Perfect Kitchen for a Corporate Rental

Creating the Perfect Kitchen for a Corporate Rental!

What makes your corporate rental different from others in your area? Maybe you have fantastic views, top amenities, or parking in a location where that is a premium. Having a few features that make your property stand out can ensure you consistently bring in tenants. One of the best places to start is the kitchen. Incorporate all the features that tenants want and watch as it brings in people who want a convenient space for cooking and dining while on a business trip....

Corporate Housing

Property Manager: Kitchen Design Update.

As Corporate Housing Rental Landlords we take PRIDE in what we do and what we offer, even in our kitchen design!  From time to time I like to tryout what other extended stay options have available and I am always shocked at how bad some of the other options are.  This weekend I spent a night at an extended stay chain in Oakland, CA and it was worse than sad.  This is the actual photo of the kitchen but it doesn’t show you the burns on the counter, the total of 2 plates in cabinet or the grime on the stove. Here...

Corporate Housing

Great Corporate Rentals – Property Owners Guide to Amazing Kitchens

 One of the best benefits of choosing a great corporate rental vs a hotel is truly the comforts of home. I know it is cliche to say corporate housing is your home away from home but really the comment is true.  Did I mention it is ok to choose a great corporate rental that is also nicer and more fun than your home:)  Today, Kerrie Kelly, a professional interior designer gives property owners ideas and tips on how to design an amazing kitchen with counter tops that would WOW just about anyone. Great Corporate Rentals: A User Guide to the...

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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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Corporate Housing Design: Mini, Micro Kitchen Appliances.

If you have read any of the real estate news these days, especially in California, they say the Micro Apartment is all the rage. Gone are the days where space is abundant.  Now they are building 300 and 400 square foot apartments to provide housing for the next generation at affordable rates. My first real estate investment was a 400 square foot Corporate Housing rental in San Francisco and it included everything from a washer and dryer in the unit, full kitchen and views of the city. It really was a perfect rental for the professional corporate housing traveler...

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Helping Your Renter Save Money with a Fully Stocked Kitchen.

Staying in a corporate rental can save a traveler a lot of money – especially considering the cost of eating out these days! To help your renter eat-in, make sure you stock your kitchen will all amenities your renters will need to prepare meals for themselves. What kitchen supplies should you provide in your corporate rental? Here’s a checklist to help you get your kitchen up to par: Place Settings: Studio apartments – dishes/table setting for 6 1-2 bedrooms – dishes/table setting for 8 3+ bedrooms – dishes/table setting for 10 Kitchen – Accessories: Blender Broom/Dust Pan Coffee Maker Dishwasher...

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The Kitchen Sink – What does it cost to furnish a corporate kitchen?

Furnishing a kitchen in a corporate rental can be a tedious task. You need to have everything ready and available from a potato peeler and cheese grater to a salad bowl and cutting board. A good way to cut your costs and save time is to order a standard Kitchen Kit offered through CHBO. It has everything you need to furnish a kitchen and is delivered on a single day in about 2-3 boxes depending on size of kitchen. The cost is about $407.33 for a kitchen in a standard one bedroom property. Buying the Kitchen Kit offers several...

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Why Family Travels and Furnished Apartments Are the Best?

Are you planning a trip with your family? Taking kids with you can be tricky and might be overwhelming if you do not book a perfect stay. Many people will suggest different options. But without any question, the right one is the furnished apartment. They offer ample space for living and relaxing when in a new place. If you want, you can also get furnished apartments in Richmond, VA, while on the trip. The furnished apartments feel like home when on a family trip. Inside, you will get bedrooms, living rooms, and dining spaces. With all the amenities, you...

Corporate Housing and Meals

Easy Meals to Make for One in Short-Term Housing

When you’re hungry and alone in an unfamiliar kitchen, it might be hard to think about dinner plans without reaching for the take-out menus. Keep in mind that it’s certainly possible to prepare meals just for you in your temporary living space without the stress or mess. In fact, preparing food at your interim home can help save you money and time, as well. With the right menu, ingredients, and recipes, you can cook the easiest and tastiest sustenance for all of your mealtimes....