Avoiding Bad Vacation Rentals!

Avoiding bad vacation rentals is something we get asked about a LOT! As one of the most reputed rental companies in Coeur d’Alene we understand everyone’s concern! Most of us only get one vacation each year and we don’t want to have it ruined by our bad choice of rental! We’ve compiled a few tips we think will help keep you out of trouble!

  1. Rent from a Reputable source. It is impossible to get taken advantage of by someone with avoiding bad vacation rentals avoiding bad vacation rentals
    reputation. We have tons of online reviews that we have earned, and its very difficult to fake! If your looking at a rental on Vrbo or airbnb their will be accompanying reviews to tell you about that property! Avoid “one hit wonders” with no online reputation and you can’t get into trouble!
  2. Look for guarantees. Most online booking sites require the bookers to offer certain requirements for the rental! These are standard on listings and are required to put your rentals on their sites. Ensure that the “Bill of rights” to a good stay are listed on the property! If they are missing or the booker refuses to honor the bill of rights, rent from someone else!
  3. Do not pay by wire! This tip is a bit of a duh, but it still happens! If the booker does not accept all major forms of payment then DO NOT USE THEM! Anyone of repute will take checks and all avoiding bad vacation rentalsprotected forms of payment!

Following these simple tips will help you avoid your own bad vacation rentals and keep you out of trouble. Focus on your vacation! You only get to do it once a year and it should be fun! As one of the leading Vacation Renters in Coeur d’Alene I can assure you we want you to love your stay! Relax, and enjoy your time. You have earned it!

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Idaho Vacation Spotlight: Spirit Lake

Recently rediscovered, Spirit Lake is an amazing vacation spot if you hate the crowds! Everyone knows thatVacation Spotlight: Spirit Lake staying in Hayden or Coeur d’Alene you have access to a great lake! People are even starting to find Priest Lake as well (gorgeous area you have to check it out sometime). The real North Idaho secret lake is Spirit! With over 11 miles of coastline there are tons of places to be alone right against the water. Once it stops freezing outside the lake tends to stay warmer then most others because of it’s depth. Being one of Idaho’s highest elevation lakes has its perks: The Selkirk mountains surround the lake on all sides and combine hiking and water into the same trip! There isn’t much to do in town so you will want to stay closer to Coeur d’Alene or Hayden, but they do have one amazing even each year! On Fathers Day, Spirit lake hosts Spirit Lake Redneck Racing! A ton of locals supe up ride-on lawn mowers and then race through town at breakneck speeds!. If you haven’t been to a lawn mower race your in for a shock: Some of these machines Vacation Spotlight: Spirit Lakecan get to speeds over 40 miles an hour and a wreck is a serious deal! While a hard event to plan around you will NOT be disappointed if you can make it!

Spirit Lake is a perfect weekend getaway for avoiding the “cities” and enjoying the outdoors. There are not enough places left in the world to get such an unpolluted breath of fresh air! If you need a rental while your here call me! Where you stay is as important as WHY you stay! CDA Real Estate Investment is the local leader in great vacation rentals and I will love to get you into a great place!

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