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....

Top Corporate Housing Rental Questions to Ask!

All Corporate Housing Rentals or Corporate Housing Companies are NOT created equal When you are a renter you need to know not all corporate housing rental or corporate housing companies are the same, it is of the utmost importance to ask as many questions as you can think of each and every time. The experienced and quality property owners and managers will be able to address all your questions and concerns with ease. Rates: What does the monthly rate include? Are there discounts for longer leases? Are there additional fees? Location: Is there a local office or on-site contact should I require...

Corporate Relocation Questions & Data

This month the annual Corporate Housing Industry Report came out showing that gross rents for Serviced Corporate Apartments was $2.66 Billion in 2012 and 37% of that business or $984,200,000.00 was a direct result of Corporate Relocation needs. According to the Annual “By Owner” Corporate Housing report 43% of property owners report having tenants related to a Corporate Relocation. Last year the CEO of CHBO served on the US Advisory Council for the ERC / Employee Relocation Council the trade organization that represents the entire Relocation Industry and according to ERC we have seen a return to Pre-Recession “New...

The Top Moving Destinations According to U-Haul!

You see those colorful U-Haul trucks making their way throughout America. But have you ever wondered where they’re all going? According to data from U-Haul, a large number of people are relocating their lives to Houston, TX. In its National Migration Report, U-Haul ranks the top 50 cities where Americans are moving. The 10 top moving destinations are: Houston, TX Orlando, FL Chicago, IL Las Vegas, NV San Antonio, TX Austin, TX Brooklyn, NY Philadelphia, PA Kansas City, MO Sacramento, CA Click here to see the entire list of the top 50 moving destinations in America. Are you relocating...

Darrelle Revis Moving from New York to Tampa Bay. Where Will He Live?

In light of this week’s big sports news that star cornerback Darrelle Revis has been traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the 13th overall pick, it got me wondering about the uncertain life of a professional athlete. Athletes are often getting traded and moved around, making it hard to put down roots in one place. If they are traded, should they sell their home or keep it? In their new city, should they buy a new home or rent? Where exactly does an athlete call home? I think that a “relocated” athlete should consider keeping the home in the city he...

Where to Live? Here are the top 10 cities people are moving to.

According to the US Census bureau, more than 36 million Americans relocated to another state and Cities in 2012. Where are they moving to? It seems that the quest for better weather was the primary motivator. Maybe your corporate rental‘s city is on this list? Here are the top 10 moving destinations as featured in CBS Marketwatch. 10. Sarasota, FL – Sarasota is home to one of America’s top three beaches and offers plenty of outdoor activities and world-class food. 9. Charlotte, NC – the city’s financial center is a huge job attraction, as is the NASCAR Hall of Fame....

Key Findings from the Corporate Housing Provider’s Association Conference

Our team recently attended the Corporate Housing Provider’s Association Annual Conference and we wanted to share two bits of interesting data and information we gained, literally hot off the press! First, we learned that later this month the annual 2011 Corporate Housing Industry Report will be released. We got a sneak peak of the findings at the conference. The good news is that the corporate housing industry is poised to continue to grow. Some stats: Size of the corporate housing industry = $2.49 billion (up from $2.47 billion in 2010) Number off corporate housing rental units in 2011 = 62,204 Average...

How to Secure Corporate Rental Occupancy Over the Holidays?

Are you a corporate housing landlord worried about securing a renter and/or having full occupancy over the holidays and into the New Year? Here are a few tips from Corporate Housing By Owner for avoiding vacancy during this traditionally slower time: Keep Your Current Tenant: Now is a great time to try and negotiate with your current tenant to stay longer.  Offer them a lower price or special concession for extending the length of their lease. Drop Your Price: If you’ve been advertising your property at its usual rate without any bites, you may want to consider lowering the...

The Changing Face of Corporate Relocation!

Back in the “good old days” when a company wanted an employee or executive to relocate to a different city, often times the company would do whatever it took to move that executive, even purchase the person’s home. Companies didn’t want anything to stand in 15the way of them acquiring top-notch talent from Anytown, USA. However, also back in the “good old days,” selling a home wasn’t nearly as difficult as it is today with homes taking months, even years to sell and many homeowners holding on to mortgages that are underwater. However, the current real estate market slump...