How to Protect Your Belongings During a Short Term Rental

With the increasing popularity of short term property rentals, many home and apartment owners are finding they can make a nice income renting out their homes to guests who prefer a more relaxed and affordable lodging to impersonal and expensive hotels.

However, there are risks involved to opening up your home to a complete stranger. Even though Airbnb does do a good job of screening your guests and even offers to cover certain types of property up to $1 million, there are some things they don’t cover, which are up to you to make sure are secure. Items like credit cards, personal information or important documents and other items are not covered.

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