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:

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.

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. 

Prepare Your Property for Unpredictable Spring Weather

  • 31 March 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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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.

Winter Woes: Top Vacation Home Insurance Claims & How to Prevent Them

  • 22 January 2020
  • Author: Eva Gregory
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Winter Woes: Top Vacation Home Insurance Claims & How to Prevent Them

You face unique risks each day as a vacation rental owner. Harsh winter weather elevates those risks with ice and snow build up, ice-covered tree limbs and walkways, and freezing pipes. Those risks lead to increased property damage and liability claims.

Take a look at the top five winter vacation home insurance claims, and ways you can reduce the risk of having to file a claim.

Keep Your Vacation Rental Safe and Warm

Keep Your Vacation Rental Safe and Warm

Having a fireplace or wood-burning stove in your vacation rental property creates a cozy ambiance and inviting aroma that guests love. While fireplaces and wood-burning stoves are popular features for vacation rental properties, they’re also among the leading causes of home fires. Fortunately, you can reduce the risk of fires this winter and let your guests enjoy these amenities with a little preparation and a few precautions.

15 Risk Mitigation Tips for Airbnb Hosts

  • 7 October 2019
  • Author: Jill Stuefer
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15 Risk Mitigation Tips for Airbnb Hosts

So you're thinking about listing your property on as a vacation rental? As a property owner, you have a unique opportunity to efficiently rent out your entire home or other accommodation through online services such as Airbnb, Vrbo or Booking.com just to name a few. But where should you start? Let's take a look at 15 tips you should implement to reduce the risk for your vacation rental listing. 

How Landscaping Maintenance Will Protect You from Wildfire

  • 25 September 2019
  • Author: Jill Stuefer
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How Landscaping Maintenance Will Protect You from Wildfire

Vacation rental located in a high-risk wildfire area? Learn how landscaping maintenance can protect your property from the growing threat of wildfires. 

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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.