8 Mistakes to Avoid Making with Your Vacation Rental Business

  • 10 March 2021
  • Author: Eva Gregory
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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: Hayden Ward
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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.

Tips for Managing Your Vacation Rental Remotely

  • 7 December 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Tips for Managing Your Vacation Rental Remotely

As COVID cases begin to rise again, remote work is becoming a new normal for many. For vacation rental property owners, working remotely or in a different state than your property can be a difficult task.To help keep your rental business running smoothly, we compiled a list of seven tips for successful remote management.

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. 

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.

Boost Your Vacation Rental’s Curb Appeal

  • 26 August 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Boost Your Vacation Rental’s Curb Appeal

Just like judging a book by its cover, a guest formulates an opinion of your vacation rental property the moment they set eyes upon it. That’s why curb appeal needs to be a top priority, making the most positive impact on a potential guest and increasing your home's value. Since its National Curb Appeal month, there is no better time to take a look around your vacation rental property and see how best to beautify and protect your property from hazards.

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. 

Managing COVID-19 Stress and Anxiety

  • 9 June 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Managing COVID-19 Stress and Anxiety

If you’re feeling stressed and anxious during these uncertain times, you’re not alone. Experiencing stress or anxiety over the health and economic fears brought on by COVID-19 is very normal, especially for vacation rental owners whose businesses have been highly affected. Not taking steps to cope with these feelings can put you at risk for long-term health effects.

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.

Business Survival Plan Part 1: Guide to Finance

  • 5 May 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Business Survival Plan Part 1: Guide to Finance

The Coronavirus has had a significant impact on the travel and hospitality industries, leaving vacation rental property owners with unexpected financial loss. And with many headlines reporting that we are heading into a recession, short-term property owners are undoubtedly concerned for the future. While the total impact of the shutdown of short-term rentals businesses is yet to be seen, success will hinge on the financial planning you do now and when things return to a new normal. 

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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.