Fireplace Tips to Keep You From Getting Burned

  • 10 November 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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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.

Reviewing Your Vacation Rental Insurance Annually

  • 23 August 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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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.

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

  • 30 June 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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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. 

Spring Maintenance Tips for Vacation Rentals

  • 8 March 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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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. 

The Risk of Owning a Vacant Property

  • 23 February 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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The Risk of Owning a Vacant Property

Owning a vacant home can pose serious liabilities due to it being more susceptible to vandalism, undetected repairs, fire and other losses. The insurance risks associated with owning vacant property can be extensive, and to ensure you are adequately protected, it's important to know the risks.

Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite . . . Your Guests!

  • 9 February 2022
  • Author: Sarah Dean
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Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite . . . Your Guests!

Few things can cause as much dread for a vacation rental property owner than the words “You’ve got bed bugs!” Taking preventive measures can help you avoid the aftermath of a bed bug infestation, but despite your best efforts, the nature of your business means you’re at risk.

Liability Protection for When the Customer Isn't Always Right

  • 17 January 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Liability Protection for When the Customer Isn't Always Right

No matter what safety precautions you have in place or how well you maintain your short-term rental property, a vacationer could become injured or claim that your negligence caused damage to their property at any time. If you are named as the responsible party in such a suit, you need to defend yourself against the charges – even if you believe that your actions (or inactions) did not contribute to the renter’s injuries.

New Property Insurance for Your Rental and More

  • 29 October 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
  • Number of views: 871
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New Property Insurance for Your Rental and More

Finding the correct insurance to cover your business and properties, is challenging enough. Not all policies are created equal and there are an overwhelming amount of options. On behalf of the CBIZ Property Insurance team, we are excited to share that we have expanded our insurance solutions to include more than just short-term rental properties.

Preparing Your Short-Term Rental Property for a Hurricane

  • 1 October 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Preparing Your Short-Term Rental Property for a Hurricane

While we’re nearing the end of “hurricane” season, with climate change and more active weather patterns, it can last longer or begin earlier. Therefore, you, your family and your guests need to be prepared when a hurricane strikes. Use the following guidance to stay safe and limit potential damage in the event of a hurricane.

5 Common Risk Exposures for Vacation Rental Properties

  • 30 August 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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5 Common Risk Exposures for Vacation Rental Properties

Owning and operating a short-term rental property can be rewarding. However, owners have to manage numerous exposures related to lodging, and many offer amenities that can dramatically increase the number of risks. Assessing your exposures and taking the appropriate precautions can go a long way toward protecting your business.

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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.