Buying, owning and selling a holiday let

What is the best location to choose? What is the ideal property size? What features will maximize my property's letting potential? These are just a few of the things you may be concerned about. If you're thinking of buying a holiday home and are seeking expert advice, then look to Sykes first as we guide owners through the process daily.

Advice on buying a holiday let

With our wealth of knowledge and years of experience in the holiday letting market, we can support you in making the perfect investment, but whatever stage you're at, we can help. You could have seen a property online but aren't sure if it will work as a holiday let - we'd love to have a look at it with you and give you an idea of its potential. Or you may just be thinking about holiday letting and need to understand how to approach it - our experience will help give you confidence in the decision you make.

For expert advice on buying a holiday let, contact our friendly property specialists they're here to help you make the right choices.

Where is the best area to buy a holiday let?

When choosing a location for buying a holiday let, if your decision is not made by a love of the area and it's purely for investment then we can help you identify the most profitable areas to suit your needs.

We have over 25 years' experience in successfully letting holiday cottages so if you're seeking expert advice and guidance on the ideal area to buy, then our property specialists would be more than happy to share their knowledge with you. All you have to do is pick up the phone!

What is the best website for buying a holiday property?

Chances are you will already know some of the biggest websites. The likes of Zoopla, Prime Location and Rightmove are giants in online property sales.

However, there are other websites out there that might be of interest if you're looking for something specific or a little bit different. For example, for a property with a lake or sea view, try Waterside Properties. For a contemporarily-designed property, take a look at The Modern House, or if it's a characterful property that you've got in mind then head to Period Property UK.

Whether you have something in mind, or if you're not quite sure then get in touch and we can guide you to some of the leading websites. Even if you're only at the starting stage of considering buying a holiday property, give our expert team a call. They'll be able to advise you on what income you can expect and offer sound advice and support on your next steps.

Other frequently asked questions

Thinking of buying a holiday cottage?
What are the pros and cons of buying a property for holiday letting?
What does part ownership/fractional ownership of a holiday home mean?
What is the stamp duty when buying a holiday let?
What should I look for in a holiday home for sale? What should I look for in a holiday cottage business for sale?
Can I use my pension to buy a holiday let? (Pension release)

How much could I earn with Sykes?

We understand that letting properties can be a main source of income and a full-time job, so we want to make sure you're offered a competitive price.

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Average potential earnings*

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*Please note that these are estimates based on historical booking data, lowest price set at 1 bedroom to max set at 4. For a more accurate price ring 01244 356666.

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