How to Rent Your Cottage

Kawartha Lakes Short-Term Rental By-Laws

The Municipality of Kawartha Lakes has recently approved a draft of the by-law in the hopes of more effectively monitoring and enforcing issues associated with short-term rentals through a licensing approach. While the by-law has not yet officially gone into... Read more

Cottage Country Wifi Update

‘I’ve got children – we need unlimited wifi” It’s a comment we hear more often these days, and it’s a reason many guests will steer away from booking a cottage with limited or restricted wifi. Offering 10Gbs per week won’t... Read more

Why Is My Cottage Not Renting?

You’ve spent time and money creating a wonderful space for your rental guests to enjoy on their cottage country vacation, and now the bookings should be flooding in.  But so far, there’s been a silence.  Maybe a reservation or two,... Read more

Buying a waterfront cottage for rental in Ontario

The past year has seen Ontario cottage prices reach unprecedented levels;  bidding wars; a lot of very happy sellers, and disappointed buyers who failed to secure their dream vacation homes. In some cases, it also resulted in purchases that with... Read more

Get Your Cottage Ready for the Season

The ice is off and it’s spring clean time! In the past, guests were more tolerant of less than pristine cottages.  They wouldn’t care too much about the odd dust bunny under a bed, or a mouse dropping discovered in... Read more

9 Key Decisions Every Rental Owner Needs To Make

Renting out your cottage can be a thoroughly rewarding experience or it can be one you wish you’d never started.  It’s certainly not something you should go into without understanding the responsibilities and commitment that make it successful. Bear in... Read more

Standing Your Cottage Out From the Crowd

The Ontario cottage rental market is highly competitive.  Over the past few years, an abundance of new properties have been listed on the major rental platforms as well as with cottage rental agencies, and most owners go above and beyond... Read more

5 Small Appliances That Will Wow Your Guests

Do you remember the old days when a cottage rental kitchen was the final resting place for old pots and pans, blunt knives and rusty can openers? Nowadays, guests have loftier expectations and look for well-equipped gourmet kitchens where they... Read more

13 Things you should never have in your cottage when you rent it out

Setting a cottage up for rental can be challenging particularly it you use it for your family and have a lot of your own things there. If you use it regularly and go there between guests it’s tough to know... Read more

Renting Out Your Cottage – Tips For Success

We’re often asked by new cottage rental owners what they have to do to maximise occupancy, build a good repeat market and create good income.  So, we looked at our most successful rentals and – the ones that are solidly... Read more

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