The Olympic Game for Second Homeowners

World-class sporting events like the Winter Olympic Games (currently underway in Vancouver, in case you've been asleep for the last week) and this summer's FIFA World Cup in South Africa, can turn destination homeowners into short-term landlords.

However, it's not quite as easy as hanging out a For Rent sign and waiting for the dollars to roll in. As with all matters, Uncle Sam has a few things to say about it - even if your property isn't located in the United States.