Smart Tech Tools for Your Contactless Vacation Rental Business

  • 29 July 2020
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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. 

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. 

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.

Grill and Chill: Summer Vacation Rental Safety

  • 1 July 2020
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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:

From Mountains to Beaches: Essentials for Your Vacation Rental Business

  • 16 June 2020
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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.

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!

Business Survival Plan Part 2: Contingency Planning

  • 27 May 2020
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Business Survival Plan Part 2: Contingency Planning

In part one of our series, Business Survival Plan: Guide to Finance, we focused on how to be financially secure during a crisis. Part two is about contingency planning to help your prepare for unexpected events and minimize their impact. In this article, we’ll explore how to create your own contingency plans, how to be proactive on decreasing the impact of risks, and why these are essential to the vacation rental industry.

Should Your Vacation Rental Property Become an LLC?

  • 15 May 2020
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Should Your Vacation Rental Property Become an LLC?

As a small business, you may be trying to determine the right business framework for you — likely either a sole proprietorship or limited liability company (LLC).  For many owners, minimizing risk is top of mind, and an LLC is a way to gain added protection in addition to vacation rental insurance.

Reducing Risks through Full Disclosure Marketing

  • 29 April 2020
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Reducing Risks through Full Disclosure Marketing

It is no secret that vacation rentals come with risks. Highlighting how you clean your vacation rental and the precautions you take to provide a safe and secure environment should be detailed in your listing. Here are a few tips to help mitigate potential incidents from occurring and ways to inform guest on how to use household items to improve their overall stay.

Prepare Your Property for Unpredictable Spring Weather

  • 31 March 2020
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Prepare Your Property for Unpredictable Spring Weather

 In seconds a sunny, warm day may transpire into severe thunderstorms or even a tornado. Unpredictable weather doesn’t give you much notice or time to react. Preparing now helps protect your property and your guests. Create peace of mind this spring by following these simple steps to secure your property for spring weather.

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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.