I update my cottage rental listing?
Absolutely! You can update your cottage rental listing online
as often as you need and that includes photographs. To update
your cottage rental advertisement go to the Owners page,
and login using your password. The cottage listing update
process very easy to use and it is FREE!
have a Cottage Rental Resort. What should I do?
List your cottage resort under For Rent, select Cottage
Resort in cottage type. We charge $25 extra for commercial
listings with more than one cabin.
to upgrade my listing?
in through the owners page, and then select Upgrade next
to your property. Our Preferred listings include a
link to your web site, rental availability calendar, guest
book, map, and much more. The Premium listings get
you a top placement, and highlight your property with any
specials you may be offering to your clients.
I link to my own web site?
Certainly! All paid cottage listings include a prominent
link to your web site. In fact, to help you see how
many time we have linked to you, each jump is appended with
a “?source=COTTAGEPORTAL.com” to ease your tracking.
you limit the amount of text one can post?
No! The amount of text you can post is unlimited.
Other competing cottage rental advertising services charge
you as much as .25/c per each extra word.
many people visit my listing?
many visitors your get will depend on your listing type.
You can monitor the number of hits your individual listing
gets by looking in the far right bottom corner. You
will find there a hit counter which gets updated when someone
visits your page.
Are there any other fees?
No! Our philosophy is to keep the site simple and easy to
use, and that includes pricing. There are no hidden fees.
Other sites may charge you extra for photos, updates, or
a setup fee. We don’t, see our pricing
Yes! We advertise online to have a high search engine ranking.
We also advertise in cottage magazines, such as Cottage Magazine, Cottage Life.
Look around, you may see our roadside billboards on your
way over to cottage country.
you explain how calendar works?
is easier for you if you have a single central calendar,
rather than a separate one on each web site, such as ours.
As such, we link to your shared calendar either on your
web site or at another location.
if I have more than one property?
Just login under your user name, and add additional properties
there. Users who have more than one cottage listed can see
status of all their properties in a comprehensive list.
Oh, and of course we offer discounts for more than one listing.
if my property is located outside of North America, such
as in Europe?
If you do not see your country in our listing, just send
us an email. We will add it promptly.
if I am a cottage sales or rental agent or broker?
We welcome your listings. In fact, you will see how easy
it is to manage multiple properties. Your contact information
would appear on all such listings.
I already have
my property listed with a realtor, can I list it here?
You should discuss this with your listing agent beforehand,
as contracts may vary. Your real-estate agent may list with
us directly. There are no restrictions if it is a “For
Sale by Owner” property.
am I getting when I use CottagePortal?
CottagePortal is an advertising service. Placing an ad with
CottagePortal is like placing an ad in a newspaper for a private
rental or sale. The renter or buyer contacts you, the owner
directly. We are not agents or brokers.