If you’re looking to rent a vacation home but don’t know where to start, you’re not alone. Finding the perfect beach house or vacation villa isn’t easy, but there are ways to set yourself apart from the herd and guarantee you get the vacation you want without breaking your budget. As with most endeavors, planning ahead and being organized are the keys. This article will break down the process into nine easy to follow steps that you should take to secure the home you want at a great price.