Corporate Rentals

Designer-Approved Windows That Fit Any Style of Corporate Rental

Windows—what would we do without them? They let light in to create a comfortable home and open for fresh air and cool summer night breezes. They’re also an essential big-ticket item for your home, a key player in determining the style of your home. With a seemingly endless number of styles available, it’s understandable to feel overwhelmed when choosing windows for your corporate rental property. Whether it’s a modern picture window or a traditional mullioned bay window, the right window can elevate your rental space in a competitive market. Let’s dive into a few of our top designer approved...

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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...

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Successful Corporate Housing Rentals: Design Matters in Marketing!

Welcome to Summer where we are at the hight of Corporate Housing Demand (unless you are in a reverse market like Phoenix, AZ). Right now most corporate rentals across the United States are full as top management relocations are all trying to complete their move and get their kids into the right schools in the next few weeks. So RIGHT NOW is the best time to start marketing for your next tenant. NEVER wait till your property is empty to keep it full. Also remember that during a Presidential Election year businesses are more apprehensive about spending money until...

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Low Cost Insider Design Ideas for Executive Furnished Rentals

As you know here at CHBO we are all about getting quality photos of your executive furnished rental to ensure you are able to find the right tenants a quickly as possible and keep your property rented. But, before you can take amazing photos, there a few low cost insider design tricks that can make all the difference. Today CHBO is able to share with you some of these tips from Kerrie Kelly a professional interior designer… More Photo ideas from CHBO. 5 Low Cost Mirror Tricks for a Amazing Modern Executive Furnished Rental Bathroom By Kerrie Kelly, ASIDA well-placed mirror...

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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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Corporate Housing Design Fun: Rugs in Rental Homes

What are corporate housing renters really looking for in rental design? I dare you to find 2 matching CHBO corporate housing rentals! Let’s face it, life is too short not to have some fun, and I definitely believe great real estate design, variety and style are all part of my definition of fun. You should have fun with your corporate housing executive rental. You should expect more. You should have the choice of trying something new, something that is fun or just something that you love. If you are like me then you will love the corporate housing options available through CHBO!...

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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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Luxury Furnished Rental Design: 5 Answers

Great Corporate Housing luxury furnished rentals should always exceed the guest’s expectation! Here at CHBO we always say that true rental success is setting and exceeding guests expectations. Well that is always easier said than done. Where to start and what are some of those smaller details that really make a great corporate rental? Today, Kerrie Kelly, a Decor Expert shares some ideas for your next great luxury corporate housing rental…  Luxury Corporate Housing Rental Design – Getting Rugs Right: Solutions for Five Common Questions By Kerrie Kelly, ASID Area rugs are such a simple, practical  and affordable solution...

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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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Property Management & Design: Manage Winter Cold with Window Coverings

I don’t know about you, but here in Denver it just dropped 20 degrees in the last hour and now I am just looking out my windows waiting for the snow to start. At my house we just swapped out the screen door for the glass insert, disconnected all the outdoor hoses from the house and swapped out the filters in the furnace. What do you do to get your house and your rental properties ready for managing winter cold? As a Canadian I often get asked if I just like the cold. My response is aways, “No I...