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11 Vacation Rental Tax Deduction Rules Hosts Need to Know

11 Vacation Rental Tax Deduction Rules Hosts Need to Know Creating strategies to be more profitable isn’t just about getting more bookings and increasing rental income. You could save yourself thousands of dollars by understanding more about vacation rental tax deduction rules. Depending on your annual rental income, you might be able to deduct up to $25,000 in losses each

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Security Deposit for Property Management: The Complete Guide

Security Deposit for Property Management: The Complete Guide Before making any decisions about property management security deposits, you need a clear picture of what they entail and how to set them up. But you should also know there are other ways to protect your properties that don’t negatively affect your bookings or reviews.  After reading this article, you’ll have a

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Vrbo Damage Insurance: Comprehensive Coverage for Your Vrbo Property

Vrbo Damage Insurance: Comprehensive Coverage for Your Vrbo Property Protect your vacation rental from property damage—no damage deposit required. $1million in coverage. On-demand insurance. Guest screening included.   Ready to protect your property? Safely provides you with the coverage your vacation home needs. Get a quote!   Why you need Vrbo damage protection insurance for your property Standard homeowner’s insurance

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Vrbo Damage Deposits – Everything You Need to Know

Vrbo Damage Deposits – Everything You Need to Know Vrbo’s security deposit for your vacation home may give you confidence that you’re covered for accidental damage. But that might not be the case. Damage deposits are usually only about 10% of the booking fee and don’t cover personal injury claims, meaning you could find yourself out of pocket. Bills to

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Airbnb Hosts Trying to Charge Guests for Damage: How to Protect Your Property

Airbnb Hosts Trying to Charge Guests for Damage: How to Protect Your Property Even if you include your house rules on your Airbnb listing, unruly guests can break furniture, cause structural damage, and destroy the contents of your home. A guest damaging your vacation rental is a horrible scenario that’s only made worse if you miss your opportunity to file

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How to Conduct Airbnb ID Guest Verification and Protect Your Home

How to Conduct Airbnb ID Guest Verification and Protect Your Home Save yourself hours of manual guest screening and protect your home from bad stays with Safely’s automated solution.   Protect your home from high-risk guests with Safely’s automated guest screening. Get a quote!   Why do short-term renters need guest screening? 70% of all bad stays are caused by

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Vacation Home Insurance: Get the Right Coverage for Your Second Home

Vacation Home Insurance: Get the Right Coverage for Your Second Home You’ve fulfilled your dream of buying that picturesque second home, but how do you protect it from harm? Vacation home insurance. This type of insurance is not the same as traditional homeowners insurance, which is why you need to do your research before choosing a policy.  Where is your

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Does Vrbo Do Background Checks on Guests?

Does Vrbo Do Background Checks on Guests? Background checks are essential to protect yourself from bad guests who can damage your property, reputation, investment, and relationship with the local community. Without a proper check, you’re at risk of letting a bad guest into your home, which could mean anything from wild parties, to drug-use, to broken furniture and fittings, and

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Airbnb Host Guarantee: What’s Included and Excluded

Airbnb Host Guarantee: What You Need to Know on Inclusions, Exclusions, and Alternatives Airbnb offers a Host Damage Protection Guarantee to protect homeowners, but according to many hosts, there’s no actual “guarantee” that you’ll get your money back or that they’ll pay for Airbnb guests’ damage. To put your mind at ease, you need to make sure that you and

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Safely named to TAG Top 40 List 2022

Safely Named One of Top 40 Most Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia

ATLANTA (April 18, 2022) – Safely, the leader in short-term rental protection, is excited to announce it has been named to the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) list of the Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies for 2022. TAG’s Top 40 Awards, sponsored by Amazon Web Services, Best Buy, and Comcast Business, recognize Georgia-based technology companies for their contribution to innovation

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Airbnb Guest Screening: keep bad guests out of your vacation home

Airbnb Guest Screening: How to Confirm Bookings with Confidence Manually conducting Airbnb guest screening is time-consuming and can feel intrusive for your guest—but a screening process is an essential part of protecting your home.  So, how do you protect your property from a bad guest before check-in and give yourself peace of mind—without scaring away the business or getting a

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Safely Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies

Safely, the leading vacation rental protection company , was recognized by Inc. magazine on the 2021 Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the country’s fastest growing private companies. “Inclusion in the Inc. 5000 list is an honor for all of us at Safely,” said Andrew Bate, CEO. “For Safely, making the list is validation of our efforts to

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5 Ways to Recruit New Homeowners

This post was contributed by Guesty, a short-term rental property management platform that automates and streamlines the daily, complex operations of managing flexible inventory. Safely.com partners with Guesty to promote innovation and growth in the short-term rental industry. Property management companies are eager to recoup any losses they may have incurred during COVID-19, and many are looking for ways to

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Reduce the Risk of Coronavirus with Vacation Rentals

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing the way we think about travel. As the number of coronavirus cases grows, airline ticket sales are declining, events are being canceled, and stock markets are falling steeply. Many people around the world are wondering, can I even take a vacation this year? The Answer Is: Yes. You can still travel during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Vacation Rental Guest Screening in 2020

Online booking is now the norm, not the exception Successful vacation rental property managers must be willing to accept bookings shortly after someone submits their credit card information. But trusting people without screening them first can have dire consequences. You could damage relationships with neighbors. Your home could get wrecked and become unavailable for months. Or worse. We believe that

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The Problems with Vacation Rental Self Insurance

Vacation rental insurance is complex. For this reason, some property managers choose to self-insure, rather than working with a professional insurance company. The problem is, self-insurance opens your business up to a great deal of risk. It also doesn’t provide the level of protection guests, homeowners, and property managers need to stay safe in the modern vacation rental industry. Let’s

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Vacation Rental Security Tips 2020

In the global sharing economy, the demand for genuine experiences and unique vacation rentals is skyrocketing. This means there are tremendous opportunities for property managers to grow their businesses. At the same time, however, this opportunity comes with an increased level of risk and uncertainty, especially for vacation homes. The truth is, because most homeowners still don’t trust strangers with their

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How to boost your vacation rental’s appeal to business travelers

Today, many business travelers are comparing vacation rentals to hotels when researching where to stay during a work trip. Their mindset has shifted away from “vacation rentals” being only for leisure trips. For business travelers, their main concerns are that is a vacation rental offers similar amenities, convenience, and comfort to a hotel. Business travelers are rapidly adjusting to this

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