Terms and Conditions

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THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY TO ALL RESERVATIONS FOR PROPERTIES MANAGED BY MODERN REAL ESTATE SHOP whether reserved on-line via this website, third party site, face to face in our office or by telephone.

We definitely want you to have fun and a super fabulous time when staying in any one of our awesome vacation rentals and although there are a lot of words here, we can summarize everything by the golden rule:  DO UNTO OTHERS AS YOU WOULD HAVE DONE UNTO YOU.  And if you are not quite sure what that means, then please read the following....


These terms and conditions are considered a legal and binding agreement between all occupants associated with this vacation rental home, referred to here as "guests" and Modern Real Estate Shop, referred to here as "Broker":

**Tax not included in nightly rates**

CHECK-IN:  Check in time is after 4:00 PM and check out is before 10:00 AM. An early check-in or late check-out is available for a fee.

AGE REQUIREMENTS:  Primary guest must be of adult age 25 years or older.  No child under the age of 18 is to be left in a vacation rental unattended or at any public space without the supervision of an adult 18 years or older.

SMOKING:  All properties are non-smoking!  There is no smoking within the walls of any gated community.  There is to be no smoking directly outside any residence where it is visible by passersby or where the smoke may infiltrate any other home, backyard, or front yard area or be detected by any neighbor at anytime.

PETS:  No pets allowed on the property unless otherwise agreed to in writing.  If pets are allowed, a $300 pet deposit will be required.  Only (1) pet is allowed per property and no more than 12 lbs in size.  Small dog breeds are allowed only and it is the guests responsibility to determine if property is located in a community that is pet friendly and there is an appropriate gated outdoor area.  All pet excrement must be removed from grounds immediately and any pet allowed to bark or make excessive noise that causes a disturbance is subject to immediate removal.  Pets may never be in public community areas without a leash. 

OCCUPANCY:  By state law, occupancy may not exceed what is posted for each home. Maximum occupancy includes infants and children.  The guests named in this rental agreement take responsibility for any and all occupants who enter the property during the time of their tenancy.  Broker reserves the right to observe who is coming and going from property.  If the occupancy levels exceed what is allowed by law, we will require the guest to remedy the situation immediately or risk cancelation of this rental agreement and vacate the premises. 

NOISE:  Guest understands there are strict laws regarding noise from short term rental properties and laws vary per city.  Any outdoor music is to be kept at the levels permitted by local authorities.  It is the responsibility of the guest to understand local laws which are posted prominently on each cities website.  Absolutely no music is permitted outdoors after 10pm and in some cities is not permitted at all.  Our guests must be respectful of the neighbors, the laws of the city and comply with all rules and regulations of the HOA or any authority in which the property is located.  Broker reserves the right to monitor noise levels and request immediate modifications from the guests if there are complaints from neighbors or local authorities.

EVENTS:  There are no "events", parties, or excessively large or noticeable gatherings allowed at the property unless otherwise specifically agreed to in writing.

PARKING:  Parking is to be limited to the garage or driveway of the property.  Many cities do not allow street parking for short term renters or their guests.  Please be aware and adhere to any parking restrictions implemented by the local authorities.  Owner or Broker is not responsible for vehicles that are towed or cited due to violating city law.

INTERNET/PHONE:  Due to security reasons, software and or files may not be downloaded by guests on any in-home computer. The property owner or Broker, Modern Real Estate Shop is not responsible for the failure, lack of service, strength or connectivity issues of phone or internet provider.  Not all units have land lines and some units do not allow long-distance calls.  

DUE DILIGENCE:  It is the guests responsibility to satisfy themselves with (but not limited to) the type of property, number of beds, bedrooms, bathrooms, parking, views, amenities, location of the property, community amenities and proximity to amenities, weather, traffic, crime, noise, rules, laws, etc.  Guest understands that each property is individually and privately owned and various items within that property are subject to change and are not guaranteed or to be made a contingency of this rental agreement.  Modern Real Estate Shop is not responsible for the accuracy of information populated on third party sites such as Airbnb, VRBO, or any other travel website besides the site at:  www.modernvacation.rentals

RELEASE OF LIABILITY:  Guest is aware this is a private residence and accepts all risk associated with renting and staying at this property, utilizing any amenities including but not limited to bikes, golf carts, appliances, etc..  All guests and occupants of the property agree to hold property owner, Broker, their employees and associates harmless and release them of all and any liability for any damages or injuries, death, theft, loss of personal property occurring while on the property or anywhere at anytime during the term of this rental agreement or anytime thereafter.  

RESERVATION, REFUND + CANCELATION POLICY:  A minimum $500 deposit is required on all reservations to secure your dates. The balance is due in full 45 days prior to arrival.  In the event of a cancellation, a 50% refund of $500 deposit will be issued up to 90 days prior to your arrival.  Entire deposit is forfeited when cancellations are made 89 days or less prior to arrival. 

If balance is not paid 45 days prior to arrival, Modern Real Estate Shop reserves the right to release your reservation dates, cancel your reservation and retain the full amount of your reservation deposit.

In the event funds have been paid and reservation is canceled for any reason 45 days or less prior to scheduled arrival, guest forfeits all rent monies paid.  If reservation manager is successful in a full or partial re-rent, a pro-rated amount based on the new reservation may be refunded to the cancelling guest less 25% of the total reservation cost to cover advertising, marketing and admin fees associated with the cancelation. 

DAMAGE DEPOSIT:  Modern has partnered with CSA Travel Insurance to offer all guests $1500 worth of accidental damage protection for just $35.  This eliminates any need for a cash deposit and allows any "roll over" from previous reservations to go directly to the total cost of the reservation. The guest is 100% responsible for ensuring the property remains in the same condition it was in prior to their arrival. 

INVENTORY SHORTAGE/ DOUBLE BOOKINGS/ UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES:  From time to time a unit that has been reserved becomes unavailable for reasons beyond our control whether due to catastrophe, owner refusal to rent, sale, etc.  In these events, Broker will do everything possible to relocate guest to a comparable unit or refund guests reservation immediately. 

KEYS/REMOTES:  Guest will be given keys and garage remotes to the property.  Under no circumstances are keys to be duplicated without the written consent of the Broker.  Keys are to remain in the possession of the registered guest only.  In the event keys are lost, a $25 per key charge will be assessed to damage deposit.  In the event of a lockout, a $150 charge will be assessed. 

BREECH OF CONTRACT:  If guest violates any terms of this agreement which causes the local authorities to be called to the property, a levy of $250 will be automatically deducted from the damage deposit.  If any monetary fees are assessed due to the guests violation of rules, guest will be responsible for the full amount of the fine in addition to the $250 levy assessed by Broker. Broker is not responsible or liable if guests are evicted by city sheriffs, police, community HOA security or any other authority overseeing short term rentals within the city.  No refunds will be given for reservations that have been shortened due to violation of rules.

ACKNOWLEDGMENT:  Guest has acknowledge that they have read and agree to these terms and conditions.