6 Vacation Rental Business Trends for 2021

  • 7 April 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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6 Vacation Rental Business Trends for 2021

With many continuing to work remotely, there is a new craving for travel and working on “vacation” which has opened up a plethora of opportunities for the short-term vacation rental industry. Simply creating an office space in your rental home, offering a contactless check-in, or being more flexible with your bookings, could increase your business earnings exponentially.

8 Mistakes to Avoid Making with Your Vacation Rental Business

  • 10 March 2021
  • Author: Gregory, Eva
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8 Mistakes to Avoid Making with Your Vacation Rental Business

As a vacation rental business owner, you have a lot on your plate maintaining and managing your properties. It can be easy to overlook key components that benefit your business. From greeting guests to scheduling property check-ups, each element can make your short-term rental business stand apart from the rest. 

One Small Business to Another: How to Help

  • 3 February 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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One Small Business to Another: How to Help

The travel and hospitality industries are some of the most helpful income generators to small businesses. By recommending restaurants, coffee shops, and local boutiques to guests, they can help these small businesses immensely. The impact COVID-19 has made on the short-term rental industry has been no joke. Working together to help pull each other out of these unprecedented times is needed.

Hazards Never Take a Holiday

  • 9 December 2020
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Hazards Never Take a Holiday

’Tis the season to be on the lookout for common holiday hazards at your vacation rental. No one wants to be on Santa’s naughty list when you can easily avoid these potential problems. The holidays can be overwhelming with so much to do and so little time, and it’s easy to overlook basic rental risks. Set aside a few minutes away from the hustle and bustle to prepare your property for hazards and remind your guests to take safety precautions seriously.

Trick or Treat: The Do’s and Don’ts of Vacation Rentals

  • 28 October 2020
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Trick or Treat: The Do’s and Don’ts of Vacation Rentals

With Halloween around the corner, things can get a little spooky. Don’t let your property be a trick in a world of treats! Follow these simple do's and don'ts to make your vacation rental the (candy) apple of every guest's eye!

How to Prepare Your Vacation Rental Property for Off-Season

  • 6 October 2020
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How to Prepare Your Vacation Rental Property for Off-Season

When you own a seasonal vacation rental property, the steps you take to prepare it for the off-season matter. Simple actions can help ensure your property is in peak rental condition when your busy season begins again, so you are less likely to have to deal with unplanned downtime on your rental calendar. Here are some handy tips for winterizing your property and precautions that minimize theft or vandalism when it is not in use. 

Helpful Housekeeping for Your Short-Term Rental

  • 9 September 2020
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Helpful Housekeeping for Your Short-Term Rental

Disinfecting your property can be a lot of work, especially when you are also running a business. Constantly washing linens, vacuuming, and sanitizing the fridge may be draining both physically and mentally. To help lighten your load, we at CBIZ Vacation Rental Insurance put together a list of helpful housekeeping tips for before guest arrival, during their stay, and after they depart.

Smart Tech Tools for Your Contactless Vacation Rental Business

  • 29 July 2020
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Smart Tech Tools for Your Contactless Vacation Rental Business

Technology unlocks more than your vacation rental’s front door; it gives you peace of mind, knowing your property is safe while reducing risks. We put together a list of some popular, smart tech products for your property. Consider installing some of these smart technology devices to run your business more efficiently, eliminate potential risks to your short-term rental and increase your property’s appeal to guests. 

Have Your Property Tell a Story

  • 8 May 2020
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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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.

Exploring the Value of Vacation Rental Photography with Jill Stuefer

  • 15 April 2020
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Exploring the Value of Vacation Rental Photography with Jill Stuefer

A picture is worth a thousand words. It can also be worth thousands of dollars in the insurance world. It is so important to have recent photos documenting your short-term rental property in case damage occurs and a claim needs to be filed. To help you achieve the most out of your photography, we interviewed Jill Stuefer, a highly sought-after professional natural light photographer living in the Midwest.

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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.