Tips and tricks for cottage owners and their rentals

8 attentions for your tenants for the best cottage rental

The small attentions, as innocuous as they are, sometimes make tenants decide in favour of one cottage rather than another. Notably, a list of your favourite places to eat in the area, a good coffee maker or quality bath towels promise a more comfortable stay. On a larger scale, spending on good quality outdoor equipment is proving to be a particularly winning strategy. Some owners see it as an opportunity to monetize the rental of...

Everything You Need to Know to Rent Your Cottage Online

Renting a cottage property to make extra income, as a long term investment or even going into the cottage rental business can be a viable financial situation and even a lot of fun, as long as one does not sink all their time and money into it. That's why a simple, sustainable marketing strategy is best planned ahead of time.

Content marketing is all the rage right now in ad agencies and the...

Renting Your Cottage: 5 Must-haves for Your Pictures

According to real estate specialists, 95% of people who look up online rental listings spend approximately 20 seconds on the first picture. If it succeeds in attracting enough attention, tenants will continue their research by focusing on the price and descriptive texts. When it comes to renting a cottage, the same data applies. Indeed, holidaymakers looking for a place to have relaxing and fun vacations want to be charmed at first glance;...

Renting Out Your Cottage: 5 Helpful Tips

Renting out your cottage has many advantages. To avoid unpleasant surprises, here are five things to remember before posting your rental ad.

Popular Rental Platforms and Their Service Fees

Residential lodging rental platforms abound. They are easy to use and travellers love them. But before you use one of them to book your next reservation, make sure you know about the service fees involved.

Average Prices of Cottage Rentals in Quebec

The recent slump of the Canadian dollar has made holidays in Quebec more attractive than ever this year. American and European visitors are taking advantage of their increased buying power to find new destinations for their precious time off. Inversely, Quebec residents are choosing to stay closer to home for their holidays in the hopes of avoiding unfavourable exchange rates. As a result, even though the average prices have increased a bit,...

The ABC of cottage rental

5 essentials to easily rent your cottage

Renting your cottage is a sensible solution used by an increasing number of owners. But to stand out from the pack, one needs to know their basics. Here are a few pointers for new cottage renters. 1. BE LEGIT The very first thing to do is to make sure short term rental is allowed in your municipality . Short term cottage rental is generally defined as...

Preparing your cottage for winter

Winter is coming and you want to make sure to find your cottage and your equipment in good condition in the spring? Whether your cottage is habitable in winter or not, for rent or for your personal use, some preparations are necessary. Here are some essential tips that could help you avoid nasty surprises. 1. PROTECT YOUR EQUIPMENT If you want to keep your outdoor items in good condition, it...