Announcing Harmari STR version 10.8

Harmari is pleased to announce a new release of Harmari STR version 10.8. The features include the following: Manual tax entry and cash payment page for City Import file for multiple STR registrations and tax payments Estimated revenue data for past 3 years – added Better reporting and oversight of Compliance Analysts More systematic and

Short Term Rental Ordinance Tool

If your City or County is currently in the process of drafting or revising an ordinance pertaining to the housing, code, safety, permitting, and taxation rules related to short term rentals, this tool can help.  The free Short Term Rental Ordinance Tool allows the user to drag and drop sections or subsections of some existing

Four simple ways outreach drives short term rental compliance

Many cities and counties throughout the country are struggling to get short term rentals to become compliant.  After sending a letter or making a phone call to one of these short term rental hosts, there are four possible outcomes 1. Take Their Ad Down If a short term rental host takes their ad down, that

Registration and Payments

Harmari STR compliance has revamped its registration form and tax & permit payment processing.  The registration form can include the basic information such as STR address and property manager name Owner name 24-hour emergency contact Condo/HOA adherence acknowledgement Health and Safety Checklist Electronic Signature Mobile-friendly interface Payment processing for licensing fees and lodging tax is

Harmari announces STR Taxcrawler 10.5

Harmari is proud to announce its new release of STR/Taxcrawler 10.5. Here’s what’s new in this release: In-place Editable Case History Report with Auto-complete Public-visible Complaint Hotline follow ups page Ability to access archive folder directly from Case History page Image Carousel / zoom-in feature on Case History Easier searching for listings, properties, owners, operators,

Take the Short Term Rental Ordinance Survey

Find your Sister City / County for Tourism! If your municipality is struggling with short term rentals, consider taking a 10 minute survey to gain valuable insights into what matters in writing (or updating) a short term rental ordinance. The steps are simple Answer a few questions on tourism drivers in your City or County

Harmari announces Short Term Rental 10.3 Release

Harmari proudly announces the latest update to the Short Term Rental web portal version 10.3.  The following new features have been included in this release Dynamic interactive heat map providing real-time short term rental inventory data Improved duplicate detection combining image and meta-data Enhanced in-jurisdiction STR detection within 0.5 km of boundary-limit Enhanced County level

Beware the zombie short term rental listings!

Beware the zombies!  In light of Halloween today, many of our clients are not aware that short term rental listings can be in a state of inactivity while on the surface seeming to be active.  This phenomenon is termed “zombie listings”.  While the earthly zombies have pale grey skin, various facial disfigurations, and general ghastly

You may be over-paying for your next short term rental booking – watch out for drop-hosters!

Be careful on your next booking on AirBnB, VRBO, Flipkey or other popular short term rental website.  Why?  Because now we have drop-hosters.  Don’t believe me?  Take a look at these 2 AirBnB listings and tell me what’s different: There is nothing different about the short term rental that you’re going to get when you

City of La Quinta selects Harmari for Short Term Rental Compliance

Harmari is pleased to announce that the City of La Quinta has contracted with LTAS Technologies Inc. to provide identification, monitoring, outreach and compliance services for their Vacation LQ program for the next 3 years.  The Harmari product has several components to achieve an increased level of compliance to bring all Short Term Vacation Rental