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  • Hey, Rancho Mirage, judge people by their behavior, not their age

    Hey, Rancho Mirage, judge people by their behavior, not their age
    Lawyers will probably make mincemeat of Rancho Mirage's new rule about who can rent a vacation house there. But until that day, age discrimination rules in the town. According to a report in the Desert Sun, the City Council passed a new rule that only...
  • Couple struggling with three loans on two houses

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: My husband and I have a house outside of Atlanta that we have lived in for 30 years. We have a first mortgage and a home equity line of credit, and both still have balances. If we sell this house, we probably could...
  • City considers new rules on vacation rentals

    The Huntington Beach City Council voted unanimously Monday to have staff look into the feasibility of legalizing and regulating short-term vacation rentals, which are illegal in the city. Mayor Pro Tem Joe Shaw brought the item to the dais with the...
  • Teen accused of using stolen credit card to rent $240,000 sports car

    Teen accused of using stolen credit card to rent $240,000 sports car
    A Northern California teen faces criminal charges connected with using stolen credit cards to rent a $240,000 sports car and a $12 million vacation home, authorities said. Mohannad Halaweh, 19, of Rohnert Park, was scheduled to appear in court Monday on...
  • Ocean City's rental rage [Editorial]

    Ocean City's rental rage  [Editorial]
    Summer vacations can be like overly long parties — fun for the invited but not always for neighbors and other bystanders. That has always been the challenge for those who live year-round in popular vacation destinations — tourists can...
  • Stinson Beach water board approves rationing plan

    Stinson Beach water board approves rationing plan
    The water district board in Marin County's Stinson Beach has approved a rationing plan months in the making that would give residents in the vacationers' haven an edge over owners of seasonal rental properties. On Saturday, board members of the...
  • Cash needed to help aging parents manage vacation rentals

    Cash needed to help aging parents manage vacation rentals
    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I live in Georgia and my parents live in Florida. My parents are older, in their 80s, and they own four vacation homes that they rent. These properties are rented, but the properties need some work to bring them up...
  • Seniors on the Go: Last-minute vacation rentals

    Seniors on the Go: Last-minute vacation rentals
    With all the travel writers urging "rent early," you might think that "last-minute vacation rentals" is an oxymoron. Fortunately, it isn't. A newly launched British website, snaptrip.com, focuses on last-minute vacation rentals, and the industry giants...
  • Residency trumps wealth in Stinson Beach water rationing plans

    Residency trumps wealth in Stinson Beach water rationing plans
    Sarah Butler crammed garbage bags packed with laundry into her old Volkswagen van on her weekly run "over the hill" to Mill Valley. Some of the 630 or so permanent residents of this Marin County town have recently begun to make this trek, thanks to...
  • Osceola aims for title of vacation-rental-home capital

    Osceola aims for title of vacation-rental-home capital
    Osceola County, often overshadowed by Orlando's global image as a vacation destination, is trying to stake out a patch of supremacy in Central Florida's crowded tourism landscape. Citing its huge inventory of vacation properties for rent, it's...
  • Hurricane strands Newport Beach residents in Cabo

    Hurricane strands Newport Beach residents in Cabo
    A group of Newport Beach area residents got a firsthand look at Hurricane Odile, one of the strongest storms to strike the Baja California peninsula, as it tore through their vacation rental in Cabo San Lucas. Friends and family members are now trying...