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1393 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: May 29, 2012 11:36 PM by turtlecatcher RSS
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Apr 15, 2012 12:47 AM

No replay e-mail from vacant houses

 

We normaly travel two times a year to Florida, we are from Europe.

Everytime we travel we send appr. 75 e-mails to inquire for a house.

This time we did the same thing last week ago, we send the same

amount of e-mails to houses that are free for september and we

did not received one answer, can somebody tell me how this is possible.

 

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  • mauioceanview Contributor 250 posts since
    Jul 22, 2011
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    Apr 19, 2012 2:08 PM (in response to denis)
    Re: No replay e-mail from vacant houses

    Wow - that is a lot of inquiries. Have you checked your spam filter on your email? I have also heard from someone else on another forum, that she was blocked by VRBO/Homeaway as she had sent out too many inquiries. VRBO/Homeaway is trying to cut back on spam emails that we owners receive - maybe you were flagged because of the number of inquiries.

     

    Check your spam filter first, then give Homeaway or VRBO (whoever you had inquired through) a call. Or you could try sending out a few inquiries from another email address (don't send 75 again, maybe just 10 to see if it works).

     

    As an owner, I certainly hope the inquiry feature is working correctly.

  • New Member 10 posts since
    May 29, 2012
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    May 29, 2012 11:36 PM (in response to denis)
    Re: No replay e-mail from vacant houses

    Actually, I am starting to wonder if I am having the same problem as you.  Last Friday I sent out maybe a dozen or so inquiries, also regarding homes in Florida, and received only 3 responses over the Memorial Day weekend.  Maybe owners weren't checking their e-mail regularly last week because of the holiday?  I don't know but it is very frustrating.

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