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Short Term Rental Legislation 2017 – A Mid-Year Review

Forget year of the Rooster. So far, 2017 has been the year of legislation, at least as far as short-term rentals are concerned. Governments are starting to catch up with the global economy, passing STR legislation that includes everything from ...

Is Your Deck Safe? 3 Warning Signs!

A deck collapse has left over 53 people injured in Montana. If you think this sounds familiar, it’s because deck failures have long rotated through the news cycles. In 2012, a video went viral, showing twelve high school students ...

3 Practical Travel Tips for Families Who Airbnb

Summer is here! Whether you have school-aged kids or just one cooking in the baby-maker, chances are you have overnight plans outside your zip code in the next few months. I know “Staycations” are cute and budget-friendly, but let’s face ...

La Cucarachas, Allergens, and Asthma – What You Don’t Know

Yesterday, my five-year old showed me the cockroach he so bravely stepped on while sweeping the front porch (yes, I use him for manual labor). I lovingly praised him with high fives and fist bumps but inside I was cringing. ...

Top Tips for Traveling with Kids – Sage Advice from the DwellWell Mama Network

Ready for summer vacation?

You are Captain Safe, armed with your DwellWell Certified℠ rental and your portable carbon monoxide alarm. Nothing shall impede your hard-earned vacation pad…except for getting there. Huh? Ugh! We’ve been so focused on the ...

Senior Travellers and Short-Term Rentals: A Crash Course

Our last post looked at the unprecedented growth of senior Short-Term Rental hosts. Coincidentally, my 85-year old father happened to be visiting while I was finishing that post. My dad was a military brat and while growing up, it ...

How Short-Term Rental Hosts Defy Ageism

My friend was forced out of his job at the age of 62. Despite having a PhD and a glowing CV, no one would hire him. My neighbor was also “restructured” out of a job at 59; an accomplished engineer, ...

Three Major Safety Issues With Short-Term Rentals and How to Beat Them

This post was first appeared on Hostfully’s fantastic Medium blog.

Summer is coming. Nothing helps a work day pass faster than browsing vacation rental sites and planning your next adventure. With the kiddos out of school, family-friendly places are ...

How to Avoid Scams While Using Short-Term Rentals

The last thing we want to think about while on vacation is theft – financial, identity, or otherwise. At the risk of ruining your vacation planning buzz, here are some tips to make sure your body, your wallet, and your ...

Spring for Safety – 3 Things You Can Do This Spring to Make Your Home Safer

My Dad always told me to tie routine chores to easy milestones – schedule an annual checkup around your birthday, go to the dentist when Daylight Savings Time changes, check your oil and tires on the first of every month, ...

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