5 Strategies to Boost Your Short-term Rental Business

  • 15 May 2024
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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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!

The 2024 Vacation Rental Insurance Outlook

  • 20 February 2024
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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The 2024 Vacation Rental Insurance Outlook

While the hard insurance market is expected to continue in 2024, property owners may be able to optimize their investments, maintain optimal coverage and limit relative price increases by understanding the influencing factors resonating from months and years past along with the trends and patterns expected to impact future conditions.

Tips to Slash Your Vacation Rental Utility Bills this Winter

  • 24 January 2024
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Tips to Slash Your Vacation Rental Utility Bills this Winter

When outside temperatures begin to drop, one of the costliest consequences is the increased energy it takes to maintain a comfortable home temperature. There are several methods to decrease your vacation rental’s utility costs while still ensuring the warmth and comfort of your guests.

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.

Going Back to School with Your Vacation Rental Business

  • 15 August 2023
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Going Back to School with Your Vacation Rental Business

To help navigate which online courses, books, podcasts and YouTube channels are most beneficial to your business’s particular needs, we compiled a list of resources you can explore to expand your knowledge.

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.

Spring Vacation Rental Maintenance Tips to Prevent Future Claims

  • 24 May 2023
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Spring Vacation Rental Maintenance Tips to Prevent Future Claims

Winter is officially over, and springtime is bringing a sense of relief and a boost of serotonin. As you gear up for your busy season or prepare for your off-season, take the time to review these spring maintenance recommendations to avoid unwelcome surprises.

A Vacation Rental Owners Guide to Tax Season

  • 4 April 2023
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A Vacation Rental Owners Guide to Tax Season

Owning a vacation rental business is extremely rewarding, however, it’s still a business and susceptible to taxes. We’re diving in deep about what vacation rental owners need to know about paying taxes in the U.S. and the deductions they may be eligible for.

Don’t Be Surprised by “That” Guest

  • 20 February 2023
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Don’t Be Surprised by “That” Guest

It can be easy to assume that most travelers staying at your vacation rental property will be exceptional guests. They’ll abide by your house rules, not disturb the neighbors and hopefully, won’t leave a trail of damage behind. However, you may be setting yourself up for issues in the future by thinking this way.

Tips to Beat Rising Energy Costs at Your Property

  • 16 February 2023
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Tips to Beat Rising Energy Costs at Your Property

Energy costs are expected to reach a decade-long high this winter, according to the National Energy Assistance Directors Association. The rising prices will be felt most intensely for properties that rely on natural gas and heating oil.

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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.