBO, HOMEAWAY, BOOKIT, TRAVELWISE, AIRBNB, EXPEDIA and more. The owner decides which of these sites they want us to advertise based on booking fees that are associated with each company. 
  • Premier guest amenities include a choice of: Aspen Airport transportation, a choice of limited health club passes, limited children’s passes for the Aspen Recreation Center, limited in house massages, housekeeping, private club use for dining and cocktails, gift baskets, concierge services.(This is all based on their Resort Fee.)
  • Each home must have a caretaker or manager to manage any of the potential home requests or problems that happens within a house. 
  • When a guest requests a special type of car, driver, chef, butler, nanny, ski-instructor or laundress, we have access to the best in each area.
  • Five Star Destinations is a fully licensed business and fully insured. It has been in operation for over 25 years.
  • Strategic marketing and promotions to increase sales through more exposure and increased lead generation, including search optimization, Google AdWords, and targeted email marketing.
  • Prompt, personalized follow-through on rental inquiries, calendar management, bookings, rent collection, property protection, pre-stay concierge services, “welcome home” follow-up, and issue resolution and online availability for an owner to black out future dates for themselves.
  • We have monthly reservation reports and twice monthly rental distributions.
  • Inventory of your home, either hire us or give us the inventory, we work with the manager, caretaker and owner to assure that after a rental it is left in the same condition it came to the renter in, or we make use of the damage deposits if needed.
  • If a homeowner does not have a full-time maid service we access some of the best cleaning and maid services to help take care of the over flow.

  Sell or Buy Your Home With Heidi Houston at Compass Real Estate 

Heidi Houston a broker associate with Compass real estate in Aspen,  has a team of photographers, top notch assistants and interior designers who help us present, photograph and stage our homes top presentation. We can help make your home more available to both you and renters. Our agents and managers will be savvy in many areas from real estate brokerage, marketing, operations, rentals and closing the deal. Our team has backgrounds in land development, sales, project management, new construction, remodels and leasing.

Why We Can Sell Your Home!

Heidi Houston from Compass knows how to sell a Home. Take advantage of her brokerage skills by reaching out to her at

  • Many of our Five Star Team has a partnership with Compass, a Real Estate Company that specializes in Luxury Real Estate Markets throughout the United States and soon to be International. Our brokers are licensed under Compass. This partnership brings the ability to take care of our client’s real estate purchasing and selling needs as well as their rental needs.
  • Unlike many agents, we don’t just take every listing. We want to sell our listings and work very hard with each listing to make sure that we bring a lot of energy to that house and give you great personal attention.
  • We communicate weekly and or bimonthly.
  • Our diverse team of real estate professionals, has the support of top notch custom builders, great interior designers to help us stage a home, as well as a top architectural/ real estate photographer
  • Team Education, you receive team members who work full time to sell your home. As well as a full marketing and administrative team that will come up with innovative ways to sell and market your home on a national platform.
  • Personal Showings by us, we attend every showing and work closely with the management of each home to make sure it shows in a top-notch condition every time. We are the best closers, so we want to stay close to any potential client.
  • The Heidi Houston Team come up with selling programs that will encourage other brokers to bring their client to see our property. It is important to make sure every broker is constantly reminded that your home is for sale.
  • We try and complete everything we will need for due diligence a head of time to make sure that there is an easy time for the buyer to get through to a sale.
  • The Heidi Houston Team thinks outside of the box, we come up with marketing ideas that brings buyers to the table. We arrange elite charity events, or are part of large community organizations like Jazz Aspen which reaches many more of the top Buyers and Sellers. We do special marketing gifts when doing open houses to draw in more brokers to visit the properties.
  • We know how to sell “A Sense of Home”.
Why we understand how to Buy the Home!

Buying a home is an exciting experience for anyone. There is the thrill of the hunt and the excitement of the deal. The whole process is enhanced by a good real estate agent who knows the ins and outs of the market. But with so many brokerages and agents out there to choose from, finding a perfect fit may be more of a challenge than you expected. Working with a top agent who is experienced and trustworthy can go a long way in ensuring your property sells at top dollar, or that you buy for the best price in the market. This is the Heidi Houston Team from Compass.

  • Hiring a good agent means you hire a good person all comes down to core values. Core values are important because you want to work with someone that plays by the same rules you do. For example, if you are an honest person who tells the truth, would you not want someone to tell the truth to you?
  • We quickly assess your needs and desires when asking us to help your find a home. We are team that has families in school, dogs, horses and toys. We know how to find a home that works for you and your family.
  • If you are looking for an income property we are experts in knowing which homes will rent well and produce the income you would like to see. We of course are part of the Five Star Destinations team and know how to rent as well as buy or sell.
  • We are going to be spending a lot of time with you and we need to mesh, we are relatable and real. We are not only good at talking be really good at negotiating on your behalf.
  • We really listen to what you want and go into the market place and find it. Technology can help you look at houses on the market, but we understand your needs and help work to achieve your specific goals. We personalize the technology market and find you your “Sense of Home”.
  • We are hardworking and honest, we know our market and let you know our market. We have your best interests at heart, we are transparent and look for what you want not what we want to sell you.
  • We have great support staff, to make sure we don’t miss anything.
  • You want someone who is realistic and can proactively mitigate risk. We use real data to answer your questions when it comes to investment analysis, neighborhood-level market performance, and long-term impact of your decision to buy or sell.

Hart Houston






Phone Number: 970 404 1402

Heidi Houston

Vacation Rental Consultant

Rental Specialist for Five Star Destinations Aspen LLC

IATAN Accredited Travel Agent


Phone Number: 970 404 1404

Sam Houston





Phone Number: 970 404 1901

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