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Owner Advice

Owner Advice

Each year, millions of holiday makers travel to destinations across the UK and Ireland. If you have a property you’re considering letting out, there are several things to take into account.

The Owner Advice section of the blog covers a variety of topics, from how to best equip and furnish your property to how to maximise bookings and in return – your revenue. Owning a holiday cottage doesn’t need to be stressful and, armed with the best information, can be an extremely positive experience for you and your family. This section of our blog is committed to helping you reap the rewards you deserve.

With over 25 years’ experience of letting cottages, we are dedicated to bringing you information, tips and advice to help you get the most out of your investment and maximise the enjoyment that comes with owning your own holiday home property.

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19th October 2018

Owner Case Study: Making a Fresh Start with Holiday Letting

A few years ago, Helen Peutherer was made redundant. An earth-shattering event for most people, Helen decided to turn...

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6th October 2018

5 Ways to Turn Your Holiday Cottage into a Cosy Winter Bolthole

Brrr! It’s getting a little chilly outside and no matter how much we try to resist, the pull of...

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27th September 2018

Expert Guide to Advertising Your Holiday Home

Whether you’ve just launched a new holiday home or are looking for additional marketing for your existing holiday let,...

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Cottage Owners September Owner Q&A - Holiday let owner advice
1 month ago

Owner Q&A September: Festive Decorations, Negative Feedback and more…

Autumn has arrived fast this year and Shelley D’Arcy, Head of Property Recruitment at Sykes Holiday Cottages, is back...

Cottage Owners Holiday let Case Study - Sykes Holiday Cottages
2 months ago

Owner Success Story: Converting a Listed Chapel Into a Holiday Let

Stuart Hammond began holiday letting in March 2017 after spending nearly two years converting a derelict, Grade ll listed...

Cottage Owners Owner Advice - How to deal with wear and tear and accidental damage
2 months ago

Owner Q&A August: Dealing with Damage, Changeover Days & More…

We join Shelley D’Arcy, Head of Property Recruitment at Sykes Holiday Cottages, as she answers some of the questions...

Cottage Owners Holiday let as a pension - Investing in a Property for Retirement - Owner Case Study
3 months ago

Owner Success Story: Investing in a Property for Retirement

Buying a holiday home for investment is a popular choice for many people, whether it be during retirement or...

Cottage Owners Are Holiday lets a Good Investment
4 months ago

Are Holiday Homes a Good Investment?

If you’re looking to generate a second income, buying a holiday home could be the perfect investment option for...

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