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Owner Advice

Welcome to the Helpful Holidays’ Owner Advice section of our blog. Whether you are considering letting, or already own a holiday cottage, there are lots of things to think about to maximise your return on investment.
Helpful Holidays began 37 years ago, and as such, our team have a huge amount of experience in holiday cottages across the South West. Our team know a thing or two about helping you get the most from your holiday property so we’d like to share this with you in the form of information, tips and advice.

We take the hassle out of holiday letting so you can reap the rewards. Let us share some useful information so that you can ensure your journey in holiday letting is profitable and most of all, enjoyable.

So sit back, enjoy the ride and the words along the way.

Let your property with Helpful Holidays.

26th March 2019

Owner Advice: A simple way to finance your holiday let mortgage

Are you thinking of investing in another holiday property? Talk of borrowing tends to put people off but, did...

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26th March 2019

The dos and don’ts of a holiday let- first impressions

First Impressions As the saying goes, you never get a second chance to make a first impression, so it’s...

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25th March 2019

Owner Case Study: Townend Barn

In the centre of Lydford, Dartmoor, quietly tucked away within the owner’s garden sits a detached cottage. Surrounded by...

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Owner Advice
2 months ago

Owner Case Study: Tales of Balcony Cottage

Stunning Location Situated in the land of smugglers, myths and legends, it’s no surprise that some of our historic...

Owner Advice
3 months ago

Offsetting Holiday Home Items and Services Against Tax

Ask the Experts: What items and services can I offset against tax when doing my accounts? Ask the experts…...

Owner Advice
3 months ago

Parking at Holiday Homes

Ask the Experts: What’s the best way to ensure guests park considerately at my holiday home? Ask the experts…...

Owner Advice
3 months ago

Making Your Holiday Cottage Environmentally Friendly

Ask the Experts: How would you advise us to make our traditional stone holiday cottage more ‘green’? Ask the...

Owner Advice
3 months ago

Maintaining Holiday Let Gardens During Bookings

Ask the Experts: How do I maintain the garden at my holiday cottage without disturbing guests? Ask the experts…...

Owner Advice
3 months ago

How to Increase Bookings at Your Holiday Home

A Case Study: Discover how Molly’s Cottage doubled its bookings by completing a simple but highly effective make over…...