Exchanging Your Second Home

The key to successful exchanging is flexibility - either over your dates or destinations, or preferably a bit of both. Having a second home or vacation home increases your flexibility enormously as it allows you to do a non-simultaneous exchange (NSX).

With a NSX you visit your exchange partner's home at a time suitable for you and they visit your second home at a different time. So for example, you may visit Australia in their summer and your Australian exchange partner could visit the US in our summer.

Many second homes are empty for a number of weeks every year - especially out of the peak season. A home exchange offers a way to get value from your holiday home when it would otherwise be unoccupied. Don't forget, that home exchanges within the US are always popular, so you could swap a winter week in your Florida vacation home for a skiing vacation in Colorado.

Many members with a second home also list their main home, thereby doubling their chances of finding an ideal exchange. You could also offer a two center vacation if your exchange partner wishes to visit both homes.

If you wish to list additional homes, the cost for all additional homes (not per each additional home) is just $25 per year. Each additional home has its own web page in the correct country & region and is linked to your main listing.

To create an additional listing:

Go back to our homepage, and click on the "Join Now" button.

Follow the "Join Now" links to the Subscription Form and fill out the form for the additional home. If you wish to receive your mail (phone calls etc.) at your primary residence, enter that information at the top of the form and enter the Zip Code of the second home where indicated on the form. This will over-ride the Zip Code in your mailing address and place the listing in the correct part of the correct state or country.

For the first additional home you add, near the bottom of the form, select the $25 membership option, accept the Terms and Conditions and cilck, "Continue'.  From there, follow the prompts to enter your payment information and click, "Submit". 

For any additional homes beyond the first additional home, simply complete the Subscription Form, select the $25 membership option, accept the Terms and Conditions and click, "Continue"  It is not necessary to enter your payment information for the 3rd listing and beyond as there is no additional charge.

Seeking USA

Orlando,120m,N@Gainesville, 120m, N

USA - Florida
Orlando,120m,N@Gainesville, 120m, N

NOTICE: Our home may be available for a non-simultaneous exchange during the spring/summer and fall of 2014. Dates are negotiable at this time. We want to visit family for 6 months and our lake home may be available for periods up to 3 weeks. Talk to us about your needs. We are also looking for an exchange along the historic Mississippi River Delta including New Orleans, Natchez, or Baton Rouge areas for fall 2014 for one week minimum (what about during a Gator Football weekend?). Option of staying at our Melrose Lake home or small sleeps 2 one bedroom beach cottage in Ocean Ridge, FL (Palm Beach County). Ask for details.

WHAT? You say "you've already been to Florida"? Where? Orlando? Miami? Well, Melrose is the OTHER Florida...the one you didn't even KNOW existed. The one without traffic, amusement parks or tourists. The OTHER Florida where most everyone here was born and raised in Florida... Florida "Crackers" some. Why don't you give Florida another chance and really get to KNOW Florida...we even have a change of seasons in Melrose although winter usually doesn't have snow-except in January 2010 when the winter from the arctic hit FL. We are an easy day-trip to the tourist attractions of Central Florida if you MUST do them.