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Renter's Guide

In 1700, whaler John Peck began using the barrier island as a place where he and his men could put their freshly caught whales while they went out searching for more.

Rental Unit Information

Welcome to our Summer Rental Season. Here is some rental information and instruction's to assist you during your stay. We hope your vacation in Ocean City is comfortable, enjoyable, and an annual destination and we at Berger Realty merit your continued patronage.

Cancellation Policy

In the case of cancellation or change in reservation date, Berger Realty cannot guarantee you a refund for your rental. Refunds are at the discretion of the owner. In the event you need to cancel or change your rental weeks, please contact Berger Realty immediately and we will attempt to re-rent the property upon the written consent of all parties

Check-In/Check-Out Time

Check-in time is 2 p.m. If you cannot arrive by 5:00 p.m, special arrangements for key pickup are required. Check-out time is 10:00 am on the day of your departure unless otherwise stated in your lease. Please leave the property clean and vacated by that time.


The occupancy limits comply with the owner's wishes and certain City ordinances. You will be responsible for any damages by you, or members of your party, during your stay. Normal wear and tear to be expected.

Property Furnishings and Equipment

Units are rented furnished and equipped for vacation living. Please do not remove any kitchen utensils or furniture from the unit. The owner does not supply linens, blankets, towels, beach tags and other amenities unless specified in the lease. Berger Realty is not responsible for the failure of appliances or repairs and no rebates of rent will be granted for malfunction or breakdown of appliances or other property equipment unless specifically agreed to by the owner. Any rebate of rent from an owner will be paid directly to the tenant.


Some units provide a telephone for local calls. Toll calls must be charged to your home phone, credit card or third party. Telephone service is not guaranteed.


Report any damage or other defects such as an unclean unit that you notice to your agent at Berger Realty as soon after arrival as reasonably possible. All breakage and damage incurred during your occupancy must be reported to Berger Realty. You are responsible for any damage done by anyone in your party during your stay. Normal wear and tear to be expected.

Beach Regulations

Beach tags must be worn during the summer season. Tags must be worn by all adults twelve years of age and older. Beach tags are not provided unless so specified in your lease and may be purchased on the beach from the checkers. Bathing, swimming and the use of rafts and surfboards are permitted at designated beaches only. The dune areas are a source of both beauty and protection of our barrier island. For these reasons, preservations are strictly enforced and absolutely no trespassing on dune area is permitted.

Recycling is mandatory. Please be sure you are aware of days and times for recycle and trash pickup. These pickups could be on different days. Refer to Click here Ocean City Trash Schedule.