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...

Property Manager: Kitchen Design Update

As Corporate Housing Rental Landlords we take PRIDE in what we do and what we offer, even in our kitchen design!  From time to time I like to tryout what other extended stay options have available and I am always shocked at how bad some of the other options are.  This weekend I spent a night at an extended stay chain in Oakland, CA and it was worse than sad.  This is the actual photo of the kitchen but it doesn’t show you the burns on the counter, the total of 2 plates in cabinet or the grime on the stove. Here...

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...

Furnished rental tips to survive in the world of Expedia

5 steps to financial success and control of your furnished rental property! Yes, landlords got spoiled with their furnished rentals when the internet allowed them to efficiently and economically connect with potential renters around the world. Furnished, unfurnished, daily, weekly, monthly and annually leasing all got easier with the connectivity offered by the internet. Today a lot of these landlords are living in fear because those internet tenants are going away and costing more. How did this happen?  How can you, the landlord, protect yourself from financial ruin? Simple answer: Go Back to the Basics! No business, no landlord,...

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...

What is Corporate Housing Property Management?

What is Corporate Housing Property Management?  In the CHBO Annual Report we asked property owners to tell us how they take care of their properties. We asked respondents to tell us how they manage their rental properties. At an all-time high, 92% of respondents say they do all their property management them selves. This number is up from the all-time low of 72% in 2013. Previously, we had hypothesized that the decreasing trend in “do it myself” management was due to accidental landlords deciding they needed more professional support. In our 2013 annual report, we predicted that we expected...

DIY Property Management: 4 Tips for Styling Your Corporate Rental Deck

Get your Corporate Housing Property Rented Today: 4 Tips for WOW Styling Your Corporate Rental  Let’s face it, we all really love cool stuff. In our day to day lives we may choose to be more practical or we may prioritize our cool stuff. Are you a car person? or are you all about the designer purse? Admit it! We all have that item that is a must for us. Here at CHBO we talk a lot about having the best possible photos to allow potential renters to fall in love with your corporate rental.   After being in...

Property Management: 4 Smart Home Products to Help Manage Your Corporate Housing Rental

Have you ever heard it is not what you make but what you save that makes you successful. Well the phrase has never been more relevant than when talking about utility expenses and property rentals. There is no additional value that you, your tenant or the property gets from paying more than you need to on your bills. Today, Kerrie Kelly, a professional interior designer walks us through great ways to save money and increase the value of the rental property you offer. – Kimberly 4 Smart Home Products to Help Manage Your Corporate Housing Rental By Kerrie Kelly, ASID Energy bills are...