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Panhandle Travel Restrictions

Destin Florida

May 21, 2020

Trying to decipher exactly what travel restrictions apply to guests renting your short-term vacation rental on the Emerald Coast can be a daunting task these days. Executive Orders (20-82, 20-86) require visitors traveling to Florida from Conne...

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Safe Booking Tips

Destin Florida

May 20, 2020

Booking your vacation rental directly with an owner/manager will save you money and provide a better overall experience. The percentage of guests being scammed when booking a vacation rental is growing as communication becomes increasingly more...

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Short Term Rentals Open in Following Counties

Destin Florida

May 19, 2020

Okaloosa Board of County Commissioners & Walton County Commissioners just announced that short term vacation rentals are now open in the counties. Sanitation guidelines must be followed. We will update you with more details as they are re...

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Panhandle Counties’ Plan for STR’s

Destin Florida

May 18, 2020

Governor Ron DeSantis stated Friday that Florida counties are required to individually submit a request to reopen short term rentals along with an acceptable operational safety plan. DPBR (The Department of Business and Professional Regulati...

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Counties Able to Submit Plans to Open STRs

Destin Florida

May 15, 2020

During a press conference in Jacksonville today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the implementation of a “full” Phase I of his plan for reopening Florida beginning Monday, 5/18/2020. - Counties can be considered to open short-term rentals by su...

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When will short term rentals reopen?

Destin Florida

May 14, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting shutdowns have all but decimated the short-term vacation rental industry. Governor Ron DeSantis’ “plan for recovery” will be the final nail in the coffin for many STR owners and managers who will not surv...

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Opposition to STR Ban Grows Stronger

Destin Florida

May 12, 2020

Steven Merryday (Chief Judge U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida) denied lifting the ban on short term vacation rentals yesterday, instead opting to hear from both sides before deciding. There are now two cases being consider...

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Hearing to Be Set on STR Ban

ECBYO Angelo

May 11, 2020

Steven Merryday (Chief Judge U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida) has denied placing a temporary restraining order on Florida Executive Order 20-87, which would have immediately lifted the ban on short term vacation rentals p...

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