Corporate Housing

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....

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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Tips to Help Find Temporary Furnished Apartments Near Work

If you’re moving to a new city for work, even just for a few months, you’re going to have a lot on your mind. Most pressingly, you’ll have to find a place to live when you arrive, and that can be the most stressful part of the whole process. After all, if you’ve never been to New York or Las Vegas, how are you going to pick the best neighborhood to live in while you get to know the area and choose a permanent home? You could just look at a map of the area, pinpoint where you’ll be...

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4 Tips for Getting Corporate Tenants to Renew Their Leases Instantly

As a property owner, you know that your income for your corporate rentals depends on having active tenants living in them. You also know that corporate tenants tend to stay for shorter periods of time than tenants who sign traditional leases. You might think that this means you’ll be dealing with a lot of turnover and downtime in between tenants, but that really doesn’t have to be the case. If you follow a few simple tips, you’ll see more tenants extending their leases and much less time between tenants, too. Choose an Amazing Property Management Firm First of all,...

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3 Tips: Electric Cars and Corporate Housing Rental Expenses

To Plug or Not to Plug! That is the Corporate Housing Rental Electric Car Question! 3 Landlord TIPS At our house the family was very excited the day the new electric car began parking in our garage. But we own our house and even though we had to invest in an electrician to install the charging station, we also invested in solar panels on our roof to off-set the expense of charing our car. Yes, we love our electric car!   BUT as a landlord the world of electric cars adds a whole new element to Corporate Housing Rentals. Electric cars...

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Corporate Rental: Tips for Getting the Lighting Right

Have you ever walked into a corporate rental or a hotel room and can’t figure out how to turn the lights on? There is nothing more frustrating than needing to read a report for the big meeting the next day and there is no location in the corporate property with the right lighting to read by. At CHBO we work with a lot of property owners and it is essential that ever property have the right photos with the right lighting if they are going to attract the right renter. This week we thought sharing the ideas of a...

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Corporate Housing Tip for Super Bowl XLIX

Corporate Housing has long been the lodging solution of choice for professional athletes as they get acquired or traded from city to city and now smart sports fans can find great Super Bowl XLIX lodging solutions through Corporate Housing by Owner (CHBO). In my mind the NFL season started this week as our favorite teams take the field in city to city weekly combat.  In 2015, Phoenix Arizona will welcome not just Super Bowl XLIX but also the annual Pro Bowl.  Where are you going to stay? Did you know the Super Bowl kickoff is in just 177 days? Over the...