Could New Airbnb Laws Be Coming to Eugene, OR?

The Emerald City prepared a draft ordinance for Airbnb and other short-term rental use properties. In the future, key requirements may include a short-term rental license and restrictions to keep the license in force.  With the explosive growth of short-term rental properties, communities are struggling to find common ground short-term rental laws.  We’ve found a theme of requirements including rental limits, owner-occupancy, licensure, and insurance requirements. Eugene’s current Airbnb [...]

By |2020-09-22T09:18:09-06:00September 22nd, 2020|Regulations|

Arvada, CO short-term rental regulations for Airbnb hosts

There have been a few big changes since the October ordinance on short-term rental properties. With a quick Airbnb search, there are over 300 active short-term rental properties in Arvada. Given the growing short-term rental market, City officials determined regulations were unavoidable. Beginning August, Requirements for Airbnb properties include the following:  Hosts are required to secure a short-term rental permit prior to listing their property Hosts can rent no more [...]

By |2020-09-02T11:51:50-06:00September 2nd, 2020|Regulations|

The Finances of Becoming an Airbnb Host

As the owner of a vacation property, you’re probably only using the space for a few weeks or months throughout the year. If your property is sitting vacant for long periods of time, you should consider becoming an Airbnb host. This way you can make the most of your rental property and earn an extra income without having to do a ton of work. Even if you already rent [...]

By |2020-08-26T14:45:38-06:00August 26th, 2020|Regulations|

5 Areas in Your Vacation Rental Airbnb You Should Check Regularly

Every vacation rental owner understands how important it is to make their property stand out. Not only do you have to offer great amenities in order to maximize revenue, but you also need to make sure they are up to par each time you are having guests. This checklist will help you ensure the safety and security of your vacation rental. AC, Heating, and Kitchen Appliances A faulty HVAC [...]

By |2020-08-19T15:54:35-06:00August 19th, 2020|General|

Savannah, GA vacation rental insurance requirement for Airbnb hosts

If you’re a vacation rental host in Savannah you’ll want to review regulations affecting Airbnb properties across the city. Hosts like yourself must apply annually for a short-term rental certificate to operate your Airbnb business, and provide the name, address, telephone number and email address of the 24-hour contact. Additional requirements include the following:  Proof of the owner’s current ownership of the short-term vacation rental unit; For condominiums, hosts [...]

By |2020-08-12T09:24:38-06:00August 12th, 2020|Regulations|

Hartford, CT enforces regulations on Airbnb and vacation rentals

If you are a host in Hartford, it’s time to review the restrictions on your vacation rental business. The City looked to municipalities across the US to determine appropriate regulations for short-term rentals in their community. Currently, the city requires you to secure a zoning permit which is valid for three years while addressing additional short-term rental concerns with the following restrictions: Before offering short-term rentals, hosts are required [...]

By |2020-08-12T16:30:55-06:00August 4th, 2020|Regulations|

Pool Safety Standards Every Vacation Rental Host Should Consider

In such a competitive industry, you’re always thinking of ways to separate yourself from the crowd. One of the more obvious ways of doing so is highlighting the many amenities your property has to offer. With summer at its hottest, promoting a pool can certainly set you apart but what you may not think of right away is the risk associated with this particular amenity. Amenities such as a [...]

By |2020-08-05T10:24:09-06:00August 3rd, 2020|General|

Dover, DE enforces new regulations on short-term rentals

New regulations in Dover will limit hosts like yourself when it comes to operating your vacation rental business. In a previous ordinance, the City defined short-term rentals as rentals of 30 days or less, however, the new ordinance only allows you to rent your home for a total of 30 days in a calendar year.  Some of the new short-term rental regulations include: Owners must have a short-term rental [...]

By |2020-08-04T10:32:05-06:00July 28th, 2020|Regulations|

San Mateo County, CA $500,000 short-term rental liability insurance requirement

San Mateo County revisited short-term rental regulations which will affect hosts like yourself in Burlingame among other cities. Requirements include a short-term rental permit for your business and proof of liability insurance at a minimum of $500,000. You must also comply with Transient Occupancy Tax requirements. The county hopes to preserve its traditional neighborhood feeling, and is addressing strategies for accountability which include the following details: Local contact person [...]

By |2020-08-04T16:48:28-06:00July 21st, 2020|Regulations|

Avoiding Negligence: The Importance of Proper Railings in Your Vacation Rental

Moving into the summer, the short-term rental industry has begun reaping the rewards of pent-up demands for travel and vacations. As you prep for inbound guests there are plenty of safety concerns to consider. Currently, the industry is abuzz with tips on how to ensure a safe stay for your guests with new standards following COVID-19. A sparkling clean home is definitely important, however, we want to focus on [...]

By |2020-08-03T13:42:06-06:00July 17th, 2020|General|
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