Many people who own vacation homes, whether they be cottages or real homes, trailers or trailer homes, sometimes either rent them out while they are not using them, or have bought them for rental purposes.
With the rental fees paying the mortgage, the vacation homeowners get a very inexpensive cottage or second home, and you get a wonderful place to rent for your vacation.
How to find vacation homes rented by owners starts with a visit to your computer’s search engine.
Type “vacation homes for rent” into your search engine’s browser, and you should have at least 150 Million returns
Of course the best and most popular place on the internet to look for vacation homes is AirBNB.
There is no shortage of people wanting to make a few extra dollars when they are not using their vacation home, and it is these people that you are looking for.
Better than renting from people who rent their vacation homes as a business in order to pay for the mortgage, renting a vacation home from someone who just can not get away at the time that you want to have your vacation is your best option.
From E-Bay to Craigslist, VRBO (dedicated to renting vacation homes from owners, and for owners to find occupants for while they are not using their vacation homes), rentals.com and Kijiji are great websites to find vacation homes rented by owners.
Many people also have their own websites or blogs to rent their vacation homes out, so typing in a geographical area that you are interested in would narrow your search greatly.
A vacation is supposed to relax and rejuvenate you, your family and your loved ones. And give Fido and Snoopy a fun-filled romp in a new environment full of new smells and sights.
When you spend a lot of money to travel somewhere for a vacation, ending up in a flea-ridden motel or cabin will bring the excitement level down to below-ground levels.
Depending upon your budget, a great way to experience vacation is to rent another person’s vacation home, cottage or even their primary residence when they are away.
Sometimes offered at a reasonable price, renting vacation homes from their owners can lead to a stress-free and enjoyable vacation.
However, there is always the worry that your children, or your friends or family could break things that you would have to replace, making your vacation much more expensive than originally thought.
One of the benefits of renting another person’s vacation home is that you are renting a home with utilities, indoor plumbing, and all of the benefits of a home or cottage.
You will not have to deal with outhouses or digging holes early in the mornings, or late at night in the dark. If the vacation home is situated on waterfront property, then swimming and boating, fishing, and water skiing may just be included in your vacation, at no extra cost.
When you rent someone’s home, you are also renting their lifestyle for as long as your vacation lasts. If the people you are renting from using their vacation home mainly as a rental, then you may be in for disappointment .
However, if the place is their home, and they are going on holidays or moving for work, then you may be renting a comfortable and well-equipped home. Vacationing does not always have to be in the woods with tents and wet firewood.
Have a great vacation.