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  Topic: Winter let pricing
emmavix

Replies: 16
Views: 4847

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Managing your property
   Posted: Thu Dec 27, 2018 7:06 pm   Subject: Winter let pricing
Asking them to pay bills is a great idea but annoyingly we don't have separate metering. Gas is shared with our other holiday cottage and electricity is also shared with our house Sad
  Topic: Winter let pricing
emmavix

Replies: 16
Views: 4847

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Managing your property
   Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:03 pm   Subject: Winter let pricing
Can anyone help me figure out longer stay/winter let pricing? We have a 2 bed garden flat, sleeps 3 adults + child, dog friendly. We usually rent it for 50/night, 60 at peak times. We've had a few l ...
  Topic: Booking.com commission free trial
emmavix

Replies: 3
Views: 834

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Rental listing sites
   Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:12 pm   Subject: Booking.com commission free trial
Booking.com are offering free commission on the first five bookings via referral links, hope it's OK to post that here?
https://join.booking.com/r/c4c3f8fb

Booking.com has been working out OK for ...
  Topic: 6 week booking as main residence??
emmavix

Replies: 9
Views: 2984

PostForum: Bookings   Posted: Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:11 pm   Subject: 6 week booking as main residence??
Hmmm, we've just had guests move out (yesterday but we're due to stay till the 3rd), not a young couple plus dog by any chance? They left early after complaints from our neighbours about how rude they ...
  Topic: Last minute request to change dates
emmavix

Replies: 0
Views: 3582

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Managing your guests
   Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:15 pm   Subject: Last minute request to change dates
I'm a newbie, have had 3 bookings so far this summer. Current booking ends tomorrow then I have a booking from Weds 23rd - Weds 30th of August. I'd tried to set a consistent Friday changeover day but ...
  Topic: What's acceptable wear & tear to towels & bedding?
emmavix

Replies: 10
Views: 1586

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Managing your property
   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:54 pm   Subject: What's acceptable wear & tear to towels & bedding?
As you may have seen from some of my other posts, we've just had (survived?!) our first booking. All of our towels, bedding etc. we're new. Our teatowels have all been stained quite badly (turmeric, ...
  Topic: Strong curry smell throughout cottage
emmavix

Replies: 17
Views: 3082

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Managing your property
   Posted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 7:14 pm   Subject: Strong curry smell throughout cottage
We have our first ever guests midway through a week with us. They are a large Asian family. Today they asked me to sort out the hot water so I went into the cottage to test it. In the hallway (next to ...
  Topic: First booking - am I being scammed?
emmavix

Replies: 11
Views: 1550

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Just starting out
   Posted: Sun Jul 30, 2017 6:01 pm   Subject: First booking - am I being scammed?
Thanks everyone. Nice to feel supported. Yes luckily I did take a security deposit (they said they'd never been asked for one before but paid it). They haven't asked me to relist the cottage so I thin ...
  Topic: First booking - am I being scammed?
emmavix

Replies: 11
Views: 1550

PostForum: 
Just starting out
   Posted: Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:01 pm   Subject: First booking - am I being scammed?
I posted earlier on this forum about my first booking. They contacted me directly after enquiring via one of the listing sites & asked to pay directly via bank transfer. I agreed & they have s ...
  Topic: First booking - help please!
emmavix

Replies: 2
Views: 950

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Just starting out
   Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2017 8:29 pm   Subject: First booking - help please!
We listed our cottage last week on AirBNB, Holiday Lettings & Homeaway and we've had a few enquiries so far for the summer, which is promising. One person made a reservation request via Homeaway, ...
  Topic: Welcome Pack - anyone happy to share?
emmavix

Replies: 6
Views: 1925

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Just starting out
   Posted: Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:21 pm   Subject: Welcome Pack - anyone happy to share?
I'd be really grateful for tips on what to include in a Welcome Pack, anyone happy to share theirs or have any suggestions please?

Em
  Topic: Pricing help please
emmavix

Replies: 7
Views: 1276

PostForum: 
Just starting out
   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 12:30 pm   Subject: Pricing help please
There's no work at the moment, so no noise, we live next door & the building is an ongoing project. The work is cosmetic, the outside of the building needs painting, drainpipes etc. replacing & ...
  Topic: Pricing help please
emmavix

Replies: 7
Views: 1276

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Just starting out
   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:43 am   Subject: Pricing help please
The rooms are all renovated already, with the exception of one that we will lock off until it's finished, it's just the outside of the building that isn't finished. That should actually be done in the ...
  Topic: Pricing help please
emmavix

Replies: 7
Views: 1276

PostForum: 
Just starting out
   Posted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:57 pm   Subject: Pricing help please
Thanks, Zebedee, that's a good idea.
  Topic: Pricing help please
emmavix

Replies: 7
Views: 1276

PostForum: 
Just starting out
   Posted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 5:21 pm   Subject: Pricing help please
Hi

Sorry, very newbie issue but I am really struggling with pricing. We have a 6 bedroom cottage that can sleep 12 - 16 (possibly more but we can seat 16 at dining tables & in lounges so that s ...
 
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