Corporate Housing

DIY Property Management: 4 Tips for Styling Your Corporate Rental Deck

Get your Corporate Housing Property Rented Today: 4 Tips for WOW Styling Your Corporate Rental  Let’s face it, we all really love cool stuff. In our day to day lives we may choose to be more practical or we may prioritize our cool stuff. Are you a car person? or are you all about the designer purse? Admit it! We all have that item that is a must for us. Here at CHBO we talk a lot about having the best possible photos to allow potential renters to fall in love with your corporate rental.   After being in...

Corporate Housing

DIY Property Management: Updating Bathrooms in a Corporate Housing Rental.

How to Create an up to date Corporate Housing Rental by setting a Budget for a Bathroom Renovation: In The CHBO Corporate Housing Handbook we talk about the importance of clean and up to date corporate housing rentals. Remember when determining your rental rates the first factor is the number of bedrooms and the second factor is the number and quality of your bathrooms. Remember your corporate housing renter is not just coming to stay the night, they are coming to rent your property for an extended period of time (according to the last CHBO Annual Report 15% say...

Corporate Housing

DIY Design: Great Corporate Housing Rentals.

Life is really too short not to have some fun and some great design. Over the years CHBO has supported Clinica Verde www.ClinicaVerde.org an international health initiative that provides healthcare to the poor in Nicaragua and is developing a new healthcare design initiative.   So why am I talking about rental design and healthcare design at the same time? Through my work with Clinica Verde I have come to appreciate their philosophy and their results.  At Clinica Verde we believe the environment in which we deliver healthcare services has a direct and positive impact on the health results our patients achieve. So...

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DIY Rental Style: Corporate Renters and Kitchens.

What are Corporate Housing Renters Really Looking for in a Rental Kitchen? Do you have favorite CHBO Corporate Rental Properties?   I know for me one of the dangers of working for CHBO is that I get to see so many amazing rental properties I am always driving my family crazy with new property upgrade ideas for our own home.   Take a look at CHBO rental 12084 – Furnished Home in Mill Valley, CA.  I mean who wouldn’t want to have the opportunity to live in this amazing property just outside of San Francisco?    Let us know which...

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DIY Rental Style: Designing the Perfect Corporate Housing Rental

How to Design a Corporate Rental Property that is a Must Have Place to Live: 5 DIY Kitchen Sinks to Consider for Your Corporate Home Style Life is really too short not to have fun or live in a property that is not fun.  As consumers we are conditioned to take what we can get, rather than asking for what we want.  If you are a property owner with a rental property, take a little time and money upfront to design a “Must Have” rental.  Then, take great photos, so potential renters can see all your hard work, and...

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Property Style DIY: Great Corporate Housing Rentals.

Great Corporate Housing Rentals have Great Bathroom Style! Have you read The Corporate Housing Handbook? If you have, you already know that the bathroom is just as important as any other room! If you haven’t taken a look, it is in your Dashboard Resource Center. Never, under any circumstance is dirt or mold acceptable in a great corporate housing rental property and as you will see in the following article, by award winning designer Kerrie Kelly, you can have an amazing bathroom with very little investment. All it takes is a weekend and some DIY fun! 6 Reasons You Should Install a...

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DIY? To Manage or Not to Manage Furnished Rentals!

That is the question! Do I? or Don’t I? Want to manage my furnished rental all by myself, with human help, withprofessional help or with computer help?  and at the end of the day will I need professional help from a physiatrist? STOP… Sorry the answer is not all about you. What does your customer/renter want? What does your customer/renter expect? What can you deliver? Success as a property landlord is all about setting and then meeting or exceeding the expectations of your customer/renter! And don’t forget about your most important marketing investment: The Tenant Review. Make sure your customer/tenant has a...

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New tool to help DIY Corporate Housing Landlords!

These days we come to expect Google to always have some new idea to become more a part of our lives and to be totally honest I wasn’t overly excited when I first heard about the new Helpouts by Google. Why would this make my life easier I wanted to know. Sure my Sister-in-law has been taking guitar lessons over the internet for years so the idea wasn’t that new to me. But today I was playing around with the site and I do believe there is value to the corporate housing landlords or property owners when it comes to...

Corporate Housing

A New Website/Tool for the DIY Landlord!

Do you need help eliminating specific tenant problems or are you seeking the right resources to obtain key rental forms? We’ve come across a great site – the Landlord Protection Agency (LPA). LPA provides everything you need to manage your property safely and effectively through a variety of essential forms and services. The LPA site gives you access to quality advice from real estate experts and successful landlords. A unique tool that property managers shouldn’t be without is the Lease Obligations Reminder Letter, also available on the site. It’s an effective form for LPA members that allows the landlord...

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CHBO in Action! DIY Landlord Brian Wright Offers Three Tips for Landlording Success

Brian Wright, a professional author and speaker from Chandler, Arizona, decided to rent out his furnished condo as a corporate and vacation rental to help generate additional income for his property. Finding the right tenant for his home was of the utmost concern for Brian since he wanted to ensure his home would be well taken care of when he was not living in it. “The quality of tenants I get with a furnished corporate rental is a lot higher than a typical rental property. And I always find that quality tenant on CHBO!” he says. We asked Brian to...