We create long-term relationships with our clients (both cottage owners and renters) and provide a respectful, professional and rewarding experience.
We specialize in marketing your rental to find and screen the perfect clients for your vacation cottage rentals and provide a full rental property management package best suited to your needs.
Why Cottage Owners Choose to use an agency
Managing your rental. We are a full-service cottage rental agency. We project manage everything from photography and comprehensive property descriptions, Web optimization, to vetting vacationers and facilitating the booking process.
Reduce risk Our 22 years experience in the cottage rental business help us to vet and filter out vacationers that might not be the ideal fit for your property.
Provide you with the maximum monetary potential of your property We are experts in the Cottage rental industry and so can provide you with advice, information and knowledge to maximize the appeal of your cottage according to today's renter needs.
Rental Setup & Process
Our Cottage Rental Service Process Once we have met and agreed to list your property we will:
Jointly view your property to inspect and consult with you as to its rental potential.
Make recommendations regarding any changes that may improve the cottage marketability.
Jointly sign a rental agency agreement.
A detailed full description of your rental cottage will be taken including number of bedrooms, amenities etc..
We will gather a list of your policies, renter criteria, maps with directions and provide our own guidance.
Staged high quality photos will be taken.
Internet based advertising will commence once all information has been gathered. Typically within 4 to 5 days.
All telephone and email inquiries with potential guests will done within 4 hours. Potential Guests will be screened such that they meet your criteria.
Administer booking agreements with renter including Damage deposits and confirmations.
Provide renter with instructions to access the chalet and follow up for feedback.
Provide owner access to calendar of bookings.
Collect deposits and full payment of booking prior to occupancy..
Our fees are based on very reasonable commissions. If we don’t rent your cottage for you, you don’t pay us anything.
How do you screen guests? We interview potential guests asking about their group size, and make-up (ages of party members, plans for vacation etc). It become apparent quickly the type of person who will respect the rental agreement.. If they seem reluctant to offer the information that will allow us to match them to the right cottage, we would prefer not to rent to them and will politely suggest they look elsewhere. Who cleans and takes the garbage? The owner normally take care of this locally. We do offer these full services in the immediate Calabogie Area. What do you Charge? Our fee is a percentage of the rental income. We also can provide property management based on a estimate in hours What do I charge? Cottage rental prices are determined by many factors like location, size of cottage, exposure, type of lot and market value. All of these play a role in what your cottage rental is worth. We will meet with you and give you an assessment.