11 Things You Should Know Before You Do a Home Swap

A home swap is a great way to travel on the cheap, but is swapping homes for your next vacation really that easy and safe? We asked a couple of veteran home swappers to find out.

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I'm not getting any offers

Just because you have beautiful photos and live in a premier vacation destination doesn't necessarily guarantee an onslaught of offers. "People seem to think that by listing their house on the website they will automatically get lots of offers. Unfortunately, this is not generally the case," says Waldorn. "Take the initiative and send e-mails to those houses that you would like to stay in and swap with."

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