There is a distinction to be made between rental homes and homes for rent. Homes for rent are any domicile of real estate property that is placed on the market as a lease worthy or rent to own to the public. An agent or broker can represent a client's desire not to sell at this point so that he or she can get a decent rental amount per month or annually. This process has the advantage of convenience of home maintenance responsibilities. They would then fall to the present tenant and the responsibility of mortgage payments, from most of the payment to an occasional excess, so that there is the possibility of turning a profit amidst leasing one's home.
This process eases stress for the homeowner who gets help with home upkeep while they decide what to do with it. These arrangements can last from six months to several years. On the other hand, rental homes are typically for short term occupancy. They are typically offered in or near popular vacation destinations. They range in style and size from condominiums to large villas for multiple resident stay. These rental homes can be open year round and can accommodate purchase for a time share option but most homes experience peak season(s) and offer leased properties based on the climate or activity level of their tourist or convention attractions.
Beyond all of these differences there is a singular type of renter that has and continues to enjoy both properties. He or she enjoys the amenities with the decreased responsibilities the most. He or she enjoys the comforts of home living and relaxation without the hard work and heavy lifting. For example, vacation rental homes offer the convenience of beach access, town access or the privacy of distance from it all like any good hotel. Sometimes vacationers want to spend time in the peace and quiet of a new city rather than amongst the crowds or with the company they brought instead of a room or beach covered in strangers each day.
With rental homes there is always the luxury of having one's entire family or party under one roof while still possessing the freedom to come and go, barbecue, have a family dinner, curl up with a movie, sleep in late without being woken up by other guests splashing around in the communal pool. There are more options when one remains flexible about their temporary vacation stays and even with their long term living arrangements.