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Comments and expeirence greatly appreciated.

Discussion in 'Vacation Rentals' started by isslandboy, Feb 27, 2017.

  1. isslandboy

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    Hi All,

    My brother and I are considering listing our vacation rental with "FindARentals.com". There is not a lot of reviews on the out there and a search on Elliott's' website did not offer any returns. Just wondering if any of the readers of the forums have had any experience with the company.

    Thanks
     
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  2. Christina H

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    Reading the about us on the website does not inspire confidence

    "Choose self catering villas, cottages, chalets, apartments and B&B in exotic locations around the world and make your next holidays memorable with family and friends. Check our Exclusive or Featured Vacation Rentals, Choose by Theme Homes & Condos and find Holiday Villas Around The World. Vacation Rentals are alternative to hotels is renting out of a furnished apartment or house on a temporary basis on half the price of hotel rooms. We are an official and open source for Vacation Homes in Orlando, Holiday Villas in Spain & Mexico, Beach Condos in Hawaii, City Apartments in New York, Chicago and Mountain Cabins in Colorado & Lake Tahoe. Check our late deals for special offer price on last minute properties and read reviews, testimonials from earlier guests."

    Or even better

    "A satisfied customer is our first and ultimate goal. We will become prosper if you are making money with the help of our efforts. We are always all ears to all your valuable inputs that will enlighten us from time to time."


    Bad capitalization, awkward or incorrect English, as well as a grammatically incorrect name )"Find a rentals", hidden whois registration by proxy, all scream unprofessional-- no address, no name, no idea of where located --

    They charge the owner of the vacation rental but who would really want to use such a poorly executed website?
     
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  3. jsn55

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    Run away fast, isslandboy! List your property with a well-known website. I have experience as a renter with VRBO and HomeAway. The VR business is tough enough without having to worry about the entity who is finding you tenants.
     
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  4. Grandma

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    Their 'Terms' look like something from an advance-fee scam playbook. (Copy-pasted official sounding sentences from other renting websites mixed with childish braggings.)
    I do not say that it is an outhright scam, but deifintiely not a company with 10-year of experience. The website was registered in 2017, Facebook page lack of posts....
     
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