How to make money by renting out your home
Published: 18 Mar 2014 18:13 GMT+01:00
Many people in Sweden - including many expats - have second homes. And whether it’s a cottage by the sea or an apartment in the big smoke, there’s a big market out there of people wanting to rent it for holidays.
But do you really want to rent out your little corner of paradise to strangers? In fact, many homeowners find it to be a very positive experience.
We’ve also collected lots of practical advice on what to think about before advertising your place to visitors.
Check out our top tips on How to make money by renting your out your second home.
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