Hosts in Louisville, KY may face regulations for their short-term rental business

An article surfaced earlier this month discussing short-term rental regulations for Louisville, KY. As the City Council has seen an increase of these businesses in residential areas, they are considering steps to ensure hosts, such as yourself operate under set guidelines. In the proposed legislation, they will require you to obtain a one-year permit for your short-term rental (30 days or less), along with the following details to include [...]

By |2020-05-19T09:32:04-06:00May 19th, 2020|Regulations|

An Update for Hosts in Lake Placid, Short-Term Rental Regulations

March closed with good news for short-term rental hosts in Lake Placid, New York. After much consideration and debate, the City passed regulations for short-term rentals allowing them to operate under set guidelines. Hosts like yourself must apply for a permit and register your property with Essex County. When applying you must confirm the following and more details: I certify I have notification from an insurance company acknowledging the [...]

By |2020-05-12T08:49:25-06:00May 12th, 2020|Regulations|

What’s new in Chelan County, WA? Overview of draft code for short-term rental properties

Chelan County, WA introduced a draft ordinance for short-term rental properties in April, which will be reviewed by the county commissioners through July. As they consider new regulations, the county commissioners may accept comments from local residents during a public hearing, so keep an eye on the county calendar in the coming months! Short-term rentals have come to the County’s attention due to their incredible year-over-year growth. As [...]

By |2020-05-05T09:20:56-06:00May 5th, 2020|Regulations|

What hosts in Lawton, OK need to know about their short-term rental business

If you’re a short-term rental host in Lawton, you'll want to read on to hear about potential changes coming down the pipe affecting hosts City-wide. You may notice an influx of visitors coming into town to watch the graduation ceremonies at Fort Sill, with families now often choosing to stay in comfy homes over a hotel. This is great for short-term rental business, however, enough concerns were raised for [...]

By |2020-04-28T09:47:57-06:00April 28th, 2020|Regulations|

Short-Term Rental Industry Highlights with Darren Pettyjohn – an interview on The Invited Guest

The Team at Proper Insurance is happy to present an overview of a recent interview between Darren Pettyjohn, Co-Owner of Proper Insurance and host Scott on “The Invited Guest” by Private Porch. Scott and Darren discuss why hosts should verify their short-term rental insurance, the response to COVID-19 from property management companies and customers, and staying positive - the short-term rental industry will recover from this unique time. Listen [...]

By |2020-05-07T11:21:13-06:00April 22nd, 2020|General|

Newport Beach, CA reviews short-term rental regulations

The City recently voted on additional restrictions for short-term rentals in Newport Beach, such as limiting the overall short-term rental permits issued in the City to 1,600, where the current number issued is 1,465. Hosts are allowed to operate their business with a granted short-term rental permit and a business license.  To check if their property is permissible as a short-term rental, hosts can enter their address here on [...]

By |2020-06-08T10:01:11-06:00April 21st, 2020|Regulations|

How to Properly Insure your Short-Term Rental – an interview on short-term rental insurance with Darren Pettyjohn

We are happy to present an overview of a recent interview between Darren Pettyjohn, Co-Owner of Proper Insurance, and the hosts at Thanks for Visiting. It is a great discussion regarding short-term rental insurance and the details hosts need to consider when starting their business.  Every host is excited to start up their business and welcome their first guests. Having dedicated time and money to making their property ‘just [...]

By |2020-04-22T10:15:51-06:00April 15th, 2020|General, Home Sharing|

Mashpee, MA short-term rental regulations

Mashpee adjusted regulations for short-term rentals in early March. Now hosts are now required to obtain a short-term rental certificate, or “Certificate of Registration” for their rental business, and follow other applicable laws according to state and local health and safety. It is likely, prior to registration, short-term rental properties will be inspected by the Board of Health to ensure they are up to code in regards to the [...]

By |2020-04-14T09:56:10-06:00April 14th, 2020|Regulations|

COVID-19 Relief Options for Short-term Rental Hosts and Property Managers

These are the most difficult times many of us have experienced in the vacation rental world. While none of us could have imagined a time such as now, we must remain optimistic and work together to bridge this gap so we may continue the unprecedented growth of the short-term rental industry.  So, what are the Covid relief options for short term rental owners and managers? As members of the [...]

By |2020-08-14T13:46:07-06:00April 10th, 2020|General, Home Sharing, Property Managers|

Prince George County, MD short-term rental $1,000,000 liability insurance requirement

Prince George County currently requires short-term rental hosts to obtain a license to operate their business, and included in the number of documents needed to process the license application, hosts must provide proof of a current and valid short-term rental liability policy of at least $1,000,000. Details needed to obtain the MD short-term rental license ($150 annually) include:  Photos of installed smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors and photos [...]

By |2020-04-07T08:52:52-06:00April 7th, 2020|General|
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