Work from Home

Tips for Making Working from Home Work for You

With everything going on in the world in light of COVID-19, lots of companies are now instituting mandatory or voluntary work from home policies. While it can take a little effort to turn your furnished rental into an office, it can help you be more productive and saner. That is why we wanted to compile a list of ways to make your space more conducive to working at home so you can continue working efficiently....

Rent Your Furnished Property in the Winter

Tips for Renting Your Furnished Property in the Winter

When cold weather starts to set in and the snow beings to fall on the world around us, some areas of the country have issues when it comes to renting furnished properties. Winter has always been known for being one of the roughest times of the year to sell a home and the same stands true for finding renters interested in your home when a winter wonderland is brewing outside. However, we have some tips that can help you keep your bookings up, even when the temperature drops outside....

Corporate Rental Property

Tips for Corporate Rental Property Retention to Start the Year Off Right

Back in 2011, a study by SatisFacts estimated that the average cost of turnover for a rental property was as high as $3,900. When you take into account days lost to repairs, vacancy, professional cleaning, standard maintenance, and marketing, the cost of turnover can leap to several months of income if the property was being rented. Working for lease renewal is a great option and something all corporate housing managers should have strategies in place for. We have three that can help you on that path....

Beach surfers at Hawaii

Top 5 tips for your accommodations during your temporary assignment or relocation to Hawaii

Determine the right accommodations to fit your needs If staying to 30+ days a furnished apartment or furnished home can make you stay more enjoyable and allow you to truly experience the unique culture of the island. Families will love a larger furnished home or if on your own a small condo or garden apartment footsteps from the beach might be best. Privately owned furnished properties offer a more unique living experience and allow you in to neighborhoods where hotels can not....

Kids friendly apartment

Tips for Finding Baby-Friendly Apartments Near You

Whether you are seeking fully furnished apartments in which to reside during a move or relocation, as part of an extended business project, or to explore living options in a specific area, you may also need baby-friendly apartments as part of the deal. There are a lot of differences between homes well-suited to kids and those that won’t fit the bill. Yet, if you are eager to find fully furnished apartments that are also baby-friendly apartments, you need to start with a few basic concepts: What neighborhoods do you prefer? Don’t begin with a search for places already setup...

Cozy furnished apartment

3 Tips for Finding the Perfect Short-Term Furnished Apartment

If you are headed to a new town for a work assignment or an internship, you will probably need to find a place to stay. While some temporary assignments last only a few days and a hotel room is appropriate, other times, you are in town for several weeks to several months. Staying in a hotel room, even a moderately priced one, will be much too costly when in town for an extended period. Finding a short-term, fully-furnished apartment is the best bet for your comfort and your wallet. You can walk in with only your suitcase and still...

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6 Safety Tips to Remember This Thanksgiving

During Thanksgiving, millions of people head out onto the road to travel and meet up with friends and family members to enjoy the holiday. Whether you are hosting a grand Thanksgiving dinner at your home or heading out of town for the event, it’s important to keep yourself and your family safe. The most common risk on this holiday is fire, with three times as many cooking fires occurring on this day than other days....

Corporate Housing

Tips for Preventing Subletting in Your corporate apartment rentals

If you follow trends in housing, you see that furnished housing rentals and corporate apartment rentals have spiked over the past few years – particularly in popular urban locations. However, they are also used for longer holiday homes, too, and so it is important that property owners know all of the different issues that can occur when offering up such housing options. One of the most difficult is the issue of subletting. It is usually a given that furnished housing rentals are not permanent or long term. Most corporate apartment rentals are completely furnished, as are many seasonal rentals....

Rental Apartment Tips 101: Key Marketing Tactics

In our ongoing series of articles and blogs about the best ways to succeed with corporate housing investments, we cover a lot of different issues. In this article, we are going to look at some of the most trusted and sure-fire ways to market your properties, including a few rental apartment tips you may not yet have considered. Never stop marketing – One of the worst mistakes made when offering corporate housing is to remove listings when the properties are rented. Just like any other product, the only way to get new buyers is to constantly market the goods....