Be the Pick of the Patch This Season

  • 14 October 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Be the Pick of the Patch This Season

Heading to the pumpkin patch in the fall and unearthing the perfect pumpkin is a selective process. Much thought goes into what characteristics you are wanting in a pumpkin and how it might be used. The same goes for when vacationers are selecting a vacation rental property. Whether it is a large, lavish home or a small glamorous rental, finding the perfect fit is like finding the ultimate pumpkin in a field of many. 

How to Prepare Your Vacation Rental Property for Off-Season

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: Hayden Ward
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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: Hayden Ward
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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. 

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.

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.

Have Your Property Tell a Story

  • 8 May 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
  • Number of views: 779
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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.

4 Simple Ways to Keep Your Vacation Rental Top of Mind

  • 23 April 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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4 Simple Ways to Keep Your Vacation Rental Top of Mind

As a result of recent events, short-term vacation rental property owners are challenged to stay relevant and appropriate. Refocusing your attention on your communications by using social media, email, and the classic handwritten letter can help you stay top of mind with future travelers. Even when reservations can’t be made, communicating what makes your property unique and special will help to ensure that when they are ready to travel again your property is the first place they think of.

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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.