Weather-Related Risks to Your Corporate Rental Home

Five Unexpected Weather-Related Risks to Your Corporate Rental Home

Exposing a few of the hidden tricks up Mother Nature’s sleeve When considering insurance for your rental homes, you’re likely concerned about coverage for natural disasters. It’s important to know that some of the most common (and costly) home insurance claims aren’t from the disasters you might suspect, like hurricanes, floods, or earthquakes. Keep the following unexpected weather-related risks in mind when selecting your policy, so that you can be better prepared in the long run....

Furnished Home For Rent

What to Know Before Renting a Furnished Rental Sight Unseen

You need a furnished rental or appropriate corporate housing for relocation purposes. Whether you intend it to be long-term or for a matter of months, you may find yourself in a rush or forced to take the furnished rental “sight unseen”. At the very least, that should you mean you get a lot of photos of the housing, take a look at the street using a tool like Google’s Street View, and do some basic homework on the general location and conditions....

Corporate Apartments: Who, What, Where & Why #8

So many questions so little time… Here at CHBO we are passionate about people and finding ways of connecting the best possible Corporate Apartments options with the best qualified renters. For over 9 years CHBO has worked to develop a web platform to connect the world of travelers and the world of Corporate Apartments rentals. Now for the 6th year we are conducting our annual survey of the Corporate Apartments real estate industry from which we are able to provide the Annual Corporate Apartments Real Estate report on the trends and expectations of our industry. Your information is essential...

Top 6 Questions about Temporary Living #6

CHPA, or the Corporate Housing Providers Association is the international trade organization for the multi billion dollar industry of corporate housing or more simply temporary living. Recently CHPA asked several corporate housing providers to clarify common questions of corporate housing guests. We thought this was great information for both corporate housing providers and tenants to know. The following excerpts have been approved for re-print by CHPA. Question 6: Temporary Living Why do I need to give a 30 day notice to depart a temporary apartment? A hotel does not require this. A notable difference between hotels and corporate housing...

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...

Corporate Housing: Who, What, Where & Why #2

What makes a successful corporate housing provider? What makes a successful Corporate Housing Renter? Where is the corporate housing industry going? Why do people use corporate housing? Who provides corporate housing? Should I pay or charge a security deposit? What about pets? How do I find a corporate housing rentals? Your information is essential to assure together we are all more successful – If you own or manage corporate housing rentals please take a minute and complete the 2014 Corporate Housing Survey and get qualified to win an IPad Air!   What we learned from last year’s Corporate Housing Survey #2.....

Real Estate Investing: Fastest growing US Cities

According to new data from the US Census Bureau 3 of the top 5 fastest growing cities in the US are in Texas. People are being lured by higher-than-average salaries, but developers can’t build homes fast enough. San Marcos, Texas Frisco, Texas South Jordan, Utah Cedar Park, Texas Lehi, Utah Goodyear, Arizona Gaithersburg, Maryland Mount Pleasant, South Carolina Meridian, Idaho Odessa, Texas Gilbert, Arizona McKinney, Texas Franklin, Tennessee Pearland, Texas Biggest Population Increases Cities with the largest numeric growth and their current populations: New York – 8,405,837 Los Angeles – 3,884,307 Chicago – 2,718,782 Houston – 2,195,914 Philadelphia –...