Never Mind the Discount. Double Check your State Farm policy if you’re Hosting on Airbnb

Most people are oblivious to the risk. They have a couple of spare bedrooms or a mother-in-law suite but the mother-in-law rarely visits (thankfully). Maybe they travel a lot and their home is left empty. The brilliance that is Airbnb is that it enables people to...

London, Ontario High School Party Reminds Homeowners of Short-term Rental Risks

Charges were filed against seven teenagers accused of damaging a property they rented through a short-term rental site in London, ON. The property owners were duped into thinking they had rented to a couple who were visiting for the weekend. Instead, the property was...

Is Your Home Insurance with Farmers? Read this article if you’re hosting on Airbnb.

Most people are oblivious to the risk. They have a couple of spare bedrooms or a mother-in-law suite but the mother-in-law rarely visits (thankfully). Maybe they travel a lot and their home is left empty. The brilliance that is Airbnb is that it enables people to...

A Review of Slice Insurance: On demand, short-term rental insurance for Airbnb and VRBO hosts

Slice Insurance started life as a software development company based in New York. Their tech background is evident in their insurance solution. They are the most innovative company in the insurance business, in the United States at least. Sharing economy = higher...

16 Proven Ways to Improve Your Airbnb Search Ranking and Get More Bookings

Maximizing revenue from your short-term rental property listing requires a combination of capacity utilization (i.e. getting as close as possible to 100% of your available days booked) and getting the highest price possible for each night booked. It’s highly...

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How to Set-up Your Home for Success on Airbnb

Preparing Your Property This section is for new hosts, people who have not yet prepared their homes for short-term renting. Using this section, you will be able to properly prepare your home and set it up for the photos you (or your hired photographer) will be taking...

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Since the inception of Airbnb in 2008, unwanted guests, disruptive parties, and thefts have been a problem for hosts. Security cameras offer a potential solution. We provide recommendations on those best suited for Airbnb hosts.

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