For Getting Ready to Open the Cottage Rentals

For those who have seasonal cottage rentals, or only keep their cottages open for short stretches into…

Merry Cottage Christmas, make the best time ever!

So cottage trips for our family around the Christmas season are not possible, at least not for…

Hydro Service Interruptions in Cottage Country

Do you ever get that automated call from Hydro One in Ontario Cottage Country about a planned…

Cottage Rentals and the US Guests

There are quite a few US visitors coming into Canada every year, especially students and families who…

Cottage Cleaning and Going the EXTRA mile.

Do you ever wonder how often the cottage you are renting is being cleaned?  Have you walked…

Bylaws and short term cottage rentals, a very harsh reality for Owners

You could do everything right, from your rental agreements, to your market research but at the end…

Cottage Renting and Payment Options $$$

When you rent a cottage from a private owner, how do you pay?  It’s a valid question…

Cottage Rental Economics, how do you figure out your costs?

Do you know what your costs are?  Does it frustrate you seeing other owners advertise rates that…

Cheapskates can go to a “No Tell” Motel !

Please do not get offended or misunderstand my editorial message.  I am in sales and love to…

Cottage Electronics and the Ridiculously Stupid!

I recently read a cottage rentals want ad on the internet that inspired me to write this…

Wanna make a deal for cottage rentals? The art of negotiation…

            Some owners have a tough time negotiating. They have designed a…

Becoming your own boss

Renting out the family cottage. I grew up in a home where space was a luxury and…

How to avoid getting pushed by the sloppy Joes…

Many cottage rentals owners hate confrontations and dislike the necessity of bickering.  It makes the whole negotiation…

Youth and Cottage Rentals: More than just MINOR concerns…

It’s that time of year again, grad, prom, end of year party mania for the average high…

The Congenial Reception: a warm Welcome for a cottage rentals guest

Don’t you just love it when you go to a hotel or a resort and realise, oh…

Vacation rentals properties, what’s does this mean in word???

My youngest son asked me recently what the difference between a chalet and a cottage is.  And…

The undecided ? Picky cottage renters and what to do ?

I must have spent an hour on long distance with this one engaged couple who was getting…

Cottage Rentals, a beginner’s guide…

Whether you are an empty nester, a young professional or a family of four, you can find…

Try something New and Original while Renting a Cottage!

Have you ever removed yourself from your comfort zone?  Have you ever tried something completely different and…