Corporate Housing Real Estate Segment: Properties

Find out what the ideal bedroom count is for offering corporate housing

Properties An essential difference between the full-service​​corporate housing industry and the independent corporate housing real estate segment is the size of property that is rented – and more specifically, the number of bedrooms. Corporate housing rentals in residential properties rented by private owners are generally ​larger, ​in both overall size and bedroom count, than the typical, business-to-business lodging options provided by full-service corporate housing companies....

Why Corporate Rentals are an excellent investment opportunity

Every person who is looking to invest in corporate rentals needs to be aware that your property and yourself are the largest advertisements you have at your disposal. Ensuring that you come off as professional and friendly is crucial. Having a furnished property that is clean and maintained is the other half of things. If you want to ensure your fully furnished corporate rentals are in-demand, there are a few tips that can make you rise to the top....

When is the Housing Market’s Black Friday?

When you think about Black Friday, you likely envision the day after Thanksgiving. Tons of consumers head out to online and physical retailers to get a fantastic deal on their favorite products. If you are looking into the possibility of purchasing property to use as corporate housing, you might wonder if Black Friday exists for real estate. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case. The closest thing to Black Friday for real estate happens at the end of the summer when sellers are looking to get their home sold before autumn starts....

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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....

Are There Standards for Furnished Rental Property Exteriors?

A recent online discussion between owners of furnished rentals sheds interesting light on a lesser discussed matter – property exteriors. After receiving poor customer feedback due to the appearance of a back patio, one owner of short term housing wanted to know what fellow owners thought. The responses were intriguing and enlightening. So, if you are someone who offers furnished rentals, here are a few tips to consider: All outdoor areas in short term housing should be well-kept without any dead plants or overgrowth, but formal gardens are not essential. Do put empty pots and gardening tools away for...

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Corporate Relocation Data Updates

It’s that time again, and those eager to make the most of their participation in the CHBO Certified Program will want to have key points about the whole corporate rental market. A good source and one we turn to time and again is the annual Corporate Housing Provider’s Association report, and in a previous assessment of it, we looked at the topic of relocation specifically. Let’s do that again and gauge any recent changes, and how those might affect clients considering the use of the CHBO Certified Program for standard corporate rental options and relocations. First and foremost was...

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....

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Corporate Housing in San Francisco Is Still a Savvy Choice

Though corporate housing in San Francisco is recognized as some of the most popular and in demand, it still remains a wonderfully savvy option for those in need of a furnished rental. While long stay business hotels still exist, the constant demand for short term rentals throughout the San Francisco region makes it a wonderfully ripe marketplace for travelers of many kinds. However, if you are the owner (or intended owner) of a furnished rental, you will want to pay attention to the challenges facing corporate housing in San Francisco. As one of the first cities in which the...