Given the size of the short-term rental market, scams and frauds are relatively rare, but they do happen, and scammers are continually coming up with new ways to extract money from unsuspecting hosts (and guests). Even though some listing sites have instituted scam protection measures aimed at weeding out the bad actors, con artists will always find a way to worm into the action.
So how can you protect yourself from short-term rental scammers? First, learn about the kinds of things scammers do to take advantage of you. Then take steps to stop scammers in their tracks. [Read more…] about How to Protect Yourself From Short-Term Rental Scammers