Grill and Chill: Summer Vacation Rental Safety

  • 1 July 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Grill and Chill: Summer Vacation Rental Safety

Summertime is synonymous with enjoying the great outdoors, and a time when short-term property owners open their homes as the ultimate retreat for guests. Whether your property has a fire pit, grill, or pool, summer fun requires remembering that safety comes first. Allow your guests to grill and chill with ease all while protecting your property with these summer safety tips:

Vacation Rental Summer School: Expand Your Knowledge

  • 29 June 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Vacation Rental Summer School: Expand Your Knowledge

Summer is in full swing, making it the perfect time to take advantage of the extra hours of daylight. Consider “enrolling” in short-term rental summer school and learning all you can to increase bookings, marketing your vacation rental, and managing your business in the most efficient way. To help navigate which online courses, websites, and podcasts are most beneficial to your business’ particular needs, we compiled a list of 12 resources you can explore to expand your knowledge.

From Mountains to Beaches: Essentials for Your Vacation Rental Business

  • 16 June 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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From Mountains to Beaches: Essentials for Your Vacation Rental Business

From coast to coast, vacation rental properties capture something special. Your guests want to experience your unique property and the surrounding environment. In honor of June being National Great Outdoors Month, we broke down popular geographic regions and put together a list of essentials and safety precautions to consider for your vacation rental.

Managing COVID-19 Stress and Anxiety

  • 9 June 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Managing COVID-19 Stress and Anxiety

If you’re feeling stressed and anxious during these uncertain times, you’re not alone. Experiencing stress or anxiety over the health and economic fears brought on by COVID-19 is very normal, especially for vacation rental owners whose businesses have been highly affected. Not taking steps to cope with these feelings can put you at risk for long-term health effects.

Vacation Rental Cleaning Amid COVID-19

  • 4 June 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Vacation Rental Cleaning Amid COVID-19

As the travel industry begins to re-introduce itself into the “new normal,” stringent cleaning measures will not only be vital to the health and safety of vacation rental guests, it will also be a key factor in your property’s success. A fundamental component is ensuring guests trust that the short-term rental has been properly disinfected and cleaned.

Pool Prep: Opening Maintenance Tips for Your Vacation Rental Property

  • 2 June 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Pool Prep: Opening Maintenance Tips for Your Vacation Rental Property

As the weather begins to transition into sunny, warm summer, pool season will be here in no time. We’ll show you the easiest and best opening maintenance tips to help get your pool ready, decrease risks, and keep future guests safe while staying on your property. Let’s dive in!

Business Survival Plan Part 2: Contingency Planning

  • 27 May 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Business Survival Plan Part 2: Contingency Planning

In part one of our series, Business Survival Plan: Guide to Finance, we focused on how to be financially secure during a crisis. Part two is about contingency planning to help your prepare for unexpected events and minimize their impact. In this article, we’ll explore how to create your own contingency plans, how to be proactive on decreasing the impact of risks, and why these are essential to the vacation rental industry.

Should Your Vacation Rental Property Become an LLC?

  • 15 May 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Should Your Vacation Rental Property Become an LLC?

As a small business, you may be trying to determine the right business framework for you — likely either a sole proprietorship or limited liability company (LLC).  For many owners, minimizing risk is top of mind, and an LLC is a way to gain added protection in addition to vacation rental insurance.

Have Your Property Tell a Story

  • 8 May 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Have Your Property Tell a Story

In a sea of vacation rental properties, something drew you to your investment property and made it stand out from others. Were you drawn to its unique floor plan, interesting architecture, or local attractions? By creating a memorable story for your potential renters, you will stand out from the competition and cater to travelers who are on the hunt for an unforgettable experience.

Business Survival Plan Part 1: Guide to Finance

  • 5 May 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Business Survival Plan Part 1: Guide to Finance

The Coronavirus has had a significant impact on the travel and hospitality industries, leaving vacation rental property owners with unexpected financial loss. And with many headlines reporting that we are heading into a recession, short-term property owners are undoubtedly concerned for the future. While the total impact of the shutdown of short-term rentals businesses is yet to be seen, success will hinge on the financial planning you do now and when things return to a new normal. 

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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.