Should You Allow Fireworks At Your Rental Property?

  • 6 June 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Should You Allow Fireworks At Your Rental Property?

Fireworks are a staple of the Fourth of July and many other celebrations, but remember to take precautions to ensure your rental property is safe and accident-free. To help answer the question, “Should I allow fireworks at my property?” we’re discussing the risks and alternatives to fireworks.

Summer Vacation Rental Property Safety Audit

  • 23 May 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Summer Vacation Rental Property Safety Audit

As a rental property owner, it’s crucial to take the time to routinely address potential safety risks on your property. After all, even seemingly minor household issues—such as stray cords, dust buildup or leaky faucets—can spiral into significant problems if left unnoticed. By conducting an annual safety audit, you can help keep your property safe and secure—reducing the risk of guest injuries, lawsuits, property damage and costly insurance claims.

Don’t Let Mold Dampen Your Vacation Rental Business

  • 9 May 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Don’t Let Mold Dampen Your Vacation Rental Business

No property owner wants to hear the dreaded words that they have mold. Once inside your rental property, mold needs a moist food source, such as lint, ceiling tiles or wallpaper to grow on. Mold not only damages your property, but it can also cause serious health complications after long-term exposure.

Prepare Your Rental Property from Flooding With These Tips

  • 21 April 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Prepare Your Rental Property from Flooding With These Tips

It only takes an inch or two of water to cause major damage to a home. Floods are one of the most common natural disasters in the United States. Even small streams, gullies, creeks, culverts, dry streambeds, or low-lying ground that appear harmless in dry weather can cause big problems when it floods.

How Premises Losses Can Result in Severe Costs for Your Rental Business

  • 28 March 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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How Premises Losses Can Result in Severe Costs for Your Rental Business

Unfortunately, losses alleging landlord negligence are not uncommon and can be quite costly, according to Advisen loss data. Read on to learn which types of landlord losses are most common and how to avoid them.

Spring Maintenance Tips for Vacation Rentals

  • 8 March 2022
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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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. 

Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite . . . Your Guests!

  • 9 February 2022
  • Author: Sarah Dean
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Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite . . . Your Guests!

Few things can cause as much dread for a vacation rental property owner than the words “You’ve got bed bugs!” Taking preventive measures can help you avoid the aftermath of a bed bug infestation, but despite your best efforts, the nature of your business means you’re at risk.

When Are You Potentially Liable for a Guest's Injuries?

  • 26 October 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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When Are You Potentially Liable for a Guest's Injuries?

As a vacation rental homeowner or property manager, the last thing you want to hear is a guest was injured at your property. Unfortunately, injuries can and do happen. Depending on the circumstances, your guest may believe you bear some responsibility for his or her injuries. Of course, being accused of negligent or intentional acts that led to a guest’s injuries does not necessarily mean you are responsible.

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.

Getting Started with a Vacation Rental Property

  • 27 January 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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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.

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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.