January 26, 2016
A price comparison website has publicised the case of a landlord who let out his property on the Airbnb website – and ended up with an alleged £12,000 of damage. The case has been publicised by Gocompare.com as a warning to those using Airbnb and similar sites to ensure they have appropriate insurance, but the argument may well be extended to provide a warning to landlords and owners tempted to ‘go it alone’ instead of using agents to vet tenants….
Source: https://www.lettingagenttoday.co.uk/breaking-news/2016/1/trashed-airbnb-property-may-be-a-warning-to-tempted-landlords