The Cottage Rules

An Owner’s Guide to the Rights and Responsibilities of Sharing Recreational Property

This is intended for a global audience.

ISBN: 978-1-77040-200-3

Number of pages: 112

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Have you ever fought over the cottage? Argued about who is responsible for what? Solve your problem with this simple system.

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The Cottage Rules sets out no-nonsense, easy-to-use guidelines for cottage owners who share ownership with others. It deals with everything from succession to laundry. The rules work to prevent conflicts, so that your relationship with your partners can be either as close or as distant as you desire. This book shows cottage owners how to manage their cottage like a business, which in turn prevents disputes and frees their time and energy so they can use it to enjoy the cottage. With four cornerstones to the system (meetings, bookings, banking, and work weekends), the rules are easy to implement, flexible, and reliable. The Cottage Rules can help owners attain their dream of peaceful cottage ownership.

This long overdue Second Edition is much more comprehensive and includes the addition of 3 new chapters, 5 check lists, and 10 updated sections. It also features media quotes and reaction to the first version, insight on the cottaging lifestyle and what kind of attitude it takes to share amicably, plus more photos

The Download Kit includes:

  • Partnership contract
  • Sample meeting agenda
  • Log book forms to record events and work done
  • Forms to track expenses
  • Lists for basic pantry items and a first-aid kit

The Cottage Rules lays out a comprehensive plan to help owners and their families avoid disputes and enjoy the cottage!

Additional Info

Additional Info

Subtitle An Owner’s Guide to the Rights and Responsibilities of Sharing Recreational Property
Publication Date Mar 15, 2014
Market Global
About the Download This book contains a link (or URL) that needs to be typed into your web browser's address bar. Enter the link to view the Updates Page. Click on 'Download the Forms' to download the Forms Kit. It will be in a ZIP file format and needs to be unzipped (or extracted) to access the files inside.
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Edition Second Edition
Pages 112
Size 6 x 9
ISBN 978-1-77040-200-3

Author Details

Author Details - Nikki Koski

The Malette family has owned a cottage for more than 30 years, and it was inherited by Nikki and her siblings from their father. Nikki and her husband Russ created a system to ensure against future conflicts, and Nikki Koski has now written this book to share the system with you. When she is not at the cottage, Nikki Koski works as a real estate agent.


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