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.

4 Vacation Rental Trends to Watch Out for in 2022

  • 14 February 2022
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4 Vacation Rental Trends to Watch Out for in 2022

2021 was a record year for the travel and hospitality industry. At the start of the pandemic, many vacation rental owners were left wondering when things would shift to a period of normalcy.

The Difference Between Short-Term and Long-Term Rental Insurance

  • 10 January 2022
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The Difference Between Short-Term and Long-Term Rental Insurance

When investing, finding a property that will have the greatest return on investment (ROI) is crucial. Short-term rentals have become increasingly popular over the past few years. On the other hand, long-term rentals provide more stability. As a result, determining the correct insurance policy to protect them can be challenging. Which type of insurance do you need for your property? Keep reading to find out!

Handling Demanding Guests at Your Vacation Rental Property

  • 9 December 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Handling Demanding Guests at Your Vacation Rental Property

We have heard about them, we may even know a few, but handling demanding guests can be a difficult and overwhelming task. When listing websites send stress warnings for a 4-star rating, it can be hard not to have some anxiety. Even more, it may have a major impact on where your property lands on the search ranking when a below 5-star rating is left. Here are a few suggestions on how to handle demanding guests at your short-term property.

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.

6 Insider Tips for New Short-Term Rental Owners

  • 24 August 2021
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6 Insider Tips for New Short-Term Rental Owners

Welcome to the world of running a short-term rental vacation property. While owning an additional property and renting it out to others can make a good amount of money, there is a lot that happens behind the scenes. With decades of experience helping owners insure their most prized assets, we have seen it all and spoken to many amazing people. 

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.

How to Attract Your Ideal Guests

  • 1 June 2021
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How to Attract Your Ideal Guests

Attracting the best guests for your property requires a proper vetting protocol to ensure guests leave your vacation rental in the best shape possible. While there will always be small hiccups when renting your property, preventing major violations such as criminal activities, scams, underage parties and violations that are susceptible to risks, injuries, and damages will give you the feeling of security as a host.

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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.