Fire Prevention for Unoccupied Vacation Rental Properties

  • 14 March 2024
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Fire Prevention for Unoccupied Vacation Rental Properties

When properties are left vacant (completely empty) or unoccupied (all possessions are within the property and the property is still available to rent), especially for long periods, the risk of fire-related incidents increases.

Don’t Let a Drought Dry Up Your Vacation Rental Business

  • 22 June 2023
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Don’t Let a Drought Dry Up Your Vacation Rental Business

Droughts in the U.S. are increasing due to extreme weather and climate change. If your rental property is in a drought-prone area, you’ll want to take steps to reduce water usage and communicate with your guests. Keep reading for our best tips to conserve water supply at your vacation rental while keeping business up.

Fireplace Tips to Keep You From Getting Burned

  • 10 November 2022
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Fireplace Tips to Keep You From Getting Burned

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.

Top 5 States Most At Risk For Natural Disaster

  • 1 September 2022
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Top 5 States Most At Risk For Natural Disaster

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.

How Premises Losses Can Result in Severe Costs for Your Rental Business

  • 28 March 2022
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How Premises Losses Can Result in Severe Costs for Your Rental Business

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.

Spring Maintenance Tips for Vacation Rentals

  • 8 March 2022
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Spring Maintenance Tips for Vacation Rentals

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. 

How to Bring Holiday Cheer to Your Short-Term Rental

  • 15 December 2021
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How to Bring Holiday Cheer to Your Short-Term Rental

There’s no better time than the holidays to go the extra mile for your guests. Leave them wanting to come back every year to experience the magic at your vacation rental property. Capture the spirit of the season, and bring joy to your short-term rental with these ideas.

Make Safety a Priority at Your Vacation Rental

  • 26 April 2021
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Make Safety a Priority at Your Vacation Rental

The last thing you want your guests to be thinking about when they walk into your vacation rental property is their safety. You want your guests to know that they are protected and safe at all costs. As a short-term vacation rental property owner, you also want to do everything in your control to make their experience one to remember for the right reasons.

Most At Risk States for Natural Disasters

  • 31 August 2020
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Most At Risk States for Natural Disasters

Fall not only offers some of the best outdoor weather, but it can also call for extreme weather concoctions - hurricane season colliding with wildfire threats. This lethal mixture makes it very difficult to plan when the next natural disaster may strike. It’s important to know if your property is located in the states with the highest risk and determine the best coverage to meet the needs of an unforeseen natural disaster. 

Is Your Vacation Rental Business Prepared for a Wildfire?

  • 14 July 2020
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Is Your Vacation Rental Business Prepared for a Wildfire?

Although you may not be able to reduce the risk of wildfires occurring in your area, there are measures you can take to reduce the risk of your vacation rental property being lost to a wildfire. While no property is fireproof, the goal is not to allow your home to be a fuel source for spreading the fire. Here are some things to consider as you scan your property for potential fire risks.

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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.