5 Strategies to Boost Your Short-term Rental Business

  • 15 May 2024
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5 Strategies to Boost Your Short-term Rental Business

April showers can bring May flowers, but frost can occur. As the busy season kicks into high gear, don’t let a little frost set your short-term rental business back. Follow these tips to get your business (and flowers) to bloom and thrive!

A Hidden Threat: Radon in Your Vacation Rental

  • 16 January 2024
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A Hidden Threat: Radon in Your Vacation Rental

January is National Radon Action Month, reminding us of the importance of checking our properties for this silent threat. Consider the following information and guidance to help combat this often undetected danger.

Merry and Safe: 12 Days of Must-Know Tips for Vacation Rental Owners

  • 14 December 2023
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Merry and Safe: 12 Days of Must-Know Tips for Vacation Rental Owners

Don't let safety concerns dampen your holiday spirit and turn into risk-mas. From security systems to smoke alarms, here are 12 days of safety measures for every vacation rental property.

How to Reduce the Chances of Snowmelt Flooding at Your Property

  • 12 December 2023
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How to Reduce the Chances of Snowmelt Flooding at Your Property

With winter in full swing and global warming in mind, temperatures will fluctuate throughout the season, causing snowmelt. The accumulating water from melting snow and ice can lead to clogged gutters, saturated foundation material and damaged drainpipes.

Identifying Your Vacation Rental’s Unique Property Risks

  • 18 October 2023
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Identifying Your Vacation Rental’s Unique Property Risks

Each dwelling tells a different story and can potentially hide dangerous elements. Assessing your property’s exposures and taking the appropriate precautions can go a long way toward protecting your business.

Beware of Vacation Rental Listing Site Scams & Hackers

  • 3 October 2023
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Beware of Vacation Rental Listing Site Scams & Hackers

While most users on sites such as Airbnb and Vrbo are genuine people looking for a rental, there are still thieves and con artists with hopes of stealing. As hackers become increasingly sophisticated, short-term rental businesses need to stay ahead of the game and ensure their safety online and in real life.

Tips for Childproofing Your Short-Term Rental

  • 13 June 2023
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Tips for Childproofing Your Short-Term Rental

If your guests include children, you will need to take the necessary precautions to ensure that your vacation rental is safe for all ages. To keep your younger guests out of harm’s way, implement these safety precautions at your short-term rental property.

What To Do If A Tornado Strikes Your Vacation Rental Property

  • 21 April 2023
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What To Do If A Tornado Strikes Your Vacation Rental Property

Tornadoes are natural disasters that can leave devastating impacts on affected homes and communities. That’s why it’s important to know exactly what to do before, during and after a tornado strikes for you and your guests to stay safe at your vacation rental property.

Fireplace Tips to Keep You From Getting Burned

  • 10 November 2022
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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.

Spring Maintenance Tips for Vacation Rentals

  • 8 March 2022
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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. 

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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.