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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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25th October 2019

Owner Q&A: How Should I Price My Holiday Let?

  Welcome to your October Owner Q&A! Confused about how to price your property? Rachel, Sales and Operations Manager...

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23rd October 2019

How to Respond to Bad Reviews

Many holiday cottage owners fear receiving bad reviews, whether they are in person or online. But your response to...

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9th September 2019

D.I.Y. Letting vs. Sykes Cottages: 10 Reasons to Let with Us

Whether you are just starting out on your holiday rental venture, or you are a seasoned pro who may...

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3 months ago

Owner Q&A: Remotely Managing Your Holiday Let

  This month, lots of our owners have been asking for advice on long-distance holiday letting, so here are...

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3 months ago

Council Tax and Business Rates for Holiday Lets: 2019 Guide

Buying a holiday let and renting it out is an exciting and potentially lucrative venture. But, whether you’re new...

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3 months ago

How to Set up a Successful Glamping Business in 2019

There’s been a staycation boom in recent years, with our research showing that two-thirds of Brits (66%) holidayed at...

Cottage Owners Man using laptop
4 months ago

Owner Q&A: Autumn/Winter Essentials, Reviews and Making Guests Feel Welcome

Welcome to your July Owner Q&A! Rachel, Sales and Operations Manager for Property Recruitment here at Sykes Holiday Cottages...

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5 months ago

The Ultimate Guide to Eco-Friendly Holiday Letting

A couple of months ago we published an Owner Q&A discussing amongst other things, how to be more environmentally...

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