Rental Information & Policies

Payments:

After placing your reservation you must remit at least 50% of the Rental Amount + Optional Travel Insurance. You will have five (5) days to return a signed copy of your lease along with your payment or your reservation will automatically be cancelled without further notice. Your final payment is due 30 days prior to arrival. This payment includes: The Balance of Rent + Taxes. Call about our VACA-LAY-AWAY Plan. Vaca-Lay-Away

Method of Payment:

To confirm your reservation, we accept Personal Checks, Cashier's Checks, Money Orders, Wire Transfers, and online payments via Credit Cards (MC / VISA / DISCOVER) or Electronic Check. Payments must be received by the due date indicated on your lease agreement. If paying by Credit Card or Electronic Checking, click on the Make A Payment box on our home page at www.siebert-realty.com. Credit Cards are processed by a third party who charges a fee of $49.95 for each Credit Card transaction (fee subject to change). Personal Checks are accepted only when payment is received 30 days prior to arrival. $30 will be charged for all returned checks. If you prefer to wire funds directly from your account, please contact our Rental Department. "*For Canadian Overseas Guests paying by Check, please make sure it is drawn on a U.S. Bank, or certified US. Funds, and that it has U.S. funds printed on the check (not hand- written). You may also utilize the wire transfer method mentioned above.

Please Indicate The Following On Your Check
Property Name, Rental Dates, Lease Number

Make Checks Payable To Siebert Realty and Mail to:
601 Sandbridge Road Va. Beach, VA. 23456

Last Minute Rentals:

If you place a reservation less than 40 days from arrival, the Total Balance is due in full and must be Certified U.S. Funds: Cashier's Check, Money Order, or Credit Card Online (MC / VISA / DISCOVER). Your payment must be received by the following due dates: Reservations placed: 40 - 22 days from arrival: Certified funds due within 2 Days. Reservations placed: 22 days or less from arrival: Certified funds due within 1 Day (Overnight Express)

Refundable Security Deposit:

A Refundable $500 Security Deposit is required on all rentals in excess of 21 days but less than 90 days. Our staff will inspect each unit after it is vacated and if retention of any funds from deposit is necessary due to damage or additional cleaning, a copy of the documentation will be sent to Guest. Guest will be responsible for all damages to include but not limited to: missing articles; excessive cleaning; wear and tear due to exceeding the occupancy limit specified; furniture moved from room to room; not checking out on time; long distance phone calls; etc. It is not our intent to retain anyone's deposit; however, cost of any preceding acts, at Agent's discretion, shall be charged to Guest. If cost of damage exceeds the Security Deposit amount listed above, Guest is fully responsible and will be billed for the additional charges. If there is no unusual cleaning required or damage of any kind incurred by Guest, Security Deposit will be fully refunded by mail 45 days after departure date.

Optional Travel Insurance:

Travel Insurance is an optional program, and a Travel Insurance brochure will be sent along with your lease. You will notice the Travel lnsurance Fee listed on your lease, so simply indicate if you would prefer to purchase it or not. This insurance covers cancellations due to "unforeseen circumstances" such as unexpected illnesses, deaths, or mandatory evacuations in the event of a hurricane. Once again, this plan is completely optional and should be purchased when making your first payment. If you have questions, call CSATravel lnsurance directly at 866-999-4018.

Pets:

Most properties do not accept pets. However, those that do are indicated with a pet icon & require a non-refundable pet fee of $100 (for each pet / limit - 2 pets) to aid in cleaning/fumigation expenses. No pets are allowed without Agent's specific written approval in advance & pet fee paid. Any unauthorized pet on premises shall result in automatic forfeiture of all monies paid and immediate eviction without refund. Pets must be kept on cottage premises. City ordinance prohibits pets being walked without a leash or running loose on beach. From Memorial Day to Labor Day pets are only allowed on the beach before 10am and after 6pm. Please clean up and dispose of any mess your pet makes on the beach as well as around the rental property. All tenants, including pets, should be cognizant of the efforts in keeping Sandbridge a peaceful community, please keep noise down after 10 PM.

Cancellations:

All cancellations must be in writing. All monies paid by guest, less a cancellation fee of 18% of the total rent plus any non-refundable fees, will be refunded ONLY IF the property is re-rented for the same rate and time. If the property is not re-rented, guest will not receive a refund regardless of the reason. Any change or transfer on a confirmed reservation will be subject to a $40 transfer fee provided the original reservation is re-rented for same rate and time. A Travel Protection Plan (Cancellation Insurance) is available and highly recommended.

Memorial Day - Labor Day
Office Open 7 Days a Week
Mid-September to Late-May
Office open 6 Days a Week
Short Stays During 2017 Holidays

 HOLIDAY     #Nights    Reserve
Easter 3N Min. Mar 20
Mem.Wkend 3N Min. May 2
July 4th 3N Min. Jul 2
Labor Day 3N(no Fri) Aug 1
Labor Day 3N Fri Aug 15
Thanksgiving 3N Min Nov 1
Christmas Weekly Rentals Only
New Year's Weekly Rentals Only
2018 Early Reservations

Repeat Guests:

As a courtesy to our repeat guests, beginning January 2, 2017 through May 31, 2017, if you have a confirmed 2017 reservation (with 50% paid) you may call and reserve the same house and week for 2018. Simply give us your 2017 reservation lease number when you call.(Guests with an Easter Week reservation may reserve Easter Week for the following year even when it is a different week.)

General Public:

Beginning June 1, 2017, on a first-come, first-serve basis, you can reserve any beach home or condo for a week in 2018.

Early Reservations Payment Options:

If the 2018 rate is known at the time the reservation is placed, you have the option to pay within 5 days:
  • Vaca-Lay-Away Plan 20% down (+Optional Travel Insurance) and the balance is divided into equal monthly payments
  • 50% Down (Rent + Optional Travel Insurance)
  • 100% payment in full (+Optional Travel Insurance)

CHECK-IN TIME IS AFTER 3:00 PM:

Please plan your check-in day so you arrive after 3 pm. Our hardworking housekeepers need every minute of the 10am - 3pm window to ensure the cleanliness of your rental. For your convenience, from late-May to early-September, we have "Drive Through Check-In" available in our parking area where you will be given a "Welcome Packet" along with keys and directions to your unit.

CHECK-OUT TIME-BEFORE 10:00 AM:

Please check out no later than 10am. Prompt departure is necessary to prevent delay of guests checking in behind you. Upon check-out, please leave dishes washed & put away, beds made, & property in orderly condition. Lock all doors & windows & bring keys back to the office. For your convenience, from late-May through early-September, we have 'Drive Through Check-Out' avail. in our parking area where you can drop off your keys & guest survey form.

FURNISHED RENTALS:

All properties are fully furnished except for soap and paper products. There will be sheets, pillowcases, pillows, bedspreads, and mattress pads on all beds; a blanket will be provided for every bed but extras are not provided. Baby equipment, beach equipment, kayaks, bikes & much more are available to rent from MONEYSWORTH RENTAL EQUIPMENT. Equipment availability guaranteed with advance notice. To order call (800) 662-2122 or (757) 468-3999.

COMPLIMENTARY LINENS:

Complimentary Linens with beds made are provided for all taxable guest reservations beginning January 1, 2016! In addition, towel sets for the total unit limit (bath towel, hand towel and wash cloth), a Kitchen Towel Set (2 towels), and a Bathmat for each Full Bath are provided.

LOCKED OWNERS CLOSETS:

Most of our owners maintain a locked closet for their own personal use. Please respect these closets, for they are not to be opened.

RVs:

RV's are not permitted to be parked at rental properties. For site availability at Outdoor Resorts, call (757)721-2020.

FAMILY GROUPS ONLY / OCCUPANCY LIMIT:

We are instructed by our Owners to rent to FAMILY GROUPS ONLY. A family group is defined as parents, grandparents, children and extended family members vacationing in one home. A non-family group is defined as: unmarried young adults, high school or college students, or any other group-type situation. Non-family groups are asked not to apply for accommodations. ID's must be furnished upon request. The leaseholder must be at least 24 years old and understands that he/she must personally occupy the property for the entire period. We lease homes without respect to the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, familial status or sexual orientation of any party. Sandbridge Beach is a family-oriented community; therefore, loud parties are absolutely prohibited. Occupancy AT ANYTIME for ANY REASON is limited to the number of persons (including children) as described in house description. Misrepresentation, exceeding occupancy limit, or loud house parties will result in Guests being asked to immediately vacate property without refund.

BEACH RULES:

Driving on the beach, bonfires, glass containers and/or alcoholic beverages, and fireworks are not permitted by Virginia Beach City Ordinances. Swimmers always have the right-of-way over surfers. For your own safety, it is unlawful to swim more than 50 yards from shore. Please keep our beaches clean by doing your share to remove your litter before leaving the beach. Virginia Beach no longer allows personal items to be left on the beach unattended at any time. City employees will be removing and disposing of these items daily. These items include, but are not limited to, tents or canopy structures, chairs, umbrellas, coolers, boats, surfboards, and personal items. These items will need to be taken off the beach daily to avoid disposal. Replacement cost of locally leased beach equipment that is taken by the city in this manner will be the responsibility of the lessee.

LONG DISTANCE TELEPHONE CALLS:

You are welcome to make local calls; however, please charge all long distance calls to your credit card or home phone number. Do not direct dial or charge any call to a rental unit. A $20 handling charge per billing period plus cost of call will be collected on long distance calls. Only emergency phone messages will be delivered to guests.

FIREPLACE/GRILLING:

Fireplaces are prohibited from being used June - Sept. or in high wind conditions. Please do not use grills on upper level of wooden decks.

ITEMS LEFT BEHIND:

Neither Owner nor Siebert Realty is responsible for items left at the property by guests. Please check for all personal items before departure. A minimum $30 fee is required to return by mail any items left.

HOT TUBS / POOLS:

For health reasons, and for your family's safety, all Hot Tubs and Pools will be cleaned and treated after each weekly guest. For this reason, it may take up to 24 hours for the Hot Tub to re-heat to the desired temperature upon your arrival. Outdoor Pools are available for guest's use for dates listed in the property description. Warm water temperatures for "SOLAR HEATED POOLS" cannot be guaranteed and are subject to weather conditions (sunny/cloudy).

MAINTENANCE / REFUNDS:

All equipment in each unit should be in working order. Please report any inoperative equipment to our office promptly. We will make every effort to have repairs made as soon as possible. Owner & Agent shall have the right to inspect and make repairs during the rental period. Guest shall be charged for any unecessary maintenance calls. No reduction of rent, rebate, or refund will be issued for any mechanical failure of air conditioning, major or minor appliances, public utility interruptions, guest dissatisfaction, or for errors in brochure, website, reservation aggreement including changes made by Owner in bedding, furnishings, equipment, etc. There will be no refunds for inclement weather, including hurricanes, however, there is a Travel Insurance Plan available and is highly recommended.

NEW CONSTRUCTION:

New Construction is a part of Sandbridge as it is in other areas. If your rental unit is near new construction, please know that Siebert Realty will do everything possible to contact the contractor concerning noise, start times, etc. If there is a problem, however, no refunds or moves will be made.

ERRORS:

Descriptions, rates, and property amenities listed in this website and / or rental agreement or brochure are subject to change without notice. Omissions, additions, or errors, as well as changes in property bedding, furnishings, equipment, etc. may occur.

BEACH CONDITIONS/ACCESS:

Due to changing coastal conditions, Siebert Realty cannot guarantee the size or condition of beach, condition of seawall, condition of public access stairs, or owner's private stairs to beach at any given time. Sandbridge public access stairs / walkway locations are listed on the "All About Sandbridge" page as well as on the Sandbridge Beach street maps available on this website.

INDIVIDUAL UNITS:

Every rental unit is privately owned and reflects each owner's personal taste. Rental rates are usually based on location, amenities, and quality of furnishings. Property reserved sight unseen is represented by Agent as realistically as possible with regards to space, physical condition and comparisons. We advise you to view interior photos on this website if you have specific personal requirements or are concerned with quality, for we will be unable to make substitutions or refunds upon arrival.

UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES

If for any reason your property becomes unavailable, Siebert Realty reserves the right to move you to a comparable property. Every effort will be made to place you in a property that has a comparable location, accommodates the same number of persons, and is within the same price range; however Agent cannot guarantee availability or comparability of other properties. Owner and Agent are not liable for any acts of God (nature) that would prohibit or limit the use of the property.

RIGHTS RESERVED:

No part of this website or format may be reproduced in any form or by any means electronic or mechanical including recording or by any information storage and retrieval system without written permission from Siebert Realty. Service marks apply to "Dream Vacations The Beach People", and "Beaches are our business." Some Siebert Realty Homeowners are licensed real estate agents.