Cottage Articles

Expert Advice for Cottage Rental Owners

Expert Advice for Cottage Rental Owners

Posted by S.M. Givens on Thursday, March 11, 2010.

How soon is too soon? Q: I am purchasing a cottage that I plan to rent out. When should I start advertising it on the web? Is next June soon enough? A: Many people start looking for next year's vacation spot as soon as they return from their holiday so… Read more…

How To Find That Perfect Vacation Cottage

How To Find That Perfect Vacation Cottage

Posted by S.M. Givens on Wednesday, March 12, 2008.

Finding the right cottage for your family's vacation can be a challenging task. Of course, with the advent of the internet, an online search certainly beats scouring the newspaper for phone numbers to call. The numerous photos online and often… Read more…

Vacationers Demand High Tech At The Global Cottage

Vacationers Demand High Tech At The Global Cottage

Posted by S.M. Givens on Wednesday, March 16, 2005.

I can still see them, my summer renters, sitting on their teak loungers out on the deck overlooking the sparkling lake on a warm summer's day ... staring intently at a laptop. "What..." I asked. "Just watching a DVD movie," they explained…Read more…

Tips for Cottage Renters

Tips for Cottage Renters

Posted by S.M. Givens on Thursday, June 12, 2003.

If you're looking for a cottage or chalet to rent, take note of the following tips: Where possible, visit the property you are interested in. Pictures can give you an idea. A visit will give you a better picture. Unless specified, ask the owner… Read more…

Putting Dollar Value on Cottage

Putting Dollar Value on Cottage

Posted by S.M. Givens on Thursday, April 3, 2003.

It's all about money isn't it? The purchase of a cottage is an investment, something that will continue to maintain its value. In fact, the way cottage prices continue the upward spiral, your cottage investment is likely to increase in value… Read more…