What you need to know about short Term Rentals in Miami

Helpful Tips Before You Start Searching

#1 If you're getting a loan, understand the Financing Rules

Condominiums that allow Airbnb have different financing rules and will probably not qualify for a traditional conventional loan (Fannie or Freddie) or require a larger down payment. Make sure you speak to a lender and have some upfront discussion before you start looking at these types of properties.

#2 Condo-Hotels or “condotel”

Condo-Hotels are a great option since the buildings are designed and operated already for short-term. If you need financing Condo-Hotels are very difficult and almost impossible to finance. Most buyers purchase in cash. These properties also may have specific rules if you want to self-manage your unit instead of using the hotel's management program.

#3 Consider New Construction

Many new developers are now building condos that allow short-term rentals/airbnb as part of the amenities of the building. Benefits of buying pre-construction allows you to get in early at developer "early-bird" pricing and you get to pick exactly which unit and floor.

#4 Miami Beach zoning is NOT favorable for airbnb

There are only certain areas that are zoned for rentals of a period less than 6 months. Also most condo buildings are not eligible for financing. If you want a STR in South Beach be prepared to pay with cash.

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How many times can I rent my unit per year?

Below is a list of the most popular Miami condo buildings that allow rentals less than 6 months. Condo rules may change so it's still important to verify with the association and review condo docs after going under contract.

Midblock - Midtown Miami 

Daily Rentals (No Rental Restrictions)

The Grand - Edgewater

Allows Monthly Rentals (30 day minimum lease 12 times a year)

Opera Tower - Edgewater


The Club at Brickell Bay - Brickell

Daily Rentals (No Rental Restrictions)

Brickell House - Brickell 


Sail on Brickell - Brickell


Icon Brickell Tower III - Brickell

Allows Daily Rentals

The Edition Miami - Miami Beach


W South Beach - Miami Beach

Allows Daily Rentals

Setai - Miami Beach

Allows Daily Rentals

Akoya - Miami Beach


Bel Aire on the Ocean - Miami Beach


Roney Palace (1 Hotel) - Miami Beach


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