Beach Rentals

Incumbent Kauai Mayor Derek Kawakami easily qualifies for Nov. 8 election

Incumbent Kauai Mayor Derek Kawakami won a majority of votes in the primary for the county mayoral race and will qualify for the Nov. 8 general election with top candidate Michael Roven Poai. Poai, a county parks and recreation employee and two other candidates — Mitch McPeek, a self-employed carpenter/maintenance …

Read More »

8 Incredible Tuscan Villas You Can Rent In Italy

Centuries ago, the Tuscan countryside was dotted with agricultural estates and fortifications. The same is true today thanks to Italy’s remarkable efforts to preserve its history. The structures remain but their purposes have changed (although many villas here still have olive trees and other sources of agricultural wealth). Many agree …

Read More »

Myrtle Beach International Airport nears completion of parking projects

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – As Myrtle Beach International Airport navigates its peak season, the airport continues to work on improving its overall experience. Last year, MYR began development of the rental car ready return package as rental demand increased. The development was divided into two phases. Just three weeks …

Read More »

Pristine Island, an hour from Greenville, SC, has a Splash Park and cabins on Lake Hartwell

The Big Water Marina on Lake Hartwell, just an hour from Greenville, SC, offers tons of family-friendly entertainment, food, water options, and even beautiful cabins. So stay for a day, a weekend or a week! Media tickets have been provided to Splash Island for this review. I came to Large …

Read More »

Why do so many whales visit the New Jersey shoreline?

Garden State residents are having fun these days watching humpback whales off the coast of New Jersey. Spotting a whale in the ocean on shore was a rarity, but Danielle Brown, principal investigator of Gotham Whale, a nonprofit group studying marine mammals and whale expert at Rutgers University, said there …

Read More »

Pacaso continues to promote the co-ownership model with partnership

Pacasso, a real estate proptech in the field of co-ownership, announces today its partnership with Aston Rose Sports + Entertainment, a brokerage firm run by sports professionals turned real estate agents, according to a press release. This alliance aims to join Aston Rose’s network of athletes and other professionals to …

Read More »

9 Best Things to Do in Gualala, My Favorite San Francisco Trip

Gualala is a Pomo name meaning “where the waters flow”. Pronounced “wa-LA-la”, it’s 185 km from the center of San Francisco, perfect for a budget road trip. The name is descriptive of this small northern California coastal town. Coniferous forests grow on the slopes of the coasts to the edge …

Read More »

‘Trying to make sense of it all:’ Mother searches for answers after son was found dead in Davenport

DAVENPORT, Florida. – A mother is seeking answers a week after saying her son was carjacked and shot while on vacation. Lorrie Brown spoke to News 6 from California where she is a city councilor in Ventura. [TRENDING: Is it illegal in Florida to back into a parking space? | …

Read More »

Fort Worth executives to discuss short-term rental rules – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The City of Fort Worth will hold the first of two meetings this week on possible updates to how it regulates short-term rentals. A short-term rental, sometimes referred to as a “vacation rental”, is a residential property available for rent between one and 29 days. In 2018, the city updated …

Read More »

Charting a New Course for Tourism in Hawaii

Anyone wondering if Native Hawaiians care about tourism these days might have had a good idea this week at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, where the nonprofit Council for the Advancement of Native Hawaiians holds its annual congress until Friday. A panel titled “Culture, Tourism and Indigenous Communities” generated so much …

Read More »

Insurer wins COVID dispute over vacation rental

A North Carolina appeals court on Tuesday upheld a lower court ruling in favor of an insurer in a COVID-19 business interruption case filed by the owner of a rental property in holidays. Four Roses LLC, based in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, had filed a lawsuit against its insurer, …

Read More »

North Myrtle Beach Council Passes Second Reading of Beach Equipment Ordinance

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — A handful of lawsuits highlighted the agenda for Monday’s North Myrtle Beach City Council meeting. Five lawsuits have been filed against the city. These lawsuits include Skybar owner Michael Moshoures, who claims the city’s noise ordinance is a violation of free speech, criminalizes free …

Read More »

Plan a Luxury Stay in Coronado

Some stays are inherently better than others. For example, two weeks in Fargo in February probably isn’t on the list of favorite destinations for North Dakotans. They would much rather go to the beach or to an island somewhere. With that in mind, it’s hard to argue against a vacation …

Read More »

Zion vacation rentals are making noise in a small town, and locals want the law changed

When it comes to noise, the leaders and residents of the town of Rockville in southwestern Utah are all ears. After filing complaints about excessive noise from loud parties in West Rockville, the Planning Commission on Tuesday amended the city’s land use code to set time and decibel restrictions to …

Read More »

Editorial roundup: Florida | Florida News

Tampa Bay weather. July 6, 2022. Editorial: Write Plain English Rules Now to Save Florida’s Natural Springs A jargon-laden draft leaves people confused and sources unprotected. Florida’s freshwater springs need our help. We have abused it over the past few decades. Many important people talk about supporting the sources, restoring …

Read More »

Mexico’s meth pills, some containing fentanyl, flood NJ

Drug experts warn that meth use is on the rise in New Jersey. According to Angelo Valente, executive director of the Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey, the drug, also known as meth, crystal meth, crank and speed, is now showing up in cities, suburbs and even rural areas. …

Read More »

A $500,000 grant to Long Branch Police

TRENTON — The new state budget includes half a million dollars to help Long Branch deal with past and future pop-up parties that may overwhelm the seaside town. The $500,000 appropriation through the Department of Law and Public Safety was added at the request of Sen. Vin Gopal, D-Monmouth, who …

Read More »

No Jersey Shore for Murphy

Governor Phil Murphy and his family will not be vacationing on the coast this summer, or anywhere in New Jersey. The governor and his family are leaving for his multi-million dollar villa in Italy for the next 14 days. His official schedule lists Murphy on “personal travel,” but his office …

Read More »

Slaughter Beach in Delaware a destination for ecotourism enthusiasts – Baltimore Sun

SLAUGHTER BEACH, Delaware — With many Delawarens flocking to the beaches of Rehoboth and Dewey this time of year, one of the state’s lesser-known beach towns is experiencing a tourism boom. For some, the horseshoe crabs, red knots and other wildlife of Slaughter Beach trump the shops, boardwalk and nightlife. …

Read More »

Make your next vacation historic! Learn about Galveston’s history through exhibits, tours and more!

Discover Galveston’s History on Your Next Vacation | Ship ashore exhibit by Galveston Historical Foundation Planning your next Galveston vacation and looking to do something different? Read on to find out how you can make your vacation historic! Galveston is full of amazing places and experiences to offer its residents …

Read More »

Rentals sold out in Panama City Beach ahead of busy holiday weekend

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) — A must-do holiday weekend in Panama City Beach brings much more than fireworks. “The 4th of July is always an important time of year for Panama City Beach and for our business,” Sunspot Real Estate and Vacation Rentals said director Sam Holden. For Holden, …

Read More »

Folly Beach votes against capping short-term rentals

BEACH OF MADNESS, SC (WCSC) – Leaders of a Lowcountry beach town voted against capping the number of short-term rentals allowed before a packed house of landlords on Tuesday night. The city expected such a crowd for Tuesday’s meeting that it put up signs all over City Hall warning of …

Read More »

9 Surprising Places for a Last-Minute Family Vacation

Don’t let the summer pass without going on a family vacation. No need to worry – we’ve done all the hard work for you by handpicking family-friendly places for fun in the sun. We also gave you a solid and found nearby campgrounds and even a few RVs you could …

Read More »

County approves short-term rental ordinance

PUBLISHED: June 24, 2022 The Board of Commissioners responded to community concerns about short-term rentals by passing an ordinance officially recognizing them as an approved use in 16 areas of unincorporated Clatsop County. The board also directed staff to develop a process and timeline to assess a potential cap on …

Read More »

Flight canceled or delayed? Here are your options

Flight cancellations and delays continue to pile up daily, as growing travel demand and staffing issues overwhelm local and national airports. As of 4 p.m. Wednesday, Newark Liberty International Airport was reporting 100 flight cancellations for the day, according to FlightAware. If you’re the next unfortunate traveler whose trip is …

Read More »

Coast Commission staff lean to deny Malibu lodged short-term rental order • The Malibu Times

Malibu’s Short-Term Rental Unit Hosting Ordinance, which was passed by the city on November 23, 2020, requires an on-site host during short-term rentals (STR), among a list of others elements. The city then amended its Local Coastal Program (LCP) and Land Use Plan (LUP) accordingly and submitted those changes to …

Read More »

New audit blames understaffing and mismanagement of San Diego’s large code investigation backlog

Understaffing and mismanagement have dramatically slowed San Diego investigations into sewage leaks, illegal fencing, barking dogs and other citywide code violations, according to a new verification out June 9. The city’s case backlog roughly doubled between January 2018 and January 2021, from 3,178 to 6,306, according to the audit. The …

Read More »

Tupper Lake Considers STR Regulations | News, Sports, Jobs

TUPPER LAKE — Tupper Lake City Council has begun discussing potential vacation rental regulations and is seeking public input on what the community wants to see in the future. There is no proposed settlement yet, and there is no plan yet to propose a settlement, according to Acting …

Read More »

Long-term rental platform Zumper to launch short-term rental product in Q3

United States: private property long-term rental platform Zumper is now ready to offer owners and managers of short-term rentals a dedicated experience to advertise their vacation and monthly rentals in front of the company’s 178 million annual visitors. The new short-term rental product will include the features needed for an …

Read More »

City’s of Custer, Hill City bans residential holiday home rentals

BLACK HILLS, SD — Towns in the Black Hills area are cracking down on vacation home rentals. In a measure initiated on Tuesday, Hill City residents voted 158 to 138 to ban vacation homes in residential areas of the city. “We are landlocked. That’s what we have. If it all …

Read More »

Denver Emerges as Travel Tech’s Hot New Hub

On paper, Justin Miller was a man sitting where he belonged. He and his partners had sold Pillow, a San Francisco startup that handled short-term rentals sold on Airbnb and sites like VRBO, to Expedia, and Miller wanted to do something like that again. Airbnb was right there in the …

Read More »

Perception, value and blatant example

The topic of Hawaii tour fees couldn’t be more at the forefront of travelers’ minds. Those of us who live here think about it too. While it’s perfectly fine to levy a fee, and it’s not uncommon for other states to charge more for visitors than residents (see list below), …

Read More »

East coast beaches that promise cheap vacations

The East Coast of America offers tourists plenty of affordable sandy beaches by the sea for a memorable vacation. The destinations are family-friendly, with sweeping ocean views, beautiful sunsets and sunrises on the horizon, and countless coconut palms. The 2000+ mile coastline also promises plenty of beaches to visit where …

Read More »

Letters: Dissecting the topsy-turvy world of Sechelt’s short-term rental policy

“The negative effects of DOS could be reduced in several ways. Limits may be placed on the number of vacation rentals and the size of each unit. Eliminating DOS clusters would ensure that no resident struggles with multiple problems. Capping the number of consecutive days or the total number of …

Read More »

Luxury vacation rental platform Swish now accepts Bitcoin thanks to a partnership with NordikCoin

Luxury vacation rental platform Swish is partnering with licensed Estonian cryptocurrency exchange NordikCoin to offer Bitcoin as a recognized payment option. Swish leads the premium travel industry in accepting bitcoin payments Swish leads the premium travel industry in accepting bitcoin payments MARBELLA, Spain, May 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Swish …

Read More »

The best vacation rentals in Canada on Vrbo have been revealed and you’ll want to pack your bags

The best vacation rentals on Vrbo for 2022 have been revealed and these homes will have you packing for a trip ASAP! Vrbo has published its the very first list of “vacation homes of the year” which recognizes the top 10 vacation homes in their category in Canada. There “Holiday …

Read More »

Marin County temporarily halts new short-term rental applications in Stinson Beach and other coastal towns

Marin County supervisors voted on Tuesday to temporarily ban new vacation rental applications along the county’s coast and in the San Geronimo Valley while officials develop a longer-term plan to balance tourism and local housing requests. The county will not accept any new applications for licenses to run short-term rentals …

Read More »

More SC tax collectors and ‘nonexistent’ business join short-term rental lawsuit | Business

One of the biggest names in the online travel industry is being arraigned in South Carolina courts, if only in name. The Expedia Group has argued unsuccessfully to keep its well-known corporate brand out of the growing litigation the City of Charleston and other local governments have engaged in over …

Read More »

INDIVIDUAL RENTAL YIELDS FALL AS HOME PRICES RISE MORE THAN US-WIDE RENT INCREASE IN 2022

Yields for single-family rental homes are falling in three-quarters of U.S. counties; Mid-priced and high-priced markets reap smaller profits, facing more declines; Average returns for three-bedroom rentals range mostly from 5-10% IRVINE, Calif., May 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ATTOMone of the main curators of real estate data nationwide for land …

Read More »

Are you traveling this summer? Vacation packages, flights are more expensive; how you can save money

CHICAGO (WLS) — After being locked down for several years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people are traveling again, no matter what it costs. And the costs are not low. “The demand is so high. Planes are at full capacity and with them airlines don’t have to worry about lowering …

Read More »

Rustic Lakes neighbors object to DR Horton’s townhouses in Palm Beach Gardens

Rustic Lakes neighbors raise horses, raise goats and raise sheep in their neighborhood 20 km from the center of Palm Beach Gardens. Week in Review: Nikolas Cruz Trial, West Palm and Pocket Park Revitalization Palm Beach Post’s Rob Landers brings you some of the subscriber-exclusive stories you might have missed …

Read More »

Warming Trends: Weather Guarantees for Your Vacation, Plus the Benefits of Microbial Proteins and an Urban Bias Against the Environment

SOLUTIONS A growing market thanks to climate change A long-awaited vacation like a day at a theme park with the kids, a night of glamping with the girls or a weekend on the slopes can quickly be ruined by rain. And as climate change brings more frequent extreme weather, more …

Read More »

HomeToGo Announces 114% Increase in Property Manager Onboardings Since the Start of the Pandemic as Part of Its Journey to Deliver Unparalleled Access to Vacation Rentals

LUXEMBOURG / ACCESSWIRE / May 12, 2022 / HomeToGo SE (Frankfurt Stock Exchange:HTG), the marketplace with the world’s largest selection of vacation rentals, today announced that it has increased its global property manager onboarding by +114% since the first quarter of 2020, the start of many pandemic-related travel restrictions, and …

Read More »

Miami residents are in a rush to move New Yorkers driving up apartment rents

Natalia Solar moved to a 49-story luxury tower in Miami’s Brickell neighborhood two years ago. She and a roommate paid $3,300 a month for a two-bedroom apartment in a building with an Equinox fitness club, rooftop pool and 24-hour concierge service. She renewed the following year for $3,500. Then, when …

Read More »

Real estate professionals see the end of the pandemic surge as vacation rentals stabilize

Boats in the port of Dering. (Credit: Grant Parpan) Vacation rentals have been slow this year, but real estate professionals noticed a pick-up in April among those looking for vacation spots on the island. Yet the market is different from its peak. But there are signs of a comeback. About …

Read More »

Innovative vacation rental platform market strategy by 2031 – Queen Anne and Mangolia News

Proposal Vacation rental platform market The report will encompass all qualitative and quantitative aspects including market size, market estimates, growth rates and forecasts and hence will give you a holistic view of the market. The study also includes a detailed analysis of market drivers, restraints, technological advancements, and competitive landscape …

Read More »

This Massachusetts beach ranks among the best in the United States, according to Travel + Leisure

A Massachusetts beach is making waves because it’s been rated one of the best stretches of sand in the United States. The magazine Travel + Leisure named the 25 best beaches in the United States earlier this month, examining sandy spots in Alabama, California, Hawaii, New York, Oregon and elsewhere …

Read More »

New motorhome complex with chic swimming pool and opening of a concert hall on the island of Bolivar

the Bolivar Beach Club and RV Resort opened on Bolivar Island, offering campers a resort-style vacation as well as a new entertainment venue. The 150-acre RV resort opened at 796 Highway 87 in Crystal Beach near the Crystal Beach Community Golf Course. While its soft opening began Feb. 25, the …

Read More »

VTrips Announces Acquisition of Southern Vacation Rentals

PONTE VEDRA, Florida., April 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — VTripsone of the fastest growing vacation rental management companies United Statesannounced the acquisition of Vacation Rentals in South on April 1. With operations spanning from Florida Panhandle on the Alabama Gulf Coast, Southern Vacation Rentals adds 1,120 vacation rental properties and 123 …

Read More »

Developers bet on Long Beach

During the pandemic, South Bay has become one of the most attractive markets for developers and investors.In 2021, 333 multi-family properties sold on the market, compared to 198 the previous year, according to data from CBRE Group Inc. Also in 2021, 26 office buildings changed hands, compared to 21 the …

Read More »

Marriott Bonvoy Luxury Stays You Can Book With Points

Chances are you’ve had loyalty points that have been burning a hole in your pocket for a few years. Whether your ideal summer getaway is in the mountains, on the beach, on an island or in the city, Marriott Bonvoy offers luxury hotels, resorts and vacation rentals that you can …

Read More »

Encinitas places more restrictions on short-term vacation rentals

Encinitas will cap the number of municipal permits it issues to short-term vacation rental properties, in an effort to preserve neighborhood character and reduce complaints, city council decided Wednesday, April 20. In a 4-0 vote, Councilor Kellie Shay Hinze recusing herself because her family has a vacation rental, council backed …

Read More »

The Last Vacation Rental Battle Is Over – Be Prepared For Any Impact

The only still legal short-term rentals were licensed before 1990 or are in the resort areas of Waikīkī, Ko Olina or Turtle Bay. Photo: Getty Images It’s too early to tell if the Honolulu City Council‘s latest salvo against illegal short-term rentals in residential neighborhoods will have a significant impact …

Read More »

Mubadala and BlackRock to invest $525 million in Tata Power’s renewable energy arm

French president pledges to phase out fossil fuels; Jeep will electrify 70% of its global sales by 2025: NRG counts RIYADH: At the macro level, greener promises from presidents around the world are either made or broken. As Emmanuel Marco announces plans to attract green votes, the US government has …

Read More »

County commissioners seek more information ahead of vacation rental vote

April 14 – Clatsop County commissioners say they want more information before voting on where vacation rentals should be allowed in unincorporated areas, raising the possibility that a moratorium could be extended. On Wednesday, the County Board of Commissioners held the first readings of two ordinances that would deal with …

Read More »

West Palm hotel-converted rentals lead to $84 million deal

A rendering of the property at 695 South Olive Avenue in West Palm Beach with Electra America Hospitality Group director and managing partner Russ Urban, Korman Communities co-CEOs Larry and Brad Korman, and Transwestern Development Company CEO Larry Heard ( Gio Fausone of Gulfstream Real Estate Advisors, LinkedIn, Korman, Transwestern) …

Read More »

This under-the-radar Florida resort is a one-stop-shop for families

The Pink Shell is a popular resort for families. Rose Shell Beach Resort & Marina Florida has long been a destination for family travel and Fort Myers in particular attracts visitors due to its shell-covered beaches, well-preserved natural environment and many attractions. When it comes to choosing a beach resort …

Read More »

5 things local governments need to know about short-term vacation rentals

U.S. vacation rental income is expected to be $17.7 billion in 2023compared to $10.3 billion in 2020. And the average number of unique ads available for short-term rentals on Airbnb and Vrbo are expected to grow to around 1.3 million listings this year, up 20% from 2019. While this sharing …

Read More »

Savor magical brunch time at Phuket’s beach cafes, complete with cornflake crusts, coconut chips and relaxing coffee | Eat Drink

The Crunchy Cinnamon Toast at Boost Café & Restaurant in Phuket is a delight in taste and texture. — Photos by CK Lim PHUKET, April 7 – This might just be the platonic ideal of any toast, be it classic French toast or Hong Kong cha chaan teng variation: crispy …

Read More »

Club Wyndham offers moms discounts on vacations for the whole family – or not

ORLANDO, Florida–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This Mother’s Day, Club Wyndham, the nation’s largest vacation club, invites hardworking moms to relax and unwind on a family getaway or enjoy a quiet getaway alone. Whether mom chooses to pack the kids or decides on a solo trip for some long-awaited “me time,” Club Wyndham is …

Read More »

Battle escalates over remaining federal rental aid

FILE – A “For Rent” sign is posted on a building, Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, in Philadelphia. Federal rent assistance is running out in some places, putting pressure on the US Treasury Department to transfer remaining funds to states and cities that need it most. The Treasury transferred more than …

Read More »

Here are 7 of the most affordable campgrounds in Michigan.

If you love camping, you’ll have no shortage of great places to explore throughout Michigan. The Great Lakes State is home to world-class campgrounds, whether you want to relax along the shoreline or lose yourself in the splendor of the forests. If you’re ready to …

Read More »

Chattanooga City Council Pauses Non-Owner Occupied Short-Term Vacation Rentals

Chattanooga real estate agent Sarah Brogdon purchased a newly built $220,000 condominium two weeks ago on Fagan Street off Main Street with the intention of using the unit for a room like an Airbnb or other short-term vacation rental home for those visiting Chattanooga. Brogdon has obtained its business license …

Read More »

Tofino investigating potential vacation rental restrictions – Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News

Tofino is checking its local vacation rental supply to determine if the restrictions could help create residential affordability. At their regular meeting on March 8, the City Council unanimously agreed to have its staff prepare a report on Tofino’s short-term rental economy statistics, trends and data. The motion was presented …

Read More »

Long-neglected affordable housing gets federal boost

FILE – Supporters of the homeless community, as well as homeless people themselves, stand with signs in reaction to an Idaho Liberty Dogs counter-protest Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, outside the old building of the Ada County Courthouse in downtown Boise, Idaho. Housing advocates believe money from the $350 billion in …

Read More »

Vacation rental companies help people combine work and travel

About 6 in 10 American workers who can work from home will avoid the office in 2022. Hire companies cater to remote workers who want to work from locations other than home. These seven companies offer different short-term rental options. Working from home has become the norm for many companies, …

Read More »

Juniper Holiday + Home Launches Luxury Vacation Rental Management Services

From complementary design services to a hands-off management approach, Juniper’s property management services enable homeowners to maximize the value of their home. CHICAGO, IL, USA, March 22, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Make owning and renting second homes more accessible, Juniper Holiday + Housean owner and operator of high-end short-term vacation rental …

Read More »

Trying to find a house in Atlantic City? You may be out of luck. | Local News

ATLANTIC CITY — Sandy Lazorko, 62, has lived in the Chelsea Village Apartments for more than seven years — and not by choice. That’s because rental prices have been steadily rising across the United States. The Jersey Shore is no exception. The average rent in Atlantic City is up 23% …

Read More »

Seven great islands for the holidays

If you want to get away from it all, this remote national park is for you. Dry Tortugas spans 100 square miles and its seven coral islands dot the turquoise blue Gulf of Mexico about 70 miles west of Key West, Florida. A daily ferry from Key West transports visitors …

Read More »

Vacation rentals turn our street into a shopping strip

We all know the definition of “House.” As the American Heritage Dictionary defines it, it is a place where one lives; a residence, a house or an apartment, a household. Here is the definition of “Commercial”: “Busy or engaged in commerce or work intended for commerce.” And “Business”: “A generally …

Read More »

15 Fabulous Siesta Key Vacation Rentals for Your Florida Beach Getaway

Home to the best beach in the United States, Siesta Key is ideal for a beach vacation for the whole family. Not only does it feature powdery white sand beaches made of quartz, this gulf-side barrier island also offers everything from kayaking and boating to daytime dining and drinking. Spend …

Read More »

California Coastal Commission approves San Diego cap on short-term rentals – with key provision

The California Coastal Commission approved San Diego’s cap on short-term rentals on March 9 after commissioners added a key provision requiring the city to review new regulations in seven years to assess their effects. “For a city that hosts 35 million tourists, I really feel like you’ve done it right, …

Read More »

Near-disaster prompts HBPD to act

Better to be safe than sorry. The Holmes Beach Code Enforcement relayed a February 15 outburst of emails from Police Chief Bill Tokajer to registered vacation rental owners and managers in the city asking them to ensure that safety measures of their swimming pool are in place and functional. The …

Read More »

Texans turn to Airbnb to directly help war-affected Ukrainians

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Central Texas residents have found an unlikely way to both send support to Ukrainians and counter Russian propaganda and misinformation circulating about the ongoing war. Three nights ago, the idea came to Nicolette Solomon-van Wyk that she could use the Airbnb vacation rental platform to give a …

Read More »

House passes human trafficking law, sends measure to Senate

The House passed the “Human Trafficking Reduction Act,” an effort to crack down on prostitution and human trafficking in Florida. The legislation prohibits hourly rates in hotels, motels and vacation rentals and increases the first penalty for those who pay for sex from a first-degree misdemeanor to a third-degree felony. …

Read More »

Condo in DC’s Shaw neighborhood offered for $1,795,000

Unit B, which is above Unit A, has three bedrooms and four bathrooms spread over two levels including a roof terrace. High end finishes include hardwood floors and quartz countertops. In addition to being spacious, both units “get plenty of light and have significant outdoor space,” said listing agent Lindsay …

Read More »