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Sydney’s Best Short-Term Rentals

Our view of holidays, rentals and working from home has changed dramatically. More of us are choosing to reinvent traveling and working in tandem by finding short-term rentals for an extended stay, “work,” or even a commute change. But what exactly makes an Airbnb suitable for your short-term stay or …

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Sicamous pursues regulation of short-term rentals – Salmon Arm Observer

The District of Sicamous says it seeks to mitigate the negative impacts of short-term rentals through regulation. The district plans to pass a zoning bylaw by June 2022, along with changes to its business license bylaw to regulate short-term rentals. “In recent years, online services such as Vacation Rental by …

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Logan City Council holds vacation rental hearing – Cache Valley Daily

Members of the Logan City Council will seek public input on vacation rental properties at their regular March 1 meeting. LOGAN — Members of the Logan City Council will welcome public comment on short-term rental properties in residential and commercial areas of the city at their March 1 meeting. This …

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Quality has become the engine of vacation rentals

Last month, Sonder announced its valuation and public market debut. The vacation rental industry has been eagerly waiting to see when this will materialize, ever since Airbnb’s IPO has prompted investors to sit up and really take notice of short-term rentals. On the consumer side, changing travel behavior has helped …

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Condo owners can tap into the sharing economy, says flexible living developer

Now is the time for condo owners to monetize their properties with short-term rentals similar to Airbnb, according to Harvey Hernandez. The flexible living developments that Mr. Hernandez helped develop in Austin, Texas, and Miami, called Natiivo, sold out of their hundreds of units before breaking ground in 2020. A …

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12 Sensational San Diego Vacation Rentals for Your Next Sunny SoCal Getaway

Boasting 17 miles of stunning coastline and spectacular 75-degree weather, sunny San Diego is one of America’s top beach destinations. Vrbo for Top-rated vacation rentals for your next trip to this surfing paradise. Starting in La Jolla, we’ve included all desirable areas, such as Mission Beach and the downtown Gaslamp …

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Spartanburg hosts concerned about ordinance banning short-term rentals in residential areas

Spartanburg’s proposal to change its short-term rental ordinance has support from some council members, but others want to make sure the changes don’t create economic hardship for landlords. When the proposed changes were presented to city council at its January 24 meeting, they sparked debate among residents and council members. …

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Vacation rental owners – return of the coronavirus

COVID has brought many closer to home for holiday destinations and Sarah Tucker, founder and managing director of The Mortgage Mum, believes holiday rentals have restored people’s love for the UK. She explained that the vacation rental market has seen a drastic increase since COVID, but she believes that once …

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Bunkies offer insight into the viability of short-term rentals

Over the years, a number of major cities across Canada have begun enforcing regulations that crack down on short-term rental activity. In Toronto, for example, new rules that entered into force in 2020 ensure that people can only list their primary residence as a short-term rental. Other cities like Vancouver …

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The Water Brothers in Newport will be demolished for short term rentals

Airbnb: Tiny homes, the trend of shepherd’s huts is growing for travelers According to Airbnb’s 2020 Trends Survey, more and more travelers are thinking like minimalists by looking at tiny homes and shepherd’s huts for their getaways. USA TODAY NEWPORT — Water Brothers has called 39½ Memorial Boulevard home for …

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Phoenix-area towns seek help with short-term rentals

It’s great to be able to travel out of town and rent a room or a small guest room in someone’s well-maintained home. However, some deregulation that has taken place in Arizona — specifically a state law passed in 2016 — has created a number of issues in communities across …

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Short-term rentals in Dubai are all the rage – but landlords should do this checklist

Diversifying your portfolio with investments like real estate is one of the best decisions you can make. That said, real estate returns vary widely depending on what you do with the asset. Within the buy-to-let segment, short-term rental properties offer the greatest profit potential, but they present their own challenges …

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Invest in Vacation Rentals Like Stocks

Men’s Journal aims to feature only the best products and services. We update when possible, but offers expire and prices may change. If you buy something through one of our links, we may earn a commission. Questions? Contact us at [email protected] It’s no secret that the home rental market has …

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Lawmakers want more local control over short-term rentals

PHOENIX – Some Republican lawmakers want to review – and repeal – the 2016 measure that deprived local governments of their ability to regulate short-term rentals and vacation rentals. Representative Walt Blackman of Snowflake said the legislation pushed by Airbnb and its other companies and backed by Governor Doug Ducey …

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Charming cottage or party house? Short-term rentals are at the center of debate in Washington County

Pine Valley is a small unincorporated town nestled in the mountains north of St. George. Upon entering, one of the first things you see is an old pioneer church. Turn right on Main Street and a few blocks down is another pioneer building. The tiny house is one of three …

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New short-term rental laws take effect in Scottsdale | Arizona News

SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) — On Friday, two new ordinances take effect in Scottsdale and impact short-term rental properties. “What the city has passed is giving police the ability to write a citation related to these nuisance parties, similar to a traffic citation. It’s a civil offense,” the official said. …

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SC House Bill would ban cities from banning short-term rentals such as Airbnb | Colombia News

COLUMBIA – A state bill would make it illegal for cities and towns to ban short-term rentals, a bill that city advocates say is currently a no-hassle solution. Under the bill, local governments would be prohibited from creating rules prohibiting the rental of residential accommodation to a short-term guest, rentals …

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Short-term rentals: Let’s see the data | Editorial | Fold | The Weekly Source

Over the past year, central Oregon, like many places in the United States, has seen its median home price skyrocket. As of November 2020, Bend’s median sale price for a single-family home was $538,500. In November 2021, it was $683,250. For anyone trying to buy a home or find a …

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Call Ketchum to limit short-term rentals | Customer reviews

While there are many potential solutions to Ketchum’s housing crisis, the signatories of this letter wish to draw attention to a major contributing factor to our housing crisis: short-term rentals. We’re calling on Mayor Neil Bradshaw to tackle this issue head-on by seeking to limit short-term rentals. What are the …

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Charlotte could crack down on Airbnb and other short-term rentals

Airbnb is cracking down on New Years parties again, but the bigger story for next year will likely be what the City of Charlotte is trying to do to put more permanent restrictions on short-term rentals. Driving the news: Airbnb introduced a global holiday ban in 2020 to protect hosts …

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New rules for travel, weddings and accommodation in South Africa

The Ministry of Tourism has released an updated set of norms and standards to ensure the safe operation of the tourism sector during the country’s state of disaster. The aim of the document is to introduce minimum universal practices that the sector will follow to prevent the spread of Covid-19. …

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How Breckenridge distinguishes exempt short-term rentals from lodges and hotels

Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center is pictured on Sunday July 11. With the Town of Breckenridge’s new regulatory short-term rental fee, Beaver Run will have to pay the town just under a quarter of a million dollars in early 2022.Lindsey Toomer / Daily News Summit With the town of …

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Conservation Conversations: A Checklist for Short-Term Rentals

Now that the vacation and ski seasons are upon us, crowds of tourists will be flocking to Grand County to take advantage of our beautiful winter weather (or lack thereof). Some people like short term rentals, some don’t. However, the reality is that short-term rentals are a growing industry in …

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Blue River initiates discussion about short-term rentals

The town hall and municipal court building is pictured on Wednesday, December 1 in Blue River.Lindsey Toomer / Daily News Summit The Town of Blue River has watched the short-term rental conversations across Summit County cautiously, but the town is not as concerned as others. In its working session on …

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City of Ithaca aims to limit short-term rentals with new legislation | Ithaca

ITHACA, NY – The City of Ithaca is working on legislation to address complaints arising from short-term rental properties. According to Bill Goodman, the city’s assistant supervisor, the process began a few years ago after the city began receiving calls from residents who were negatively affected by their neighbors making …

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On-Site Operators Likely Required For Summerland Vacation Rentals New

It is becoming increasingly likely that an on-site owner or operator will be required to legally operate a short-term rental property in Summerland. Council voted this week at 5-2 to have staff include this provision in a draft of a regulatory scheme for short-term rentals that is expected to be …

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Some Airbnb Owners Eagerly Await Short-Term Rental Order New

Some Airbnb operators in Athens say they are eagerly awaiting legislation that will regulate the use of short-term rentals in Athens. Athens City Council is currently deliberating on a proposal to regulate short-term rentals, completing a hearing on Monday and conducting a first reading of the group of ordinances at …

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Pine Valley owners wonder if new short-term rental orders are unfair for some – St George News

La Maison Rouge, owned by the Smith family, Pine Valley, Utah, November 5, 2021 | Photo by David Dudley, St. George News ST. GEORGE – Pine Valley landlords are trying to understand the short-term rental ordinances passed by the Washington County Commission in early October. A short term rental home …

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Short Term Rentals, Social Media Leading to Dangerous Phoenix Area Teen Parties | CBS 5 investigation

SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV / CBS 5) – Police in the Phoenix area are responding to complaints about wild parties at short-term rental homes. And they’re seeing a dangerous trend with some of these events: teens are throwing parties and using social media to promote them. On August 28, Scottsdale Police …

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Snowmass officials have short-term rentals in mind

Skiers and snowboarders approach the Village Express chairlift on Saturday January 16, 2021, at the foot of the Snowmass ski area. Most of the short term rentals in the village are piste side condos similar to the ones pictured in the background here.Austin Colbert / The Snowmass Sun Snowmass Village …

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Fannie and Freddie toughen rules on short-term rentals | Real estate report

(November 12, 2021) The two government-controlled mortgage giants, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, have taken action to tighten mortgage rules on buildings with many short-term rentals and hotel-style amenities. The move could make entire buildings ineligible for loans guaranteed by Fannie / Freddie, and has already caused some problems at …

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City of Welland will allow short-term rentals

Council decides to allow short-term rentals, with regulations to be put in place early next year. The City of Welland has decided to allow short term rentals. Short-term rental is defined as accommodation rented for 28 days or less, but does not include a bed and breakfast, hotel / motel …

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Top 5 Most Read Stories Last Week: Boosters, Short-Term Rentals & Ski Area Staff

Editor’s Note: The stories on this list received the most pageviews on SummitDaily.com over the past week. 1. If you have received a Moderna or J&J vaccine, you may be eligible for your booster According to a press release from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, those who …

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We have reached the ceiling for short-term rentals

By Mary Brophy Moore I am frustrated with the booming trend in the Adirondacks, including the town of Webb, where local family homes in once stable neighborhoods are being bought out by townspeople looking to make a jackpot on them. short term rentals. As a resident since 1986, I have …

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Safety first: assess and manage the security risks in your vacation rentals

Safety first: assess and manage the security risks in your vacation rentals ohn early in the morning of January 2021, a devastating fire broke out at a vacation home in Malibu where no smoke detector had been installed. Just 111 days earlier, Malibu City Council had issued an ordinance that, …

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Michigan House Passes Bill Banning Short-Term Rentals | State

(The Center Square) – In a nighttime session, Michigan House voted 55 to 48 to pass a bill to ban local governments from banning short-term rentals. Internal invoice (HB) 4722 says short-term rental properties cannot be banned, subject to a conditional use permit, or be considered commercial property. Local governments …

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Frisco will regulate the city’s short-term rentals

Sabrina Jackson and her young son, Berend, stayed at this Airbnb in Frisco in September. (Matt Payne / Community Impact Journal) Californian Sabrina Jackson and her young son, Berend, walked around toys scattered around the yard of a short-term rental property on Oak Street, near the historic downtown Frisco district. …

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Proposal to phase out short-term vacation rentals in Lincoln County | Local News

LINCOLN COUNTY, Ore. (KPTV) – A proposal to phase out short-term vacation rentals on the Oregon coast pits neighbor against neighbor. The controversial ballot measure, 21-203, will appear on the November ballot for Lincoln County voters. If approved, the measure would phase out short-term rentals in residential areas of unincorporated …

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Airbnb and vacation rentals have taken over Galveston, Texas.

Just before the pandemic, Peter Holley returned to his hometown of Austin, Texas, and was surprised by what he saw. He knew Austin was booming with tech jobs and tourist attractions, following the basic plan of gentrification. But Holley, editor of Texas Monthly, also noticed that there were just fewer …

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Misinformation Around Vacation Rentals | Guest column

by Linda Bannerman The county should reject the implementation of vacation rental caps. Such an ordinance would be a breach of the county’s responsibility to make policy legal and fair to all. The ordinance would violate the rights of owners. Based on “federal constitutional grounds,” the Texas Supreme Court concluded, …

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Lewes discusses rentals | Cap Gazette

As temperatures begin to drop and the tourist season slows down, the Lewes mayor and city council are starting to consider changes to their rental policies. The existing city code groups all rentals into one category. Anyone who rents their home, townhouse, or condo must get a rental license and …

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judge dismisses STR owners in KLP case | Local News

OSSIPEE – A Carroll County Superior Court judge categorically rejected arguments in a lawsuit against the Kearsarge Lighting Precinct by a couple who operate a short-term rental. Judge Amy Ignatius’ Sept. 14 order marks the first time the court has ruled on short-term rentals that have been the subject of …

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The Day – Noank to enforce ban on short-term rentals

Groton – After more than two years of deliberating on two proposed ordinances to regulate short-term rentals, the Noank Zoning Commission has decided to order the Zoning Enforcement Officer to enforce the current ban on rentals such as those through Airbnb and Vrbo. President Rick Smith noted that any use …

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Olympia examines new regulation for short-term rentals

Olympia City Council has created an ad hoc committee to identify necessary criminal justice reforms. Olympian archive photo Olympia City Council has approved new regulations for short-term rentals that will limit the number of properties owners can rent. The new regulations were created in part to protect the city’s affordable …

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Brookings Will Not Cap Short-Term Rentals | New

Despite an increase in short-term rental permits, Brookings City Council decided not to change the city’s rules on short-term vacation rentals at a workshop meeting on Monday. With a growing need for long-term housing and community concerns that short-term vacation rentals – including those from Airbnb and other online rentals …

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Vacation accommodation representatives withdraw from vacation rental regulation working group

Several organizations representing catering companies and bed and breakfasts have pulled out of the Scottish Government’s task force on short-term rental regulation. Representatives from the Association of Scotland’s Self-Caterers, Airbnb, the Scottish B&B Association and the UK Short Term Accommodation Association have left the group, saying it has not responded …

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Hodnett Cooper Vacation Rentals fixture has eyes on the past, present and future | Local News

A key figure in real estate and property management on St. Simons Island for over 30 years, Mellette Dobson rose to the position of Assistant General Manager at Hodnett Cooper Vacation Rentals. From day-to-day operations to managing owner expectations, she juggles multiple roles and takes an in-depth look at the …

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Rental occupancy rates exceed other lodgings in London

UK: Performance data up to the end of June 2021 from a study published by STR, the global data intelligence and benchmarking company, shows the short-term rental industry in London continues to grow perform better than other accommodation sectors. The follow-up study, carried out in partnership with the UK Short …

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Chelan County hot spot limits short-term rentals

After months of tensions between long-term residents and rental landlords near desirable tourist spots east of the Cascades, new regulations will soon limit the number of rentals listed on sites like Airbnb in Chelan County. In a win for those who are currently renting vacation homes, however, most will be …

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Rising violent crime in Boston neighborhoods, study links Airbnb vacation rentals

An increase in the number of Airbnb rental units in Boston neighborhoods could be linked to spikes in violent crime, according to a new study by researchers at Northeastern University. Researchers’ results show that violent crime increased with the number of Airbnb short-term rental units in a region, unlike other …

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