Please take a look at our Covid19 blog for our latest information on managing bookings during the pandemic.
For an overview of housekeeping guidelines please click here. However, for more information on cleaning protocols, standards and useful templates for risk assessments and checklists, take a look on the Professional Association of Self-Caterers website.
If you have any questions or would like any help with your plans for re-opening for guests, please get in touch and we'd be happy to help.
Twenty five years.
This will differ depending on the property, but on average, we aim to let a new property for approx. 20 weeks during the first year.
We can discuss this as it will vary depending on the property.
Yes, the income will be higher during the peak holiday periods.
18% + VAT
Immediately. We will visit the property and write up the desciption and take photos. Once you have approved these, we can put the property online.
Our brochure is updated annually, so we can advise when it will next be going to print. Your property can be live on our website within 24 hours of receiving the above information.
We can arrange cleaning and maintenance. Please ask for details regarding the charges as these will vary depending on the property, or click here to see our current cleaning tariff.
We will be the first point of call for any emergencies or problems and will advise you accordingly, depending on the time of day and nature of the emergency.
A cleaning deposit is taken with every booking. We feel this acts as both a deterrent and also funds any extra cleaning costs that may be required.
Also, through instinct and years of experience, we aim to avoid, wherever possible, booking any unsuitable guests into your property.
No, it's entirely up to you. However, it’s worth considering the rental income of your property for the week you are planning on taking your holiday.
‘Holiday Let’ Mortgages are available but we would strongly recommend discussing the options with your financial advisor.
We would recommend discussing this with your financial advisor.
The Following certificates must all be up to date:-
If your property is available for short-term lets for 140 days or more a year, it will be rated as a self-catering property and therefore liable for business tax. (A property is classed as self-catering by the period that it is available for NOT the period it is let for).
No, you will need to advise the Valuation Office Agency (Tel 03000 501 501). You will then be required to pay Council Tax instead of business rates on the property. You are not required to pay both.