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Uninvited Risks: Protecting Hosts, Guests, and Insurers from the Perils of Home Sharing

By William C. Schlager December 15, 2015

home sharingIt’s relatively easy to begin earning extra income through a home-sharing service. You simply create an online listing that features the home or space you want to rent, along with photos, daily rates, and availability. Guests can then search the listings and book your space for a specific time period.

The complicated part is what happens after the guests arrive when a host may face a myriad of loss exposures.