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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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18th April 2019

Owner Q&A: Sykes’ Staycation Index, Glamping & Making Your Property Eco Friendly

Welcome to your April Owner Q&A! Our Property Recruitment Manager, Rachel Brennan, is back this month to talk about...

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11th April 2019

The Complete Guide to Holiday Let Planning Permission

Over the past few years, the market for British holidays has grown exponentially. This has resulted in an increased...

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10th April 2019

The Benefits of Farm Diversification through Holiday Letting

What is farm diversification? Farm diversification is the creation of further business ventures on top of your existing traditional...

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4 weeks ago

Owner Q&A: Daily Pricing, Repeat Bookers and Owner Benefits

This month’s Owner Q&A video is hosted by our Property Recruitment Manager, Rachel Brennan. She will be discussing Sykes’...

Cottage Owners Berry Cottage Dittisham River Dart Interior Decor Bedroom
4 weeks ago

How to get Your Holiday Let Photo Shoot Ready

Studies have shown that on average, we humans have an attention span of 8 seconds – less than that...

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1 month ago

Owner Case Study: Making an Income from Holiday Letting

Fraser Anderson and his brother Raurie, owners of 4 Masons Court, which forms part of the oldest residential house...

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2 months ago

How to Price Your Holiday Home: A Guide to Holiday Let Rental Rates

What rental rates you use for your holiday let can make or break it. You could have the most...

Cottage Owners 10 Essentials to Include in a Guest Information Pack
2 months ago

10 Essentials to Include in a Guest Information Pack

Your cottage may feel like home to you, but to arriving guests it will be as unfamiliar as a...

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