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A Guide to Electric Vehicle Charging at Your Holiday Cottage

A Guide to Electric Vehicle Charging at Your Holiday Cottage

Reading Time: 7 minutes Back in November 2020, the UK Government announced that the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans would be prohibited after the year 2030. This ‘deadline’ has been brought forward twice now – such is the urgent need to reach the target of 100% zero emissions from these motor vehicles. You’ve probably already noticed the growing momentum towards …

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How to Create a Holiday Let Guest Information Book

How to Create a Holiday Let Guest Information Book

Reading Time: 10 minutes Why you should create a welcome book Sometimes when we know our holiday home and the area so well, we can take things for granted and forget what it felt like when we were new to the area. We forget that to our guests the whole place is unfamiliar having never stayed before. One of the easiest and most effective …

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How to Choose the Best Agency to Manage Your Holiday Let Cottage

How to Choose the Best Agency to Manage Your Holiday Let Cottage

Reading Time: 9 minutes So, you’re looking to hire a holiday home letting agent. This probably means one of several things: either you are new to the business, you’ve realised you don’t have the time to manage your holiday let, or perhaps you’ve realised it takes a lot more expertise than you’ve got for your holiday let to reach its full potential. The task …

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How to Set up a Holiday Let & Marketing Tips to Increase Bookings

How to Set up a Holiday Let & Marketing Tips to Increase Bookings

Reading Time: 23 minutes Whether you’re looking to start holiday let business or you’re an established owner looking to increase bookings, this comprehensive guide will walk you through every stage of setting up and running a successful holiday let. How to get your property ready for letting Decide on where and the type of property you want to invest in One of the biggest …

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Pros and Cons of Using a Holiday Let Management Company

Pros and Cons of Using a Holiday Let Management Company

Reading Time: 9 minutes You’ve bought a holiday let, kitted it out, and now it’s ready for guests. The next step is to decide whether you should manage everything yourself or use a holiday let management company. There are advantages and disadvantages to each option. Your decision will depend on many factors such as how close you live to your holiday home, how much …

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8 Bridgerton Style Houses You Can Staycation at Over the Easter Holidays

8 Bridgerton Style Houses You Can Staycation at Over the Easter Holidays

Reading Time: 4 minutes The ever so popular show Bridgerton has become an international hit on Netflix ever since Christmas 2020. Bridgerton season two was viewed almost 200 million times in the first 3 days of its release, so this season looks like it could top the ever so popular first! Set during the Regency period, the show is equal parts flamboyant and extravagant, …

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Second Homes and Holiday Lets Council Tax & Business Rates Rules

Second Homes and Holiday Lets Council Tax & Business Rates Rules

Reading Time: 2 minutes The council tax, business rates and licencing rules for second homes and holiday lets are evolving. This is due to the Governments concerns that the rise in second homes and holiday lets in rural communities is leading to a shortage of affordable housing for locals. We will update this page with the latest changes to the rules. New licensing laws …

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