Cottage Life

What cottage renters are looking for

> > Cottage Life > What cottage renters are looking for

What cottage renters are looking for

Date: 04/12/2019 | Source: http://cottagelife.com

When people are looking for a cottage to rent - what sorts of things are they looking for?

Many are looking for lakefront access, so if your cottage is right on the lake it's a good idea to showcase that in the main photo! Make sure photos on the listing are bright and not blurry. Cottage Life said, "Remember: you can be offering a beautiful property for a reasonable price, but if your photos don’t tell the right story, then your chances of renting will be slimmer."

Often, renters are looking to visit an area that has fun attractions nearby as well! Include local attractions in your listing. 

What's the biggest thing you can do to attract more renters? It's probably to advertise as many beds as possible. Entire families often like to vacation together, so if you don't have enough beds those families will have to keep looking. 

5 ways to make your cottage rental property stand out | Cottage Life

Because your listing’s feature image is the first image that the renter sees of your property, this first impression is extremely important.Many rental properties don’t necessarily include this type of information in their listings and renters don’t like to do too much guesswork when they’re

Take some inspiration from southern porches

The southern United States knows how to do porches right.  Cottages and Bungalows said, "Southern houses are famous for their...
04/22/2019
Read

Making your fairytale garden

Some cottagers have gardens that look straight out of a storybook. How did they do it? Cottages and Bungalows says...
04/17/2019
Read

What to do when you rip a screen

Screen doors are lovely in the summer - but why do they always seem to rip? If you're having this...
04/11/2019
Read