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to pay your claim
$60,301,280,714
Homeowner liability covered since 2015

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Find Out If Your Homeowners Insurance Covers Short-Term Rentals

Imagine: A young couple just checked into your lovely retreat for the weekend. Miles away, you’re thankful for the easy, stress-free way of renting out your property, at a single click. But is it really stress-free? Things can and do go wrong—when you least expect them to. A kitchen accident, a poolside slip, stained furniture… these are all common occurrences

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Safely Ranks No. 1,177 on the 2022 Inc. 5000 Annual List

For the 2nd Time, Safely Appears on the Inc. 5000, Ranking No. 1,177 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 551 Percent   ATLANTA, August 16, 2022 – Today, Inc. revealed that Safely is No. 1,177 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The list represents a one-of-a-kind look at the most

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Will Your Insurance Cover a Slip and Fall Incident in Your Airbnb?

Oh, no! Someone slipped, fell, and got injured at your Airbnb. What to do now? It’s certainly a stressful situation and you’re probably wondering what that means to you as an Airbnb host. In fact, you might be asking yourself these questions:  Who’s liable for Airbnb slips and falls?  Will you need to pay for their medical bills?  Does your

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How to Prepare Your House Top to Bottom for Airbnb Guests

Publishing your first Airbnb listing is a big step. With so much to prepare, it can feel overwhelming. How do you know you’re not missing details that will cause you to fall short of your occupancy goals, costing you money—or even worse—leading to your property being damaged? We’ve compiled this guide of how to prepare your house for Airbnb to

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The 3 Airbnb Problems You’ll Face and How to Resolve Them

Late-night parties, last-minute cancellations, extensive property damage: Many property managers who have suffered Airbnb problems like these have attempted to address the issue and reported a frustrating process with  Airbnb support.  So, we’ve compiled a list of the most common and costly issues that you could face, and how you can protect yourself and your assets. Here are the areas

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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 year.  There is no reason to leave any money on

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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 full understanding of what property management security deposits

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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. Protect your business from costly damages with Safely’s short-term rental insurance. Get a quote Why you need Vrbo damage protection insurance for your property Standard homeowner’s insurance won’t protect your second home if it’s used for business purposes.This leaves your vacation rental

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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 repair property damage or pay for a guest’s medical

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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. Why do short-term renters need guest screening? 70% of all bad stays are caused by just 14% of guests. That means repeat offenders cause the vast majority of bad stays and represent the biggest risk to your home.And the damage caused can

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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 property located? Will you be using it as a short-term rental

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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 even structural damage. But if you try

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Airbnb Host Guarantee: What’s Included and Excluded

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 your home are protected by a comprehensive policy and a responsive team. Continue

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