Insights and tips on how to protect your property, giving you and your guests peace of mind.
Revenge travel has been at the forefront of many travelers’ minds, booking trips far into the future and focusing more on experiences rather than physical items. As we look forward to what this year will look like for short-term rental owners, our excitement grows.
The U.S. experiences some of the most extreme winter weather in the world, and property owners constantly have to protect their residence from blizzards and extreme cold. Among these risks, winter weather presents some of the most significant challenges—challenges that may even lead to substantial property damage.
Imagine booking a guest with manners and characteristics of a gigantic-furred yeti. It’s exactly what claims professionals fear most. The abominable snowman creature aimlessly wanders about with no clear objective and little consideration for the care of your property.
Nature is unpredictable, so don’t wait to prepare your vacation rental for the harshest season. Fortunately, simple inspections and improvements to your property can prevent costly winter-related insurance claims.
Water damage is one of the leading issues our policyholders report and some of the most expensive damages to repair. Water expands as it freezes and puts significant pressure on the metal or plastic pipes that hold it.
To combat the risk of fire or inhalation of dangerous carbon monoxide (CO) gas, it’s important for you to make chimney care part of your home maintenance plan. Performing simple safety practices and maintenance on your vacation rental’s fireplace can help keep it in good condition, ensuring your guests and property stay safe.
Nothing says fall like the sight of leaves on the ground, open windows throughout the property and the sweet smell of pumpkin spice! It’s a good time to prepare and deep clean your property for the cooler months. Don’t let the idea of cleaning for the season overwhelm you. Small actions now can help ensure everything goes smoothly for you and your renters.
We thought we were heading into calmer waters after a significant reduction of COVID-19 cases. Now, news outlets are talking about inflation and the possibility of a recession. While we’ve already experienced inflation through gas prices and rent increases, here’s what vacation rental owners need to pay attention to.
With recent data from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), we now know where these disasters may be heading and how to prepare for them. Geography and geology can determine if your home is at greater risk for hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, or flooding.
It may be that time of year to renew your vacation rental policy or simply assess your current insurance situation. Even in the off-season, having a strong, comprehensive policy is key to keeping your business safe from the unforeseen.
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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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