INDIANAPOLIS, IN (WAVE) - Indianapolis is set to host its first Super Bowl in February. Hotel rooms are selling out fast and a lack of housing is becoming a big problem.
Managers at downtown hotels like the Omni say they have been booked for the Super Bowl weekend for months.
Now some homeowners are looking to rent out their pads to eager fans.
The owner of sportseventsrentals.com says owners could make a bundle in just a few days. "If you're fortunate enough to live next to a huge event like this, most people don't realize that their homes are a small gold mine," said owner Todd Brenneman.
Experts warn about the possible risk of renting a home and suggest collecting security deposits and get the full payment at the time of check in.