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Corporate Housing Accommodations Made Business Trip to Miami More Comfortable and Affordable An entrepreneur on assignment in Miami for a month decided that a corporate rental he found on CHBO was much more preferable to living in a hotel for one month! Thanks to the flexibility a corporate rental offers, his dog was brought along for the ride too! How One Woman Turned to Corporate Housing When Life Threw a Curveball Lisa Turner was ready to move on with her life. A new husband. A new outlook. A new home. However, Lisa and her new husband were quite in...

CorporateHousingbyOwner Expands: Where in World do you want to stay…

…and what will it cost? We have all heard that business is Global, but what does that mean for those of us who provide housing worldwide? One of the topics at ERC / Employee Relocation Council is there is an emerging trend for US workers to go abroad and then decide they like the life style so much they aren’t going back and they will frequently switch jobs to stay overseas. This week the Wall Street Journal is talking about the cost of these employees living around the world “Four cities that have seen some of the biggest jumps...

Travel Health Tips from CorporateHousingbyOwner

Here are some of the travel health tips from CorporateHousingbyOwner: Property Owners: Make sure you provide a list of emergency numbers like Poison Control, Fire and local hospitals. Also add to this list local urgent care facilities, pharmacies or other local tips. Laminate this information and have it on the refrigerator door. Traveler – Health Cards: Use your phone and take a photo of your health cards for backup just in case. Also have a printout of your and all your family member cards that you leave in a centralized place at home that can be easily reach if needed. Urgent Care...

Traveling With Colleagues? Get a Corporate Rental

If you’re one of the 3.9% Americans expecting to take a business trip in the next 6 months (Source: USTravel.org), you might want to consider taking a fresh look at where you stay. While hotels are great for short-term stays, for longer stays it might be nice to have a home away from home where you can “move-in” for a longer period of time. But what if you’re traveling for business pals, a business partner, or a close colleague? The thought of saving a buck and sharing a hotel room might sound nice at first or even commanded by...

Southwest Airlines Adds Non-Stop Flights Between Pittsburgh and Houston

Great news for those of you who love to fly Southwest Airlines. The no-frills airline launched non-stop flights from Pittsburgh International Airport to Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport today. You can read more about the flight’s schedule between the two business destinations at Frequent Business Traveler online. To find corporate housing in Houston or Pittsburgh during your extended stay visits in either city, visit CorporateHousingbyOwner.com for the web’s largest selection of executive short-term housing.  ...

Super Bowl Bound? Find Corporate Housing in New Orleans

If you’re one of the lucky ones to snag tickets to this year’s Super Bowl, listen up! Instead of crashing in a hotel for a few nights, make a trip of it and spend a few weeks, even a whole month, in The Big Easy. Corporate Housing by Owner has 30+ rental properties available during Super Bowl week (and the week’s leading up to and after the big game) available for short-term rent. Enjoy living in your own home with your own kitchen and your own privacy without the noise and hassles associated with traditional hotels. So get your...

How to Capture Holiday Cheer When Staying in a Corporate Rental

You might be spending the December holidays in a corporate rental this year – but don’t fret – the good news is that you’re in a corporate rental, not a cramped hotel. A corporate rental gives you the flexibility to channel your own holiday cheer with few limitations. Here are some tips to surviving the December holidays during your temporary stay in a corporate rental: Decorate:  Just because you’re staying in a furnished rental property doesn’t mean you can’t bring along some of your own decorations. Put up that Christmas tree, hang those stockings, light that menorah, and decorate your...

Red Flags When Screening a Corporate Housing Tenant

I’ve been in the property management field long enough to know red flags when I see them. You know, the tenant calls you and something just doesn’t feel right. In my experience, here are some red flags every corporate housing landlord should be on the look out for: A tenant who doesn’t want to complete the rental application. Every tenant should complete the rental application with a few core exceptions. For example, if the tenant has had their identity or credit card stolen, you may consider waiving the rental application. Also, elderly clients and someone who has never leased a property...

Find Temporary Housing in San Francisco During America’s Cup

If you’re an America’s Cup competitor, involved in the planning any of the events or simply a spectator, consider staying in short-term San Francisco corporate rental during your stay.  Avoid the packed touristy hotels and instead cherish the laid-back lifestyle and creature comforts of home that a fully-furnished apartment or house has to offer. Plus, you can live like the locals (not the tourists) live. San Francisco corporate housing is available through Corporate Housing by Owner and individuals can either search for corporate housing in San Francisco of submit a CHBO Housing Request to find a short-term, furnished rental property. America’s...

Business Travelers Should Consider Renter’s Insurance

Recently, Corporate Housing By Owner partnered with Travel Guard and offered a webinar to provide landlords with information on renter’s insurance options for their tenants. As a business traveler, you may think insurance is just for the owners or landlords of corporate rentals (it’s not your flat screen television or expensive furniture). However, you may want to (re)consider the following: Renter’s insurance will cover your personal belongings in case of a fire, flood or any liability issues.  If the property you are renting experiences any damage from the outside elements, the owner’s insurance will cover expenses and repairs. But...