Corporate housing

How You Can Get a Black Friday Deal on a New House

Black Friday. It’s the day that consumers wait for in order to get a fantastic deal on their favorite services and products. For those who are searching for a home, you might be questioning whether there are any deals available for real estate. Making offers on corporate rentals and visiting open houses may not be something that is a priority, but it may be worth your time. While most people are looking to celebrate the holidays, there are often extra rentals out there and it’s a great time to get a deal....

Tenants rights

Important Things You Should Know About Tenant Rights

As many people who own furnished housing rentals understand, the relationship between themselves and renters can be tricky if things go wrong. That is why anyone with luxury furnished apartments (as well as those renting them) are advised to understand their rights as renter or landlord. There are some basic rules that apply to furnished housing rentals and all other rentals. As an example, federal laws protect anyone from civil rights violations where housing is concerned. What that means is simple: You cannot refuse to rent luxury furnished apartments to interested parties based on their race, nationality, gender, religion,...

Pet friendly Apartments

A Pet-Friendly Furnished Apartment Living Guide

Did you know that the pet supplies industry is in the billions of dollars every year? In fact, many pet owners say they are likely to shop for presents for pets when they are away in addition to picking up gifts for human family members. That is why there are now so many pet friendly apartments for travelers to rent. Of course, housing statistics also prove that millenials are now buying homes more and more because they want to be able to live with pets and have room for pets to roam. That too means that any pet friendly...

3 Business Tips and Tools for Smart Company Relocation 

Here at CHBO we know that corporate housing is just one small piece of any company relocation or individual relocation.  Our primary goal at CHBO is to quickly connect those in need of furnished monthly residential housing with the right property to meet their needs.  In addition CHBO is passionate about being a knowledge base for all the ins and outs of property management, corporate housing, business travel, corporate relocation and all of those elements that intersect with corporate housing, so today here are some company relocation tips… The decision to relocate a business is typically no different than relocating...

Albuquerque Furnished Housing – CHBO City Spotlight

With so many corporate employers in the region, Albuquerque is a growing hotspot for business travelers. The need for Albuquerque furnished housing has been increasing over time, and if you are headed to “the Q” for a lengthy stay it is unlikely that you will want to spend your time in some typical extended stay property. This is why you should consider your options in corporate furnished housing and furnished corporate apartments. Why enjoy a visit or begin your move to the area in a less than comfortable setting? You don’t have to, and there are plenty of solutions for...

Facts: Corporate Relocation Trends and Workforce Mobility

Did you happen to catch the most recent Mobility Magazine? As relocation continues to be the number one reason people need to stay in corporate housing it is always a good idea to watch the numbers, see the trends and know what is going on.   Why? Really it is simple: Need + Mobility = Corporate Housing Renter Understanding Relocation Trends and Workforce Mobility Annually Weichert Relocation does a Mobility Survey and they asked “What external factors are driving the demand for a more agile workforce.” This is how the corporations surveyed responded: 78% Talent Shortage 62% Competitive Nature of...

Just WRONG! Corporate Housing Rentals are not “crash pads”!

I really hate it when people are just WRONG! FACT: Corporate Housing Rentals come in ALL shapes and sizes. FICTION: Corporate Housing is only for corporate travelers. FICTION: Corporate Housing Rentals are Boring. Truth: Corporate Housing Rentals are AMAZING and should be more than just a “crash pad.” There are very few things is this world that are worse than ignorance. If you don’t know the answer it is okay to just say so, there really is no need to just make stuff up – really! Recently a senior director of global mobility for some large credit card company decided...

Corporate Relocation Report: What does it cost????

We all know that corporate relocation clients comprise the largest segment of corporate housing users. So when they tell me relocation is on the upswing I know it is good for business. According to the last annual report from the Corporate Housing Providers Association “Relocation continues to be the main reason for client stays in the United States, with project/training the major reason Canadian clients stay in units. Relocation is a close second in Canada.” Last year in the CHBO Annual Real Estate Survey 44% said they had tenants who were relocation related. Worldwide ERC® Relocation Survey: U.S. Domestic...

What is relocation talent management?

What is relocation talent management? A few years ago I served on the Advisory Board for ERC Worldwide / Employee Relocation Council. Relocation is the single biggest reason tenants stay in corporate housing. In the beginning individuals receiving a corporate housing relocation package would generally be allotted 90 days to stay in a corporate rental while they found and setup a new permanent residence. In these days specific services were given as part of the package with everything from home buying and selling to neighborhood orientation tours.   Then about 10 years ago companies started using the “lump sum”...

Major league baseball housing

A reminder that Corporate Housing is a perfect solution for Major League Baseball players

Even though spring training is well in gear, now is a great time to get a jump start on your corporate housing search for both baseball players and staff heading into the season. Why Corporate Housing is Great for Baseball Players For the players, corporate housing is the perfect option. Being on the road long-term can be an isolating experience, especially if you’re staying in a hotel. Read more about the benefits from our original article posted by Kimberly Smith. Search for Corporate Housing in your Major League City....