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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 February 2019

Owner Case Study: Building and Letting a Highlands Holiday Home

After 40 years as a dental nurse, Susan Hunt, 59, was eager to embrace a whole new lifestyle and...

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31st January 2019

Holiday Let Rules and Regulations in Scotland

With exciting cities, magical islands, wild countryside and fantastic food and drink, Scotland is an appealing holiday destination. And...

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24th January 2019

2019 Tax Guide: Furnished Holiday Lets

Owning a holiday let can be very advantageous. Not only does it provide enjoyable holidays for your family and...

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Cottage Owners January Owner Q&A
4 weeks ago

January Owner Q&A: Helping your Holiday Let Succeed in 2019

  It’s 2019 and our Property Recruitment Manager, Sam Brownlow, is back to answer more of your questions. What...

Cottage Owners Owner Case Study Tina Bird
1 month ago

Owner Case Study: Keeping Active in Retirement with Holiday Letting

After retiring as an infant school teacher, Tina Bird, 58, wasn’t ready to put her feet up. Seeing potential...

Cottage Owners Stamp Duty Guide
1 month ago

A Quick Guide to Stamp Duty

Whether you’re looking to buy your first holiday let or are considering adding another to your portfolio, you won’t...

Cottage Owners How to name your holiday cottage
2 months ago

How to Name Your Holiday Cottage: Guide and Name Generator

Naming your holiday cottage can be a difficult task. You want a name that is memorable, but appealing. Evocative,...

Cottage Owners Holiday Let Mortgage Guide
2 months ago

Holiday Let Mortgages: A Complete Guide

Owning your very own holiday let can be a rewarding experience. Use it as a base to create those...

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