14/04/2021 0 Comments
10 TIPS FOR HOLIDAY LET OWNERS FOR A FLYING START
If you follow these top 10 tips when embarking on becoming a holiday let landlord then you will get off to a flying start.
Appoint a bookkeeper to manage the financial side of things.
Take security deposits, especially if guests are bringing pets.
Have clear rules and make them available to your guests before, during and after they have booked and in their arrival pack.
❌ Don’t have white linens, they will end up filthy.
Have a professional cleaner give the property a thorough clean after every guest and before new guests when there has been a gap in bookings.
Get the grass cut and the gardens tidied once a week during March to September to ensure it always looks tidy.
Make sure you have reliable Wi-Fi. One thing that quickly became apparent in 2020 is how essential good Wi-Fi really is.
ℹ️ If you have complicated tech such as induction hobs or smart thermostats, make sure that you have user guides easily accessible to your guests.
Make sure you review your utility costs annually to ensure sure you are on the best rates.
Make sure you have good insurance in place to protect yourself and your investment should anything happen.
☎️ If you are still thinking of becoming a holiday let landlord,
book in a free discovery call with Wallace Accountancy and Bookkeeping to discuss your plans and make an informed decision.