Host Services and Fees

  • What are Homadorma Service Fees?

    To help operate the Homadorma homestay platform, we charge various service fees.

    • Host free service
      • Free transaction
      • Direct communication with students
      • Free advertising
      • Free professional photo shoot
    • Student service fees
      • When a reservation is confirmed, we charge student a mandatory Homestay Placement fee of $350. Students see this fee on the host profile page and checkout page before they book a reservation.

    Students may purchase other optional services on Homadorma.com.

  • What is security deposit?

    Student pays homestay placement fee and security deposit on homadorma.com to book the room. Security deposit is equivalent to the monthly fee of the homestay. The purpose of the security deposit is to compensate the host in case the student cancels homestay before moving in. The amount of compensation is subject to termination clause of the contract.

  • What is stripe processing fee?

    Stripe has been audited by a PCI-certified auditor and is certified to PCI Service Provider Level 1. This is the most stringent level of certification available in the payments industry. By adopting taking the stripe approach, Homadorma does not store the credit card information of any of our customers. Stripe charges 2.9% + 0.3 of any transactions on homadorma.com.

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