5 Common Risk Exposures for Vacation Rental Properties

  • 30 August 2021
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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.

Are Your Personal Assets at Risk?

  • 5 August 2021
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Are Your Personal Assets at Risk?

The reality of renting out your home to guests is that vacation renters can, and often do, sue property owners and managers. When guests feel they’ve been harmed by the property owner’s or manager’s actions or negligence, they might find that their only recourse is to take a property owner to court. Those expenses can add up quickly. In addition, there’s the stress of wondering how you will pay a judgment if one is ordered. Without adequate coverage, your business and your personal assets could be at risk.

Are Security Cameras Safe to Use at My Short-Term Rental?

  • 13 July 2021
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Are Security Cameras Safe to Use at My Short-Term Rental?

Short-term rental hosts are allowed to use various surveillance devices to protect their property as long as they are disclosed in the listings, including on Airbnb and VRBO and other vacation rental booking sites. Further, while not forbidden on the exterior of the property, they are prohibited in private spaces, such as bedrooms, bathrooms and other sleeping areas. Here are a few security measures you can take to protect your short-term rental.

Host-Liability Policies Are Not What You Think and Here’s Why

  • 13 May 2021
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Host-Liability Policies Are Not What You Think and Here’s Why

Some vacation rental listing sites provide host liability coverage for free or at a reduced cost as part of their service offerings for vacation rental property owners. These types of insurance policies are a good start in managing property owners’ risks. However, relying exclusively on host liability policies could leave you, the property owner, without adequate coverage.

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.

3 Severe Risks That Could Put Your Vacation Rental Business in Peril

  • 16 March 2021
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3 Severe Risks That Could Put Your Vacation Rental Business in Peril

While your vacation rental property may not be your only source of income, it is a business venture. You need the correct type and the right amount of commercial vacation rental property insurance to protect your investment and mitigate your legal liability risk.

Why You Need Vacation Rental Insurance

  • 19 February 2021
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Why You Need Vacation Rental Insurance

Becoming a short-term rental owner can be a great way to earn extra money. However, property owners sometimes do not consider the potential risks that can come with owning a vacation rental business.

Getting Started with a Vacation Rental Property

  • 27 January 2021
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Getting Started with a Vacation Rental Property

When starting a vacation rental business, there are many things you have to consider. Though it’s an exciting and profitable business, it constantly needs care and must operate like a traditional business. To help reduce the chance of headaches you may have when starting out, we’ve compiled our best tips for getting started on the right foot.

Common-Sense Safety Precautions Can Keep Your Liability Risks in Check

  • 21 July 2020
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Common-Sense Safety Precautions Can Keep Your Liability Risks in Check

The recreational amenities you offer with your vacation rental property can allow you to charge higher rental costs and may help attract more guests. That’s why it’s important to take every precaution to make sure your amenities are as safe as possible to help avoid accident or injury…. and a liability claim. If your vacation rental has recreational amenities, here are some simple steps you can take to not only keep your renters safe during their stays but also reduce your chances of liability. 

Pool Prep: Opening Maintenance Tips for Your Vacation Rental Property

  • 2 June 2020
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Pool Prep: Opening Maintenance Tips for Your Vacation Rental Property

As the weather begins to transition into sunny, warm summer, pool season will be here in no time. We’ll show you the easiest and best opening maintenance tips to help get your pool ready, decrease risks, and keep future guests safe while staying on your property. Let’s dive in!

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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.