8 reasons to choose Yorkshire Coastal Cottages as your holiday letting agent

Are you looking for a Holiday Letting Agent in Yorkshire?   Your holiday letting agent should be getting you the bookings and income you need, however, there is so much more to it than that! You want to be with an agency that supports you and your property to reach its full potential.

Whether you’re new or experienced in letting, each agency can help you in different ways and offer different services.

We have created a short blog to showcase the benefits of choosing Yorkshire Coastal Cottages.

Black Horse Cottage

8 benefits of choosing Yorkshire Coastal Cottages as your letting agent. 

1. Local Experts

Our local team, based in Whitby, live in Yorkshire and know the area inside and out. We have a team of staff who love Yorkshire and understand what visiting the area is all about: viewing the beautiful scenery, coastline and making new memories. Our knowledgeable team can therefore give your guests the best pointers and advice on how to enjoy Yorkshire and enhance your guests experience.

2. Fully Managed Services

Yorkshire Coastal Cottages offers different personalised managed services and is built around your individual needs to ensure you get the level of support you want. Whether you would like to be more hands-on or would like us to take care of everything, there is a level of managed service to suit everybody. Our team has high standards and you can be assured your property will be presented as its best. If any problems arise, we are there to deal with them quickly and efficiently, so you can have peace of mind everything is being taken care of.

3. Professional Property Listings

Our property consultants will photograph your property to capture internal and external images and showcase the property to potential guests. Our experienced SEO team will write a detailed, custom, professional description about your cottage. As our images and descriptions are honest and well informed, guests know exactly what they are booking – this helps reviews. All listings are rotated using an algorithm, not alphabetically.

4. Local Offices and Support

With an office in Whitby you can pop in at any time to talk to our team face to face and receive advice and support. From help with local tradespeople, cleaners, gardening services or advice to help boost your bookings. You can also call our experts for any letting queries you have anytime, or if you just want to touch base about your property. We’re here to help you throughout the year!

5. Strong Occupancy Rates

Yorkshire is a hot spot for tourists: families, couples, groups and solo travellers are all eager to experience the famous Yorkshire coastline and scenery. At Yorkshire Coastal Cottages, we drive bookings into our properties, and maintain a high occupancy. Over Summer 2023, our top week achieved a 95.1% occupancy. We aim to reach this rate again in 2024. 

6. National Marketing 

As we are part of Sykes Holiday Cottages, we have a large marketing resource that puts your property in the spotlight. We partner with over 700 brands, including Airbnb, and Expedia. In addition, our marketing experts bid on over 100,000 keywords on paid media and optimise our websites daily to push your cottage higher up search results pages.

7. Industry Insights

By joining our community of successful holiday cottage owners, you will receive industry insights. Our local team has strong Yorkshire knowledge, and our parent company has the technology and data to present top insights from a national point of view. All our owners have access to their own portal, it provides owners all the info they need 24/7, bookings, invoices, exclusive owner discounts/benefits, H&S info, data, pricing, plus webinars and other unique insider knowledge too from the CEO.

8. Local Marketing

Our local team also attends trade and agricultural shows around Yorkshire and beyond, this really showcases our brand and promotes your cottage. We engage with customers and are also happy to chat to any owners – if you see us at a show – pop over and say hi!

Driffield Show – July 2023

At Yorkshire Coastal Cottages, you can combine the best of both worlds. A local, experienced, knowledgeable team alongside a parent company with a large marketing reach and top technology.

To join our community of successful cottage owners, and boost your bookings, request a free owner pack. If you’d like to talk to our team directly, pop into our Whitby office or give us a call on 01947 820949.