Why Austin's ban on some short-term home rentals has got to go
In 2016, the city of Austin passed one of the most aggressive sets of regulations for short-term ren
3 Things to Consider Before Listing Your Home as a Short-Term Rental
By Tim Harris Welcome to the Age of Sharing. The sharing economy is a 21st century phenomenon that's expected to grow from $15 billion in 2014 to $335 billion by 2025. A recent COUNTRY Financial Sec...
Airbnb names top short-term rental homes in East Texas
Author: J. Edward Moreno, Tyler Morning Telegrapb Published: 9:30 AM CDT July 10, 2018 Updated: 9:30 AM CDT July 10, 2018 The 1956 film, "Giant," takes place on a large Texas ranch with a small home on it dubbed “Little Reata.” Airbnb hosts and film buffs Kevin Taylor and his wife, Debra Taylor, named their first Airbnb rental home on their 19-acre property after that small home in their favorite movie “Little Reata,” one of three film-named cabins on their property looking out…
How to Finance a Vacation Home That’s Also a Short-Term Rental
Renting out a second home is one way to pay off the mortgage while leaving time for family fun.
Cobb eyeing short-term rental rules for homes on Airbnb, similar services
MARIETTA — The process Cobb homeowners go through to rent out their home through online services could become a bit more complicated next year, but not before the “big game”
5 Things to Consider Before Listing Your Home as a Short Term Rental
As the march into winter gets underway, a lot of people are already starting to plan their spring and summer…
Renting Out Your Home: The Rules on Short-Term Rentals
Offit Kurman: Local governments recently started to regulate the use of private homes as rental homes (just as hotels and motels are regulated). Before you rent out your home, check out the five facts/tips.
Waunakee, Westport to impose stricter rules on Airbnb, short-term rental home owners
WAUNAKEE, Wis. - Waunakee Police Chief Kevin Plendl said Airbnbs and other short-term rental housing has posed problems for the village and surrounding neighborhoods in recent months. After hearing from neighbors who have voiced their concerns over safety and noise from strangers coming into their communities, the Waunakee Village Board is implementing stricter rules for short-term rental homeowners.
Diversifying the hospitality market: Airbnb names top short-term rental homes in East Texas
The 1956 film, "Giant," takes place on a large Texas ranch with a small home on it dubbed “Little Reata.”
How to Avoid Home Rental Scams
Home rental scams are theft, plain and simple, though they are by and large avoidable. Families who have been conned usually ignored red flags or failed to do their homework when looking into the deal. In early January, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 43 year old woman for five counts of theft. Authorities say customers ... Read More
Vacation Home Rentals
You may be renting out that mountain cabin or beach house during this vacation season. When it comes time to prepare your 2014 tax returns, don’t forget the implications of such vacation home rentals to your tax liabilities, some of which considerations are: Required reporting of rental income and expenses on Schedule E of yourContinue Reading
8 Vacation Home Rental Tips for Families
Rent a house for your next family vacation, but consider these tips beforehand to ensure a successful trip.
Bellevue home rentals raise question: What is a family?
Bellevue is expected to adopt rules Monday night to prevent single-family homes from being chopped up into rooming houses.
Daytona, get smart on vacation-home rentals
IRS Tips about Vacation Home Rentals
If you rent a home to others, you usually must report the rental income on your tax return. However, you …
IRS Tax Tips For Your Vacation Home Rental
So you have decided to earn some extra income from renting your vacation property. However, before listing your vacation home with online with one of the popular rental companies, just be sure you are aware of the rules. Not doing so could definitely cause you some tax headaches Your taxes can be affected if your vacation home was used a personal property or if it was strictly a rental property for other occupants. Basically, the amount of time you personally spend at your…
4 Simple DIY Projects for Home Rentals
Home rentals often aren’t as beautiful as they could be. Luckily, these four DIY projects are designed to make a home rental a place you really want to be.
Vacation Home Rentals: How the Income Is Taxed
If you have a second home in a resort area, or if you have been considering acquiring a second home or vacation home, you may have questions about how rental income is taxed for a part-time vacation-home rental. The applicable rental rules include some interesting twists that you should know about before you begin renting. Although some individuals prefer to never rent out their homes, others find such rentals to be a helpful way of covering the cost of the home. For a…
Tips for Renting a Vacation Home
When renting a vacation home, there are many myths that come along with it. Here are our tips for renting a vacation home and busting common myths associated with them.
What to expect in the home rental market
According to RENTCafé, the average size of new apartments in 2018 was 941 square feet — 5 percent smaller than a decade ago.