Stories tagged: vacation rentals
Sun., April 30, 2017, 4:30 a.m.
New Idaho law on vacation rentals seeks middle ground
Idaho has a new law to govern how short-term vacation rentals, like those marketed on Airbnb and other services, are regulated and taxed, and it may bring peace in a …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 1:27 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene looks to regulate vacation rentals
Recognizing the growing interest in short-term home rentals, the city of Coeur d’Alene will consider legalizing the practice and requiring a permit to operate a vacation rental.
Wed., May 13, 2015
Spokane adopts new rules for short-term rentals
Keith and Kendra Kelly describe their short-term rental listed on Airbnb as an “urban oasis.” Indeed it is. Their Spanish mission-style home at Indiana Avenue and Walnut Street often is …
Sun., Nov. 3, 2013
Vacation rental owners stand to benefit from new options
The biggest push-back against purchasing space for a listing on vacation rental sites – especially for owners with a short rental season or a single event, such as golf tournament, …
Sun., Oct. 6, 2013
Do your homework before entering second-home market
If the end of the summer rental season – extended in many areas by balmy weather – has you eyeing seemingly bargain properties, don’t get too carried away with the …
Sun., Sept. 8, 2013
Vacation rental coverage needs seasonal checkup
Now that Labor Day has wrapped up the last official weekend of the summer season, owners will begin to review how they can improve their vacation rentals for next year’s …
Sun., June 3, 2012
Some communities remain slow in warming to vacation rentals
We often hear that “real estate is local,” and that there is little use in dreading or celebrating national home sale prices and activity. For example, why should sellers fear …