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15th September 2021

Autumn UK: 6 Signs of Autumn to look for

Autumn in the UK is a fantastic season to cosy up, explore nature and enjoy classic rituals before the...

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22nd September 2021

13 Creepy and Fascinating Abandoned Places in the UK

In the spirit of Halloween and all things spooky, we thought this would be the perfect opportunity to explore...

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14th October 2020

10 of the best UK Ghost Walks and Ghost Tours

In preparation for Halloween, we have found some of the best UK ghost walks and ghost tours for you...

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Cottage Owners house calculator
3 months ago

Holiday Cottage Mortgages’ 2021 Quarterly Market Roundup

With the holiday let mortgage market constantly changing and on the rise, new lenders are entering the industry and...

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3 months ago

July Prize Draw 2021: Win £500 Towards Your Next Summer Escape!

  XXX The competition is CLOSED XXX Win £500 Towards Your Next Summer Escape!  Be in with the chance...

Cottage Owners equipment cleaning
3 months ago

Holiday Home Management with an Agency

Once you have bought your property, set it up and it’s open for bookings, you must then work out...

Cottage Owners house calendar
3 months ago

5 Top Tips for Driving Low Season Holiday Let Bookings

As driving bookings for your holiday let relies on the trends of holidaymakers, it can be difficult to attract...

Cottage Owners Stamp Duty Guide
3 months ago

2021 Guide to Stamp Duty on Holiday Lets

If you’re thinking of buying a holiday let, there are some additional charges that must be factored into your...

Cottage Owners stamp duty on holiday homes
3 months ago

How will the Stamp Duty Holiday affect Holiday Lets?

Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced as part of the government’s summer statement that the thresholds for...

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