San Francisco corporate housing

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...

Property Spotlight: Enjoy History by the Harbor in this Beautiful Boston Corporate Rental in Quincy, Massachusetts

As Boston’s immediate suburb to the south, Quincy is an important part of the city’s history. Named for the great grandfather of John Adams, America’s second president, it’s also the birthplace of his son and sixth President John Quincy Adams, plus patriot John Hancock, the first signer of the Declaration of Independence. Today’s spotlight focuses on a great home just twenty-five minutes from the heart of Boston and forty-five from Providence, RI. Step into a Newly Renovated Historic Furnished Home This fully furnished Boston Corporate Rental two bedroom, one and a half bath executive rental home is in Squantum, an...

Trends in Corporate Housing

Corporate Housing is an ever-changing market. While there will always be a market for great locations and great values, economic and generational trends have a big impact on demand.  As our society and the people in it change and grow, our needs and wants change with it. One of the keys to success for corporate housing owners is to understand and adapt to these trends. One trend is a greater level of certainty in choosing a rental property. Today’s corporate clients are more likely to remain in housing longer while making sure they’re satisfied with their housing choice. More and...

Bathing Beauty: Tips on Creating a Spa-Like Bath Space.

By Kerrie Kelly, ASID Kerrie is back at it again. She is here to share how to take a typical bathroom and make it a spa like setting. Introduce a few of these tips to your furnished rental and wow the next customer. Whether it’s through a full remodel or by adding a few chic accessories, transforming your bathroom into a spa-like retreat is perfect for attracting new renters. Creating a sanctuary with natural finishes, clean palettes and spa accessories is a timeless way to update a bathroom while keeping your space neutral. Before listing your property, let’s take a look...

Pet Ideas, Facts and Corporate Housing Rentals

Yes, we love our pets. Yes, we travel with our pets. Yes, we need corporate housing rentals that can accommodate our pets. Every year in the Annual CHBO Corporate Housing Real Estate Report we talk to CHBO property owners about accepting pets in their corporate housing rentals and last year 38% of property owners said they will accommodate your pets. Of these respondents 72% say they accept pets because it keeps their rental properties occupied. Successful corporate housing property owners have discovered that pets can get their properties rented and at higher rental rates. Last year CHBO properties that accommodated pets charged...

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...

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...

Quick ways to make great Property Style – The Lamp!

Yes, we all want Rental Property Style! As unique human beings we all seek our own personal style! Yes we do! If we didn’t we would all be wearing the same outfit every day and we would match everyone else. It is in our DNA to want to have choices and when choosing a rental property we do value great rental property style. It is just a fact. Some people are willing to pay more for that style, some people may value that style less and just want an efficiency when it comes to their rental property, however we all want...

5 Simple Ways to Immediately Improve Your Occupancy and Nightly Rates

If you’re new to the corporate housing world and/or you aren’t getting as many renters as you would like for your furnished rental properties, you might need some help with your listings. With these five simple but proven tips, you could see a major improvement in your occupancy and your nightly rates. 1. Ever Thought of Doing SEO of Your Property? You’ve no doubt spent a lot of time and effort making your listings look beautiful with professional photos that perfectly show your property, but have you made sure that you’re searchable? A lot of potential renters in the...

Corporate rental documents

Rental Documents for Corporate Housing… See which ones you’re missing?

After 10 years of blogging the number one blog post of all time is the rental lease used for corporate housing. So we always know this is a popular topic on our CHBO Annual Report. Corporate Housing: Rental Documents Having profitable real estate has a lot to do with: Setting and meeting expectations with your renters and Having the written documentation you need to confirm and support these transactions and expectations Real estate laws and regulations are always changing. They’re regulated and established on a state-by-state basis, and the rules apply differently if you’re an individual managing your own...