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  Topic: Creating a new website
Martha

Replies: 19
Views: 2733

PostForum: 
Personal websites
   Posted: Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:54 pm   Subject: Creating a new website
I use Wordpress but it's not for everyone. Most offer a free trial so you can see how it works for you. The one that is best, if you're not confident with technology, is those one that you're most com ...
  Topic: Children and their associated problems.
Martha

Replies: 18
Views: 2630

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Managing your guests
   Posted: Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:47 pm   Subject: Children and their associated problems.
A quick update, with the new text up, summer is booking well with couples and friends, plus a family with teens. About half with dogs. Fingers crossed it continues!
  Topic: Children and their associated problems.
Martha

Replies: 18
Views: 2630

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Managing your guests
   Posted: Mon Apr 26, 2021 12:39 pm   Subject: Children and their associated problems.
Yep - would say it's not appropriate for this family at this time (and probably not for the next 12 years as someone's going to fall into the unsuitable bracket, for a long long time! ) Laughing

But I ...
  Topic: Children and their associated problems.
Martha

Replies: 18
Views: 2630

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Managing your guests
   Posted: Mon Apr 26, 2021 12:12 pm   Subject: Children and their associated problems.
I agree it would be way too much for general use! The long detailed bit is only in case someone asks to book with kids and then needs that specific info.

So in our listing it's only:

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Ba ...
  Topic: Children and their associated problems.
Martha

Replies: 18
Views: 2630

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Managing your guests
   Posted: Mon Apr 26, 2021 10:42 am   Subject: Children and their associated problems.
Incidentally Farley, I agree 100% about no dogs if you have livestock around. My friends' dogs were just shot and killed because they got through an open broken fence into a livestock field. And she i ...
  Topic: Children and their associated problems.
Martha

Replies: 18
Views: 2630

PostForum: 
Managing your guests
   Posted: Mon Apr 26, 2021 10:31 am   Subject: Children and their associated problems.
Thanks so much everyone, this has been really useful! And encouraging. It's always interesting to read about different properties which work better for different groups of people.

So we have decid ...
  Topic: Classification 'meuble' for British resident taxpayer?
Martha

Replies: 12
Views: 775

PostForum: France   Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:43 pm   Subject: Classification 'meuble' for British resident taxpayer?
Just to add with regards to the original question - we have already had this price hike in tourist tax here. Unsurprising really because the old system encouraged you to not register for classificatio ...
  Topic: Children and their associated problems.
Martha

Replies: 18
Views: 2630

PostForum: 
Managing your guests
   Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:09 pm   Subject: Children and their associated problems.
Since we've switched to renting our little chalet, it has been booked pretty much constantly. It has one double room and one bunk room which is OK for an extra adult or two kids. We can accommodate an ...
  Topic: Do Covid restrictions mean I have a case to withhold taxes?
Martha

Replies: 42
Views: 2048

PostForum: France   Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2021 8:45 am   Subject: Do Covid restrictions mean I have a case to withhold taxes?
If you're not using the property you're also not contributing to the local economy, shopping in the local shops, eating in local restaurants etc etc. That's always been my understanding on why local t ...
  Topic: Bookings keep coming!
Martha

Replies: 17
Views: 4167

PostForum: Bookings   Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2021 5:46 pm   Subject: Bookings keep coming!
We spent May and June, and October and November 2020 redoing our roofs which were in a desperate state.

Between the roofs, in August and September, we trialled living in our big chalet (sleeps 10) ...
  Topic: LMNP vs LMP from January 2020
Martha

Replies: 5
Views: 693

PostForum: France   Posted: Wed Mar 10, 2021 5:06 pm   Subject: LMNP vs LMP from January 2020
Bit more info here if anyone's interested.

"By simply updating the applicable regimes, has the Social Security Financing Act (LFSS) for 2021, published in the Official Journal, unintentionally dea ...
  Topic: Covid Cleaning
Martha

Replies: 10
Views: 1310

PostForum: UK & Ireland   Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2021 7:40 pm   Subject: Covid Cleaning
I massively reduced kitchen stuff. I explain why and provide a list of things people can request. Has worked really well so far. I ask people to put their 'requested' stuff back into the balcony box I ...
  Topic: Electric car chargers
Martha

Replies: 31
Views: 3560

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Managing your property
   Posted: Wed Mar 03, 2021 9:54 am   Subject: Electric car chargers
My argument is not about actual cost of filling a vehicle to run for a day. It is what are the owners going to include in the price of a stay.
Sure! Everyone's got to consider all these things. I fee ...
  Topic: Electric car chargers
Martha

Replies: 31
Views: 3560

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Managing your property
   Posted: Sun Feb 28, 2021 6:43 pm   Subject: Electric car chargers
I don't feel that argument holds water, there's an enormous difference in price between charging an EV and filling up a conventional SUV. I agree it will soon be thought of as a utility.

I imagine ...
  Topic: LMNP vs LMP from January 2020
Martha

Replies: 5
Views: 693

PostForum: France   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:39 am   Subject: LMNP vs LMP from January 2020
That's what I was thinking...it wasn't a huge surprise but I've just not heard anyone really discussing it!
 
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