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Pros & Cons of Using a Holiday Let Management Agent

Pros & Cons of Using a Holiday Let Management Agent

Reading Time: 9 minutes You’ve bought a holiday let, kitted it out, and now it’s ready for the first guests. The next step is to decide whether you should manage everything yourself, or to hand over the management tasks to a holiday let management agency? Your final choice will depend on many factors and personal circumstances. To help you decide, we’ve listed the pros …

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Schofields Holiday Home Awards – 2019 Winners

Schofields Holiday Home Awards – 2019 Winners

Reading Time: 3 minutes Recognising where credit is due, here at Schofields, we’re celebrating the achievements of the very best holiday home websites for 2019.  Thanks to everyone who voted and got involved to make the awards a huge success. Congratulations to all the winners on their achievements (and those who were shortlisted) – you all go above and beyond for the holiday home …

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How Much Does It Cost to Run a Holiday Let Cottage?

How Much Does It Cost to Run a Holiday Let Cottage?

Reading Time: 9 minutes Running a holiday rental can be an enjoyable and very satisfying business, but there are a number of regular running costs to consider before you kick off your new venture. There’s certainly money to be made as a holiday let landlord. Britain’s holiday rental market has experienced “significant” growth, in light of the pound weakening and millions opting to choose …

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The Best Airbnb & Holiday Home Letting Advice to Learn from

The Best Airbnb & Holiday Home Letting Advice to Learn from

Reading Time: 8 minutes Letting out a holiday home and getting bookings isn’t easy. Pricing, marketing, changeovers, property and guest management are just a few tasks that need to be completed. Although owning a holiday home is demanding, it’s one that can be highly lucrative if managed well. All you need is a bit of advice and support to make the process easier. Luckily …

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Prevent a Party from Trashing Your Holiday Let or Airbnb

Prevent a Party from Trashing Your Holiday Let or Airbnb

Reading Time: 5 minutes If you’re running a holiday letting business, of the biggest concerns is the damage that can be caused by guests throwing a party and trashing your home. It happens! Take these real-life examples… London Airbnb trashed on New Year’s Eve A 16-year-old girl throws a party in hired holiday home causing around £40,000 worth of damage Despite the horror stories …

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How to Create an Accessible Holiday Cottage for Disabled Travellers

How to Create an Accessible Holiday Cottage for Disabled Travellers

Reading Time: 5 minutes There are so many things to consider when booking a holiday cottage, such as – which area to stay, are the preferred dates available, how much will it cost and what is there to do nearby. But what about travellers with a sensory impairment and/or physical disability? Their priority is to find a cottage that’s suitable for their disability, before …

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How to Build a Brand for your Holiday Rental Cottage

How to Build a Brand for your Holiday Rental Cottage

Reading Time: 8 minutes During the last few years, current and would-be holiday rental owners have really grasped the big opportunity to capitalise on the demand to stay in a holiday rental or Airbnb. Bringing an increased variety of rentals, higher standards and new niches into the marketplace. With the sheer amount of holiday lets in existence now, the pressure to market yourself well …

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