Home exchange is becoming popular amongst people looking to travel, while at the same time wanting the convenience and comfort of staying in a private home. Home exchange is usually done free and saving on accommodation becomes a huge benefit. Apartment swap can take place in two ways. The first is the traditional way of both parties mutually agreeing on the date and destination and swapping their homes with each other, at the same time. There is a modern apartment swap method, which is more flexible and is becoming the preferred option amongst homeowners. This type of home exchange is non-mutual, where one party can live in another`s home even though the mutual swap is not agreed upon by the homeowner. This type of house swapper
allows for more flexibility and makes it easier to find a vacation home, since it is not absolutely essential that they fill up their home first. Apartment exchange is not limited to houses as you can exchange condos, apartments, private villas, beach houses and even yachts, as well. Anyone looking to enjoy a relaxing holiday can participate in a house swap. Many professors on a summer break or sabbatical; retired professionals and business owners - frequently look to exchange their homes through house swap. When two parties exchange their homes at the same time it is known as mutual home exchange. However, there is a more flexible method known as non-mutual home swap
. In this case, it is ideal if you have a second property. In case an interested party contacts you requesting to stay in your home, but you are not interested in theirs - you can still offer your home and move into your second home for the length of their travel.