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Acquiring Reviews for Your Corporate Apartment

If you own or manage a corporate apartment, you probably find yourself so busy that some things fall by the wayside. However, if you want to keep booking tenants, it’s essential that you put effort into ensuring your tenants leave you great reviews. The best way to do that is by offering what people want. Even then, some people never think about leaving a review or put it off until it becomes forgotten....

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How to Request Reviews from Corporate Housing Rentals?

If you are someone who offers corporate housing rentals, you may already know that there is a bit more work to it than you may have initially imagined. Still, it is a great way to monetize ownership of a property and even more so if you can get feedback and reviews on corporate rentals and apartments. Before you throw your hands up in frustration at the fact that another item has to be added to the “to do” list, you should know that it is not all that difficult to get reviews for corporate housing rentals, and it can...

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How to Get Tenant Reviews for your Corporate Rental (And Why You NEED Them)?

As a landlord or a corporate rental or just as a person living life, you’re busy. Sometimes you’re too busy to sweat the details. When a tenant moves out after an enjoyable stay, you’re preparing for the next tenant, and maybe marking the departed client off your mental to-do list. Maybe you lack time, or maybe you don’t want to bother them, but if you don’t ask for a review, you’re leaving future earnings on the table. If you think photos and description speak for themselves, you’re mistaken. We’ve talked about how photos don’t always tell the full story...

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How to Get Reviews on Your Short Term Housing Properties?

As a short-term housing property owner, you want to minimize the time your property stays vacant. If you have beautiful short-term apartments in an attractive neighborhood with a lot of amenities, you might be wondering why you should care about getting tenant reviews on your properties. After all, don’t your pictures and description speak for themselves? Tenant Reviews Can Make All the Difference You may have a number of beautiful images of your property, as well as a detailed description with a full list of all of the amenities available to your short-term housing tenants. However, for people looking...

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Tips: Tenant Reviews

Have you also discovered Cottageblogger.com? They are one of my favorite blogs for great ideas and tips on furnished rentals. Since Tenant Reviews are so important on your CHBO property listing for connecting with that next great tenant I asked Cottage Blogger if we could re-post this and they said yes. Thank you to Heather Bayer for all your great information we all really appreciate your willingness to share – Kimberly 10 WAYS TO PREVENT COMPLAINTS AND NEGATIVE TENANT REVIEWS FOR YOUR VACATION RENTAL Oh no…..a negative review! The day you get the first of these is never a happy...

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Travel News: Travel Reviews Continue to Grow.

According to TRAVEL AGE WEST: Travel Reviews Continue to Grow “There’s no question that user-generated reviews are here to stay. Benchmark Hospitality found that a whopping 80 percent of agents believe that this consumer tool is only at the beginning of its growth trajectory, while 50 percent of agents admit to using online reviews in determining booking options. More hotels are sending “thank you” emails, asking guests to comment on some of the most popular review sites and, as travel reviews continue to gain popularity, hotels will develop unique programs to solicit these reviews from their guests.” Here at...

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How to Encourage Corporate Housing Guest Reviews?

Having positive reviews on your listing from prior tenants is crucial to your success as a corporate housing landlord for several reasons. Future renters are heavily influenced by past renters – a review can help someone make a quicker decision about wanting to work with you. In fact, a positive review can create instant credibility in the eyes of a potential tenant. You’ll stand out – so few corporate housing landlords take the time to solicit reviews – but those who do get rewarded handsomely! To solicit more reviews, make sure you have a good, clean listing. The first impression...

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Why Inspect the Rental Property After Every Tenant’s Stay

It is necessary to inspect your rental property after each tenant leaves the premises. You can determine whether the tenants abided by the agreed-upon guidelines through the inspection process. Additionally, it guarantees that they are not altering your property in any way. If you’re concerned that you won’t have the time to inspect it yourself, hire a professional or consider having your cleaning crew help with this process. This step is essential and can’t be overlooked....

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How COVID-19 Has Impacted Short-Term Rentals

Anyone who offers properties for business trips or relocations is questioning COVID and its impact on short-term rentals. At this point in the pandemic, many questions have been answered to give you an idea of how things have changed. Since COVID-19 was designated a public health emergency in January 2020, the economy has significantly changed. The COVID impact on vacation rentals is no exception. This includes the rental market of furnished homes and condos rented for short periods ranging from days to months. Cleanliness Matters When clients rent out properties for short-term use, cleanliness has become more critical than...