Vacation Rental Agreement

Once you have chosen your vacation home, 50% deposit is due at the time of booking and 50% is due 45 days prior to your arrival at our home.  You will receive an invoice that can be paid by MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express, electronic transfer, Personal Check, Zelle or PayPal. We require a damage deposit which varies based on home rented or for a small fee you can purchase a damage insurance policy for each reservation.

Tenantsare responsible for any damage, missing items, excessive cleanup, stain, odor removal or moving furniture back to its original position. Please report any damaged or inoperable items you find within 24 hours of check in.

Large gatherings not permitted at the properties. Day and overnight guests cannot exceed posted occupancy and each guest name must be registered prior to occupancy.

On street parking is not permitted at any time.

Smoking is not permitted in any home structure. Smoking outside is acceptable but please collect and dispose of any butts properly. Use of illegal drugs or underage drinking on property will be reasons for eviction.

QUIET TIMES:

In order to maintain peace and the quiet enjoyment of the property commensurate with residential neighborhoods, quiet times shall be maintained between 10pm to 7am. Loud music, loud noises, excessive traffic, disorderly conduct, accumulation of refuse and garbage, trespassing, barking dogs, and excessive vehicles parked in the street that would hinder traffic or emergency vehicles are prohibited.

PETS:

Pets are welcome with a pet agreement and pet fee which is signed and paid prior to your arrival at our home. Pets shall be secured at all times while on the property and are subject to all applicable Animal Management rules and regulations in home location.  Excessive barking is prohibited, and all animal waste shall be collected and appropriately disposed of.  Each home is different, some have enclosed fences and others do not. Please ask.

PARKING:

Most homes have at least one-off street parking space, most have two.  Off street parking is prohibited.

FURNITURE:

Please do not move the furniture in the house.  Housekeeping is not responsible for moving restoring the position of moved furniture.  In the event furniture is moved without permission we reserve the right to charge a minimum $100 furniture moving fee.

LOST KEYS & PASSES

Guests who lose or misplace house keys or passes are charged a $100 fee.  Most of our homes have codes for entry but not all.

Equipment Disclaimer:

Equipment and facilities are provided at the discretion of the Owner and while every attempt is made to ensure that such equipment is in working order for the duration of the rental period, should a breakdown or some other situation occur that renders the element unusable, we do not accept responsibility for refunding the Guest for the lack of use of these equipment or facilities. At most of our homes we have service contracts in place for most large equipment and usually can get things fixed or replaced very quickly. The equipment and facilities referred to include (but are not exclusive to) such items as washer/dryers, AC, televisions, VCRs, cable TV, internet access, gas grills and kitchen appliances.

CANCELLATION POLICY

We recommend that your purchase trip and damage insurance.  Life happens and sometimes you have to cancel that well planned trip or something got broken. This link will direct you to purchase travelers insurance: http://www.vacationprotection.com/?aff=vpharenter&tab=Cancellation-Protection.  Trip insurance varies in cost but damage insurance at $59 is well worth the peace of mind!

A. ALL CANCELLTIONS MADE WHIN 60 DAYS OF ARRIVAL ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.   If you had elected to purchase Trip Insurance, please contact the travel insurance company with your claim.

B. If cancellations are made outside of 60 days of arrival, your deposit will be refunded minus $250 cancellation fee.

C. We are not responsible for the weather or other Acts of God and there will be no refunds for these occurrences.  Purchasing trip insurance covers you from losses you may incur due to unforeseen circumstances, such as unexpected health issues, death, inclement weather or jury duty.

D. Cancellation of a confirmed reservation must be received in writing for Guest’s protection.  We recommend the purchase of cancellation insurance for all non-refundable deposits.