Beyond the rental, make sure you get travel insurance. Which company? I don’t know. There are a lot of good ones. There’s a marketplace site called InsureMyTrip.com. There’s another one called Squaremouth.com. Go to one of those. You’re going to make a big investment renting a house and you don’t want to be out of money.
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