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A Few Reasons for Being a Corporate Housing Landlord

Have you ever stopped to wonder why most corporate housing landlords do the work they do? Reading through the 2019 CHBO Corporate Housing Real Estate Report answers this question, along with others that you may have had on your mind. No matter what your personal reason is to rent corporate apartments, it’s always interesting to know what’s going on with others like ourselves. Below we’ll share the top reasons to be a corporate landlord....

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Easy Tenant Screening Options for a Corporate Housing Landlord

Tenant screening is an important aspect of being a corporate housing landlord, but sometimes it can seem overwhelming. In some cases, a landlord will skip the background check & credit check, whether because they aren’t sure how to handle it or because of the belief that it will cost too much. However, CHBO has worked hard to remove all of the guesswork out of the process by partnering with TransUnion with the MySmartMove program. So how easy is tenant screening for corporate housing? Unbelievably simple. All you need to do to start your first background or credit check on...

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Why Corporate Housing is the Ultimate Option for Major League Baseball Spring Training

With spring just on the horizon, it’s time to start thinking about the Major League Baseball season which is coming up soon. This is the perfect time to start looking for corporate housing, whether you’re a baseball player or a fan who is heading to Arizona, Phoenix, Tucson, or Central Florida to enjoy Spring Training. There are tons of perks to choosing this type of housing solution, which we’ll outline below for you....

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What Corporate Rental Landlords Need to Know About the Fair Housing Act

If you are about to invest in corporate rentals and executive rentals, or you already own them and wish to be in full agreement with federal laws, you need to be aware of the Fair Housing Act. It is legislation dating back to 1968 and it “prohibits housing discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability and familial status”. It applies to corporate rentals as much as it does to standard housing options, and that means you have to pay attention to it when listing and renting your executive rentals, too. How would you have (inadvertently) violated...

Trends: Investing in More Corporate Housing Real Estate

The answer is “Yes.” Question: “As a real estate broker does it make sense to learn more about corporate housing real estate investing.” Why: “Because the survey says people want to buy more!” If you believe in human evolution you want to believe we continue to do what works and we stop doing those things that do not work.  So it is important to know what current corporate housing real estate landlords plan to do in the future because this will give us the best picture of their current satisfaction. Spoiler Alert: Yes, Corporate Housing Real Estate Landlords plan...

Trends: Reason for Being a Corporate Housing Landlord

I am sure by now you have all read my book “Idiot’s Guide: Making Money with Rental Properties.” 🙂 Well my first book pitch was actually the “What if… Real Estate Guide.”   I mean, I like to believe everything in life is predictable, but life has taught me that it is not.  In fact one of my favorite things about CHBO over the past 10 years of helping property owners is that our platform gives them options when life is unpredictable. The thought behind my “What if” idea is that life changes and often our real estate investments...

Should You Raise Your Rental Rate?

Is it time to raise your rental rate? Read below to learn if your corporate housing rental property is priced right… hint, assess your property regularly against the competition. Read more below… As a do-it-yourself corporate housing landlord, you may wonder how your rental fees compare to comps in your area. The housing and rental markets are rapidly changing, so it’s important to assess your rates at least quarterly to make sure it’s on par with the pack. Remember, your rental rate should have nothing to do with your costs. Rather, your rate should be determined by the fair...