Prepare Your Property for Unpredictable Spring Weather

  • 31 March 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Prepare Your Property for Unpredictable Spring Weather

 In seconds a sunny, warm day may transpire into severe thunderstorms or even a tornado. Unpredictable weather doesn’t give you much notice or time to react. Preparing now helps protect your property and your guests. Create peace of mind this spring by following these simple steps to secure your property for spring weather.

5 Ways to Grow Business in a Challenging Environment

  • 23 March 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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5 Ways to Grow Business in a Challenging Environment

Short-term rental and vacation rental property owners are facing unprecedented times. Working from home has new meaning for every industry including vacation rentals. If done right, you can make the most of this down time to ensure your business and property is ready to go when travel resumes. Here are five ideas to help you make the most of your time.

Winter Woes: Top Vacation Home Insurance Claims & How to Prevent Them

  • 22 January 2020
  • Author: Eva Gregory
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Winter Woes: Top Vacation Home Insurance Claims & How to Prevent Them

You face unique risks each day as a vacation rental owner. Harsh winter weather elevates those risks with ice and snow build up, ice-covered tree limbs and walkways, and freezing pipes. Those risks lead to increased property damage and liability claims.

Take a look at the top five winter vacation home insurance claims, and ways you can reduce the risk of having to file a claim.

10 Ways to Become a Super Host in the New Year

  • 8 January 2020
  • Author: Eva Gregory
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10 Ways to Become a Super Host in the New Year

The New Year is the perfect time to set goals for your vacation rental business. Want to increase bookings? Striving to provide a memorable experience? Make your place a slice of paradise? Get that 5-start rating? All of these goals can be achieved by being a super host and we’ll tell you how! Go from good host to super host with these simple tips!

3 Reasons Why you Need Vacation Rental Insurance for Your Airbnb

3 Reasons Why you Need Vacation Rental Insurance for Your Airbnb

Vacation rental property owners face risks associated with property damage, legal liability, and lost income that homeowners policies typically don’t address. Here are the key reasons why you can’t rely on homeowners insurance to protect your vacation rental property.

Keep Your Vacation Rental Safe and Warm

Keep Your Vacation Rental Safe and Warm

Having a fireplace or wood-burning stove in your vacation rental property creates a cozy ambiance and inviting aroma that guests love. While fireplaces and wood-burning stoves are popular features for vacation rental properties, they’re also among the leading causes of home fires. Fortunately, you can reduce the risk of fires this winter and let your guests enjoy these amenities with a little preparation and a few precautions.

15 Risk Mitigation Tips for Airbnb Hosts

  • 7 October 2019
  • Author: Jill Stuefer
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15 Risk Mitigation Tips for Airbnb Hosts

So you're thinking about listing your property on as a vacation rental? As a property owner, you have a unique opportunity to efficiently rent out your entire home or other accommodation through online services such as Airbnb, Vrbo or Booking.com just to name a few. But where should you start? Let's take a look at 15 tips you should implement to reduce the risk for your vacation rental listing. 

Hurricane Insurance: What to Know About Protecting Your Vacation Rental

  • 1 October 2019
  • Author: Jill Stuefer
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Hurricane Insurance: What to Know About Protecting Your Vacation Rental

Hurricane insurance can be a confusing subject. What many property owners may not realize is that no single insurance policy will fully cover you from hurricane-related losses. In fact, you may require a mix of different coverages to ensure that your vacation rental home has the insurance it needs to survive a potentially devastating hurricane season.

How Landscaping Maintenance Will Protect You from Wildfire

  • 25 September 2019
  • Author: Jill Stuefer
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How Landscaping Maintenance Will Protect You from Wildfire

Vacation rental located in a high-risk wildfire area? Learn how landscaping maintenance can protect your property from the growing threat of wildfires. 

How is Vacation Rental Insurance Different from Homeowners Insurance?

How is Vacation Rental Insurance Different from Homeowners Insurance?

People get into the vacation rental or home-sharing game not realizing they need more protection than they currently have under a homeowners policy. Here's why homeowners insurance it can't protect your vacation rental home if something goes wrong during a guest's stay.

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CBIZ Vacation Rental Insurance, a division of CBIZ Insurance Services,Inc., is the largest insurer of short-term vacation rental properties in the United States. As part of an $850 million New York Stock Exchange traded company (CBZ), we are the first broker to develop specific policy coverage to meet the needs for vacation rental properties and the amenities offered by these businesses. We have insured vacation rental properties since 2002.

The CBIZ Vacation Rental Insurance team knows insurance, specifically the risks and exposures related to short-term vacation rentals.We won't confuse you with technical "insurance speak" ~ our representatives are well versed in explaining your coverage in plain English. With hands-on, personal customer service, we guarantee swift communication and a 24/7 claims team that is ready to respond to your call any time of the day. As specialist in the industry, we leverage our knowledge and passion to ensure you and your business are adequately protected.