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Legal Issues with Airbnb Vacation Rentals
Legal Issues with Airbnb Vacation Rentals

Airbnb and Florida have a strained relationship. Cities such as Miami, Palm Beach, and Orlando have been in a tug-of-war with the online “home-sharing” company and the homeowners who list their properties as vacation rentals using Airbnb’s service. For some, Airbnb and other ...

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