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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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26th February 2020

Owner Q&A: How Sykes Markets Your Property

This Q&A sees Rachel Brennan from our Sales and Operations Team discuss what Sykes does to help market your...

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6th February 2020

How to Buy a Holiday Home to Let

Buying a holiday home to let is not just as easy as purchasing a property and the bookings come...

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6th January 2020

How to Start a Holiday Let Business

Starting a holiday let business for the very first time is an exciting journey. With the demand for UK...

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2 months ago

How to Furnish your Holiday Let

Furnishing your holiday let in the right way is one of the first and most important steps of letting...

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2 months ago

Owner Q&A December 2019: A Christmas Message to our Owners

For the December’s Owner Q&A we have a message from CEO, Graham Donoghue.  He will be talking about how...

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3 months ago

A Guide to Energy Performance Certificates

There are many things to consider when you’re thinking of buying a holiday let, and having an EPC is...

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4 months ago

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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4 months ago

How to Respond to Bad Guest Reviews

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

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