Insights and tips on how to protect your property, giving you and your guests peace of mind.
Many people are distressed when they file a vacation rental insurance claim given that these claims typically follow a devastating event such as a home fire, disastrous weather or a guest injury. To help you file a claim with ease, we’ve compiled some useful information to make the best of this trying experience.
Fireworks are a staple of the Fourth of July and many other celebrations, but remember to take precautions to ensure your rental property is safe and accident-free. To help answer the question, “Should I allow fireworks at my property?” we’re discussing the risks and alternatives to fireworks.
Have you ever wondered about ways to cut down on processes at your short-term rental business? As a result of the pandemic, we are seeing more and more businesses using QR Codes to cut down on daily operations, reduce human contact and minimize paper waste. QR Codes are starting to take over the travel and hospitality industries by storm.
As a rental property owner, it’s crucial to take the time to routinely address potential safety risks on your property. After all, even seemingly minor household issues—such as stray cords, dust buildup or leaky faucets—can spiral into significant problems if left unnoticed. By conducting an annual safety audit, you can help keep your property safe and secure—reducing the risk of guest injuries, lawsuits, property damage and costly insurance claims.
No property owner wants to hear the dreaded words that they have mold. Once inside your rental property, mold needs a moist food source, such as lint, ceiling tiles or wallpaper to grow on. Mold not only damages your property, but it can also cause serious health complications after long-term exposure.
It only takes an inch or two of water to cause major damage to a home. Floods are one of the most common natural disasters in the United States. Even small streams, gullies, creeks, culverts, dry streambeds, or low-lying ground that appear harmless in dry weather can cause big problems when it floods.
Unfortunately, losses alleging landlord negligence are not uncommon and can be quite costly, according to Advisen loss data. Read on to learn which types of landlord losses are most common and how to avoid them.
Living a sustainable lifestyle minimizes the negative impact you have on the natural world by contributing to reduced waste, conserved energy and lowered carbon dioxide emissions. Abiding by green principles is not only good for the planet—it can also help you stay healthy and save money.
As the warmth of spring approaches, it’s easy to forget the effect that harsh winter weather may have on your vacation rental. A bit of spring maintenance now can prevent costly repair bills later and there is no better time to take a look around and see how best to protect your property from hazards.
CBIZ Vacation Rental Insurance is thrilled to participate in the third annual Vacation Rental Week! We’d like to use this opportunity to highlight the value and key benefits of professionally-managed vacation rentals for both guests and property owners alike and to encourage you to book a stay or choose a professional manager to rent your vacation property.
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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.
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