Consumer Advisory: Five tips for navigating short-term rentals and homeowners insurance
What you need to know about insurance in Denver's home-sharing marketplace
Technology has drastically changed the way people travel and stay in new places. Online marketplaces allow travelers to book entire homes or rent a room in a private home overnight. Popular websites like Airbnb, VRBO, Roomorama and HomeAway are now used widely to connect hosts with guests. This type of business goes by different names - home-sharing, peer-to-peer rentals (P2P) or short-term rentals (STRs) - and property owners use the online marketplace to advertise and book their privately-owned apartment, condo or house.
If you’ve been thinking about renting out a room or your home