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Why should you invest in Sevier County?

Investing in a rental cabin in Sevier County, preferably log cabins in Gatlinburg is by far the easiest way to have your log home and stay in it too. Sevier County hosts 10-15 million visitors every year, many choosing to rent log cabins in Gatlinburg. This gives you the best opportunity to own a vacation home in the Smoky Mountains and have other people help you pay for it.

Views from Gatlinburg log cabinThere are many factors to consider if you are thinking of buying an investment log cabin in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge or Sevierville. The most important factor is the location. Having the right location can mean thousands of dollars in your pocket. The amenities of your cabin are very important as well. If you do not have, what people want, your neighbor will and they will have the guests and you will not. Amenities such as larger TV's with a theater or surround sound, outdoor grill, and internet access. A TV in each bedroom and sitting areas also recommended. You also should have the usual fireplace, hot tub, jetted tub, view, pool table, and a game console like X-BOX is recommended. Think of what you want when you go on vacation.

A factor that is as important as the hot tub and TV as well as location is the external features. Is there ample decking on all levels. Is there a gas grill on the deck and rocking chairs for all? Is there an incredible view or is it lost in the woods. Some people do like seclusion but many want the mountains as there vacation backdrop. A water feature is also a high demand feature. The two things people ask for the most when they book a cabin is does it have a view or a creek. If you can get a cabin on the Little Pigeon River, you are golden.

Log cabins GatlinburgI have had people come to the mountains looking for a cabin that will pay for itself. Oh and only, want to spend $100-125k on a cabin. There are few and far between at that price range, and not many that have the items discussed above. If you want to make a go at a good rental home, I suggest you look in the $200-300 range. In this range, you can find log cabins in Gatlinburg or surrounding areas that will do a better return on your investment even though you spent a little more for it.

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