A Place in the Sun’s concerns with potential Brexit and property

As the potential Brexit continues to open many a debate, according to leading overseas property experts A Place in the Sun, property owners across the EU have begun to raise their concerns over what this could mean for them. Currently, 2.2 million Brits live within the EU, outside of the UK, with a further 1 million owning a holiday home, all of whom could be directly affected by an exit Continue Reading →

Skiingproperty.com’s French resort tips for buying a ski home

Ski property specialist Skiingproperty.com has announced its top five resorts for purchasing a ski home in 2016, in a bid to help investors in the French Alps at a time when market conditions are highly favourable to international buyers. “Incredibly low interest rates on euro mortgages combined with a weak euro look likely to continue into 2016,” said Julian Walker, director at Skiingproperty.com. “This is, of course, good news for Continue Reading →

Cover4LetProperty’s Guide to UK Holiday Homes

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Cover4LetProperty.co.uk – the landlord insurance specialists – have added a Guide to UK Holiday Homes to their website to tie in with their enhanced holiday home insurance product portfolio. Aimed at people considering buying a second home, topics cover many aspects of buying and owning a holiday home in the UK, from the basic “need to knows” (such as legal obligations, advertising, and whether to use managing agents) to financing Continue Reading →

My Private Villas All Year Round Quality Holiday Rentals

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My Private Villas is a collection of the highest quality holiday rental properties which gives an opportunity to rent beautiful and exciting houses world-wide. As the long nights of summer start to fade it is now that thoughts turn to a winter escape. Whether your choice is for a skiing holiday or for a luxurious beach experience My Private Villas is the perfect one stop shop. The companies founder and Continue Reading →

BBC’s Home Away from Home is looking for Britain-based travel enthusiasts

BBC One’s Home Away from Home is back and they are looking for Britain-based travel enthusiasts who want to try out a home swap holiday in the UK. If you like the idea of swapping homes with people who live in a completely different part of the country, why not take part? The series sees couples (be it partners, friends or families) from across the UK swap homes with one Continue Reading →

Snaptrip and Cottages4you Partner to Become UK’s Biggest Holiday Rentals Site

– Offers over 25,000 UK rental properties – The world’s largest collection of bookable UK properties, achieved in under 10 months – Snaptrip offers exclusive membership model for self-catering rentals – Brand aims to drastically reduce unsold inventory rates in self-catering sector – Recent VC funding reaches $1m London (February 20th, 2015) Late deals website Snaptrip will this month become the largest website for self-catering holiday rentals in the UK Continue Reading →

Presenting Your Home for Holiday Rentals

Making your property available for short-term holiday rentals can be a great way to generate some income with little input or hassle. Once you’ve got a steady stream of regulars who know and love both your accommodation and location, the business can effectively run itself and become a steady source of funds. Getting to that point however, can sometimes take a bit of effort; most important of all is the Continue Reading →

What to look for in a holiday park

Holiday parks are a popular vacation option, and it’s not hard to see why. The best of these visitor spots offer an array of facilities, plenty of entertainment and top-quality accommodation. Of course, some parks are better than others, so it’s important to know what to look for when you’re booking a trip like this. Here are some priorities to bear in mind: Top-notch facilities The whole point of holidays Continue Reading →

Home swap a good way to travel the World for retirees living on fixed income

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Retirees dreaming of living abroad are being forced to seek alternative ways of pursuing their travels dreams, due to rising living costs in traditional retirement destinations, such as France and Spain. This is why sites like HomeExchange.com are becoming an attractive proposition. Around 20% of its UK Members are retired and share a primary motive to save money while travelling. Managing a budget over the longer term is a concern Continue Reading →

VPS Cold Weather Plan For Vacant Properties

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VPS, the UK’s leading vacant property specialist, has issued a timely guide to help landlords and owners of both vacant commercial properties and empty homes plan for the winter ahead. “Damage caused by winter weather can cost thousands to repair.” Warns Anthony Owen, Managing Director of VPS. “Flooding from a burst pipe in an unattended property can go unnoticed for days, and the repair to a roof which has collapsed Continue Reading →