Tag Archives for " holiday lets "


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

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

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

Is it time to invest in the booming UK holiday let property market?

With stellar growth, holiday let investors have never had it so good

The holiday let market is booming in the UK. The decrease in the value of the pound has made the UK more attractive for foreign visitors. It has also made staycations more popular – the pound in your pocket doesn’t buy as much in Spain as it used to. In this article, we look at just how vibrant the holiday let market is and help answer the question, is holiday let property a good investment? Read More

Boost your holiday let profits by being clever with your costs

Cost-saving strategies to increase profits and improve your lifestyle

Using strategies to maximise your holiday let income and boost year-round income aren’t the only ways to increase your profits. You can improve your bottom line by hundreds, if not thousands, simply by being savvy with your costs, spending money more wisely, and ensuring you take advantage of all the tax breaks available on holiday let property investment. Read More

Simple strategies to maximise your holiday let property income

Things you can do to get five-star reviews and more bookings

When you invest in a holiday let property, you’ll want to maximise income by having your property let out for as many weeks as possible. After doing the hard work of finding the best location and property, and ensuring that your numbers stack up (see our article “21 tips before buying a holiday let investment property”), there is one major thing that could stop you from filling up your holiday let diary: bad reviews. Read More