Category Archives for "Holiday Home Investment"

How-do-the-new-package-holiday-regulations-affect-holiday-lets

How do the new package holiday regulations affect holiday lets?

Why most holiday let owners shouldn’t need to worry about this new law

In July 2018, new legislation designed to give holidaymakers more protection came into force. There was no fanfare or big announcement, the regulations just slipped into the system under the radar. This new law was written with the large hotel chains and holiday booking companies in mind, but some holiday let owners are worried that they will be subject to the ‘catch-all’ nature of the new law. Here, we explain why the majority of holiday let owners are worrying needlessly. Read More
Tips before buying holiday let investment property

21 tips before buying a holiday let investment property

How to keep the location, property and finances on track when you invest

If you want to benefit from the long-term outlook for UK property, you may be discouraged from investing in buy-to-let property by the property tax changes that have been forced upon the property investment community in recent years. But you don’t have to let tax concerns stop you from profiting from the UK property market. There are ways to get around the UK property tax changes as a buy-to-let investor. Read More
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Maximising holiday let profits with sensible insurance cover

What to consider before investing in a holiday let insurance

As a holiday let investor, you have invested in a high worth asset. To maximise your profits, you’ll be using strategies to boost year-round income. This means attracting more tenants to your property. In the same way that a buy-to-let landlord puts their faith in their tenants to treat their property well, so will you. Read More
An-Introduction-to-Holiday-Let-Law

An introduction to Holiday let law

The law may be an ass, but you’re a bigger one if you don’t know it!

Whatever you do in life, you must do so legally and in line with rules and regulations. Whether at work, as a member of your local sports club, or when you are driving from A to B, what you do is guided by law; it’s no different with holiday let investment. Read More
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How to calculate breakeven and forecast profit on holiday let

Easy maths to assess how good a holiday let investment is

As a holiday let property investor, your objectives will be to make enough profit to fund your investment and create the lifestyle you desire. Your first financial hurdle will be to hit breakeven – the point at which your rental income is enough to pay all your costs of ownership. When we discuss the buy-to-let investment with investors, we discuss how important it is to make an accurate cash flow projection. The same principle applies when you invest in a holiday let. Read More
Strategies-to-boost-year-round-income-from-holiday-let-properties

Strategies to boost year-round income from holiday let properties

How to maximise your income when others are scratching their heads

The profit you make from any property investment depends on the strategy you use to maximise its potential. This includes holiday let property. It amazes me how many holiday let properties I see that are empty for so many weeks of the year. That’s not the market or the weather’s fault; that’s bad planning and bad investment strategy. Read More
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