April 2021

Top tips for new French gite owners wanting to let their property

French property has seen a surge of Brits wanting to escape the city and the rain to enjoy a new life in France. If you’re one of them and have invested in a gite to let out for extra income, we have some tops tips that could help. We asked some of our leading property owners for any tips they were willing to share with new gite owners. Here is what they said: Get the proper insurance There are...

Preparing your gite advert ready for marketing

As we mentioned last week, marketing is something every business has to start before they even open their doors and never stop. It’s a constant campaign that should cover as many relevant channels as possible and push your marketing budget as far as it can. Today we’re discussing your advert. The ad you’ll place on French gite websites, holiday listings and anywhere you can where your target...

Marketing your gite in France

If you’re a new holiday gite owner, marketing is the one task you’ll start on day one and continue until you stop renting out the gite. It’s a continuous process that requires time, effort and investment so it’s important to get right. We won’t be able to cover every element of marketing in a single post but this page will get you started. We’ll cover marketing in more depth in future...

French property buying process overview

As you might imagine, the French property purchase process is a little different to the British one. It’s similar in some ways but different in others. Today we’re going to outline the process so you know what to expect when shopping for a gite. It isn’t designed to replace professional advice, but instead give you an idea of what you’re in for if you want to buy a gite in France. Find your...

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