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Turning a Garden into a Holiday Rental

ProAktive TURNING A GARDEN INTO A HOLIDAY RENTAL Below are some key tips to consider if you are thinking of transforming a garden space in a holiday rental. Planning Permission Before you start a project of this scale it is essential to obtain planning permission. You can obtain more details around this from the government via the link below. Until you have approval you should start any construction project of this nature. This is important if the property you are renovating is Grade-ll listed, as it would be protected under heritage regulations. planning-permission Estimating Costs After receiving planning permission, the next phase of the project would be to estimate the cost of materials and labour. Costs would be reduced if this a self build project that you are able to complete without any additional support from professionals such as qualified builder. Depending on the size of it though, that help might be essential. Hiring Professionals or Equipment If you do need to hire the services of a professional such as builder or surveyor for example, or require hiring equipment such as digger, the best practise is to shop around first and do not just go with the first one you come across. If you look around online, you can compare prices and look if companies or individuals are trust pilot rated or have positive feedback. Word of mouth is good too, if you have friends or family that have used them before this can be useful and provides that piece of mind. The Build You need to plan and be realistic of how long a project will take too and the potential distribution this may cause, if you are living in the house that is having the garden turned into a rental. You need to be mindful that it may take time to obtain some materials and the services of professionals, particularly in the current climate we live in. All these factors can add potential delays and additional time to projects. Completing the Project Once the project is complete, you can start to promote and rent the new build via organisations such as Airbnb. Again, it is best to shop around as there will be admin and management fees associated with this service. Self Build Insurance Before starting any self build project it is important to have the right level of self build insurance in place, to offer extra peace of mind and protection against any potential risks and pitfalls. ProAktive are leading providers of self build insurance and site insurance coverage, which is suitable for all types of construction, including brick and block, timber frame, SIP panels, ICF, cob and many others. As standard, their self build insurance and site insurance cover includes: • Employers liability insurance at £10 million • Public liability insurance at £5 million • Contract works insurance - cover for self build during construction • Plant and tools oOwned by the proposer at £30,000 • Optional tools and personal effects owned by the employees at £2,000 • Optional site huts and caravans at £30,000, inclusive of £5,000 for contents To find out more about self build insurance please visit: ProAktive Doncaster: 01302 346 831 | Follow us O00 ED

Turning a Garden into a Holiday Rental

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Below are some key tips to consider if you are thinking of transforming a garden space in a holiday rental.




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