This spring, we spent two months in a wonderful Paris apartment that didn’t cost us a thing. It was a home swap. While we enjoyed our hosts’ Paris apartment, they stayed in our Marin County home.
That was one of our most successful home exchanges. Some of the others…not so great. But we’re getting clearer about what it takes to avoid a mismatched home swap.
Tip #1. Decide what’s important to you
No matter how carefully you plan, no home swap will be perfect. Experienced home exchangers agree that flexibility is key.
Still, you’ll be more successful if you are clear about your must-haves. [Read more…] about 5 Tips for Preventing a Mismatched Home Swap