Corporate Rentals

Designer-Approved Windows That Fit Any Style of Corporate Rental

Windows—what would we do without them? They let light in to create a comfortable home and open for fresh air and cool summer night breezes. They’re also an essential big-ticket item for your home, a key player in determining the style of your home. With a seemingly endless number of styles available, it’s understandable to feel overwhelmed when choosing windows for your corporate rental property. Whether it’s a modern picture window or a traditional mullioned bay window, the right window can elevate your rental space in a competitive market. Let’s dive into a few of our top designer approved...

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Why Travelers Choose CHBO Over Hotels and Extended Stays

There are many reasons that travelers make extended stays in specific cities or regions. Though many might experience a “knee jerk reaction” of thinking about booking their stay in some sort of hotel or property designed for extended stays, many are reconsidering. Instead, the ever-increasing trend is toward booking stays in CBHO or corporate housing by owner properties. There are many reasons, and these include: Hotels and extended stays are typically far more expensive. Most extended stays are designed for convenience and for business travelers only, this can make them extremely cold, generic and very uncomfortable. For example, imagine...

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Three Ways to Prepare Your Short Term Rental for Severe Weather

Weather can be unpredictable. Recent hurricanes and flood events in the Caribbean, Florida, Louisiana, and Texas have shown that, as did the tragic fires in Northern California. Your corporate rental is a major investment that you want to protect. Having homeowners insurance should be a given, as well as flood insurance in low-lying areas requiring you to be covered. Beyond insurance there are other ways you can not only prepare your home but also protect yourself from income lost to severe weather that prevents a tenant’s stay. Here are three ways you can prepare your short-term rental for severe...

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...

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...

Updated Ways to Style Your Patio Umbrella This Spring

Spring has arrived! With its sunny skies and warm weather, backyard parties, dinners and pool days will start popping up on your tenants’ calendars. What better way to set them up for entertainment success than with a curated outdoor scene? One of the most important design elements of a backyard is the patio umbrella. Offering respite from the sun and a major style statement, patio umbrellas have made a very welcome comeback. Below are some of our favorite ways to style and accessorize patio umbrellas for spring. Cool and Contemporary One of our go-to styles, contemporary backyards are casual...

The Perfect Patio Furniture Pairings for Your Corporate Housing

It’s that time of year to spend your afternoons on the patio enjoying the long days of summer. Kerrie gives insight on setting up your patio with the essentials to make your outdoor space desirable. Give your tenants another reason to choose your corporate housing for their next stay. No matter the size, your patio deserves perfect pairings to make your corporate housing patio a place your tenants will instantly fall in love with. Choosing the right pairings is all about combining function, fashion and fun for an outdoor space where your tenants can kick back and relax. Whether...

5 Tips to Furnish Your Rental Quickly

Are you in the midst of furnishing a rental in order to begin offering it as a long-term or corporate rental? If so, you don’t have to worry a great deal about finding items suitable for your use, but there are some tips that can help you with furnishing a rental quickly, but also saving money and effort over the long-term by making the savviest choices....

Decorating Strategies That Are Guaranteed to Capture the Attention of Qualified Tenants

If you are the owner of a high-quality, upscale executive rental, you already know that your potential tenants have some fairly high standards. They need a property that is spacious, nicely designed and full of premium services and amenities. The furnished rental you have available may already be a “turnkey” property with cleaning services, gorgeous interiors, and lots of features that include WiFi throughout and a furnished terrace in the garden. However, there are still quite a few decorating and design strategies you might use to grab the attention of additional, qualified tenants. No matter where your furnished rental...

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...