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  Topic: French Income Tax
ronsat

Replies: 1
Views: 554

PostForum: France   Posted: Fri May 01, 2020 8:39 pm   Subject: French Income Tax
When we bought our place in Herault 8 years ago, we were told that the best thing to do with income tax was to declare yourself a "mini-BIC" - since simply paying a percentage of gross revenue was a l ...
  Topic: Emma De Leon
ronsat

Replies: 7
Views: 2803

PostForum: 
Scam email enquiries
   Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:08 pm   Subject: Emma De Leon
I just received the following from our friend Emma Deleon. Strangely, it came to my personal email - which we don't use for bookings. We just ignored it.

Cher Monsieur / Ma Je vous écris pour vous ...
  Topic: Will air conditioning affect rentals
ronsat

Replies: 3
Views: 824

PostForum: France   Posted: Sun Jan 26, 2020 9:35 pm   Subject: Will air conditioning affect rentals
We ended up with 2 outside units, which were both placed on the roof-top terrace. We will suggest to renters that they turn off the systems when they are up there. We were advised against putting th ...
  Topic: Will air conditioning affect rentals
ronsat

Replies: 3
Views: 824

PostForum: France   Posted: Sat Jan 25, 2020 2:42 pm   Subject: Will air conditioning affect rentals
We just had air-conditioning installed in our ancient maison-de-vigneron in Neffies (Languedoc). However, I updated our various postings before Christmas to include A/C, and we now have a couple of b ...
  Topic: France-Voyage.com and Gites.co.uk
ronsat

Replies: 3
Views: 1305

PostForum: France   Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:32 pm   Subject: France-Voyage.com and Gites.co.uk
Just received an ad from France-Voyage.com wanting me to list on their site for 35euros per year. Has anyone had experience with them? They say that there are no commissions. Sounds attractive give ...
  Topic: August Slow to Book
ronsat

Replies: 20
Views: 4428

PostForum: Bookings   Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:26 pm   Subject: August Slow to Book
We had zero bookings in July, but were relatively full in August. The people here in our part of Languedoc said that tourism was way down in July - probably due to the temperatures in the 40's. So, ...
  Topic: Chronopost
ronsat

Replies: 1
Views: 827

PostForum: 
Scam email enquiries
   Posted: Thu Mar 28, 2019 2:25 pm   Subject: Chronopost
Just received this email:


Cher(e) Client(e),

Vous avez un colis au bureau de CHRONOPOST.
Vous disposez d'un délai de 48 heures pour récupérer votre colis, Sinon il sera retourné à l'expéditeu ...
  Topic: New site
ronsat

Replies: 1
Views: 1143

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:34 pm   Subject: New site
Let me second that. First 100 days free, then 100 GBP per year after that. I just added our property onto their site - and their interface seems quite simple and clear (other than the photo part). ...
  Topic: Booking.com
ronsat

Replies: 6
Views: 1313

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:47 pm   Subject: Booking.com
I have seen some positive comments about booking.com here - but have concerns after reading their contract.
1. It appears that they accept a booking - and that's it - your are "not allowed to cancel ...
  Topic: 2018 Bookings - How are yours
ronsat

Replies: 16
Views: 5863

PostForum: Bookings   Posted: Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:30 am   Subject: 2018 Bookings - How are yours
We have gone from 20 weeks of rentals in our best year, down to 13 weeks, and then down to 6 weeks this year. We have great reviews - close to 30 on Trip Advisor and 10 or so on VRBO/Homeaway.

O ...
  Topic: French SIM card
ronsat

Replies: 7
Views: 1773

PostForum: France   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:00 pm   Subject: French SIM card
We spend 5 weeks at our place in Languedoc twice each year. I was wondering if anyone has a recommendation for a pay-as-you-go SIM card. My phone is setup for 2 SIM cards. Really only need need dat ...
  Topic: OD/HA moving from subscription to commission
ronsat

Replies: 31
Views: 3408

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 3:54 pm   Subject: OD/HA moving from subscription to commission
Different experience. We dropped our VRBO listing three years ago - as we were not getting many bookings. A few months ago, I noticed the new commission approach, and so called them to see if someho ...
  Topic: Ryanair
ronsat

Replies: 3
Views: 643

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 3:46 pm   Subject: Ryanair
Several years ago, someone from Ryanair (or so they said) called me to get me to advertise our vacation home on their site. I gave it a pass at that time. But, since then, there are a lot more Ryana ...
  Topic: Holiday France Direct
ronsat

Replies: 16
Views: 5242

PostForum: France   Posted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 3:37 pm   Subject: Holiday France Direct
Last year we got two bookings through Holiday France Direct. It was otherwise a pretty dead year - we only got one booking from TA/HL, and a 4 week booking through word-of-mouth. So, Holiday France ...
  Topic: blocket.se
ronsat

Replies: 0
Views: 468

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 3:56 pm   Subject: blocket.se
Our village in France has recently become quite popular among Swedes. One of our neighbours there has had good luck using blocket.se to advertise his property to visiting Swedes. However, when we co ...
 
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