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Holiday Lettings in the press
Graham Norwood, the leading property correspondent, offers home owners advice on how they can take advantage of the dip in the property market and still make a profit. One of his suggestions is to buy a second home to use as a holiday let. He recommends that owners buy in areas with stable housing prices, such as the Lake District and Scottish Highlands and that they also run an extensive marketing campaign to maximise potential bookings. To heighten advertising opportunities he urges such investors to sign up with a leading holiday home agent, such as holidaylettings.co.uk.
Liz Rowlinson reports on how lucrative, letting your home as a weekend or special occasion holiday let can be. She reveals that in some cases a renovated, converted barn can go for as much as £3,000 a weekend - if not more, during the Christmas and New Year bank holiday wekeend. The article includes comment from Kate Stinchcombe-Gillies, head of communications at Holiday Lettings, who reveals that based on booking enquiries received, Stratford is the most popular place in Britain for festive breaks, followed by Central London and Cirencester.
The article discusses recent booking enquiry analysis from Holiday Lettings, which showed Turkey as the most popular summer 2011 holiday destination for British customers. Of the booking enquiries generated since September, Turkey received the most for summer holidays, followed by Spain, Portugal and Cyprus.
An article highlighting Holiday Lettings inventory review which revealed that owners advertising with Holiday Lettings earned an estimated £350 million in 2010. That amounts to an average income of £8,750 per annum, per let.
A round-up of the best last minute New Year breaks that are currently available from Holiday Lettings. The article includes a range of self-catering city apartments in destinations across the globe where visitors can expect to see the New Year in with a bang!
An article that highlights the fact that Turkey is currently receiving the highest proportion of summer 2011 booking enquiries from Holiday Lettings customers. This shows that the country is developing into a holiday hotspot, and that those who invest in property in the area could potentially make a significant profit from holiday home rentals.
A selection of last minute deals chosen by the Telegraph travel team, specifically highlighting UK deals for spur of the moment Christmas getaways. It includes Brighton Brunswick Apartment
, a six bedroom deluxe apartment on the Brighton seafront, which is available for hire through Holiday Lettings.
An article that breaks down Holiday Lettings recent travel update, which revealed that of all the booking enquiries received since September, at least a third of these were for summer 2011 holidays. Showing that the families that source their holidays via Holiday Lettings, are forward planning and prioritising a summer getaway.
Zoe Dare Hall gives her pick of the most profitable destinations for overseas property investment. Specifically, the best places to buy a second home, and make a killing from holiday home rental income. The article includes comment from Kate Stinchcombe-Gillies, head of communications at Holiday Lettings, who offers her take on the subject. She observes that both Venice and Paris are very popular with holidaymakers, and therefore lucrative choices for property investment.
Nicola Iseard offers a round-up of the 20 best holiday destinations for winter sun breaks. Within the article she includes Orange Villa
, a luxurious, three-bedroom villa in South Africa with breathtaking views of Table Mountain. She also highlights Villa Boypeda
, a stunning solar powered villa on Boipeda Island, in Brazil, a winter sun island escape.
A round-up of the best travel deals and disocounts around Britain. Chaucer Barn
, in Norfolk, advertised on Holiday Lettings, is featured as a contemporary retreat.
Holiday Lettings features in a round-up of holiday home companies that have late availability on holiday lets, during the festive (Christmas and New Year) period. Holiday Lettings is shown as representing a number of homes in the West Country with late availability on self-catering festive lets.
A synopsis of the journalist Mick Howard's groupcation experience, when he and his family rented a private farmhouse through Holiday Lettings.
The group hired Manor Farmhouse
in Milstead Kent to experience life in a lavish self-catering holiday home. Manor farmhouse is a luxury 10-bedroom home with a range of facilities to keep the whole family entertained,including: a games room, sauna and a private swimming pool.
Upon his return, Mike described his Lord of the manor experience as "five star farm fun and a great place for a family get-together".