Internet marketplace gives travelers new options

A beach cottage in Malibu, a chateau in the heart of the French countryside and a New York City apartment bedroom all have something in common: They are part of the rapidly growing for-rent-byowner segment of the vacation real estate market.
The short-term vacation rental—defined as a residential property that is rented to a visitor for less than 30 days—often can be found on websites such as Airbnb, HomeAway, FlipKey and VRBO, which allow travelers to connect with property ow...

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