The popularity of today’s vacation rentals gives real estate investors a new way to generate revenue and maximize the value of their Orlando homes. But if you’re not careful, you could become a target for scams and hoax guests looking to take advantage of the rental market.
Knowing how these scams work helps home investors avoid financial loss, property damage, and other threats to holiday homes. Florida attracts millions of visitors each year, increasing the chances that homeowners will encounter hoax guests.
Spotting a Hoax Guest before You Book Your Home
Homeowners can get a sense of a prospect’s interest by the language they use. Scammers may use poor grammar and spelling or they repeat points they’ve already made.
Hoax guests may…