It’s a slightly surreal sight, but coach loads of Japanese tourists descend upon Hill Top, the Lake District house once famously occupied by Beatrix Potter with surprising regularity.
Providing ‘extras’ at your self-catering holiday home for guests to use can seem an innovative way of standing out from your competition.
A place in the country? The beauty of the holiday lettings market is that it gives you the chance to choose an investment in a place where you already feel at home.
A license is where someone is given permission to occupy a property or room but does not acquire the rights of a tenant.
If you are buying for restoration and resale, unless you are very confident of your own abilities and judgment you may well feel you need guidance from a builder on costs and from a selling agent on your eventual realisation figure.
Q: What should I be thinking about before deciding whether or not to get into buy-to let?
I write about two separate subjects this month, although related.
I recently showed a valuer around my latest ‘refurb’ project so I can refinance it and get all my money back out.
When putting in an offer, say the price and then nothing. Silence. Any other comment you make puts you at a disadvantage.
Property investor Shane Diamond shares with us some tips that he practices to keep him out of trouble.