Category Archives for "Holiday Home Investment"

The pros and cons of self-managing a holiday let

How do you decide whether to DIY your holiday let property? You’ve asked yourself, “Is holiday let property a good investment?”, and decided to take the plunge. I think it’s a great decision – you’re about to invest in the stability and growth potential of the UK property market, with the added potential to benefit […]

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Breeze through the panic of holiday let cancellations

Strategies and tips to maintain profits when a holidaymaker cancels their stay Last-minute (and not-so-last-minute) cancellations are an annoyance that all holiday let landlords suffer from time to time. Instead of panicking and rushing to offer your holiday let at a knock-down, cheaper-than-chips, bargain basement price, by having a plan to deal with cancellations you […]

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Your holiday let property tax guide

The tax advantages and disadvantages of staycation investment If you already invest in property, you will be used to your buy-to-let business being treated as investment activity. Furnished holiday let property is treated differently. The taxman considers it to be a trade rather than an investment. Therefore, it is taxed differently. In a recent article […]

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All you need to know about holiday let rental agreements

Protecting your holiday let profits and your guests One of the most important pieces of paperwork you are responsible for as a buy-to-let landlord is your tenancy agreement. When running a holiday let, the same principles apply. Your holiday let rental agreement outlines your responsibilities as the holiday let owner, and the holidaymakers as your […]

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