Terms and Conditions of Rental of Vacation home
House Proud Florida Renters Terms and Conditions
Valid Reservation of a Vacation Home between House Proud Florida (hereinafter called the Managers) and the person making the reservation (hereinafter called the Guest) is valid after (a) the terms and conditions/booking confirmation has been sent out; and (b) the appropriate 10% reservation deposit per home being reserved has been paid to the Managers.
Reservation downpayment of 10% is paid at the time the reservation is made. Receipt of a 10% downpayment constitutes a confirmed reservation and agreement of our standard terms and conditions. For reservations made less than 30 days to check in, payment in full is required at the time the reservation is made. The balance is payable 30 days prior to arrival for reservations made greater than 30 days to arrival. The downpayment and final balance is non-refundable. Receiving this Reservation Confirmation indicates the Guest accepts the terms and conditions for rental of a House Proud Florida vacation home and warrants that he/she is authorized to agree to abide by them on behalf of all other persons named on the registration form including those substituted or added to the reservation at a later date. The Guest may not sub-let or assign the property or share with other than the persons included in the agreement with the Managers. Additionally, acceptance of these terms and conditions authorizes House Proud Florida to charge the initial Reservation Downpayment, and/or the Balance Due (including any additional requests by the guest); and to charge any additional amounts for gross miss-use of the property.
House Proud Florida requires all guests to pay a mandatory 4% reservation processing fee. This fee will be included in your final quote. You must notify House Proud Florida of any damage or theft to the unit during your occupancy.
Cancellations. In the event of cancellation 30 days or less from check in date, the Guest will forfeit the full cost of their reservation. Cancellations more than 30 days from check in date will result in loss of the 10% downpayment.
Administrative Fee, A 4% administrative fee will be charged for any date or inventory changes made to a confirmed reservation. The exception is when a stay is being lengthened and then just the nightly rental rate plus tax added to the Guest's balance.
Rental Period commences after 4:00 p.m. local time on the day of check in and the property must be vacated before 10:00 a.m. on the check out day as stated on the Reservation / Confirmation form.
Persons / Children Under the Age of 21 years are not acceptable unless accompanied by parents or a responsible adult.
Pool Heat. House Proud Florida and the Owners of properties managed by House Proud Florida, can not be held responsible for weather conditions affecting the efficiency or operation of any pool heaters. No rebate can be approved based on circumstances beyond the Managers control.
Pool Area and Children. Children must at all times be supervised by parents or other responsible adults when using the swimming pool. All persons use the pool and surrounding area entirely at their own risk. Pool patio areas and tiling inside the home can be very slippery when wet. Diving is not permitted.
Quiet Time. Please note quiet time around pool area is 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. unless otherwise indicated at the home or Sub-Division.
Pool Alarm on Patio Door. The vacation home has a pool alarm on the patio door for child safety. Tampering with the alarm is a federal offense carrying a $500 fine as a penalty. The Managers must be promptly informed of any malfunctioning alarm.
No Pets and No Smoking Sorry, pets are not acceptable under any circumstances and the homes are smoke-free.
Use of the Accommodation and Amenities is entirely at the user`s risk, and no responsibility can be accepted by the owners of the property or the Managers for injury, or for loss or damage to the user, visitors or their belongings, however caused. Baggage and personal belongings are at the Guest`s risk at all times, and no responsibility can be accepted for loss or damage to any vehicle or its contents.
The Guest is Responsible for the Property. These properties are privately owned and the Guest is expected to take reasonable care of it. All damages and breakage`s are the legal responsibilities of the Guest and their cost shall be paid on demand. Kool Aid (as well as other colored punches and grape juices) are not permitted inside the home. These beverages cause stains that are unable to be removed from carpets and upholstery. A charge will be placed on your security deposit if stains are found as a result of your stay, caused by the above items.
The Guest is also responsible for occupying the home in a quiet and dignified manner. Any maintenance or repair of the premises, equipment amenities or fixtures required due to misuse will be charged to the Guest. Really Florida cannot under any circumstance be held responsible or liable for any accidents or injuries to guests however incurred or for loss of money, jewelry or valuables of any kind. Barbeque/Grills - it is the duty of the customer to clean any barbeque / grill provided after they have used it. A charge of $50 will be made against the Security Deposit in the event the barbeque/grill is left unclean.
End of Stay Cleaning - a house cleaning is included in the cost of your stay. If our housekeeper should need to spend more time cleaning the property after your stay than the normal time allotted by the Manager, you will be charged accordingly, so please leave the house in a reasonable condition.
Service Calls to the Home - Our office is open from 9:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m, Monday - Saturday. Non-emergency service or maintenance calls will not be dealt with until the following .
As the management company, House Proud Floirda reserves the right to refuse service to anyone it considers an undesirable guest.
Each Unit Has a Maximum Occupancy Level: if the home is equipped with a sleeper-sofa, eight people in three bedroom homes, ten people in four bedroom homes, twelve people in five bedroom homes and fourteen people in a six bedroom home. The Guest undertakes not to exceed these maximums and understands that any violation of the limit will be cause for immediate eviction. Occupancy is defined as any overnight guest in or at the house`s premises.
The Houses Are Privately Owned Homes and are decorated according to the owners` tastes and preferences. The Managers cannot be held responsible for providing additional furnishings or equipment not presently available in the unit. Should the Guest consider that there is any reason for complaint while staying in the property; the Guest must contact the Managers.
In the Unlikely Event of Equipment Malfunction, the Managers will strive to reduce the Guest`s inconvenience by expediting any necessary repairs to the home`s appliances and fixtures. However, no rebate can be approved based on circumstances beyond the Managers control.
Should the Home Become Unavailable due to circumstances beyond the Managers control, the Manager reserves the right to substitute the reserved home with a comparable accommodation. In very rare Instances, circumstances may dictate that the Managers must cancel the contract prior to the guest taking occupancy of the property. The Managers reserve this right of cancellation and will refund all monies received from the Guest in this circumstance. The Managers or the Owners of the Home Will Not Be Liable for any loss or delay to or cancellation of the Guest`s vacation plans due to industrial disputes, riots, threat of hostilities, political unrest, natural disasters, aircraft grounding, closure of airports or ports, weather conditions or any circumstances beyond their control.
This Contract is subject to and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Florida and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States Courts System.