Fantastic Reasons To Turn Your Home Into A Holiday Let

By Hand On The Hip - 9/01/2016

We are obsessed with going on holiday. Even those of us that haven’t been a tourist in our own city can’t get rid of the bug. Travelling is an incredible experience and the majority of us want to do it over and over again.

But, we never think about other people. Why would we, right? It’s up to them to take care of their vacations. Well, it’s because tourism is an excellent opportunity if you live in a place such as Sydney. 13.2 million people visit every year and they need a home.

Yours could be the perfect place for them to stop if you like the sound of the following.

Money, Money, Money

Let’s start with the obvious: cash. Not everybody has enough to go around, so it’s always nice to supplement our income with a little extra. After all, there is no way to tell when a rainy day will pop up out of the blue. Holiday homes in Sydney can charge a significant amount for the pleasure of hosting because of the appeal of the city. Not only that, but it’s a steady stream of money as tourists visit throughout the year, summer or winter. The cash might be the perfect nest egg for or the motivation to book the vacation of a lifetime.

Home Upgrade

The market is full, so it’s essential to stand out from the crowd. A property which is old and tatty isn’t going to do the trick, which is why the house needs an upgrade. And, because of the extra money coming in, there is no need to hold back. A high end interior designer will fill the place with everything from chic furniture to expensive flooring. The guests will love it and should leave an excellent review encouraging others to book the property. As well as that, we get an upgrade to our humble abode that’s totally necessary.

Time Constraints

Yes, there are lots of them and they’re huge factors before making a leap of faith. Anybody without the time to take care of the property and the guests’ needs is going to fail miserably. What’s incredible about the world we live in today is the accessibility of resources. With the right property manager and estate agent, there isn’t much for us to do regarding the organisation and upkeep. We can roll up our sleeves to cut costs, but even then there’s no reason to with a full-time cleaner.


Working in an office isn’t for everybody. Some people want to launch a startup yet don’t have the balls. With a holiday home, we don’t have to take any undue risks. After all, the mortgage is getting paid and the income is extra. Still, it’s a small-sized business at heart and something we can expand on if all goes well. With the help of the internet, it’s not too tricky to take the necessary steps to success.

Due to the location, it shouldn’t be too much of a problem whatsoever.

P.S. This post is a collaborative post and not written by Hand On The Hip.

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