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Airbnb Laws and Regulations in Washington State

New and additional Airbnb laws have cropped up all over the Evergreen State in recent years. Several municipalities now require hosts to carry a liability insurance policy as a safeguard, and others now require a permit in order to operate.  Developing Airbnb Laws in Bellingham, Washington  New Seattle Airbnb Laws Passed  Airbnb Laws in Walla Walla, Washington  Liability Insurance is Now Required in Chelan County  New Rules for Bellingham: [...]

By |2022-11-17T16:18:24-07:00November 21st, 2022|Short Term Rental Insurance|

Airbnb Laws On the Great Plains—What Owners Need to Know About the Short-term Rental Laws in Oklahoma

In the wake of the growing short-term rental industry in Oklahoma, new Airbnb laws have been put into place. Increases in families watching graduation ceremonies at Fort Sill and an overall increase in tourism have led to adjustments in city codes, most of which now require permits in order to operate a short-term rental.   New Airbnb Laws in Lawton, Oklahoma  Oklahoma City Enacts Licensing Policy as part of new [...]

By |2022-11-28T16:21:51-07:00November 1st, 2022|Short Term Rental Insurance|

Updated Airbnb Laws in the State of Georgia—Insurance Required in Some Cities

Recently many municipalities in Georgia have reevaluated their Airbnb Laws in the wake of increased tourism in 2021. With many of these changes comes requirements for permits, noise restrictions, and liability insurance. With all these changes occurring, it’s important to stay on top of the regulations.  New short-term rental regulations in Atlanta - Permits now required  New Short-Term Rental Laws in Cherokee County, GA  Tybee Island, GA modifies Short-Term [...]

By |2022-10-04T09:46:32-06:00October 4th, 2022|Short Term Rental Insurance|

Airbnb Laws and Regulations Reduced Across the State of Indiana

Prior to 2018, many Indiana municipalities were considering heavily restrictive or prohibitive Airbnb laws. House Bill 1035 prevents laws that ban short-term rentals and offers municipalities the option of regulation in the form of permits and insurance requirements.  Short-Term Rental Regulations Loosen in Indianapolis The city of Carmel Considers Removing Short-Term Rental Ban  Indianapolis Adjusts Airbnb Laws in Wake of HB 1035 Passage Previously the City of Indianapolis enforced staunch [...]

By |2022-11-28T16:18:42-07:00September 26th, 2022|Short Term Rental Insurance|

New Airbnb Laws and Regulations in the State of Arkansas – Now Includes Insurance Requirement

Airbnb laws and regulations have been a topic of conversation, and Arkansas is no exception. City councils have recently passed additional regulations with the goal of maintaining civility in residential areas and providing protections for the owners, the tenants, and the community at large. Fayetteville Implements New Airbnb Laws with an Insurance Requirement Hot Springs Passes New Airbnb Laws Including Licensing Requirements  New Airbnb Laws and Regulations Implemented in [...]

By |2022-12-06T12:18:18-07:00September 20th, 2022|Short Term Rental Insurance|

Active Airbnb Laws and Regulations in the State of Arizona

Arizona cities and counties are seeking to adapt to local Airbnb laws and regulations due to short-term rental growth.  City councils hope that regulations on vacation rentals will ensure safety for local neighborhoods which are now a mix of businesses and full-time residential properties. Phoenix Arizona Approves New Airbnb Laws Paradise Valley Arizona Amends Airbnb Laws Phoenix, AZ Approves New Airbnb Laws and Regulations At the start of January [...]

By |2022-09-14T11:57:32-06:00September 14th, 2022|Short Term Rental Insurance|

Recently Updated Airbnb Laws and Regulations in the State of Alabama

With the explosive growth of short-term rental properties in Alabama, cities, and counties are realizing how important it is to find a common ground on Airbnb laws and regulations.  These requirements help keep guests safe and ensure a successful, longer-lasting short-term rental business. Do you have a short-term rental in Tuscaloosa, Orange Beach, Smith Station, Mobile, or Auburn?  Continue reading about the active regulations in your vacation rental location [...]

By |2022-09-07T10:05:42-06:00September 7th, 2022|Short Term Rental Insurance|

Current Vacation Rental Airbnb Laws and Regulations in the State of Nevada

Amidst the unprecedented growth of the short-term rental market for Airbnb & Vrbo properties, many cities and counties in Nevada have started implementing Airbnb Laws and regulations.  Short-term rental laws and ordinances are constantly changing and we do our best to keep our community updated on these matters. Below we have identified current regulations that we are aware of in the state of Nevada: Henderson Nevada Airbnb Laws Effective [...]

By |2022-08-18T16:00:02-06:00August 18th, 2022|Short-Term Rental Regulations|

Why Property Entrustment is so Important for Hosts to Understand When Choosing an Insurance Policy

With new short-term rental owners, we often hear the question: “Why can’t I just keep my homeowner's policy?” While the answer can be complex, there are several key exclusions found in traditional homeowner's policies that make it very risky for hosts. One such exclusion is often centered around language defining “property entrusted to others” or “dishonesty” and it’s become one of the biggest gaps in insurance for STR (Short [...]

By |2022-08-09T17:01:17-06:00August 9th, 2022|Short Term Rental Insurance|

Struggling To Obtain a Loan for Your Short-Term Rental Business? Host Financial Can Help.

As a company that specializes in short-term rental insurance, we understand how important it is to work with companies that also specialize in other short-term rental products, like Host Financial.  Host Financial is a financing company that is tailored directly toward short-term rental owners because they understand how hard it can be to obtain a loan for this kind of investment property.  They understand the short-term rental market and [...]

By |2022-08-09T09:56:40-06:00August 9th, 2022|Short-Term Rental Insights|
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