Terms and Conditions

What is the purpose of searchforvacationhome.com

Provide Owners of vacation rental properties a means of showcasing their property to prospective renters or buyers worldwide.

Is there a charge for using it?

No, there is no charge for using our web site.

Does searchforvacationhome.com handle rental payments to the owner?

No, payment is made directly to the owner of the property in the manner and currency the owner specifies. As mentioned, our web site plays no part in the rental process. It is 100% between the owner and the renter.

What is the method payment to the owner?

It is entirely up to the owner how to receive rental payment. It could be check, money order, Pay Pal, etc.

Can I negotiate prices with an owner?

It is entirely up to the owner as to how flexible the owner is with the rental prices.

How do I contact the owner?

The Property page will have information on how to contact the owner.

Do you check for accuracy in the description of the properties listed on your web site?

No, we do not check for accuracy in the description of the property. However, if we find a property is not accurately being depicted we reserve the right to cancel that listing.

Does searchforvacationhome.com participate in any way in the rental process?

No, that is between the owner and the renter. We do not participate in any way in the rental process. Any problems, issues, etc are handled between the owner and the renter. Our web site serves a similar function as that of the classified section of a newspaper. We provide the information, as uploaded to our web site by the customer, but do not go beyond that.

What happens if there is a dispute between Owner and Renter?

If a problem arises between an owner and a renter, the solution needs to be worked out by the owner and the renter. We do not participate in the rental process or dispute resolution. It is suggested that renters speak with owners and ask appropriate questions to avoid possible conflicts. It might be useful to ask the owner for references from previous renters. We are considering, as a future project, to add a section that includes “renter’s comments”.

What if I feel that and Owner is not depicting the property accurately or is not acting properly?

We would like to know. We’ll research it and reach a decision on how to proceed. As you may have read, we reserve the right to cancel any listing for any reason.

Is there a charge for showing my property in searchforvacationhome.com?

Not for the time being. Our business model depends on web site traffic and customers taking advantage of our advertiser's deals

Does searchforvacationhome.com receives any commission when a property is rented?

No, we do not receive any commission.

Do you share customer registration information with other parties?

No, we do not share customer information. Customer information may be used for our own internal use.

Can searchforvacationhome.com cancel our listing?

Yes, we reserve the right to cancel any listing for any reason. Some, but not all, of the reasons we may consider in cancelling a listing are:

  1. Customer complaints
  2. Misrepresentation of listed property

Can I use a URL inside my listing?

Yes.

What if a customer cancels the reservation to rent my property and wants the deposit money back?

Your listing should have a cancellation and refund policy. Allow enough time before refunding any money to give the bank where the deposit was made enough time for the funds to clear.
Check with your bank to make sure that there is no chance of a check or money order bouncing after refunding the money.

Why should I have my property shown on your web site?

  1. For the time being, it is free. There is no risk. There is nothing to lose.
  2. The more exposure you get, the better.