Merry and Safe: 12 Days of Must-Know Tips for Vacation Rental Owners

  • 14 December 2023
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Merry and Safe: 12 Days of Must-Know Tips for Vacation Rental Owners

Don't let safety concerns dampen your holiday spirit and turn into risk-mas. From security systems to smoke alarms, here are 12 days of safety measures for every vacation rental property.

Beware of Vacation Rental Listing Site Scams & Hackers

  • 3 October 2023
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Beware of Vacation Rental Listing Site Scams & Hackers

While most users on sites such as Airbnb and Vrbo are genuine people looking for a rental, there are still thieves and con artists with hopes of stealing. As hackers become increasingly sophisticated, short-term rental businesses need to stay ahead of the game and ensure their safety online and in real life.

Mid-Year Vacation Rental Market Predictions

  • 10 July 2023
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Mid-Year Vacation Rental Market Predictions

As we approach the second half of 2023 and are in the thick of peak season, we’ve already experienced some exciting industry wins. With no COVID travel restrictions, revenge travel taking off and even more short-term rentals entering the market, the next 6 months are predicted to be full of success.

Tips for Childproofing Your Short-Term Rental

  • 13 June 2023
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Tips for Childproofing Your Short-Term Rental

If your guests include children, you will need to take the necessary precautions to ensure that your vacation rental is safe for all ages. To keep your younger guests out of harm’s way, implement these safety precautions at your short-term rental property.

What to Do When an Abominable Snowman Visits Your Short-term Rental

  • 19 December 2022
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What to Do When an Abominable Snowman Visits Your Short-term Rental

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.

Fall Cleaning: Don’t Spook Your Guests with A Scary Property

  • 27 October 2022
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Fall Cleaning: Don’t Spook Your Guests with A Scary Property

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.

Reviewing Your Vacation Rental Insurance Annually

  • 23 August 2022
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Reviewing Your Vacation Rental Insurance Annually

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.

Communicating Your Vacation Rental Property With HOAs

  • 9 August 2022
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Communicating Your Vacation Rental Property With HOAs

Even if you’re allowed to rent out your home or condo through Airbnb, doing so can cause tension with neighbors and the HOA. There’s always the potential that your guests may not be respectful to property in common areas, act inappropriately or noisily, or make other tenants feel uncomfortable. 

Need to File a Vacation Rental Claim? Here’s How!

  • 30 June 2022
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Need to File a Vacation Rental Claim? Here’s How!

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. 

Summer Vacation Rental Property Safety Audit

  • 23 May 2022
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Summer Vacation Rental Property Safety Audit

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.

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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.