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Start a new tradition this Thanksgiving! Experience the peacefulness of the beach this year.If your family is large or small we have the perfect vacation rental for you to start a new tradition with your family! Check out our beautiful condos, houses, estates and villas all waiting for you!

Beachfront Vacation Rentals – The Best Way to Relish San Diego

Summer is almost over but there’s still time if you are planning to spend a good vacation in San Diego, all you need is to book a plane ticket, pack your bags up and reserve a place to stay for an amazing holiday experience. If you are to make the most of it, staying in a beach front vacation rental is the best way to go. It can cost more than a hotel room but it is worth it. Beach front rentals are the best accommodation and can create a memorable trip for you!


Vacations are always something we look forward to having, despite the busiest days of our lives. If you are one of the people who love to spend so much time on the beach, there is no doubt San Diego California is one of the spots you anticipate of visiting. Spending a weekend or a holiday these days seem like a costly one, probably because of the things you need to ensure to make the trip worth to remember. Vacation rentals are always a cost-effective way of enjoying the beach without compromising comfort, and standard of ideal accommodation. There are numbers of vacation rentals you can choose from – they may be in the form of beachfront homes, cottages, condominiums, cabins and villas.


What’s good about vacation rentals is that you can treat it like your own home and privacy is much well taken care of. When choosing a vacation rental, it is best to ask about their services and facilities. If you are coming with a group, inquiring about the number of rooms is essential. Beach front Vacation rentals are equipped with numbers of amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. A view of the beach from your room allows you to enjoy sunrise as it add charms to your vacation experience. So, is your vacation story ready to be told? Book a beachfront vacation rental now thru


Visiting San Diego – Finding Your Place under the Sun

San Diego is a perfect haven settled fronting the Pacific Ocean. Internationally known as an ideal summer destination, a trip to the San Diego is worth the time for its planning. If you are taking this into consideration, you should start planning your itineraries now.

A San Diego trip involves a serious bonding on the beach. After all, this is what the place is known for. The interesting part about San Diego is its beach resorts and they come in many types and offer wide array of choices for visitors who want a diverse summer experience. Pacific and Mission Beach, for instance, are perfect for the young ones where party seems like a norm. The beaches up north on the other hand, are just right for those who want to relax and enjoy the serenity of the Pacific Ocean.

Surfing spots won’t disappoint you as modern beaches in San Diego allows everyone to feel the adrenaline rush of this water activity. Swimming around Swami’s and Seacliff will allow you to witness huge waves right on the spot thereby making the entire scene ideal for those who’s surfing boards are their best friend. These areas are normally crowded and have limited parking, therefore you can expect to hike your way to the water.

There are a number of beach resorts to enjoy in San Diego which is why going for a vacation rental fronting the ocean creates a spark during your visit. Nightlife is also one of the main focuses for a city visit. You will be amazed at the venues around the area when you are looking for fun and memories. It is always best to have your vacation planned, especially when summer arrives on shore. Being one of the top summer destinations in the world, San Diego has planned and positioned itself to give its visitors unique places to go to, activities to make memories with and accommodations to make you feel at home. Don’t forget Sea World and the San Diego Zoo while visiting.

The Best Way to Make Your Vacation Rentals Set for Summer Season

Taking care of  rental properties requires a lot of work that’s why most rental owners in San Diego hire or use rental management companies  to take care of their properties.When you lease out a property throughout the summer time, probabilities are you are already getting calls  about reservations and received at least a couple of inquiries. Now is the time to get that premises ready for occupants; regardless if the owner lives there in the off season or not it absolutely needs some makeover. Here are some tips to make you started.

*Activate it.If the premises has actually been unused, this is the perfect moment to reactivate all the utilities or cable television services, DSL, Landline phones that have  been turned off or disconnected. Providers are obviously having a competition in providing the clients bundled phone, Net, and TELEVISION} selections, therefore don’t think twice to shop around.

*Modest Maintenance.Every little thing in the rental properties should be functional. Examine everything to guarantee all of the appliances and swimming pool, hot tub are working very well.  Are there damaged woodwork? Damaged ceramic tile? Simple damages may become an inexpensive repair or an expensive and stressful lawsuit. If the premises have actually been sitting uninhabited, examine the windows, doors, as well as water lines. Hunt for indications of water damages and insects.
The yards or any type of potted plants need to look good  and flourishing yet healthy.  Look at plants for possible pests, mildew and mold. All stairways and terrace railings should be secure and also tidily painted. Gutters as well as ledges must be neat, and some of home furnishings must be cleaned and examined for possible breakage too. Open those outdoor patio canopies and air them out.

*House cleaning.If you utilize a house cleaning service, established an appointment for a comprehensive cleaning and get back on standard routine for the rental period.  Examine entire kitchen area, bed room, bed linens, curtains, and also create a shopping list for washroom and kitchen supplies you offer for your visitors. You may perhaps wish to organize for an expert cleaning of the floor coverings, outermost windows and awnings, and blinds if you did not do until the end of season.

Additionally, make an early spring cleaning just like in your very own house. Go through storerooms and closets; remove everything that is unnecessary, damaged, or simply obsolete. Frequently, tenants leave their personal things behind, and probably over time your premises accumulates old spices, sun block, cellular phone chargers, including unfinished decks of cards. Just clear it out– a getaway rental should have beautiful and functional things, not clutters.

*Secure updated Home listing.You can take brand-new images or revise the content of your rental advertisements to highlight exactly what makes your premises unique and very special. Does your home listing present a floor plan and lucid images of each space and outdoor place? What about the distance to beach fronts and other tourist sites? While you are on it, spend time to look at the premises guidance (just how to utilize appliances, when and just how to put out garbage as well as recycling) and guide to neighborhood eating venues, companies, and spots of interest that you have actually printed up for visitors. This data is very useful to renters, so it needs to be simple to read, appropriate, and up-to-date.

*Be well-informed.Check your city website so that you know any main development projects or road construction scheduled for your location throughout the peak month. You might wish to notify your customers or even shut down for a couple of weeks when it will be tremendous. In the same manner, it’s an excellent concept to find out any sort of closings of roads/streets close to beaches or parks so that you could notify customers and provide other options.
Whenever your  customers leave, you can certainly feel positive that your premises are perfect, welcoming, and pleasurable. This yearly repairs and maintenance pays in satisfied customers who provide good evaluations to your company and by way of raising the worth of your premises. It is also an excellent manner to fully supervise the accommodation when there is ever a conflict with your costumers. Therefore invest the hard work in very early and experience the advantages all summer time.

Spring is Almost Here!

All winter you dreamed of sun and fun and with Spring Break coming your chance to visit one of the best beaches in the world is here.

San Diego is set apart by its location to both Los Angeles and Mexico. Spend your week long vacation on the beaches of San Diego or beach hop to L.A. beaches by day and return to your luxury rental at night.

The family will have excitement too as they visit all the attractions San Diego has to offer. San Diego Zoo is one of the best Zoo’s in America, along with Wild Animal Park and world famous SeaWorld, every kid will have the time of their lives. Add in Mission Beach and a trip to Belmont Park (with its carnival rides and “The Big Dipper’ which is one of the nations oldest wooden roller coasters) your family will remember Spring Break for a lifetime.

If you are not from Southern California and need a place to stay, San Diego Resort Rentals can provide your family with a home away from home. Beach front properties allow you to have the fun you want while only a few steps to your beach front home you can relax and enjoy the sunset. Each morning you can step out to the patio and enjoy your breakfast as you watch the sunrise over the Pacific Ocean. San Diego is calling you to our shores.

Plan Your 2013 Vacation

There are a lot of fun adventures for everyone  in 2013. It is important to plan your vacation ahead of time so you can get the best deals for your get a way. Today a lot of companies offer great deals on vacation packages. Part of planning your vacation is knowing where to go and … Continue reading

Who to Hire to Clean Your Vacation Home?

Vacation Rental Housekeeping Legalities

It is no surprise that after a group has rented one of your vacation homes, it is in need of a professional inspection, cleaning and sometimes maintenance.

So, who do you hire for the job?

Well in this economy, most people are looking to hire those who are efficient and work for less, and in an ideal world that would that would be the most cost efficient way. However, in doing so, you may be subjecting yourself to hiring individuals who are not legally permitted to work in California or more often the IRS says they should be your employee, not a contractor. This may cause a world wind of fines and legal fees coming your way and could later cost you more than you originally thought when hiring the individual.

Listed below are six reasons why it is a liability to hire an unlicensed or illegal worker as a “contractor”:

1      You will be liable to pay State and Federal taxes

2      You will be liable to purchase Workers Comp insurance

3      You might not be compensated if something goes missing

4      You might not be compensated if something gets damaged

5      You are liable if the housekeeper gets hurt

6      You are at risk: subjected to losing your professional license, legal fees, and more.

When in doubt, refer to the list below, as it will give you an accurate assessment:

IRS 20-Point ChecklistIndependent Contractor or Employee

1.         Does the service recipient have the right to require compliance with

significant instructions?

2.         Does the service recipient have the right to set the hours of work?

3.         Does the service recipient have the right to set the order or sequence

of services to be performed?

4.         Does the service recipient have the right to discharge the service provider?

5.         Does the service provider have the right to hire, pay and supervise

assistants as the nature of the work requires?

6.         Does the service provider have no ability to realize a profit or loss?

7.         Does the service provider have no investment in significant tools, materials

and other equipment when such items are necessary to accomplish

the task and are customarily provided by the service provider?

8.         Does the service provider have no significant investment in facilities when they are

necessary to accomplish the task and they are customarily provided.


Secondary Factors

9.         Does the service recipient train the service provider?

10.       Does the service recipient have the right to require oral or written reports?

11.       Does the service recipient pay by the hour, week or month?

12.       Does the service recipient pay for business and/or travel expenses?

13.       Does the service recipient have the right to require personal service?

14.       Does the service provider usually not work for more than one firm at a time?

15.       Does the service provider maintain a continuing relationship with the

service recipient?

16.       Does the service provider devote substantially full time to the service recipient?

17.       Does the service provider have the right to terminate the relationship at any

time without incurring liability?

18.       Is the service provider integrated into the service recipient’s business?

19.       Does the service provider not make his or her services available to the

public on a regular and consistent basis?

20.       Does the service provider work only on the service recipient’s property

or designated location?


  • Yes answer suggests employee status; No answers suggest independent contractor status.
  • More weight should be given to the first eight questions than the last twelve.
  • If you answered “yes” to any of these 20 questions, proceed with caution.  Consult an accountant or tax lawyer who is familiar with the problems raised by hiring individuals as independent contractors.

Solution:Hiring a cleaning agency is the best route, as it is the most cost effective and legal option. In doing so, you will avoid all the risks and liability! On top of the legality benefits (not having to purchase workers comp insurance, not under the scrutiny of the IRS, and you are not liable for any federal, state, or local withholding taxes!) hiring a cleaning service, with the agency being composed of a greater number of team members, these companies can offer more than just a cleaning service. For instance, San Diego Resort Rentals and Services, partners with Quality Care Services for such services as  inspections after guest departures, professional cleaning, mid stay cleans, personal services, deep cleaning, turn over services, maintenance, and more! The variety of services and pricing packages makes for a welcoming service company to anyone!