If you’re interested in buying a holiday home for your own use and as an investment, this book will provide you with a step-by-step guide. It will show you how to: source the right property for income and capital growth; prepare your property for letting; take your property to market; get the best from agents if you decide to use one; take bookings and deal with cancellations; manage the maintenance and cleaning; receive guests and secure repeat business; and manage the finances and make a profit.
Contents: Preface Acknowledgements 1. The property ladder 2. Location 3. Preparing your property 4. A look at the rooms on offer 5. Marketing 6. Bookings 7. Maintenance 8. Receiving guests 9. Inventories and checklists 10. The financial aspect Useful addresses and websites Index