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Investing in a Holiday Home – Why It’s Worthwhile

Posted by Cas on 14th July 2021
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Thinking about finally investing in a holiday home but still having doubts?  Here’s why it’s a good idea.

When it comes to potential investment opportunities, holiday homes are a popular option.  If you’ve been wondering whether or not you should go ahead, here are a few of the key benefits to consider.

Why Holiday Homes Are a Sound Investment

Here is why it makes sense to invest in a holiday home in the UK or Scotland:

  • Staycations are on the rise.  Ever since Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic, holiday homes have become far more appealing. Holidaymakers are spending billions on staycations, which is why owning a holiday home makes so much sense.
  • Year-round holiday options.  As a holiday homeowner, you can take a vacation whenever you want to.  Your holiday home is there for you to enjoy all year round with friends and family.  Some holiday parks even let you bring your pets along.
  • Stress relief.  Taking a well-deserved holiday is one of the best ways to lower your stress levels and improve your mental health.  Spending time outside in nature and relaxing with your loved ones will make it that much easier to deal with life’s usual stressors.
  • Physical health benefits.  When you own a holiday home in an area such as Kippford, you naturally spend more time being active. Active holidays are not only fun but great for your physical health too.
  • Earning potential.  Owning a holiday home means you have the option to earn an extra income.  During the months you don’t use your holiday home, you can let it out to people looking to escape from day-to-day life.

How to Make the Most of Your Holiday Home Purchase

If you plan to enjoy your holiday home and sublet it during the year, here are a few ways to make the most of your investment.

  • Think twice about location.  The location of a holiday home plays a leading role in how much you enjoy it and how often holidaymakers will want to rent it.  Spend some time researching potential locations to see what’s popular and what you would most enjoy.
  • Research property options.  The type of holiday home you choose also makes a difference.  Naturally, you want the accommodation to meet your specific needs.  If you plan on letting the holiday home, consider what the average family would be searching for when planning a holiday.  How close the property is to amenities and activities is important.
  • Get a professional to assist you.  You may want to find a professional to help you manage the property if you decide on a fairly distant location.  There are many to choose from who provide advertising and booking services if you’re not confident doing it yourself or don’t have the time.
  • Equip your home.  Another way to increase the chances of ongoing holiday home income is to ensure your holiday home is well equipped.  The more people feel at home and have everything they need, the more willing they are to book your holiday accommodation.

Kippford VillageHoliday Homes in Kippford

If Kippford is an area you are considering for your holiday home, Coastal Kippford has fabulous lodges and caravans for sale.

Kippford is one of Scotland’s most memorable seaside villages and is home to whitewashed houses, a gift shop, café, and two friendly pubs.  It is also one of the top choices for those who enjoy the outdoors and other family-friendly activities.

Contact us on +44 (0)1556 620 636 to arrange a viewing of our holiday homes for sale.  Viewings available 7 days a week by appointment.

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