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It’s Time to Buy the Next Vacation Rental Home

Over the past 12 years I’ve owned seven vacation homes – at one time we had five on the go – but mostly we have bought and sold as the market has evolved. Currently, I’m managing two – Osprey Cottage (bought in 2005) and Kingfisher Cottage (bought in 2012). The process of selection has always […]


How We’ve Made $30K/Year Renting Our Primary Residence as a Vacation Home

This is the first in a series of guest posts by owners sharing their unique stories.  Robert Kiyosaki, author of the Rich Dad, Poor Dad series, created a bit of controversy when he said that a home is not an asset, but a liability. This is because your home doesn’t make you money each year, but actually […]


Kingfisher Cottage – from Offer to Fully-Booked in 6 weeks – Part One

Buying another cottage wasn’t on the radar at all. In fact, after five on the go at one time a few years back, I did that ‘never again’ thing, and one by one we sold them until just Osprey Cottage was left. So, for a few years we motored along renting Osprey very successfully until […]

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